Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 which addresses issues raised in the previous iOS 8.0.1 update, completely banishing the previous update in the process. The main issues
iOS 8.0.2 also brings back Healthkit app, which were temporarily retracted due to an inherent bug in iOS 8.0.
If you still find yourself on iOS 8.0.1, make sure to update as soon as possible to this newer iOS 8.0.2 version for the most stable experience.
Here’s the official change log from Apple.
This release contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
- 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
iOS 8.0.2 is available for update from iTunes, or OTA (Over The Air) on the device itself by going to Settings > General > Software Update. As always, we would recommend doing a full backup before updating, even if it’s OTA.Share This: