Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 OTA with fixes for WPA2 and Exchange

Summary:Apple today pushed iOS 6.0.1 out to all users running iOS 6 and it fixes several bugs, including bugs with the keyboard, camera flash, WPA2, iTunes Match, Passcode lock and Exchange meetings.

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 - Jason O'Grady

Apple released the first update to iOS 6 since it was released on September 19, 2012. iOS 6.0.1 was released via a free Over The Air (OTA) update to iPhone and iPad users running iOS 6. 

Ironically, iOS 6.0.1 fixes a bug that prevents some iPhone 5s from downloading OTA updates. According to CNET, it does this by installing a special "iOS updater" app to help the process along. The app is removed from the device after 6.0.1 is installed.

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 OTA with special updater app for iPhone 5 - Jason O'Grady

Here's the full changelog: 

  • 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

I installed it on my iPhone 4 and iPad 3 without issue (so far), what about you?

Topics: Apple, Enterprise Software, iOS, iPad, iPhone


Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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