Apple to fix iPhone X touchscreen problems caused by cold weather

Apple to fix iPhone X touchscreen problems caused by cold weather

Apple to fix iPhone X touchscreen problems caused by cold weather

Apple has released a new iOS 11 update to fix a unusual autocorrect bug that some users are getting when typing a lowercase "i". Apple finally has a fix.

Apple has announced that a software update will fix an issue that causes the iPhone X to briefly become unresponsive when moved to a cold environment.

The Sun Online reviewed the iPhone X this week. After the issue with activation, the latest issue being discussed is the responsiveness of the iPhone X in cold weather. However, the screen starts to work again after a few seconds. He says he tried to swipe on websites, but the screen didn't register his finger.

In a statement Apple said that issues appear after a rapid switch from warm to a cold environment.

The Google Pixel 2 XL isn't the only 2017 flagship having display-related problems.

"As someone who spends a lot of time skiing, this is the deal breaker if it's a widespread issue", wrote a user in a thread on Reddit. Most users have said that the problem disappears after several minutes. Apple even cautions folks that using the device in very cold conditions could shorten battery life and cause the device to turn off.

Despite this, one iPhone X owners claims to have used theirs when the ambient temperature was -16º C (7º F) and, while the screen did not respond to touch correctly at first, locking and unlocking the handset returned it to normal.

Some users had reported that in iOS 11, typing "I" would get replaced by the A followed by a question mark box.

How a software update will fix this is unclear, but it's certainly an unusual fault to have.

Others have floated the idea that most iOS device screens are unresponsive outside Apple's recommended temperature range of between 32 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit, and that it's most pronounced on a device with a physical home button.

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