Apple officially released iOS 15.0.1 today, which is the first official update to iOS 15 that was first published in September. This new update to the released OS comes two weeks after the launch of iOS 15, with a bug fix update of issues facing the prior version.
How To Download and Install iOS 15.0.1
iOS 15.0.1 update can be downloaded and device updated for free from your iphone or ipad device settings. The software is available devices eligible for the update over the air.
Simply open the Settings app, and navigate to General the click on Software Update and allow the update to take place.
Features and Fixes of iOS 15.0.1 Update
The new update comes with fixes an Apple Watch bug that has been affecting iPhone 13 users. In the prior iOS 15, many iPhone 13 owners have been unable to use the feature that’s designed to allow iPhone devices to unlock with an already paired Apple Watch when the user is wearing a mask.
Users who attempted to use this function have ran into an error message about a communication issue with the Apple Watch, which the company promised that a fix was in the short run and shortly after the bug surfaced, and has also fixed the issue in the iOS 15.1 beta.
The newly launched update also fixes a bug that could cause the Settings app to incorrectly display a storage full alert when it’s isn’t, and it also addresses an issue that could cause audio meditations to unexpectedly start a workout on Apple Watch for some Fitness+ subscribers
This update includes bug fixes for your iPhone.
- Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch may not work on iPhone 13 models
- Settings app may incorrectly display an alert that storage is full
- Audio meditations could unexpectedly start a workout on Apple Watch for some Fitness+ subscribers
The company also released a new version of iPadOS 15.0.1, which has the same level of problem fixes for the Settings app and audio meditations.
In the long run, Apple promised to bring an update fix for a Core Animation bug preventing some developers from taking the full advantage of 120Hz ProMotion displays for their app animations, this and more in future update.