iOS 8.0.2 Update and Apology

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After announcing first weekend sales of over 10 Million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, Apple has released an update to their just recently released iOS8.

To perform the update on your iOS device, tap

Settings > General > Software Update when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network preferably.

Here is the full iOS 8.0.2 changelog of improvements and bug fixes, provided by Apple:

  • Fixes an issue in iOS 8.0.1 that impacted cellular network connectivity and Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Fixes a bug so HealthKit apps can now be made available on the App Store
  • Addresses an issue where 3rd party keyboards could become deselected when a user enters their passcode
  • Fixes an issue that prevented some apps from accessing photos from the Photo Library
  • Improves the reliability of the Reachability feature on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Fixes an issue that could cause unexpected cellular data usage when receiving SMS/MMS messages
  • Better support of Ask To Buy for Family Sharing for In-App Purchases
  • Fixes an issue where ringtones were sometimes not restored from iCloud backups
  • Fixes a bug that prevented uploading photos and videos from Safari

The apology basically announces the availability of the update and notes that the initial 8.0.1 update caused problems.


2 thoughts on “iOS 8.0.2 Update and Apology

  1. That was nice if Apple for the apology to all the iPhone 6 and 6+ owners. How about those of us with older devices like iPad 2 and iPhone 4S that have had their devices completely screwed up by iOS 8?



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