What's New in iOS 10.3.4
The iOS 10.3.4 update's release comes years after the company pushed iOS 10.3.3 to the iPhone 5. The release was a huge surprise.
Apple released iOS 10.3.4 to address a problem that could impact your device's GPS location performance and lead to its system date and time being incorrect.
Again, this is why you'll need to update to the software if you want to continue using services that rely on the correct time. These include App Store, iCloud, email, and web browsing.
For more on the issue, you'll want to take a look at Apple's website.
If you're running something older than iOS 10.3.3 you'll get its changes with your iOS 10.3.4 update. They're baked in.
The iPhone 5 iOS 10.3.3 update didn't add any new features, but it still was an important release for the aging device.
The iOS 10.3.3 update brought over 20 security patches to the iPhone 5. If you value your device's security, it's certainly worth a look.
The iOS 10.3.3 also delivered bug fixes which have the potential to improve your iPhone 5's overall performance.
If you're coming to iOS 10.3.4 from iOS 10.2.1, your update is more exciting.
The iPhone 5's iOS 10.3 update was a big one and it brought a ton of changes including Apple's new file system, APFS, a new Find My AirPods function in the Find My iPhone app, improvements to Siri, a new "Rent once, watch anywhere" for iTunes, and some tweaks to popular apps like Calendar and Podcasts.
Apple's iOS 10.3 update also was loaded up with over 50 security patches for potential security exploits including one that kills a nasty ransomeware exploit in Safari.
We've put together a walkthrough that will take you through all of the key changes in iOS 10.3, iOS 10.3.1, and iOS 10.3.2. So if you skipped those, make sure you dig in before you install iOS 10.3.4.
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