iOS 6.0.1 now available for download; how to update

Apple’s iOS 6 is now live and ready for download and install. According to Apple, this update:

  • 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

iOS: How to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Make sure that your device is connected to a power outlet. You may update via iTunes and wirelessly.

Update your device wirelessly (iOS 5 and later)

Simply tap: Settings > General > Software Update; then tap Install Now to download the update.

iOS 6.0.1 install

Agree to the legal terms that Apple provides

iOS terms

Your device will verify the update and then restart

iOS verify

Wireless update should take less than 10 minutes.

Update your device using iTunes

Connect your device to your computer

Select your device in iTunes

Click “Check for Update”

And download and install the update.

Troubleshoot iOS 6.0.1

  • Make sure that your iPad/iPhone or iPod touch is backed up  before updating (How to back up your iOS device)
  • If  “Download and Install” option is grayed out or you see “This update requires at least x GB of available storage”,then remove some contents (movies, videos, photos, apps that you do not need) OR use iTunes to download and install the update.



  1. says

    I keep trying to download IOS 6.0.1 and it continues to time out. I have tried everything. Is anybody else having this problem? Any ideas how to fix it?

  2. Bahaa says

    I can not download itunes for iphone 4s version 6.0.1 to my labtop please advice how i can make it???


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