Apple brings iOS7.0.1 Bug-Fix Update for iPhone 5s and 5c

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Apple has just rolled out a bug-fix update for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c via iOS 7.0.1 release. Earlier, select iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) received the latest iOS upgrade, the iOS 7, via Over-The-Air (OTA) as well as through manual download links from Apple

iOS 7.0.1 is exclusive to the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. The update is said to address an issue with the new Touch ID sensor found on the new iPhone 5s and the other with iTunes App Store purchase system. According to sources who got early access to an iPhone 5s unit, once the device is activated, the iOS 7.0.1 bug-fix update will be automatically available for download via OTA as incremental update.

Officially, Apple has said that the minor update simply includes “bug fixes and improvements.” It’s unknown how iOS 7.0.1 affects the iPhone 5c, which lacks the Touch ID sensor embedded in the home button.

Auto Update

iOS 7.0.1 can be installed as an over-the-air update via the iPhone’s Settings application, or through iTunes when connected to a Mac or PC running the newly released iTunes 11.1.

Maual Update

Those who cannot access the iOS 7.0.1 bug-fix update via OTA can now download and install the same manually, using the following links:

Steps to Update iOS 7.0.1 Manually on iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c via iTunes:

  • Download the correct iOS firmware for your device.
  • Connect the device to computer via USB cable and wait until iTunes recognises the device.
  • Click the device button to the left of iTunes Store button on the top right corner.
  • Hold down the Shift key (Windows) or option key (Mac) and click Check for Update button under Summary pane.
  • Browse and select the ipsw file you downloaded, and let the firmware installation begin.
  • Do not disconnect your device until the update completes installing.

Your iOS device is now running iOS 7.0.1 update successfully.

 The news comes some days after we heard that iOS 7.0.1, iOS 7.0.2, and iOS 7.1 are already being tested in Cupertino, Calif. and the surrounding area.

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