Apple set to release iOS 4.3.2 in the coming weeks

It looks like Apple is preparing another small update for iPhone/iPod touch and iPad users, with BGR reporting that the company is expected to release iOS 4.3.2 within the next couple of weeks.

Although the site doesn’t go into specifics, it states that the update is set to include a number of enhancements, fix a group of security issues and fix several outstanding bugs that have been plaguing users.

One of the main issues that has been affecting users of iOS 4.3.1 (and the prior 4.3 iOS release) is increased battery drain. This has mostly been seen on both iPhone 4 and older 3GS handsets. Some users have complained that their battery can go from 100% down to the low 20’s within 10 hours or less despite very little phone use.

BGR is widely seen as a quite reliable site for information relating to iOS updates, so expect them to be pretty accurate this time round too.

The news comes just 2 weeks after the release of iOS 4.3.1, which fixed graphical issues on the iPod touch along with a number of other smaller issues; the update didn’t improve battery life however.

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Not having any battery drain issues on my iPhone 4, though I did disable Ping as recommended by some. I could downgrade to earlier versions but I won't, Safari is soooooooooo much faster now, the difference is quite startling.

Wiping and reloading my ipod touch 4G on 4.3 fixed the battery drain somewhat and then 4.3.1 fixed the rest. So its already fixed for me..

"fix several outstanding bugs that have been plaguing users"
Let's hope it fixes the timezone bug (alarm goes off an hour earlier or later thing)

Lol I bitched to Rogers that my phone's battery is ****ed so I get a new one with in the next couple of days and to find this out. Oh well lmao

if battery goes from 100 to 80 in 10 hours with very little use there is something wrong with that phone not the IOS.

pandorum said,
meant 100 to 20 in 10 hours...heck even if it goes from 100 to 80 that not normal.

Depends on many factors like background apps, background data use, low signal, Wifi etc.

Jeeze apple the battery drain issues have been there since you launched iOS 4, fix them already???!!!

thnok said,
Jeeze apple the battery drain issues have been there since you launched iOS 4, fix them already???!!!

What device are you using?
My iPhone 4 have never had any battery problems, might be draining a bit more with 4.3.1 but nothing serious and my iPads battery isnt any worse since it got 4.2.1 or 4.3.1 for that sake

Good, the battery drain wasn't bad on my iphone with the original iOS version, with every new update the battery drain got worse!

Each time i decide to upgrade my iphone tehre is a new scheduled release. Since i need to jailbreak/unlock the phone i will have to wait...again!

qdave said,
Each time i decide to upgrade my iphone tehre is a new scheduled release. Since i need to jailbreak/unlock the phone i will have to wait...again!

So, what's the problem with upgrading and jailbreaking the current version just because a new one with some fixes comes in a few weeks and might (if any exploits are fixed) take a few weeks to jailbreak.

Some users have complained that their battery can go from 100% down to the low 20's within 10 hours or less despite very little phone use.

One of them :@

Jebadiah said,
So each update is 700MB?

Last one was 666, so this one will be a bit more. They don't ship incremental updates.

Good thing this wasn't reported earlier, the JB community would have been reserving their JB until it, and then the next....

ccoltmanm said,
Good thing this wasn't reported earlier, the JB community would have been reserving their JB until it, and then the next....

it's not like updating an iDevice is manditory, so it's really not an issue

and i really doubt 4.3.2 will "fix" anything except for the exploits

I was skeptical about the battery drain issues on my iPhone 4, but looking closer it does drain a lot faster than before the 4.3 update. I'm looking forward to this new release.