Apple has released iOS 15.1.1 with fixes for call drop issues for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. Although the issue had not been widely reported, unlike other iOS 15 and iPhone 13 issues that we have covered recently, the problem had been plaguing some users.
Apple has previously released iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1 with SharePlay support, ProRes video recording for iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, COVID-19 vaccination cards in Wallet app, and various bug fixes and improvements.
What’s new in iOS 15.1.1?
iOS 15.1.1 is a very minor update and only contains one change which is a fix for call drop issues on iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. This is pretty much what Apple’s release notes say:
- iOS 15.1.1 improves call drop performance on iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 models.
Note that this update is only available for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13.
For those looking for more feature updates, Apple is beta testing iOS 15.2 beta at the moment. So far, new features like Messages Communication Safety Feature for Kids in iMessage, App Privacy Report, bulk editing for tags in Reminders app, redesigned Apple TV app, emergency call changes, Legacy Contacts, redesigned Notifications Summary, third-party screen replacement support for iPhone 13, toggle for iPhone 13 Pro’s Macro photography mode in the camera app, iCloud Enterprise and ID card integration in Wallet app and more have been discovered in the new update.
Which devices support iOS 15.1.1?
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone 12
- iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 13 mini
- iPhone 13
- iPhone 13 Pro
- iPhone 13 Pro Max
How to upgrade to iOS 15.1.1?
Make sure that your iPhone is charged to 50% battery or more and connected to a stable Wi-Fi network. Go to Settings > General > Software Update, wait for iOS 15.1.1 to show up, and tap on ‘Download and Install’. The update process will take some time depending on your device and Internet speed, however, the data on your device will remain untouched during the update process.
You can also download iOS 15.1.1 IPSW files if you want to do a clean install.