Apple released iOS 6.0.1 to fix a range of bugs and security issues

Apple has released the first update to iOS 6, set to fix a few bugs and improve performance. iOS 6.0.1 is available through the usual methods, over-the-air (OTA) or iTunes.

The update is about a 38MB to 48MB download, depending on device, and can be accessed by navigating to Settings > General > Software Update and clicking on Download and Install.

iOS 6.0.1 addresses the following issues:

  • Fixes a bug where horizontal lines may be displayed across the keyboard

    iPhone Software Update

    iOS 6.0.1 Software Update

  • 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

Apple also released a beta version of iOS 6.1 to developers. The main change is reportedly the addition of a system that allows developers to use Apple’s maps within their applications.

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