Apple releases iOS 6.0.1, changelog and IPSW links inside
Apple has just released iOS 6.0.1 for all compatible iOS 6.0 devices. The update supposedly fixes a number of popular problems that have plagued a number of iOS 6 users, such as horizontal lines displayed on the keyboard, Wi-Fi reliability issues when connected to WPA2 networks, and more. You’ll find the full changelog below, as well as direct links to the iOS 6.0.1 IPSWs. If you’re waiting for a jailbreak, it’s highly recommended to stay away from installing the update. One thing to note is that, specifically for the iPhone 5, you’ll first be required to install a special preparation uploader (see screenshot below) in order to even install the iOS 6.0.1 update, at least OTA. You can still use iTunes to install iOS 6.0.1, though.
iOS 6.0.1 OTA prerequisite for iPhone 5s.
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
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