Fix ‘Touch ID’ and ‘Cellular Reception’ Errors on iOS 8.0.1 – How to
Apple just released its latest iOS 8.0.1 update an hour ago to fix iOS 8 bugs. However, after upgrading to the latest OS build, a huge number of users are reporting facing problems. These issues include some major bugs like having no cellular reception and Touch ID problems. If you too have updated to the latest OS and want to fix iOS 8.0.1 Touch ID, No Service, and other issues, here is how to.
Fix iOS 8.0.1 bugs:
To fix iOS 8.0.1 bugs like Touch ID problems and no cellular reception, you will have to manually install iOS 8 update on your device. Here is how you can manually update your iPad or iPhone to iOS 8 to fix iOS 8.0.1 bugs. Before proceeding, ensure to take a backup of your using iTunes. Also, make sure that your iTunes is the very latest version by clicking on the Check for Updates.
Steps to manually install iOS 8 update on your device using iTunes:
- iPad Air (Model A1474)
- iPad Air (Model A1475)
- iPad Air (Model A1476)
- iPad mini (Model A1489)
- iPad mini (Model A1490)
- iPad mini (Model A1491)
- iPad (4th generation Model A1458)
- iPad (4th generation Model A1459)
- iPad (4th generation Model A1460)
- iPad mini (Model A1432)
- iPad mini (Model A1454)
- iPad mini (Model A1455)
- iPad Wi-Fi 3rd generation
- iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for ATT)
- iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for Verizon)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi (Rev A)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (GSM)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA)
- iPhone 5s (Model A1453, A1533)
- iPhone 5s (Model A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530)
- iPhone 5c (Model A1456, A1532)
- iPhone 5c (Model A1507, A1516, A1526, A1529)
- iPhone 5 (Model A1428)
- iPhone 5 (Model A1429)
- iPhone 4s
- iPhone 6 Plus: iPhone7,1_8.0_12A366_Restore.ipsw
- iPhone 6: iPhone7,2_8.0_12A365_Restore.ipsw
After you have downloaded the iOS 8 build for your device, here are the steps to manually install iOS 8 on your device:
- Connect your iOS 8.0.1 device to your computer using an USB cable and wait for iTunes to connect to your device.
- Click on device button on the top right corner.
- Hold the Option key (Mac) or Shift key (Windows) and click on the Check for Update.
- Select the iOS 8 firmware file downloaded earlier.
- You will get a popup message to verify with Apple. Click on the Update button.
- The next screen will show you iOS 8 release notes; click on the Next button and agree to terms.
- iTunes will now download the firmware file (the file weighs around 2.1GB so be patient).
- Once downloaded, the file will be processed and prepared to be flashed on your device.
- Beware to not disconnect your device until the update has finished which can take a few minutes.
- In the process, your iOS device may reboot once or twice.
- You will the Hello screen when the iOS 8 is successfully installed on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
Hope manually installing iOS 8 helps you fix iOS 8.0.1 bugs like Touch ID issues and cellular reception.