iOS 6.0.1 Released, Download Now For Your iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad [Direct Links]

Apple has just released iOS 6.0.1 to the public, one day ahead of the official iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad global launch. The update introduces a handful of improvements and bug fixes including keyboard screen glitch and camera flash Issues among others.


The 6.0.1 update is available both via iTunes as well as OTA. However iPhone 5 users updating from their devices are required to first install an “updater” application (shown above).

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Here’s the official change log:

– 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

Here are the direct iOS 6.0.1 IPSW download links (official):

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  • http://twitter.com/Brendan_Charles Brendan Charles

    Cool! That keyboard glitch was getting annoying

  • http://www.iphoneincanada.ca Gary

    It was scary. Gave me nightmares.

  • Clay

    Awesome. Any word on an iOS 6 untethered jailbreak?

  • crosseyed_mofo

    not that i mind, but why is updater app iphone 5 only?

  • http://twitter.com/DiEtrio Alex

    About time…

  • Anthony ?

    I believe the issue it fixed was iPhone 5 only….

  • http://www.facebook.com/alan.young.33886 Alan Young

    Facebook app crashes constantly with iOS 6.0.1 update

  • yamador

    Here too, on both my iphone 4 and ipad 2. Rather irritating. Deleted facebook, reinstalled, restarted phone but nothing helps.

  • crosseyed_mofo


    of course… didnt fully realize what the problem was

  • bradg17

    Was this only on iPhone 5’s or did it affect ios6 as a whole? Knock on wood but I’ve yet to see any lines on my iphone 5 keyboard. However I will update as soon as possible. Hopefully this doesn’t affect the progress of current jailbreaks. Although I doubt it will as developers usually wait for the first update before releasing anything. Hopefully the jailbreak isn’t far off now :)

  • bradg17

    Who would put this down? This is a top issue for me too! I want my jailbreak 😛

  • alamarco

    “Resolves an issue that prevents iPhone from using the cellular network in some instances” so are my data woes finally going to be solved?

    Thought I was safe from not using phone over cell network past 5 days and got message today telling me I went over my limit. Pissed off and this update has come a little too late.

  • baitbus

    only untethered on old 3GS Bootrom with 6.0.1 and i have verified that this works!

  • Apple_Sauce

    Was there any updates to the severely unreliable Apple Maps?