Apple pulls iOS 17.3 beta 2 quickly after it starts bricking iPhones

Apple released the first iOS 17.3 beta in the middle of December, boasting features like Stolen Device Protection, Apple Music Collaborative Playst, and more. Going full throttle, the Cupertino company rolled out the second iOS 17.3 beta on Wednesday but pulled it almost immediately after several reports of bricked iPhones.  After releasing the latest beta for the developers, several users reported their iPhones getting bricked after installing the new update.  The issue was so widespread that some users even took it to X/Twitter to show the evidence of this mishap, revealing their iPhones were stuck in a boot loop after updating to iOS 17.3 beta 2. 🚨 It seems that iOS 17.3 Beta 2 is sending some iPhones into a bootloop and forcing a factory reset. I’ve received ~10 reports of this so far, all were on an iPhone 14 or 15 series. Avoid installing this update until a fix is issued!— Brandon Butch (@BrandonButch) January 3, 2024 iOS 17.3 beta 2 boot loop bug may be linked to the Back Tap setting The iOS 17.3 beta 2 isn’t only bricking the latest iPhones. The affected Apple handsets range from the iPhone 12 to the iPhone 15 series.  It is a setback for Apple, especially after promoting better quality updates in the foreseeable future.  However, Apple pulled the software release as quickly as possible and has provided the following explanation in its release notes.  iOS and iPadOS 17.3 beta 2 have been withdrawn temporarily due to an issue that…Apple pulls iOS 17.3 beta 2 quickly after it starts bricking iPhones

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *