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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Top Rated Comments

MrT8064 Avatar
148 months ago
There was a Wi-Fi bug?
Score: 34 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iEnvy Avatar
148 months ago
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Patriot24 Avatar
148 months ago
If you can't get it right now, just use iTunes. I'm updating through iTunes right now.

2007 called...
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ethana Avatar
148 months ago
2007 called...

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

Thank you.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Patriot24 Avatar
148 months ago


There is something awesome about deploying an OTA update to fix a wi-fi problem. Just sayin'.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Hustler1337 Avatar
148 months ago
Can't update because I have the wi-fi bug. :p
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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