Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1 to Address Keyboard, Camera Flash Issues

Apple has released iOS 6.0.1 to fix a few bugs and issues that have plagued iPhone 5 and fifth-generation iPod touch users, including that strange keyboard graphics glitch and the-flash-that-would-not-go-off-even-when-it’s-dark when using the built-in Camera app.

Here’s the full list of what’s new in iOS 6.0.1:

  • 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

I’ve seen several reports of higher-than-expected cellular data usage under iOS 6 over at the MacRumors forums and though I haven’t experienced this myself it seems to be a serious issue, especially for those with small data plans. Hopefully this update fixes this issue.


Victor Garcia

Didn’t fixed the crashes in my iPhone 4. I’m so sick of it…. Since i updated to iOs 6 it just keep crashing on every app.

Dan Thompson

I installed iOS6 onto my iPhone 4 before getting my iPhone 5, and had no issues you’re describing with it crashing my iPhone. It ran fine. Have you jailbroken your iPhone 4 possibly?

Leigh-Ann Dickson

Since I have updated the software on my iPhone 4s my apps are playing the ‘I don’t wanna work game too’. I don’t know how to jailbreak, or do anything fancy with my iphone except phone, text and play games. It’s extremely frustrating when you think you’re about to get a game of WWF and after the load page, you’re taken straight back to your phone’s home page 🙁

Sad times.


I agree with Mr Victor. I’m facing the same issue. Every apps crash after I update the iOS to 6.0. Having lots of problem. Therefore I had bought a Samsung Note II now. Seems Samsung runs smoother than iPhone.


@Yogen: Yea, right. You ditched your iPhone for a Samsung. How much does Samsung pay you?

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