Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 with bug fixes

Posted by: Brett

Apple has released iOS 6.0.1 for all iOS 6-supported devices, meaning the iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, and 5, as well as the 4th-and 5th-generation iPod touch models. The update brings with it a bunch of bug fixes, most of which we heard about last week thanks to BGR.

Due to the fact that the iPhone 5 shipped with a bug which disallowed it from updating over-the-air normal through Settings, iPhone 5 users will have to download a separate updater included by Apple with the OTA file. In the picture above, you can see you’ll be prompted to download and install an updater to prepare the iPhone for the update. This is a one time thing and iOS 6.0.1 fixes said bug. All other devices will be able to update normally over-the-air.

For how to update your device over-the-air, check out my how-to here. The complete update change-log is located the break.

  • 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 iPod 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
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