The tech giant Apple announced the all-new iPhone 14 series on September 7. The series includes the vanilla iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. All four models come with iOS 16 out of the box. Consumers have started to receive their ordered iPhone lineup from September 16 onwards.
iOS 16 brings a complete revamped version of its predecessor. It comes with several new features and improvements like redesigned lock screen, lock screen wallpaper shuffle, new widgets, iMessage application change, enabling the battery percentage, Clean Energy Charging to be available soon and much more. Every major update comes with a lot of problems and vulnerabilities.
The users were already facing problems with the iOS 16 update consisting of massive battery drainage and connectivity issues. And also display related problems like display flickering, display granting issues, display black screen, white display screen, display not responding at all, and green lines appearing. However, our previous article discussed screen flickering and other issues.
Users are also facing activation and migration issues while setting up their newly received iPhones. This is a known issue pointing towards that it may impact device activations when on open Wi-Fi networks.
According to MacRumors, Apple confirms an iOS 16 bug affecting new device activation. This also has some issues with the photo application as well as the enterprise application.
Apple has dedicatedly released the update, namely iOS 16.0.1 codenamed as 20A371, which will patch up the problems of activation and migration and also some issues related to photo and enterprise applications. The updated iOS 16.0.1 is exclusively for the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. It will not affect the non-2022 models.
Apple informs in the software update, “Fixes an issue with activation and migration during setup of iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro.” Apple has also drawn their attention to iMessage and FaceTime applications that might fail to activate on the iPhone 14 and 14 Pro models. Apple Support insists that users with the problem should immediately update to iOS 16.0.1 as the update is exclusively for rising issues. They also claim that the activation and migration issue will be resolved via the update.