Less than two weeks after the release of iOS 6, Apple is apparently still working out the bugs.
Today the company released a fix for a bug that allowed some devices on Verizon Wireless' network to consume cellular data while connected to a Wi-Fi network, unnecessarily depleting users' precious data minutes.
Apple encourages Verizon users to complete the following instructions to install an update to address the problem:
- Tap Settings > General > About.
- Wait for the following alert to appear:
- Tap OK to install the update.
- Hold the Sleep/Wake button down until you see "slide to power off".
- Slide to power off.
- After the device powers off, hold the Sleep/Wake button to turn your phone back on.
- Note: To finish the installation of the update, your iPhone 5 must be turned off and then on again.
- After your iPhone restarts, tap Settings > General > About, then scroll down to Carrier and verify that "Verizon 13.1" is displayed.
The fix materialized after iPhone 5 owners bombarded Apple's Support Communities withthey were experiencing with the new handset. Many users have complained about not being able to connect to Wi-Fi networks after the new mobile operating system's installation.
Though generally receiving positive reviews, the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 both come with a laundry list of complaints from users.
The new iPhone has presented its share of technical flaws, includingaround the edge, when keying in your password, behind the front display, and a on certain photos.
Apple's new OS has been dinged most severely for its, which many users found to be underwhelming or inaccurate when compared with Google's offering.
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