Apple has posted a support document that acknowledges the daylight savings time bug that has been plaguing iPhone and iPod touch users running iOS 4.1, in European countries, Australia and New Zealand. In some regions, shortly before or after the daylight saving time (DST) change, repeating alarms created in the Clock app may work incorrectly. […]
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Apple Issues Support Document Addressing iOS Daylight Savings Time Bug

093441-ios_clock_icon.jpgApple has posted a support document that acknowledges the daylight savings time bug that has been plaguing iPhone and iPod touch users running iOS 4.1, in European countries, Australia and New Zealand.

In some regions, shortly before or after the daylight saving time (DST) change, repeating alarms created in the Clock app may work incorrectly.

The half-assed fix that Apple is recommending for affected users is to manually set their alarms for each day they are needed until after November 7th, which is Daylight Savings Time here in North America. After the 7th, users can once again turn repeat back on.

To resolve this behavior for existing alarms, set the repeat interval to Never. You will need to reset these alarms for each day you need them.

After November 7th, 2010, you can set your alarms to repeat again.

It had been previously stated that Apple would be addressing the bug in an upcoming iOS update. This update will come in the form of iOS 4.2, which is slated for release sometime this month.

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