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iOS 6.1.2 fixes Exchange calendar bug, battery drain, passcode flaw

By Rick
Feb 19, 2013
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  1. Apple has released yet another iOS update, iOS 6.1.2, to address a few lingering issues still haunting some iOS 6.1 and 6.1.1 users. The iterative update includes fixes an Exchange calendar bug, which in turn also solves the greatly decreased...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    Finally. I go from draining to 65% with an hour of use under 6.1 to 100% to 92% under 6.2.2. Thanks apple.
  3. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,454   +620

    The calendar bug still exists????? Apple claimed to have fixed this in 6.0.1!
  4. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    What calendar bug?
  5. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,454   +620

    There was an issue where if you accept/decline a calendar invite from iOS, it would **** up everything. Made you creator; if you chose to decline it would delete the entire event; etc.
  6. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    hmm interesting. I just switched from the stock calendar app today to Sunrise, but you need a Facebook to log in (even though you can connect LinkedIn and Google calendar to it)
  7. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,454   +620

    Yeah, it caused havoc in our organisation due to the popularity of iPhones as both business and personal phones. It was almost comical, almost depressive..
  8. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    I love it! But I kinda miss the live date on my home screen (the stock app brought color to my home screen haha)
  9. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TechSpot Booster Posts: 571   +98

    Nobody has any real expectations Apple will fix this bug for real. This is what, their fourth try? I wish Apple would stop hiring fashion designers and hire real technical experts.
  10. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    lol. they actually do fix things but sometimes it takes a while haha. I am wondering why they rushed this patch without the passcode fix
  11. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,454   +620

    There's talk that the passcode glitch was quietly fixed in this update.
     
  12. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    Hmm I heard it was not. Interesting though. I am not surprised why they didn't state it in the release notes... so that people wouldn't know you could exploit this if they came in contact with it.
  13. Railman

    Railman TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 588   +78

    My wife has tried to update but she keeps getting a message her phone is not connected to WiFi! I am wondering if the problem is with the Apple servers.
  14. The battery drain is worse since I loaded 6.1.2 last night on 4Gs.
  15. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    I havent been on 4G since the patch. I guess I will see today! I really hope they fix the inconsistencies with Verizon and the iPhone since I get 2G where my friends get 4G with AT&T (iPhone issue)
  16. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,490   +292

    Is it connected to WiFi though? I was reading elsewhere that AT&T? wasn't pushing this out over the cell networks. If you are connected to WiFi and it still won't work, you can update it through iTunes but then it goes from a few meg download to over a gig because it downloads the whole iOS.
  17. Railman

    Railman TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 588   +78

    It eventually updated around ten o clock.
  18. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    I think this update was only like 30 mb if I remember correctly.
  19. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,490   +292

    Yeah, not big, unless you did the update through iTunes, then it dls the entire iOS, so it jumps to something like 1.1GB. So that isn't an ideal method to upgrade, but it should work when OTA/WiFi updates fail.
  20. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    Ah I was wondering why it was so huge in iOS vs through the device.
  21. Railman

    Railman TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 588   +78

    ITunes takes up too much space on the C: drive. I found this out when my wife upgraded her iPhone. My data is kept on a separate partition but iTunes did not have an option to use anything but the C drive so backups of the phone kept failing. As a result of this and other issues I don't rate Apple.
  22. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,490   +292

  23. TRIBAL

    TRIBAL Newcomer, in training

    Hey mate, my questions I think been answered? on the phone the update 6.1.2 says 12.0mb, but when I start download, says like 983mb, im like no way??? So if I do it through WIFI it'll be a smaller update??
    please explain..
  24. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,490   +292

    Yes, wifi update will be smaller. iTunes update gets the whole OS presumably for the ability to do a total restore to your phone if something really bad happens at some point. Whole OS isn't needed for a patch, only the patch.
  25. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,869   +889

    I put Itunes on my old XP computer on an external drive because it took up too much space.


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