Today Apple released an update iOS 11.4.1 for iPhone and iPad. Small update contains a new security feature.

A few weeks ago the company from Cupertino has released an update iOS 11.4. This version of the operating system has got two important functions: AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCluod. The output of these functions repeatedly delayed at the stage of beta. In late may, Apple included in the updates of the highly anticipated feature.

Apple has released iOS 11.4.1 with secure password protection

In the framework of the iOS version 11.4, users had complaints about battery life. The latter began quickly discharged, not after the day. There were also questions to the camera on iOS.

Releasing iOS updates 11.4.1, the company has solved these problems. And also said that was bug fixes for the app “Find my AirPods”. In the synchronization of Exchange accounts also put things in order. Applications contacts, notes, got better reliability when synchronizing with the mail.

Apple iOS 11.4.1 includes a new security feature

Apple device owners with the installation of iOS updates 11.4.1, tvOS and watchOS 11.4.1 4.3.2 on your iPhone, iPad, HomePods, Apple TV and the Apple Watche today discovered a new feature.

In the message to release the company did not mention this but in iOS there was a section 11.4.1 limitations of the USB Restricted Mode. This feature is designed to block third party USB devices that can hack and retrieve data from an iPhone owner.

Apple iOS 11.4.1 includes a new security feature

By default, Apple blocks access to accessories, if the iPhone user was blocked for over an hour. To switch the device on again it should unlock. If you have accessories that you want to use the option of blocking can be disabled.

To do this, go to “Settings”, find “USB accessories”. There, you can move the toggle switch to enable or disable the feature. For tips, specified information: “Unlock iPhone to USB accessories to connect, when it took more than an hour since your iPhone was unlocked”.

USB function Restricted Mode from Apple is designed in such a way that the connected USB device will only be able to charge. Other actions, namely to read data fail.

The use of USB accessories to prevent the blocking of the data port is also working in beta 12 iOS from Apple.

Download iOS 11.4.1

Download iOS 11.4.1

To download and install iOS 11.4.1, follow these steps:

  • On your iPhone or iPad go to Settings> General> “software Update”. On the screen to see the notification about the update.
  • Click “Upload and install”.
  • After restarting your device, updating and installation will be completed.
  • You can also run the update through iTunes. Connect your iPhone or iPad via cable to your Mac or PC and open iTunes. Click on the connected device in the upper left corner and select “Search for updates”.

    Apple also released minor updates for the Apple Watch, Apple TV and HomePod-watchOS 4.3.2, tvOS 11.4.1 10.4.1 and HomePod. In the note to update watchOS says version 4.3.2 “includes improvements and bug fixes”. For tvOS 11.4.1 includes performance improvements and bug fixes. But the HomePod update “includes General improvements in stability and quality.”


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