By Sumit Passary | Nov 02, 2012 10:15 AM EDT
On Thursday, Nov. 1, Apple released its first update to the latest iOS 6, which will fix some known bugs on devices that run on iOS 6.The update, iOS 6.0.1, is available for all compatible iOS devices; however, the iPhone 5 users need to go through an extra step to install the update to the latest iPhone.
The update brings fixes to a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air (OTA). The update will also fix the horizontal lines that may be displayed across the keyboard.
The update improves reliability of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch (fifth generation) when connected to encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi networks. The latest update also resolves the problem that prevents iPhone from using the cellular network in some instances.
Additionally, the update brings a Passcode Lock fix that allowed users to access Passbook pass details without unlocking the screen. The update also fixes the bug which affects Exchange meetings.
A step-by-step guide is listed below to update iPhone 5 to the latest iOS 6.0.1. Please note that Mobilenapps.com is not responsible for any issues with your device, if any, which you may encounter during or after the upgrade.
Step 1: A user will have to launch the Settings app, tap on General, and then Software Update. The display should show "Upgrade for iPhone 5" with the file download size of 69.7 MB. A user will have to tap on "Learn More" to begin the process update process.
Step 2: Now, the display should say "Download and install". A user will have to tap on Download and Install. A new app icon called "iOS Updater" will appear on the device.
Step 3: A user will have to restart the device.
Step 4: Once the handset is rebooted, a user will have to tap on the iOS Updater icon and then tap OK on the dialogue. Now, the update process will begin and the iPhone 5 will be updated with the iOS 6.0.1
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