Apple has a workaround for owners of the iPhone 6 and iPhone posted on its support site 6 Plus, who quickly retracted the iOS 8.0.1 update installed. The company also announced the patched update iOS 8.0.2, which will provide it as soon as possible in the coming days.

Just about an hour available update to iOS 8.0.1 made ​​on some devices that they could no longer connect to the wireless network after the installation. It also paralyzed the fingerprint scanner Touch ID.

Apple recommends affected users to now, ye iPhone 6 or 6 plus on iOS reset 8. For this purpose, they first need the latest version of iTunes. In a first step, they should pay smartphone connect to iTunes and use it to perform a backup of your personal data on a Mac or PC. In this context, Apple points out that iCloud backups can not be restored to earlier versions, which includes iOS 8.

For downgrade from iOS 8.0.1 to 8.0 iPhone 6 owners also need the IPSW file of the latest stable build of the operating system. These can be downloaded for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Apple’s support page. The files are 1.9 and 2.2 GB in size. Apple’s server but seem to be slightly overloaded, which results in relatively low download rates.

Alternatively, the IPSW files can be downloaded also from the third-party website IPSDownloader.com. Our U.S. colleagues at CNET.com have these versions used to restore her iPhone 6 and confirm that it works. To download the IPSW files of iOS 8.0 Apple users to select IPSDownloader.com the drop-down menu “Device” to select “iPhone” and according to “model” the standard and plus variant. After selecting “Firmware”, the entry “8.0 (12A365)”, just click on “Download” and another on “Download firmware 8.0 (12A365) for iPhone 6 [Plus]” is still necessary.

After the IPSW file was fully downloaded, iPhone-6 owners have to play through iTunes on their device. On Windows, it encouraged the Shift key and click in iTunes on the “Restore” option. Next, they select the appropriate IPSW file for iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and follow the instructions. On a Mac computer with OS X, the Alt key is held down, then proceed as under Windows instead of Shift.

Then clicking on “Update” iOS is 8 installed on the iPhone 6. There may have been “Find My iPhone” must be disabled in the iCloud settings. Once the installation of iOS is 8 completed, users can use the previously created backup under “backup restore” select and install again.

Actually, Apple did with iOS 8.0.1 to correct several errors that had occurred after the release of iOS eight in the past week. Among other things, it should fix a problem with Healthkit, which would have enabled Apple to provide the platform-based apps on the App Store. According to the release notes Apple also wanted to improve the support of third-party keyboards. On iOS, 8 it should also happen that prevents Safari uploading photos and videos. More bugs stuck in the family and enable the one-handed mode on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Some apps it should not be possible also to access images in the photo library.

Restoring to iOS iPhone 8-6-owners need to continue to live with these errors. According to Apple is about the health app does not work. This and other problems will disappear only with iOS 8.0.2.