iPadOS 16.1.1 Bugs Fixed, Security Updates, New Problems

iPadOS 16.1.1 update

iPadOS 16.1.1 update

Apple has rolled out iPadOS 16.1.1 build number 20B101 for all compatible iPad models! It’s a minor but very important release that brings bug fixes and security updates! Check out all changes including old issues that remain unsolved, as well as new problems that have been reported!

iPadOS 16.1.1 Problems

Before updating, check out the new bugs and old problems that are still unfixed in this version:

  • 1. iPadOS 16.1.1 update not showing up. Getting ‘Your iPad software is up to date’ instead?
    Fact: Check the Also Available section available at the bottom of the Software Update screen.
    ipados 16.1.1 update also available
  • 2. WiFi keeps disconnecting frequently issue is still present!
    Workaround: Please tweak this setting for a temporary fix!
  • 3. Increased battery drain right after update. Reported by seituh.
    Fact: This can be normal as iPad will reindex after update and thus burn more energy than normal. However if this continues more than 24 hours after the update, you’re dealing with a problem.
  • 4. Instagram not loading properly. Post Story button not showing up. (Status: NOT Fixed!). Confirmed by Jay.
    Workaround: Use Meta Business Suite or select multiple photos as instructed here.
  • 5. Shortcuts missing from Share menu in the Photos app. Reported by Ceege.
    Fix: Force restart iPad.
  • 6. Apple Pencil lag hasn’t been fixed. Confirmed by Natchanon.
  • 7. Games unresponsive on iPad after update for Kumgale.
    Potential fix: Reboot iPad.
  • 8. Photos freezing on iPad when adding image to existing Shared Album. Reported by Caroline.
  • 9. Memo app crashes after iPadOS 16.1.1 update for Libby.
  • 10. Keyboard lagging after this update for James.
    Fix: Remove and re-add keyboard in Settings -> General -> Keyboard -> Keyboards -> Edit.
  • 11. ProMotion display blurry when scrolling is and iPadOS 16.1.1 issue reported by Louis.
    Fix: Potential solutions available here.
  • 12. External display not working properly, just duplicates, without fullscreen for Prajwal. This is a day-one iPadOS 16 problem covered here.
  • 13. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)

iPadOS 16.1.1 Bugs Fixed

Apple’s release notes mention bug fixes, without actually naming the issues that have been addressed!

We’re testing the iPadOS 16.1 bugs reported and will update this section with the ones that have been fixed.

  • 1. App folder blur bug when opening a folder from the dock. The top part of the screen isn’t blurred. (Status: Fixed!)
  • 2. Apple Pencil lag in Notes app. (Status:)
  • 3. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)
  • Fact: For more details you can also check Apple’s Developer release notes.

iPadOS 16.1.1 Security Fixes

ipados 16.1.1 security updates
According to Apple this update brings two security fixes that address the following vulnerability:

“A remote user may be able to cause unexpected app termination or arbitrary code execution.”

More: For more details please read Apple’s security content of this release.

iPadOS 16.1.1 Update

  • This release is available, over-the-air, in Settings -> General -> Software Update.
  • Tap Download and Install, provide iPad Passcode and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Tip: Be patient until the update is requested, downloaded, prepared, verified and installed on your device!

Have you installed iPadOS 16.1.1 on iPad? Do you notice any changes not mentioned in this article? What about other bugs fixed or new problems? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: Apple has also rolled out iOS 16.1.1 (20B101) and macOS 13.0.1 (22A400).