Customers have been reporting that their iPhone 15’s NFC chips were failing after utilizing BMW’s in-car wi-fi charging, however till now, Apple hasn’t addressed the complaints. That appears to have modified as MacRumors reported this week that an Apple inside memo to third-party restore suppliers says a software program replace later this yr ought to forestall a “small quantity” of in-car wi-fi chargers from “briefly” disabling iPhone 15 NFC chips.
BMW appeared to acknowledge the problem early this month when the BMW UK X account replied to a criticism earlier this month saying the corporate is working with Apple to analyze the problem. There’s no straightforward technique to know which fashions are affected, so for now, you probably have a BMW or a Toyota Supra with a wi-fi charger, it’s most likely finest to simply keep away from utilizing it till the issue is mounted.
The Verge has reached out to Apple, BMW, and Toyota for an announcement, however didn’t hear again by press time.