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Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 update, fixing several annoyances

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 01 Nov 2012 20:49

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 update, fixing several annoyances iOS 6.0.1 comes with some bug fixes.
The update fixes a problem with the display, where users reported seeing horizontal lines on their iPhones. Another bug was causing trouble with software updates over-the-air on the iPhone 5, while another affected the smartphones camera flash.

Users had also reported problems staying connected on some Wi-Fi networks, and Apple's release notes for iOS 6.0.1 do mention improved reliability on WPA2 networks for iPhone 5 and fifth generation iPod touch models.
This update contains the following fixes, improvements:
  • 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
The update is available from iTunes or OTA.

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