iOS 17.0.2 and iPadOS 17.0.2 are available
People who unpacked the iPhone 15 last week noticed that the update to iOS 17.0.2 was ready right away. You have been asked to install this to avoid facing issues with data transfers later. Apple is now also releasing iOS 17.0.2 for other eligible iPhones, shortly after rolling out iOS 17.0.1. The build number is different: the iPhone 15s had build number 21A350 and now it is 21A351.
There are likely people who have encountered problems when updating their old devices to iPhone 15. However, the update that is appearing now is suitable for any device that can be updated to iOS 17, i.e. iPhone XS and later.
Download iOS 17.0.2 and iPadOS 17.0.2
To download these updates, do the following:
- On your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > General > Software Update. Wait for the update to appear on the screen.
- tap on Download and install.
- Wait for your device to reboot and the installation is complete.
You can also perform the update via your computer. To do this, connect your iPhone or iPad to your Mac with a cable and open Finder (or iTunes in macOS Mojave or earlier). Windows users open iTunes. Click on your connected device and choose Look for the update. The update will then be downloaded and installed on your device.
Why don’t I see the update (yet)?
It may sometimes take a while before you see the update on your device. This has to do with the fact that Apple is rolling out these updates in phases. You can read about this in this article: This is why iOS updates take longer to install automatically. If you still can’t update iOS after a while, read our article about iOS installation issues.
Please note: Keep answers on topic, concrete and clear to others. Personal status updates about whether the download has started/successfully add nothing to the discussion. It may also take a little longer before the update becomes visible. You don’t have to report this either. These comments will be deleted.
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