Apple releases iOS 8.0.1 with various improvements and bug fixes [Update: Do not install]

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Apple has just released iOS 8.0.1, which includes a various improvements and bug fixes.

Update: We would recommend hold off upgrading to iOS 8.0.1 as iPhone users are reporting “No Service” issues after upgrading to iOS 8.0.1.

It includes the following bug fixes and improvements according to the release notes:

  • 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 the 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
Download iOS 8.0.1
Release notes for iOS 8.0.1
Release notes for iOS 8.0.1

It is available as a free upgrade for the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4s
  • iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3 and iPad 2
  • Retina iPad mini, 1st gen iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5th generation

The update is available as an OTA download for these devices. The size of the OTA update is 72.6 on the iPhone 6 Plus. The build number is 12A402. Here are download links for all the compatible iOS devices:

Let us know if iOS 8.0.1 has fixed the issues you have been facing after upgrading to iOS 8.0.

Update 1:

Updated the post with the direct download links for iOS 8.0.1.

Update 2:

We would recommend hold off upgrading to iOS 8.0.1 as iPhone users are reporting “No Service” issues after upgrading to iOS 8.0.1.

Update 3:

Please use this guide to fix the ‘No Service’ and Touch ID issue. I just used it to fix the problem.

Update 4:

Apple has pulled the iOS 8.01 update