Apple Releasing iOS 12.0.1 With Fixes for Wi-fi connectivity on iPhone XS, Lightning charging issues

Apple is today releasing iOS 12.0.1, knocking out a few bugs involving charging, Wi-Fi connectivity, and sporadic Bluetooth connections.

The update fixes several high profile bugs that have been plaguing iOS 12 users. It resolves an issue that could cause some iPhone XS devices not to charge when connected to a Lightning cable.

The update also fixes a major Wi-Fi bug that could cause some iPhone XS devices to prefer to join a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network rather than a 5GHz Wi-Fi network, resulting in perceived slower Wi-Fi connection speeds.

Other fixes include subtitling on video appearing properly, the restoration of the original “.?123” key on the iPad keyboard, and a Bluetooth availability issue.

Apple’s full release notes for the update are below:

iOS 12.0.1 includes bug fixes and improvements for your iPhone or iPad. This update:

– Fixes an issue where some iPhone XS devices do not immediately charge when connected to a Lightning cable

– Resolves an issue that could cause iPhone XS devices to rejoin a Wi-Fi network at 2.4 GHz instead of 5 GHz

– Restores the original position of the “.?123” key on the iPad keyboard

– Fixes an issue where subtitles may not appear in some video apps

– Addresses an issue where Bluetooth could become unavailable

– For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

 

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