Apple introduced the brand new “Speedy Safety Response” updates for iPhones, iPads, and Macs last year at WWDC, and at this time, the first publicly released patch on the system began to roll out. After tough going initially when the brand new replace claimed each iPhone was “offline,” the brand new patch is now put in on our gadgets with out a downside.
The Speedy Safety Response system is meant to make issues simpler, including safety fixes in between bigger system updates that might set up on some gadgets with out a reboot in addition to permitting customers to decide out of receiving them solely or uninstall them in the event that they brought on any points.
Each iPhone we checked amongst Verge staffers operating the most recent iOS software program (iOS 16.4) confirmed a notification that the 85MB patch was obtainable after the rollout began at 1PM ET.
The one downside is that, as quickly as we tried to put in it, all we received was an error message that learn “Unable to Confirm Safety Response.” It continued, saying, “iOS Safety Response 16.4.1(a) failed verification since you are now not linked to the web.”
A fast scan of feedback throughout Twitter, Reddit, and different platforms reveals quite a lot of different folks skilled the identical downside.
Nevertheless, by round 3:30PM ET, the method began working easily, making use of the replace inside about 30 seconds on all obtainable gadgets. Apple hasn’t but up to date its safety web page for iOS or different platforms to elucidate what issues the patch fixes.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark, and to date, it’s unclear why the error messages had been popping up. In keeping with the assist web page, the primary safety updates can be found now on iOS 16.4.1, iPadOS 16.4.1, and macOS 13.3.1.