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iOS 5.01 Released, Fixes iPhone 4S Battery Issues

Apple has released iOS 5.01, a 55 megabyte over-the-air update that, amongst other things, promises to fix the battery issues that are plaguing some iPhone 4S owners.  

To update your iPhone from iOS 5 to iOS 5.01, simply go to Settings –> General –> Software Update.   Note that some people are reporting that it is not yet showing as available for them just yet – so if you are told that you have the latest version already, try again a little later.

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  • doug s

    got the download at 10.12 this morning. took 20 min to download, running a series of tests….. re battery

  • Nicole

    I just tried my update and got an error message, what do I do now?

    Unable to Check for Update
    An error occurred while checking for a software update.
    cancel try again

    • Joe Tomasone

      Might be overloaded now that the word is out. Try again later?

  • gizzy gee

    Mines just did it on its owns. luvin’ my some iPiece up in this camp.

  • jt

    Update installed 4 hours ago. Battery was at 80% capacity then, it’s now at 45%. Stiil going down a lot quicker that the iPhone4 ever did. 4S running same applications. Will try turning off location services to see if that helps. Didn’t have to with the 4 and IOS 4.

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  • Amit

    Dear Team,

    I am getting this comment, everytime I try to update software

    ” Unable to Check for Update
    An error occurred while checking for a software update ”

    Can you pl advice, have already tried different timings, reboot, etc
    it doesn’t work

    Amit