Back in June, some iPhone 11 owners started experiencing a worrying problem: their iPhone display developed an unusual green tint and Iphone Cases. With the latest iOS update, though, Apple has finally fixed the problem.
The green tint typically appeared for a few seconds after unlocking an iPhone 11 and was uniform across the display. The iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max were all susceptible to it, and at the time Apple accepted it was a hardware fault in some cases and chose to replace the display. However, as MacRumors reports, the iOS 13.6.1 update includes a fix for the tint.
Apple doesn’t go into much detail as to what caused the green tint to occur, but the 13.6.1 release notes describe it as, “Fixes a thermal management issue that caused some displays to exhibit a green tint.” So it sounds as though some components within the latest generation of iPhone and LG Cases were getting a bit toasty and having a short-term impact on the functionality of the display.
iOS 13.6.1 also fixes an issue where “unneeded system data files might not be automatically deleted when available storage is low,” and an issue where “Exposure Notifications could be disabled for some users.” As the release includes just a handful of bug fixes, it’s not going to take long to update your iPhone. This also looks likely to be the last update for iOS 13 before Apple releases iOS 14.