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Apple Releases iOS 6.0.2 Software Update for iPhone 5 and iPad Mini, Fixes Wi-Fi Bug

Apple has released an iOS update for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini, bringing the iOS version for those devices up to 6.0.2. The release notes for the iPhone note only that an unnamed Wi-Fi bug has been fixed.

There have been a number of complaints related to malfunctioning Wi-Fi connections on the iPhone 5, so this could be a welcome update for many users.

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iOS 6.0.2 Software Update

This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:

• Fixes a bug that could impact Wi-Fi

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222
iOS 6.0.1 was released on November 1, with the fourth beta of iOS 6.1 released just yesterday.

Update: Many users are reporting difficulties downloading iOS 6.0.2, with attempts at over-the-air updates simply yielding errors. Users updating through iTunes appear to be having more success, although even then it may take several attempts.

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28 months ago
There was a Wi-Fi bug?
Rating: 34 Votes
28 months ago
Rating: 26 Votes
28 months ago

If you can't get it right now, just use iTunes. I'm updating through iTunes right now.


2007 called...
Rating: 16 Votes
28 months ago
Can't update because I have the wi-fi bug. :p
Rating: 12 Votes
28 months ago
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There is something awesome about deploying an OTA update to fix a wi-fi problem. Just sayin'.
Rating: 12 Votes
28 months ago

2007 called...


... and it said "here, get your update before anyone else".

Thank you.
Rating: 12 Votes
28 months ago

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There is something awesome about deploying an OTA update to fix a wi-fi problem. Just sayin'.


Forstall's last hurrah! :D
Rating: 10 Votes
28 months ago
"unable to check for update" wifi bug? I haven't noticed on my iP5 or mini.
Rating: 9 Votes
28 months ago

Disappointing it's not a Maps update.



There's nothing wrong with the maps app. Only the database it draws from.

Maps could be totally fixed without ever changing anything on the user's end
Rating: 9 Votes
28 months ago
This thread is full of first world problems.
Rating: 5 Votes

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