Last week, Apple released iOS 17.0.1 to all iPhones except for the iPhone 15 lineup, which received the iOS 17.0.2 update with different fixes. Now, a week later, the iOS 17.0.2 update is available for all eligible iPhone models. Yes iOS 17.0.2 is now available for non iPhone 15 models.
Similar to iOS 17.0.1, iOS 17.0.2 is a small incremental update that primarily focuses on bug fixes. These types of small updates are typically released when there are critical issues or when the bigger iOS update requires some finishing touches.
Today Apple only released a few updates including iOS 17.0.2, iPadOS 17.0.2, watchOS 10.0.2, and macOS Sonoma 14.0.2. The iOS 17.0.2 update comes with build number 21A351 which is also same for the iPadOS 17.0.2.
As mentioned above, this is a minor update and only addresses some issues. Here’s the official changelog:
“This update fixes an issue that may prevent transferring data directly from another iPhone during setup.“
The new iOS 17.0.2 update is available for iPhone 14 lineup, iPhone 13 lineup, iPhone 12 lineup, iPhone 11 lineup, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone SE (2nd generation or later). So if you have these iPhones, you will receive the update directly on your phone if you have turned off beta updates. To check for the update go to Settings > General > Software Update.