For iPad users: How To Fix iOS 8 Issues when iOS 8.0.2 was released

  • According to CNBC, Apple said the iOS 8.0.1 bug affected less than 40,000 iPhone 6 handsets.
  • Based on the report from Crittercism, a performance management company, Apple’s latest software iOS 8’s crash rate is 78% higher than the earlier version iOS 7.

As a result, one day following the botched iOS 8.0.1 update release, Apple on Thursday issued iOS 8.0.2, essentially a fix for the prior fix targeting issues with the HealthKit framework for connected wellness apps and devices.
iOS 8.0.2 was released
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

On the other side, if you are iPad users, you may apparently experience various Wi-Fi connectivity and data speed issues following the upgrade to Apple’s recently released major mobile operating system update.

The publication offers users various solutions for the iOS 8 Wi-Fi bugs, including resetting iOS 8 networking settings and disabling the Wi-Fi Networking system service setting. Furthermore, users can also setup custom DNS in iOS to fix their sluggish connections, and even change Wi-Fi broadcast on their home routers from N to G networks. As always, performing a clean reinstall of iOS 8 could also fix the Wi-Fi issues.

For a limited time, iOS device users can also revert back to iOS 7.1.2 on all devices that have been upgraded to iOS 8. Some of the solutions OS X Daily presents are simple and can be immediately performed on any iOS 8-running iPad, while others may require more complex procedures. Complete instructions for taking the above steps in order to try fixing iOS 8 Wi-Fi issues are available at the source link.

Or try these methods:

1. If you still have 8.0.1 waiting to install and you’re not seeing 8.0.2, go to Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage and delete it.

If you get a verification error, update via iTunes instead.

2. Now, iOS 8.0.2 is currently rolling out and has yet to reach all areas, you can follow the direct download links for iOS 8.0.2 on your iPad:

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Otherwise, if you install it, let me know what it fixes for you, and if any issues pop up.

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