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iOS 6.0.1 Firmware Update Now Available for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch [Direct Links]

Heads up to folks who have upgraded their iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to iOS 6, Apple just rolled out the first major update to its latest mobile operating system, iOS 6.0.1. Back in September, the Cupertino company officially launched iOS 6 which promises users over 200 new features. Just over a week ago, there was some reports that Apple was in the process of testing iOS 6.0.1 with carrier partners in order to sort out various kinks with iOS 6. And now sure enough, the fruit company has finally rolled out iOS 6. You can now download iOS 6.0.1 Build 9B206 for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

iOS 4.3.4 IPSW iOS 6.0.1 Firmware Update Now Available for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch [Direct Links]
One thing you need to know about iOS 6.0.1 is that it fixes a lot of bugs which is present in the iPhone 5. As it turned out, the latest 4-inch iPhone shipped with bugs that prevent users from updating their device over the air (OTA). So prior to being able to update, iPhone 5 owners will have to download a patch which fixes the said bugs and will finally allow them to update to the latest firmware. On top of fixing the said iPhone 5 update bug, iOS 6.0.1 also brings other fixes for bugs such as the graphical glitch with the keyboard, camera flash bug, Exchange meetings bug, and a lot more. Check out the complete change log below:

  • 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 6.0.1 Software Update iOS 6.0.1 Firmware Update Now Available for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch [Direct Links]
As you can see, the changes are somewhat minimal and the update revolves around fixing things. One notable thing that is missing is the lack of improvements regarding the iOS 6 Maps, which garnered quite a lot of criticisms from all parts of the world. Another item that would have made users happy is a patch which will improve overall battery performance. That's not saying that iOS 6 have poor battery performance as there are no significant issues reported regarding this aspect.

In order to update to using your compatible devices (iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 3GS, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4), you have two options on how to go at it. You can opt for OTA updates by navigating Settings > General > Software Update in your iOS device. Alternatively, you can connect your device to a computer and update via iTunes. You can download the latest firmware update via the direct links provided below:

Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW Direct Links:

Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW for iPhone 5 GSM (iPhone5,1_6.0.1_10A525_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW for iPhone 5 CDMA (iPhone5,2_6.0.1_10A525_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW for iPhone 4S (iPhone4,1_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW for iPhone 4 GSM (iPhone3,1_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW for iPhone 4 CDMA (iPhone3,3_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW for iPhone 3GS (iPhone2,1_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad mini (iPad2,5_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad 4 (iPad3,4_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad 3 GSM (iPad3,2_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad 3 CDMA (iPad3,3_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad 3 WiFi (iPad3,1_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad 2 GSM (iPad2,2_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad 2 CDMA (iPad2,3_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPad 2 WiFi (iPad2,1_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPod Touch 4G (iPod4,1_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW iPod Touch 5G (iPod5,1_6.0.1_10A523_Restore.ipsw)

So will you be updating to iOS 6.0.1?

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