Apple iOS 10.2.1 is not even a few days old, but users of the iOS 10.2.1 update have already started reporting problems with the new update. It has been more than a month since iOS 10.2.1 update was released by Apple to the beta testers.
This beta testing enabled Apple to identify and remove the bugs that were plaguing the iOS 10.2.1 update. iOS 10.2.1 update brings a number of security patches and enhancements to the iOS 10.2. However, like other software updates, iOS 10.2.1 update has problems of its own.
Today, we will focus on the most common problems being reported by the users of iOS 10.2.1 update. We will also share resources that you can use for iOS 10.2.1 update problems.
iOS 10.2.1 Update Problems
In iOS 10.2.1 update, users have been reporting problems related to Bluetooth and the cellular network. Other issues that seem to be affecting iOS 10.2.1 update users are battery drain, UI lag, and random reboots.
30% battery bug is also persisting for some users. iOS 10.2.1 update was supposed to fix this frustrating issue, but it apparently it hasn’t. This issue started appearing in the devices in December 2016. It is not clear when Apple will release a working update to fix the issue.
Apple’s Discussion Forums, as well as other famous forums, are now filling up with complaints from users using iOS 10.2.1 update. We are expecting the number of complaints to increase as more and more people start using iOS 10.2.1 update.
What to do before iOS 10.2.1 Update?
We cannot foresee what might go wrong with your device once you install iOS 10.2.1 update. Therefore, it is recommended that you take a few precautionary steps before installing the iOS 10.2.1 update. We have created a guide about the things you should do before updating your device.
Following all the steps, although recommended, is not necessary. However, one thing you should never forget doing is making a backup of your device. This backup will ensure that you don’t lose all your essential data even if things go a little haywire during the iOS 10.2.1 update.
Feedback about iOS 10.2.1
Before you install the iOS 10.2.1 update on your device, it is recommended that you first go through the general feedback about the update. We know that it will be tempting to install the iOS 10.2.1 update as soon as it becomes available for your device.
However, it is better to wait for a few days and read about the experience of other users. This will enable you to get a clearer idea of whether or not you should upgrade. Also, it will tell you what you should expect when you update to iOS 10.2.1 update.
You can find reliable feedback about iOS 10.2.1 update on YouTube, Apple’s Discussion Forums as well as MacRumors Forums. If you want a specific question answered, you can post your query on the website.
Fix iOS 10.2.1 Problems
If you install iOS 10.2.1 update, there is a very little chance of you running into problems. The reason is that most of the iOS 10.2.1 update problems are not widespread.
However, if you indeed start facing problems, you don’t have to panic. iOS 10.2.1 update problems have simple solutions. You can find the solution to your problem simply by Googling your problem.
Other sources where you can find potential solutions are Apple’s Discussion Forums and MacRumors.
Downgrading to iOS 10.2
If you run into too many troubles while using the new iOS 10.2.1 update, you have another option. As of right now, Apple is signing the downgrade to iOS 10.2. This means that as a final solution, you can downgrade to iOS 10.2 from iOS 10.2.1 update.
If you think that there are just too many problems with the iOS 10.2.1 update, you don’t have a lot of time to think about the downgrade. Very soon, Apple will stop signing the downgrade to iOS 10.2. You need to act fast if you think you will have to downgrade.
The Way Forward
Apple has confirmed the next iOS 10.3. The update is in beta stages right now. The update is expected to go through a long and rigorous beta testing process before it is released to the public.
There is no confirmed release date for the iOS 10.3 update. However, we expect the iOS 10.3 update to hit the iOS devices towards the middle of the year. The update is expected to bring bug fixes for iOS 10.2.1 update problems, as well as several new enhancements.