iOS 17.1 arrives soon — here's what's coming to your iPhone

AirDrop improvements 

AirDrop transfers will continue over the internet when you step out of AirDrop range.

StandBy mode customization

 New options to control when the display turns off on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro models.

Music updates

Favorites expanded to include songs, albums, and playlists. New cover art collection offers designs that change colors to reflect the music in your playlist.

: Other improvements and bug fixes

 Fixes an issue that may cause the Significant Location privacy setting to reset when transferring an Apple Watch or pairing it for the first time.

When will iOS 17.1 be released?

iOS 17.1 is expected to be released on October 24, 2023.