Are you encountering any problems after updating to iOS 8.0.2?

Are you encountering any problems after updating to iOS 8.0.2?
Apple’s latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 8, has been under the spotlight a lot, though not always for the right reasons.  From the get-go, iOS 8 presented users with problems from cellular data usage and Wi-Fi connectivity, to bugs with Safari and Apple’s new HealthKit apps which did not work either.

Within days, Apple pushed out an update, iOS 8.0.1, which was meant to fix those issues. However, as we all know, 8.0.1 pretty much made things worse, rendering cellular radios and Touch ID inoperative. Apple jumped in again with another fast fix, iOS 8.0.2, which was released on Thursday.

We have not heard of any widespread issues around the US, or Europe, but a few folks down under in Australia are apparently encountering problems here and there. The good news is that it does not look like a ubiquitous problem, even for users in Australia.  As for those having issues, it would appear that 8.0.2 was a bit of a miss.

Some users on Reddit posted they were still having problems with Touch ID, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Some people were able to do a restore via iTunes. We are not sure if this is symptomatic of a bigger problem, but based on the localization to Australia, we suspect it is not.

Have you had any problems since updating to iOS 8.0.2?

sources: ZDNet and CNET

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100 Comments

1. Busyboy unregistered

From bending to software bugs. Real smooth launch Apple

3. dorfoz

Posts: 156; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I'd like to see any product released with perfect launches. I'm not limiting your options to phones. Then get your nonsense comments outta here.

5. Aywhy93

Posts: 49; Member since: Apr 03, 2014

The dude is right. FYI, there are many products with perfect launches, its just a matter of being well-prepared.

8. Mxyzptlk unregistered

99.9% of the issues are probably exaggerated.

9. tedkord

Posts: 17469; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Right. I'm sure Apple pulled 8.0.1 so quickly due to exaggerated issues.

69. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I stand correct

11. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Unless your Mxyzptlk and it's Motorola you're talking about.

70. Mxyzptlk unregistered

What makes you say that?

12. TheMoltenD

Posts: 109; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

Yup every iphone 6 plus suffering from a defect in the devices structure is an exaggeration... IOS will always have one flaw, the longer you use it the slower your device gets and the battery life degrades insanely fast.

62. AlikMalix unregistered

1. Wish you had proof that EVERY iPhone 6+ suffers from this defect - dont you think it could have been a series of phones that were milled by one machine that may have milled out a little too much on one side? 2. I think you're confusing this Android problem with iOS... There are thousands of complaints that their Samsung Galaxy, or LG is slowing down after about 6 months or after you fill up memory, and they start loosing photos, contacts, etc. There was a battery problem with iPhone 4 or 4s - and Apple replace those FOR FREE even though warranty RAN OUT YEARS AGO... but my 3GS, my wifes 5 and my 5S are all running great (I stopped using my 2009 3GS about a year ago when I got 5S)... Just like you can search for "iPHONE PROBLEMS" on the web, I can search for "ANDROID PROBLEMS" on the web...

13. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

So it's not several thousand leaked celebrity photos that were hacked, just 5, and the bent iPhones were actually ran over with a steamroller and not bent in people's pants, and 8.0.1 didn't brick iPhones, it just prolonged the boot time by 5 milliseconds, Or the Australian hack and ransom of a couple thousand Apple accounts was actually just people not being able to connect due to server downtime maintenance for 10 minutes?

64. AlikMalix unregistered

You mean those same photos of celebs you can find online that were posted by paparazis and bunch of photoshopped ones, or print-screened from movies - where um.. they already filmed naked? Or the photos taken with Android phones of same celebs holding their iPhone in the photo? Do you know why news reported the world "iCloud", because most people have no idea what other 'clouds' are called... it's called brand perception and to sell a story - gotta have to connect on intellectual level (or lack of) with the reader.. You gotta try to continue reading past the Headline: They do mention other brands...

15. rahul.niks

Posts: 86; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Its not about exaggeration but about the price apple ask for their phone and quality they claim to provide. If they cannot provide justice to its fans then they should be criticised, which will make this industry better and consumers get quality phones.

17. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Ooh! Am I allowed to say that now about any issues Motorola product have? If not then I get to call you a hypocrite for the rest of our time on Earth together.

18. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Dude, Sniggly, I've been calling him that for months, I don't think he cares or even understands why he's a hypocrite. But I say go for it, maybe you'll have better luck than I have.

71. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You can say it but that doesn't mean ill care. If it's a legitimate issue then I'm going to point it out

33. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

And this is what I don't get. Why do iFans ignore obvious issues. I just can't be the only one pushing my phone. Do you guys just launch instagram and facebook and call it a day? So far my iPhone experience has been terrible and now I'm out $35 when I return this phone. I did not sign up to be Apple's beta tester bitch. I was checking out the 2014 Moto x today and just like clockwork I showed the Verizon rep the keyboard issue in spot light.

39. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

What keyboard issue in Spotlight are you referring to?

45. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Spotlight? What do you even need a keyboard for in Spotlight?

60. siskaloren

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

after i upgraded my phone accidentally because it did it automatically, i have an issue that really frustrating me right now.. the wi-fi cannot work properly, it would connect 10 second after i connected it and then it would stop working. the wifi isn't disconnected and the logo is doing fine, but the internet stops working. my wifi is doing great, it works awesome on my Macbook, and other devices. and now it won't work on my f.ing iPhone with 8.0.2 device, IOS 7 is MUCH BETTER, iOS 8 is a piece of crap!! APPLE IS CRAP!!

85. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2275; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Busyboy, as I type on my 6 Plus...no symptoms that you claim. I have a awesome and durable Spigen case and running 8.0.2. No issues homie!!! Running smooth. Got 22,000 on Basemark X, getting 1619 single core and 2968 multicore on Geekbench. That's good enough for top 5 smartphones of this year!!!

92. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

iGotProblems

2. dorfoz

Posts: 156; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Aside from the slight lag from turning it to landscape and back. Issues with connecting to my car's Bluetooth. So far that's it.

22. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

With two accelerometers, it is pathetic that Apple can't even handle landscape/portrait transitions well.

72. nodes

Posts: 1163; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

it's not the transition animation not smooth but there is a delay when you rotate your device, it's more like the delay on Android. on iOS it should almost instantly rotates the screen when you turn the screen.

4. exsoul

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Wifi problem !

6. Derekjeter

Posts: 1557; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Wifi, Dropped calls, same amount of lag as my Galaxy S5. Battery issues.

10. Aywhy93

Posts: 49; Member since: Apr 03, 2014

Which version of GS5 are you using ? Mine doesn't lag, maybe never

20. Derekjeter

Posts: 1557; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Verizon Gs5. I had a G3 and it lagged too. I'm not saying your android fan but for people to say that any android phone they have doesn't lag is like saying iPhone 6plus doesnt bend. I'll be honest my 6plus does bend in my pocket but I at least don't make a big deal about it. I love both iOS and Android. I will keep my 6plus and can't wait for the Note 4

21. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Something like the Nexus 5 with stock Android will almost never lag...

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