Earlier today, Apple released iOS 8.0.1, an update to the latest version of its mobile operating system that includes a number of minor improvements. But the software update was quickly pulled as it was found to cause loss of cellular service and Touch ID functionality on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Now, the company has posted a new support document that suggests a workaround for the issues brought about by iOS 8.0.1.
Simply put, Apple’s workaround involves downgrading affected devices to iOS 8.0. But the required procedure, which is similar to the method that has been suggested by users, is not so straightforward.
As outlined by Apple, the steps for reinstalling iOS 8.0 on your iOS 8.0.1-handicapped iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus are as follows: