Apple Investigates iPhone 14 “SIM Not Supported” Bug: Report
The launch of the iPhone 14 series was affected by various bugs that affected users, including a Mailjack bug that blocked users from the Mail app, and others that caused low volume during CarPlay phone calls made on iPhone 14 Pro, display flickering on some iPhone models once. set to low brightness, and an error caused by editing cinematic mode videos shot on iPhone in Final Cut Pro and iMovie on Mac. Since then, Apple has continued to release software updates that seemed to address the issues it found. It looks like there’s another bug with cellular data and SIM card support in the iPhone 14 lineup.
Apple is said to have acknowledged the issue with the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Owners may see a “SIM not supported” message on their device, according to a company memo. visible from MacRumors. According to the memo, the pop-up message can cause the iPhone to freeze.
The company has reportedly confirmed that it is “investigating” the issue, while noting that it is not a hardware issue. The Cupertino-based company has also advised users to update their iOS 16 software as a precautionary measure. According to the report, the company is also advising iPhone 14 users to wait a few minutes to see if the message disappears.
However, if the message persists, Apple will reportedly warn users when trying to restore the device. Instead, users should contact an Apple Store or Authorized Service Provider, where they can submit a technical assistance request to resolve the issue.
Previously, Apple released updates to iOS 16.0.2 and iOS 16.0.3 that fixed issues including a bug that caused a black screen when setting up the device and a bug that caused the touch screen to appear on some models of iPhone X, iPhone XR and iPhone 11. Unusable after servicing and fixing bugs on iPhone 14 Pro models that caused it to shake and creak when recording video in third-party apps such as TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat.
The recently released iOS 16.0.3 update also fixed a Mailjack bug that allowed a simple email from any external user using certain syntax in the “from” field in the iCloud Mail app to block users from their own accounts. It also fixed an issue that was reported by several users when they complained about screen flickering caused by setting their screens to low brightness. iPhone users also received a fix for issues reported in CarPlay that caused low volume levels during phone calls with the latest iOS 16.0.3 update. The update also addressed user complaints when editing videos shot in cinematic mode that were not recognized by iMovie and Final Cut Pro editing tools on iPhone and Mac, respectively.
The iPhone maker is also reportedly set to release the iOS 16.1 update later this month, which should improve the battery percentage indicator present in the status bar of an iOS 16 iPhone with a redesign that will add a black area inside the battery icon to represent the battery. the percentage remaining on the device and the charge percentage indicator that will appear on Dynamic Island after the charger is connected.