Apple releases iOS 8.0.2

Apple releases iOS 8.0.2

Last updated: October 24, 2017 

Apple releases iOS 8.0.Quickly on the heels of a seemingly flawed iOS 8 update (8.0.1) that caused issues with Touch ID and cellular service, Apple releases iOS 8.0.2.  The release is intended to fix the Touch ID and cellular issues caused by the 8.0.1, and according to the release notes, includes the following key fixes:

Addresses an issue where third-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.

To update to iOS 8.0.2, go to Settings -> General -> Software Update, or connect your device to a computer running iTunes.

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