First OTA Update for iOS 5 Devices Now Available (iOS 5.0.1)

Apple has pushed out the very first over-the-air update for iOS 5 enabled iDevices, which among other things promises to fix some of those battery life issues that a few users have been reporting.  What is so monumental about this update is the fact that you no longer need to tether your device to a computer to update it.  As long as you have your iDevice hooked up to a Wi-Fi connection you can pull the update down right from your phone.  For detailed instructions on how to go about updating to iOS 5.0.1 right from your gadget head on down past the break.  You can also see the full list of the iOS 5.0.1 fixes underneath the OTA update instructions.  You’ve been wishing you were on some Wi-Fi so you could get your iOS 5 OTA update on…

How to update iOS 5 enabled devices over-the-air

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Click on General
  3. Click on Software Update
  4. Click on Download and Install
  5. Fin

Proposed Fixes in iOS 5.0.1

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