iOS 8.2 now available for download

iOS 8.2 now available for download

Along with the announcement of the 2015 Macbook and new details about the Apple Watch, Apple has also released iOS 8.2 to the public which brings support for the mentioned smartwatch as well as a ton of bug fixes and improvements for supported iOS devices.

Listed below is the changelog for the iOS 8.2 release:

8.2 Release

This release introduces support for Apple Watch, and also includes improvements to the Health app, increased stability and bug fixes.


Apple Watch support
• New Apple Watch app to pair and sync with iPhone, and to customize watch settings
• New Activity app for viewing fitness data and achievements from Apple Watch; appears when Apple Watch is paired
• Available on iPhone 5 and later

Health app improvements
• Adds the ability to select the unit of measurement for distance, body temperature, height, weight and blood glucose
• Improves stability when dealing with large amounts of data
• Includes the ability to add and visualize workout sessions from 3rd-party apps
• Addresses an issue that may have prevented users from adding a photo in Medical ID
• Fixes units for vitamins and minerals
• Fixes an issue where Health data wouldn’t refresh after changing data source order
• Fixes an issue where some graphs showed no data values
• Adds a privacy setting that enables turning off tracking of steps, distance and flights climbed

Stability enhancements
• Increases stability of Mail
• Improves stability of Flyover in Maps
• Improves stability of Music
• Improves VoiceOver reliability
• Improves connectivity with Made for iPhone Hearing Aids

Bug fixes
• Fixes an issue in Maps that prevented navigating to some favorite locations
• Addresses an issue where the last word in a quick reply message wasn’t autocorrected
• Fixes an issue where duplicate iTunes purchased content could prevent iCloud restore from completing
• Resolves an issue where some music or playlists didn’t sync from iTunes to the Music app
• Fixes an issue where deleted audiobooks sometimes remained on device
• Resolves an issue that could prevent call audio from routing to car speakers while using Siri Eyes Free
• Fixes a Bluetooth calling issue where no audio is heard until the call is answered
• Fixes a timezone issue where Calendar events appear in GMT
• Addresses an issue that caused certain events in a custom recurring meeting to drop from an Exchange calendar
• Fixes a certificate error that prevented configuring an Exchange account behind a third-party gateway
• Fixes an issue that could cause an organizer’s Exchange meeting notes to be overwritten
• Resolves an issue that prevented some Calendar events from automatically showing as ‘Busy’ after accepting an invite

iOS 8.2 is available for the iPhone 4s or later, iPad 2 or later, iPad mini or later, and iPod touch (5th gen). You can download the update by firing up iTunes on your desktop or via OTA by going to Settings –> General –> Software Update on your iOS device.

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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5 Responses

  1. NotaSheep says:

    aaaand this is why Apple makes a TON of money, SOFTWARE F***ING UPDATES PEOPLE!! Android and Windows NEED to do this.

  2. nice kasama pa rin itouch ko. sana pati sa ios 9 pwede pa rin. not bad for a two year old device.

  3. Regiebueno says:

    Just hoping it can solve the issue of “NO SERVICE” all the time in iPhone 4S. *cross finger*

  4. jojo san jose says:

    still no battery fix. same.

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