Apple Pushes Out iOS 8.0.2 Update: To Fix Cellular, Touch ID Issues

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Apple has been at the end of a lot of criticisms that have been hurled towards the company with the release of the new iOS 8 operating system. And now the company seeks to make amends with a new update that aims at fixing a few niggling issues.

According to reports, Apple has released a brand new iOS 8.0.2 update for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The new move comes from the company after it previously released and removed the iOS 8.0.1 update that affected users with issues regarding cellular and Touch ID.

"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," the company stated in a statement.

"We apologize for inconveniencing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who were impacted by the bug in iOS 8.0.1," it added.

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Apple Pushes Out iOS 8.0.2 Update: To Fix Cellular, Touch ID Issues

The new update was anyway a burning need of the hour after users started complaining that their iPhones weren't connecting to cellular networks and that their Touch ID buttons no longer scanned for fingerprints after updating to iOS 8.0.1.

The new Apple update to fix the burning issues in iOS fixes an issue in iOS 8.0.1 that impacted cellular network connectivity and Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It also fixes a bug so HealthKit apps can now be made available on the App Store.

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Apart from that, it addresses an issue where 3rd party keyboards could become deselected when a user enters their passcode, and also the one that prevented some apps from accessing photos from the Photo Library. There are also improvements made to the reliability of the reachability feature on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

To get the update, you will just need to plug your phone in and check for updates in iTunes or navigate to Settings>General and tap Software Update.

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