Subject: Re: ot. iPhone updates
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From: peter <>
Subject: Re: ot. iPhone updates
Date: 7 Dec 2017 17:10:12 GMT
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nospam<nospam@nospam.invalid> wrote:
> In article<>, PeterN
> <"peter,newdelete"> wrote:
>>>> Prior to getting my new iPhone I would be notified that there is an update
>>>> available. I have had issues with my plus that have been solved by updating
>>>> the iOS system. Both times I had not received a notice that an update was
>>>> available that would fix the bug. Has anybody else had that issue, or is
>>>> there a setting that I have missed. If it is a setting, which one?
>>> updates can take a few days to appear for everyone, or you can request
>>> it at any time.
>> i used to get a notification that there was an update. Since I go the 8+ 
>> I have not been getting any.
> what version does your 8+ currently have? you may be up to date already.
> as i said, it sometimes may take a few days for it to check on its own.
> 11.2 was released over the weekend so it may not have checked yet, but
> if you prefer, just manually request it.

I called support and was advised to bring in the phone, which I cannot do.
I’ve been poked around and found there was an update, which I installed and
the problem was fixed. My question is has Apple changed it’s policy? Or was
this just because they were In a rush to get the update out. The problem
was a serious one. I had no access to my contact list and could not use the
phone except with Siri or Bluetooth.