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How to Download and Install iOS 6.0.1 on iPhone 5 – Tutorial

Later today, Apple released a new iOS update to its future of iOS. The new update is iOS 6.0.1 that was previously expected to arrive on the iPad Mini Media Event, but we couldn’t see the update of iOS 6.0.1 on the Media Event because Apple had no plans for releasing it so soon. We previously reported about some bugs that were found in iOS 6 and Apple was well aware of them. The bugs included issue in Camera Flash Light, Passbook, and few more bugs. These all bugs are fixed in iOS 6.0.1 update.

Other than the above stated bugs, Apple has fixed some more and unknown bugs. These bugs were known by Apple and not by the developers or normal people. These strange bugs were not really real time bugs, they were some mistakes that Apple made while releasing iOS 6. However, these mistakes have been over come by Apple in iOS 6.0.1.

The change log of iOS 6.0.1 is as follows:

This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
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

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:

Above mentioned are tons of issues that Apple fixed in this iOS 6.0.1 update. Other than the bugs in iOS 6, Apple forgot the O.T.A update option for the iPhone 5. In order to over come the O.T.A update issue in the iPhone 5, Apple released a separate updater for the iPhone 5 users who want to update to iOS 6.0.1 using O.T.A method. The method to update to iOS 6.0.1 on the iPhone 5 is a bit different, but not technical. We can say that the method is almost the same with one or two additional steps. After this iOS 6.0.1 update, the issue would be resolved.

To over come issue we have a made a guide for the iPhone 5 users who want to update to iOS 6.0.1 using O.T.A method.

 How to Download and Install iOS 6.0.1 on iPhone 5

At first, you need to make your mind that do you want to update to iOS 6.0.1 or not. We would recommend you to update to iOS 6.0.1 because many iPhone 5 users are facing issues with iOS 6.0. Other than iPhone 5 users can also update by keeping this in mind that they don’t rely on unlock.

Step 1:

If you want to update to iOS 6.01, then you need to head over to

Settings>General>Software Update.


Make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi Network in order to download the iOS 6.0.1.

Step 2:

Once you are in Software Update (O.T.A), after sometime the iPhone will show an update of iOS 6.0.1 is in the house. When you will scroll down, you will see download and install iOS 6.0.1 is not click-able.

To make this work, you need to go in learn more.


Step 3:

When you will go in learn more, it will ask you to download and install the installer to download iOS 6.0.1 and then install it.


Now click on the download installer and the downloading will start on your home page. Once the downloading is done, the installer will be installed.

Step 4:

Now open the same installer that you downloaded. After opening the installer, it will search for new update of iOS 6.0.1 and when it finds, it will ask you to download and install iOS 6.0.1 update, as done normally from settings.




Once you are done with clicking download and install iOS 6.0.1, the downloading will begin.

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