Last week, Some iPhone owners reported that the latest iOS 17.5 update unexpectedly resurrects previously deleted photos, including sensitive ones.

However, Apple has refused requests to comment on the issue publicly, but on Monday afternoon it released iOS and iPadOS 17.5.1 updates to fix the problem.

According to the notes, “This update provides important bug fixes and addresses a rare issue where photos that experienced database corruption could reappear in the Photos library even if they were deleted.”

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The supposedly-deleted photos popping to the top of user’s “recent” photos included nude pictures in some cases, and at least one person reported they reappeared on an iPad that had been erased and sold to someone else.

Users should install the update ASAP, however, it’s unclear how many people may be at risk of experiencing this, which images are likely to reappear, or what you can do about a device that’s no longer in your control.

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