On November 1, the day after Halloween Apple began pushing out the update 6.0.1 which helped some and caused problems for others.
We have not been able to verify if this update corrects the ghosting data problem that AT&T iPhone 5 owners have been experiencing where customers were charged for data while their iPhone 5 were charging or connected to Wi-Fi.
The update has reportedly caused problem such as:
- iPhone 4S battery drain.
- Facebook crashes.
- Purple hazed photos.
- Wi-Fi connection issues.
- More difficulty connecting to cellular data.
- App store crashes, apps not updating.
The iOS 6.0.1 update does fix some major bugs for software updating, keyboard, reliability, networks, locking and Microsoft Exchange. The update will work on the iPhone five, iPhone 4s iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, third generation iPad, iPad 2 and iPod Touch (4th gen). The update is available through iTunes and wirelessly.
According to Apple, the iOS 6.0.1 update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
- The security fix, improved the kernel to block out code so that maliciously crafted or compromised iOS applications may be able to determine addresses in the kernel .
- 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.
We ask our readers. "Has the update worked for you?" Please leave information int he comments below.