Some issues are reported for macOS updates

Users report issues with recent macOS updates, including update for macOS 11.7.3.

Bug in macOS Ventura affects network connectivity between Apple platforms and Windows. These configurations were working previously and now SMB connections are failing.

Bug in macOS 11.7.3 Safari breaks site favorite icons.


Some users report graphical issues with iPhone 14 models

Couple of reports arise that iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models have issues with flashing horizontal lines on the screen during device wake up.

Some people relate issue to specific panel installed on device (Samsung and LG panels used in iPhone).

According to some reports Apple rules out hardware issues and it might be related to iOS 16.2.


Apple pulled out new Home architecture upgrade option in iOS 16.2

Apple now no longer offers users to upgrade Home architecture in iOS 16.2. This follows several reports claiming that home is stuck in upgrading state and couple of other issues including inability to invite residents and some accessory problems.

Existing users who already upgraded the architecture do not have an option to downgrade.

Reference: Apple Pulls iOS 16.2 Option to Upgrade to New Home Architecture

tvOS 16.1 incorrectly identifies Apple TV with 128GB storage as 64GB model

It is reported that latest tvOS 16.1 update that prevents Apple TV 4K 128GB from using more than 64GB of storage. As soon as 64GB of storage is used, tvOS prevents users from installing new applications from App Store.

It is also reported that latest beta does not fix the issue as well.

Reference: tvOS 16.1 Bug Wrongly Identifies New 128GB Apple TVs as 64GB Models

Advertising issues in iOS will be fixed soon in 16.1.1

Apple recognized issues with its advertising framework SKAdNetwork.

11/03/2022, 9:38 AM - ongoing

Some users are affected

There is an issue impacting SKAdNetwork for users on iOS 16.1. We are working to quickly resolve this issue in a software update.

Apple Developer System Status

Apple Developer: System Status

Reference: Apple Says iOS 16 Update Coming Soon With Fix for Advertising-Related Issue

iOS 15.7.1 Release Candidate might break Face ID on some devices

During recent RC publication Apple also published iOS 15.7.1 RC keeping updating older iOS major release with bug fixes.

It turns out that this RC might break Face ID for some users. Affected devices include iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro. User might see "Face ID Is Not Available" error message.

Reference: iOS 15.7.1 Release Candidate Breaking Face ID for Some iPhone Users

iOS 16 breaks AirPlay to older Apple TV

DRM protected content failed to be streamed to second and third generation Apple TV – issue is introduced in iOS 16. iOS 15.7 still could stream to those devices.

There is no indication, if this would be fixed in upcoming releases.


Couple of issues reported with iPhone 14 and iOS 16, Apple promises fixes

Just after iOS 16 release and iPhone 14 availability reports started to surface on issues user found.

Most notable issues:

  • Excessive prompts for clipboard paste operation, Apple promises fix in iOS 16.1;
  • iPhone 14 camera shaking, Apple reports that issue could be resolved by software update;
  • iPhone 14 Pro sometimes freezes after data exchange, Apple investigates the issue;
  • iPhone 14 camera app is deemed slow to respond;
  • CarPlay calls are not functioning correctly for some iPhone 14 users;
  • Spotlight search is slow for some users on iOS 16, also possibly causes excessive battery drain.

Apple also noted that keyboard haptic feature might drain the battery.