With the launch of the iPhone 14 some weeks back, Apple also rolled out its latest iOS 16 software. As it is with the first few versions of an operating system, iOS 16 also had some bugs, but Apple is gradually ironing them out. A new iOS 16.0.3 update is now available for eligible iPhone models, bringing additional bug fixes and performance improvements for notifications. While these not-so-big updates are important to ensure a better iPhone experience, Apple has also improved the camera speed for the iPhone 14 Pro models. Also Read - Elon Musk may make an 'alternative' smartphone to iPhone, Android phones
Apple has mentioned the update log on its website for the iOS 16.0.3 update. If your iPhone is supported by the new update, the Software update section will show these changes: Also Read - Apple is likely to ditch the $50 Pencil with its upcoming iPhone
- Incoming call and app notifications may be delayed or not delivered on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
- Low microphone volume can occur during CarPlay phone calls on iPhone 14 models.
- Camera may be slow to launch or switch between modes on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
- Mail crashes on launch after receiving a malformed email.
While the new update fixes a few bugs and enhances the camera speed on the Pro models, it is unclear if it also solves the problem of high battery consumption on iPhone models updated to iOS 16. Several users have reported that their iPhone battery life degraded after updating to iOS 16. The worst-hit are the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro users. In case the new iOS 16.0.3 update does not bring battery life improvements, users can do nothing but expect them to arrive with the next update. Also Read - Apple to bring a new battery-saving mode to watchOS 9
The new update comes days after Apple released iOS 16.0.2 for the new iPhones to fix the copy-paste issue, as well as the glitch that caused shakes when taking videos. It is also a precursor to the iOS 16.1 update that Apple is currently testing. iOS 16.1 will be the next major update for this cycle, expected to bring features such as the battery percentage indicator that changes according to the battery level instead of staying idle. The next update will also bring the updated battery percentage indicator to remaining iPhone models, such as iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 11, and iPhone XR.