iOS 8.0.1 Pulled Down After ‘No Service,’ Touch-ID Problems

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
September 24, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Users on Wednesday are saying that the iOS 8.0.1 update, released Wednesday, is causing problems with the touch ID as they’re downloading the update.

UPDATE: BGR reports that Apple has pulled iOS 8.0.1 down at around 2:30 p.m. ET due to the litany a problems users are experiencing.

“Yep, my TouchID isn’t working either. “@othood: TouchID seems broken too,” one person wrote on Twitter.

Other users said that cellular reception is having issues after downloading the update. Users were getting a “no service” problem.

Per The Verge, here’s the leak on what the update is supposed to fix:

“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”

Gotta be Mobile notes that the touch ID problems appear to be centered on the iPhone 5s.

 

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.