iPhone 2.0.1: What's fixed, problems upgrading
The latest iPhone update promises "bug fixes" by speeding up a few functions.
On Monday, Apple released iPhone firmware 2.0.1 for the
Among the improvements we've noted so far:
- Better keyboard responsiveness
- Less lag in the Contacts application
- Faster backups
You can obtain version 2.0.1 by connecting your iPhone to a host computer, launching
If you used one of the manual download links, hold the Option key under Mac OS X or the Shift key under Windows while clicking the "Restore" button in Windows, then select the downloaded file to upgrade the phone.
Problems applying the update
If you received an error -19 or a different message that prevents the update from taking place, try turning off automatic syncing, then quit iTunes, and disconnect your phone. Launch iTunes again, wait for it to find your phone, and try the update again. Failing that, try the tips in this knowledge base article.
(Cross-posted from iPhone Atlas)