Apple releases iOS 8.0.2 to fix botched up iOS 8.0.1 update
Apple has delivered on its promise, and the second update to iOS 8 has been released. iOS 8.0.2 essentially fixes all the issues caused by the botched up iOS 8.0.1 updatethat included no cellular connectivity and TouchID failure for iPhone 6 users.
Apple issued an apology for the inconvenience caused by the iOS 8.0.1 update, and in a statement to CNBC, said that fewer than 40,000 iPhones were affected by the iOS 8.0.1 update. ”iOS 8.0.2 is now available for users, it fixes an issue that affected iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who downloaded iOS 8.0.1, and includes improvements and bug fixes originally in iOS 8.0.1. We apologize for inconveniencing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who were impacted by the bug in iOS 8.0.1.”
The update also patches the third-party keyboards, Reachability, Photo Library, SMS/MMS messages, and more. Here’s the complete changelog to give you an idea of what this update brings with it.
– 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