Apple has released iOS 6.0.1, fixes several bugs

Apple has released iOS 6.0.1, fixes several bugs
iOS 6.0.1 is available for download and address some major fixes for the recently unveiled OS. One of those bugs is actually the inability to install software updates over the air.  In order to get the update, first you must download an iOS updater application which will then enable you to download and install iOS 6.0.1.

The highlights of the update include:

  • Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air
  • Fixes a bug where horizontal lines may be displayed across the keyboard
  • Fixes an issue that could cause camera flash to not go off
  • Improves reliability of iPhone 5 and iPad touch (5th generation) when connected to encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi networks
  • Resolves an issue that prevents iPhone from using the cellular network in some instances
  • Consolidated the Use Cellular Data switch for iTunes Match
  • Fixes a Passcode Lock bug which sometimes allowed access to Passbook pass details from lock screen
  • Fixes a bug affecting Exchange meetings

The total file is just under 70MB for iPhone 5 users.  On the iPhone 4S, it is just about 48MB. Just go to the Settings menu, select General and then Software Update. You will be prompted to download the iOS updater application first, and then it will auto-launch the update screen to download and install the actual update.  Once you are ready, if you have a good connection, the overall process should take about 20 minutes and once complete, the iOS updater application is removed.  Remember, it is always a good idea to back-up your device before performing an update.




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31 Comments

1. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

well they fixed the keyboard lines. Guess it wasnt a feature afterall.

9. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Nope. Just a minor error.

16. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Cant wait for the iOS 7 when they fix the purple hue in pictures :D

18. blingblingthing

Posts: 945; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Wait a minute, since when does Ios have bugs? Isn't this suppose to be the reliable, lag and bug free OS?

26. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

they fixed the old bugs....and introduced new ones :)

2. wendygarett unregistered

Apple knows how to take care his loyal customers sincerely... Even the iPhone 3gs user love about the ios6 :)

4. androiddownsouth

Posts: 598; Member since: May 02, 2012

Um, no, wendy, I manage a large Verizon agent location, and I hear people complaining about iOS 6 every day I work. I'm sure some like it, but many dislike it just as much too.

8. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

well they get part of an update atleast

11. winsaki234

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

My .5 years old Nexus S got the 4.1.2 and 4.2 is coming

17. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Meanwhile my 1.5 year old Nexus One is stuck at 2.3. #obsolete. Bye bye android hello iOS

19. blingblingthing

Posts: 945; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

XDA developers :http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1804498 . Not to mention the 3gs doesn't get all the updates of Ios6, and features it does are probably features available to you already.

30. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

What the hell is that thread? Really? you expect me to take the day off to read, root, rom my Nexus? Just so I can have an unreliable custom rom with its own bugs? No thanks! I'll leave that to the nerds. Im done with Android.

25. xtremesv

Posts: 299; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

Apple's versioning of iOS is misleading. iOS 5 should've been something like iOS 4.5 and iOS 6 more like iOS 4.5.1... minor updates that even the legacy iPhone 3GS can handle.

3. santijosanchez

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

ipad touch fifth gen?

5. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Kind of funny how it's an update to fix updating.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

This update has made my phone faster UI wise, and a lot faster when on wifi. Never had the keyboard line thing so I can't speak on that fix.

7. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Does this fix the issue with gmail and exchange? Anyone?

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

This is how updating and bug fixing is supposed to be done.

24. BadAssAbe

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Really? Can you send me a video file showing how? No, Okay How about just sending me the file then, i can look it over? No good too What about using bluetooth or email? no, oh well I just keep playing Minecraft on my TV using my Phone/PS3 Controller Combo :-)

12. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

this will make my iphone even better..

28. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sure made mine better

13. Max_Boost

Posts: 101; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Surprised to see Apple Maps is not included in the update. I guess time to get lost some more? LOL :D

15. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Apple Maps is in its infancy. Remember google maps was far from perfect when it debuted.

20. blingblingthing

Posts: 945; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

We can appreciate that nothing is perfect, but all we remember is that apple users tend to think Apple plus Ios is perfect. Now that the proof is right infront of us we need to put it to their faces and show that they were wrong.

27. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

When Apple markets it as "The World's Most Advanced Mapping System," they better back up that claim. They didn't and that's why they're getting so much heat for it. Lesson learned: If it's still in beta, don't call it revolutionary.

14. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Where's more Map fix?

21. blingblingthing

Posts: 945; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

The maps are perfect, now get back on the train tracks and drive home safely. Signed Siri.

22. BadAssAbe

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

But I thought Apple iOS didnt have any bugs and only their maps were flawed? Well im glad this update will fix their maps..... Nevermind Sarcasm :-)

23. Kronic

Posts: 321; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

irejoice!!! Thanks apple.

29. dragonkong

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Will this update include scratches :p

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