Apple has released iOS 6.0.1, its first minor update for iOS 6 which contains improvements and bug fixes.
The bug fix update mostly focuses on OTA updates issues for the iPhone 5, improving WiFi reliability and fixing camera flash and cellular network issues. Check out the change log below:
- 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 that sometimes allowed access to Passbook pass details from lock screen
- Fixes a bug affecting Exchange meetings
The update can be download via OTA or connecting to iTunes on your PC. For OTA, simply go to Settings -> General -> Software Update.
Following the release of iOS 6.0.1, Apple has also rolled out the first beta for iOS 6.1 to developers. The beta includes an improved Map Kit searching in Maps, a feature that lets you search for map-based content. For example, searching for the word “coffee” would return the location of local coffee bars along with information about each one.
iOS 6.1 beta 1 can be downloaded from iOS Dev Center.