Apple Launches iOS 8.0.2 To Fix Issues Plagued By iOS 8.0.1

Apple Issues iOS 8.0.2 To Fix Issues Plagued By iOS 8.0.1(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Last Thursday Apple launched iOS 8.0.2 in order to fix the many issues found in its first update, iOS 8.0.1.

The new OS update “fixes the loss of cellular service and use of Touch ID that may have affected you if you have an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and you downloaded iOS 8.0.1. It includes improvements and bug fixes originally in iOS 8.0.1,” says the tech giant via support page.

According to CNet, less than 40,000 iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users were affected by the issues from 8.0.1 on Wednesday, which was pulled after only 60 minutes of it being available.

Below is the update log for iOS 8.0.2

  • 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