Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1 with Fixes for Keyboard Screen Glitch, Camera Flash Issues, and More

One day before the launch of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad, Apple has just released iOS 6.0.1. The update had been reported to be in carrier testing two weeks ago.

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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iPhone 5 users updating from their devices are required to first install an "updater" application to fix a bug that would otherwise prevent over-the-air updates. Once the updater has been applied users can download iOS 6.0.1 from their devices.

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Top Rated Comments

Nathan20 Avatar
152 months ago
Lol Forstall, iPhone 5 shipped with a bug that doesn’t let it get OTA updates.
Score: 45 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pensoftware Avatar
152 months ago
Using an over-the-air software update to allow over-the-air software updates. Software Update-ception!
Score: 40 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mertyz Avatar
152 months ago
Changelog for the iPad:

- Updates version number to 6.0.1.
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Icculus Avatar
152 months ago
Its the little things...pretty cool when you download iOS 6.0.1 the gears move....yes, its the little things.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Patriot24 Avatar
152 months ago
Jony Ive's first release!

;)
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MattJessop Avatar
152 months ago
Still waiting for

- Fixes a bug involving overexcessive use of the linen texture.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)