Report: Latest iOS 11 update is bricking iPhone 8s with third-party displays

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If your iPhone is acting up, or if you happen to have a cracked screen, you can never go wrong taking the device into a nearby Apple retail store. The only downside, though, is that having Apple repair a device can sometimes be significantly more expensive than going through a third-party. As a result, and in light of the fact that iPhone displays are far from bulletproof, there are any number of third-party outlets who can replace a cracked or wonky iPhone display at a reasonable rate.

More often that not, you won't be able to find much of a difference between the work Apple does and the work you'll receive from a reputable repair shop. That said, a new report from Vice relays that the recent iOS 11.3 update Apple rolled out late last month appears to be bricking iPhone 8 units with screens provided by third-party repair shops.

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Report: Latest iOS 11 update is bricking iPhone 8s with third-party displays originally appeared on on Tue, 10 Apr 2018 at 19:42:41 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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