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Top iOS6 Problems And How To Fix Them

Have you bought an iPhone 5 or upgraded your iPhone 4 or 4S or iPad to iOS 6? Many users have experienced problems with the new operating system version. We went through Apple's community discussions forum looking for common problems and solutions that users have found. Here are some of the most common having to do with Wi-Fi failures, missing music, failure to connect to iTunes, high cellular bills and, of course, the infamous Apple Maps.

Battery Life More Like Battery Death

I upgraded yesterday to iOS6, wrote Ralf99. I left my phone charged 100%. After 4 hours on standby it was down to 3%. I went to sleep with at least 90% battery life and woke up it was down to 66%. Was never like that before. Is there any way I can revert to IOS 5.1.1?

Actually there isn't a way to downgrade to iOS 5.1.1 unless you saved your SH blobs before you upgraded. Those are unique software identifiers that associate the OS with the hardware.

As far as battery life, StrAuchXl wrote:

I found out, that there is in the settings a point called advertising, if you switch this off the battery is nearly back at the point you were used to when it was running with iOS5.

More specifically: Deactivate the feature "Limit Ad Tracking" in Settings->General->About->Advertising->Limit Ad Tracking=OFF.

iMaps is Beautiful but iNaccurate

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Haxion wrote:

I have upgraded my 4S to iOS6, and let's forget about all the other errors I get with my apps. But the fact that my map doesn't open any locations & can't find me any directions is the most annoying one! It even can't find the directions from my house to the next street!

And Beamer79 wrote:

Search for Manchester United Football Club - the most popular football club in the world - and Apple shows you Sale United Football Club, a community team for ages five and above.

What to do? Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote: can try alternatives by downloading map apps from the App Store like Bing, MapQuest and Waze, or use Google or Nokia maps by going to their websites and creating an icon on your home screen to their web app.

Do you have a problem or a comment about your Apple device? If so, Apple wants to hear from you. They say they read every comment, but won't respond to any of them.

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3/28/2014 | 3:11:18 PM
ios6 problems
thank you, im still on ios6 :)
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