Apple releases iOS 6.0.1

Apple released a new version of iOS on Thursday. This is a minor update (numbered 6.0.1) that is meant for all iOS devices – the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It deals with and fixes a number of issues that iOS 6 had at launch, and can be downloaded from iTunes right away.



There had been numerous reports of minor bugs in iOS 6 since its launch, such as the iPhone 5’s on screen keyboard acting up when entering some passwords. OTA updates were strangely not working in the new iPhone as well, and they have been dealt with as well. There were a few more issues with the iDevices’ ability to connect to encrypted networks.


You can read more about the new version of iOS straight from the horse’s mouth right below:

About iOS 6.0.1 Software Update

This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:


                • 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


For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:


This update is available via iTunes and wirelessly.


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