An iOS 8 Update That Doesn't Bork Your Phone Might Take a "Few Days"

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Yesterday, iOS 8.0.1 showed up and turned a whole bunch of new iPhones into iPod Touches. You can fix it now if you take the right steps, but the official patch from Apple might take a few days.

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From Apple's support page on the subject, which also walks you through the revert-to-iOS-8 process:

We are also preparing iOS 8.0.2 with a fix for the issue, and will release it as soon as it's ready in the next few days.

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With any luck that could be today or tomorrow, but Apple's clearly building in room for a bigger gap. So if you're left in the lurch, you're going to have to take matters into your own hands.

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ApexPredat0r
ApexPredat0r

I actually feel bad for Apple. Between the bending phones and the phone update that kills actual-phone functionality, it has been a rough (albeit incredibly profitable) launch.