Apple iOS 5.0.1 update released, to fix bugs affecting iPhone 4S battery life

By on Nov 11, 2011 in Europe, Software, Technology, United States, World Comments

Updated: November 11, 2011 10:16 p.m.

Read Apple iOS 5.0.1 update not solving some iPhone 4S battery life problems

Apple has just released iOS 5.0.1 and is now available at iTunes, which aims to fix the bugs that earlier affected the battery life of iOS devices particularly the iPhone 4S.



iOS 5.0.1 (over-the-air update)
Image Credit: MacRumors.com

As noted at MacRumors.com on Thursday, November 10, 2011, iOS 5.0.1 has been made available as a 44.6 MB over-the-air update (or 790MB on iTunes) on all iOS devices such as the iPhone 4S.

According to the update, iOS 5.0.1 has four tasks such as fixing bugs affecting battery life, adding of multitasking gestures for original iPad, resolving bugs with Documents in the Cloud, and improving voice recognition for Australian users using dictation.

Early this month, Apple acknowledged the battery life problem on iOS devices that started last October 25, in which the company said an iOS5 bug caused the problem and a software update will be released but did not mention what kind and when.

That time, some iPhone 4S users claimed that the battery charge drops up to 20 percent within an hour while others said that between 10 and 15 percent battery life is being lost at night or being barely used.

In a statement at Apple.com noting the security content of the iOS 5.0.1 software update, Apple said that they do not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available.

The iOS 5.0.1 is now available for iOS 3.0 through 5.0 for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, iOS 3.1 through 5.0 for iPod touch (3rd generation), as well as in all iPad models.



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