Apple warns of iPhone 14 activation points on launch day
The first batch of iPhone 14 handsets are arriving with clients, however a problem with iOS 16 might imply they expertise difficulties connecting to Wi-Fi networks as they rush to activate their new gadgets.
Apple has acknowledged a “recognized subject for iOS 16 that will affect machine activations on open Wi-Fi networks” in a memo to help workers. Apple’s memo, obtained by MacRumors, states that there aren’t any present official fixes, however provides the next suggestions for these encountering the issue:
- When requested to connect with a Wi-Fi community affected customers ought to choose “Connect to Mac or to a PC with iTunes”.
- The person ought to then return to the earlier display to strive to connect with Wi-Fi.
- The person ought to hold making an attempt to connect with Wi-Fi till they’re profitable.
There is an iOS 16.0.1 replace for iPhone 14-series customers which additionally addresses a problem with activation and migration throughout setup, though in line with Apple’s help doc referring to this the difficulty is with iMessage and FaceTime. To replace to iOS 16.0.1 observe these steps:
- Go to Settings
- Tap on General
- Select Software Update
- Download and set up iOS 16.0.1
This replace is restricted to iPhone 14 handsets, these with older iPhones on iOS 16 received’t see it. At the time of writing, Apple’s System Status web page didn’t present any points with iOS Device Activation.