Apple has released iOS 11.2, pushing out the major iPhone and iPad update in what appears to be an early launch to address devices affected by the December 2 crash bug. The update was released to iOS users this morning, and includes Apple Pay Cash, the company’s peer-to-peer payment platform.
Support for faster wireless charging on iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus with 7.5W Qi chargers. In addition, iOS 11.2 adds a Now Playing control for Apple TV in Control Center and a bug fix for Calculator, Added information about the date-related local notifications bug fix.
A support document has been released, alongside iOS 11.2 update outlining steps to be taken to fix the issue. The update is currently being rolled up but in case you don’t get the update, go to settings and disable notifications temporarily to fix the issue.
Here’s how to disable App notifications:
1.Tap Settings > Notifications.
2.Tap an app, then turn off Allow Notifications. Repeat this step for each app.
3. Update your device to iOS 11.2.
4. After updating, tap Settings > Notifications and turn Allow Notifications on again for each app.
iOS 11.2 also adds support for Apple Cash Pay. The service lets you send, receive, and request money from friends through iMessage.
Apple Pay Cash is only available in the US, though it has not been activated in the country. The update also adds support for fast wireless charging for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. These phones earlier supports fast charging up to 5 watts, and with the new update adds to 7.5 watts of wireless charging. Additionally, there are some updated live wallpapers for the iPhone X. Users can download iOS 11.2 on the compatible device by going to General>Settings>Software update.