Apple fixes iPhone 14 problem with software update: reports


Apple is reportedly releasing a new software update that addresses an issue where horizontal lines flash across the screens of some iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models.

According to Forbes, the iOS 16.3 Release Candidate is now available, with testing confirming that the issue has been resolved and significant new functionality has been added.

The outlet previously cited an internal memo confirming that the tech giant was working on the issue and that a “software update that will resolve the issue is coming soon”.

MacRumors reported on Jan. 13 that Apple’s memo stated that customers can “report that when they turn on or unlock their phone, they briefly see horizontal lines flashing across the screen.”

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An attendee holds a new iPhone Pro at a new product launch event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on September 7, 2022.

An attendee holds a new iPhone Pro at a new product launch event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on September 7, 2022.
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Images shared by the site showed the thin clear horizontal lines against the black screen.

Other issues have been reported with the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, and Forbes reported on Wednesday that iOS 16.3 was expected to release next week.

The Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max goes on sale at the company's Fifth Avenue store in New York on Friday, September 16, 2022.

The Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max goes on sale at the company’s Fifth Avenue store in New York on Friday, September 16, 2022.
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While the release timing remains uncertain, Apple announced earlier this week that the second-generation HomePod would be available starting February 3.

An Apple employee holds one of the new iPhone Pros at a new product launch event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 7, 2022.

An Apple employee holds one of the new iPhone Pros at a new product launch event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 7, 2022.
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That product is compatible with iPhone SE and later or iPhone 8 and later with iOS 16.3 or later.

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