iOS 8.0.2 Download Available For iPhone With fix for cellular and Touch ID issues

After appearing the new issues in iOS 8.0.1 from No service and Touch ID issues, Apple has just released iOS 8.0.2 and it is currently available for iPhone/iPad and iPod Touch, users can download it from their devices or download it from the direct download links below..

iOS 8.0.2 fixes a critical issue where iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who updated to iOS 8.0.1 on Wednesday lost cellular signal and the ability to use Touch ID. It also addresses a HealthKit bug that prevented apps supporting the new APIs to function properly, as well as several other bugs.

Apple had confirmed the update to iOS 8.0.2 would be coming “in the next few days,” but it turns out the update was ready to go sooner, rather than later.

The full iOS 8.0.2 changelog is as follow:

  • 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
According to Apple, less than 40,000 iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users were affected by yesterday’s iOS 8.0.1 bugs.
Apple has issued an apology to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 users affected by iOS 8.0.1 update along with the release of iOS 8.0.2 (via TechCrunch):
iOS 8.0.2 is now available for users, it fixes an issue that affected iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who downloaded iOS 8.0.1, and includes improvements and bug fixes originally in iOS 8.0.1. We apologize for inconveniencing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who were impacted by the bug in iOS 8.0.1.
Direct download links for iOS 8.0.2:


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