Apple has released iOS 10.1.1 download links for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Made available IPSW files of iOS 10.1.1 to fix the Health app bug. Here are the details to check out.
This particular release comes just a week after the final iOS 10.1, which introduced the new Camera Portrait mode for iPhone 7 Plus as well as a slew of security fixes, and predominantly includes bug fixes and platform improvements.
Conclusion here is that Apple’s iOS 10.1 release may have fixed a number of concerns, but that it also caused some issues, specifically for those who regularly used Apple’s own Health app. They were quick to let Apple know that iOS 10.1 deleted activity, sleep and nutrition data from their devices.
When that issue was discovered, Apple’s own support pages, social media and other online forums, were full of disgruntled individuals thankful for the fixes within iOS 10.1, and also were unhappy with this missing Health data as well. Apple’s response to those issues was the prompt release of iOS 10.1.1, which confirms the fact that Health data wasn’t actually deleted, but more just hidden from iOS 10.1 for one reason or another:
This update fixes bugs including an issue where Health data could not be viewed for some users.
It’s however unclear if this latest release contains any additional fixes, or even more, any actual feature improvements that users can interact with. iOS 10.1.1 fixes a bug that prevents your data from appearing in the Health app. To install the update, back up your iOS device first. Given how quickly it has been turned around without a beta, and the fact that’s a minor point on release, nevertheless it’s been rushed through quality assurance purely to fix this Health data bug that’s been affecting a growing number of users.
Those running a previous version of iOS, and been experiencing the aforementioned issue, can grab the latest iOS 10.1.1 update from the Software Update mechanism on a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch right now, or can also walk through direct IPSW download and update via iTunes.
Although this may not have been widespread bug affecting all users with Health data logged against their account, but is still extremely comforting to see Apple reacting so quickly to resolve an issue.
Update x1: Apple has issued an updated iOS 10.1.1 build 14B150. You can find more information about it here: iOS 10.1.1 14B150 Download Released For iPhone And iPad. Download links below have been revised to reflect this change.
iOS 10.1.1 IPSW Direct Download Links:
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (WiFi)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Cellular)
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro (WiFi)
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro (Cellular)
- iPad Air 2 (6th generation WiFi)
- iPad Air 2 (6th generation Cellular)
- iPad Air (5th generation WiFi + Cellular)
- iPad Air (5th generation WiFi)
- iPad Air (5th generation CDMA)
- iPad (4th generation CDMA)
- iPad (4th generation GSM)
- iPad (4th generation WiFi)
- iPad mini 2 (WiFi + Cellular)
- iPad mini 2 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 2 (CDMA)
- iPad mini 3 (China)
- iPad mini 3 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 3 (Cellular)
- iPad mini 4 (WiFi)
- iPad mini 4 (Cellular)
- iPhone 5 (CDMA)
- iPhone 5 (GSM)
- iPhone 5c (CDMA)
- iPhone 5c (GSM)
- iPhone 5s (CDMA)
- iPhone 5s (GSM)
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7 (iPhone9,1)
- iPhone 7 Plus (iPhone9,2)
- iPhone 7 (iPhone9,3)
- iPhone 7 Plus (iPhone9,4)
- iPhone SE
- iPod touch (6th-generation)
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