Red Sun Weather App Bug In iOS 16, 16.1 & 16.1.1? (Fixed!)

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Red sun Weather app iOS 16

Experiencing the red sun Weather bug after updating iPhone / iPad to iOS 16? The sun icon in Today’s forecast view is colored dark red instead of the usual dark yellow? Issue persists in iOS 16.1 and 16.1.1 versions? You’re not alone!

Red Sun Weather App iOS 16

This problem has been reported by Bob (iOS 16.1):

“How do I get rid of the red sun on the weather that happened after I updated to 16.1?”

We could replicate the issue and have also found similar complaints on Reddit:

“Why has my sun icon in the weather app become red after iOS 16.1 update?”

How To Fix Red Sun Weather App Bug

Until Apple fixes this bug in an upcoming software update, you should apply the following workaround:
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  • 1. Open Settings and scroll for Accessibility.
  • 2. Tap on Display & Text Size.
  • 3. Turn Off Increase Contrast.
  • Fact: Apparently, the Weather app isn’t able to process with this Accessibility feature in the Today View.

Have you managed to fix red sun Weather app issue in iOS 16? Do you have a better solution or other problems to report? Share your feedback in the comments.

Related: For more iOS 16.1.1 bugs and available workarounds check out our detailed review over here.