The newest beta launch of iOS 14.7 reportedly fixes a flaw within the iPhone’s networking that disabled Wi-Fi if networks whose IDs had particular traits have been joined.
Secret Membership founder Carl Schou first revealed an issue with iOS networking on June 20. That flaw brought on an iPhone that linked to a community known as “%ppercentspercentspercentspercentspercentn” to always disable Wi-Fi its personal connectivity till its community settings have been reset.
Schou then revealed another drawback on July 4, this time involving a community known as “%secretclubpercentpower”, that purportedly disabled his iPhone’s Wi-Fi even after its community settings have been reset a number of occasions.
Apple launched iOS 14.7 Beta 5 on July 8. The corporate did not supply a lot details about the replace in its release notes, however Zollotech confirmed that it resolves the flaw involving the “%ppercentspercentspercentspercentspercentn” community identify in a video summarizing the adjustments they discovered within the replace.
The take a look at displaying an iPhone’s Wi-Fi persevering with to work after connecting to a community with that identify—”%secretclubpercentpower” went untested—begins after the 5:23 mark on this video:
Apple hasn’t provided a timeline for iOS 14.7’s launch. The size of time an replace spends in beta varies: The primary beta of iOS 14.5 debuted in February, for instance, however the replace wasn’t formally launched till April 26.
This seems to be a smaller replace, so ideally it can make its strategy to the general public prior to later. Establishing a community with certainly one of these names is trivial, and it might be simple for an unsuspecting iPhone proprietor to by chance disable their system’s Wi-Fi by connecting to 1.