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iPadOS 17.1 Release Notes

iPadOS 17.1 Release Notes

Posted October 25, 2023 at 5:26pm by iClarified
These are the full iPadOS 17.1 release notes for iPad. The software update was released on October 25, 2023.

This update introduces the ability for AirDrop transfers to continue over the internet when you step out of AirDrop range. This release also includes enhancements to Apple Music, adds support for Apple Pencil (USB-C), as well as other features, bug fixes, and security updates for your iPad.

● Content continues to transfer over the internet when you step out of AirDrop range

● Favorites expanded to include songs, albums, and playlists, and you can filter to display your favorites in the library
● New cover art collection offers designs that change colors to reflect the music in your playlist
● Song suggestions appear at the bottom of every playlist, making it easy to add music that matches the vibe of your playlist

Apple Pencil
● Support for Apple Pencil (USB-C)

This update also includes the following improvements and bug fixes:
● Option to choose a specific album to use with Photo Shuffle on the Lock Screen
● Home key support for Matter locks
● Improved reliability of Screen Time settings syncing across devices
● Fixes an issue that may cause the keyboard to be less responsive

Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices. For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Related Release Notes

iPadOS 17.0 Release Notes

iPadOS 17.1 Release Notes
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