Customers have reported that their iPhone 15’s NFC chips failed after utilizing BMW’s in-car wi-fi charging, however thus far Apple has not addressed the complaints. That appears to have modified as MacRumors reported this week that an inner Apple memo to third-party repairers says a software program replace later this yr ought to forestall a “small quantity” of wi-fi automotive chargers from “quickly” disabling the iPhone 15’s NFC chips.
BMW appeared to acknowledge the issue early this month when the BMW UK X account responded to a criticism earlier this month saying the corporate is working with Apple to analyze the issue. There is not any straightforward technique to know which fashions are affected, so you probably have a BMW or Toyota Supra with a wi-fi charger, it is best to keep away from utilizing it for now till the issue is resolved.
The sting has reached out to Apple, BMW and Toyota for an announcement, however has not heard again on the time of writing.