Apple has today released iOS 11.0.2, which brings a handful of bug fixes; one of which addresses a bug that caused some iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus users to hear a crackling or static noise coming from the earpiece during phone calls and FaceTime calls. .
According to Apple's release notes via MacRumors, iOS 11.0.2 includes the following fixes:
- Fixes an issue where crackling sounds may occur during calls for a small number of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus devices
- Addresses an issue that could cause some photos to become hidden
- Fixes an issue where attachments in S/MIME encrypted emails would not open
At the time of posting, it is unknown as to whether there are any additional fixes to address the bugs that iOS 11 introduced for blind and low vision users. We will update this post if we learn of any fixes. In the meantime, please let us know in the comments of any fixes, enhancements or regressions that you find in your own testing of this release.
iOS 11.0.2 is available via Over-the-Air Update (Settings > General > Software Update) or via iTunes on a Mac or PC.