Another iOS 8 glitch has been found, just days after the latest update. This time, the problem was found with the Bluetooth connectivity, which seemingly does not work properly. It is a long line of problems that Apple has faced since the initial release of the latest operating system.
In fact, there are a number of new glitches, despite the update supposedly fixing other bugs. One of those is that all iWork documents could be deleted due to an iCloud Drive bug. The iWork documents should be safe in iCloud when the Apple device is reset to factory settings. However, this has not been the case, angering a number of users.
The newest issue is that people are unable to connect through Bluetooth since updating to the latest iOS 8. Users have found they cannot connect to any Bluetooth device, including their car audio systems in various vehicles. Various types of speakers and headphones are also not working as expected.
Some users have found a way around this system. They can log out of iCloud, which means all Bluetooth devices are forgotten. They will then need to reset their network settings and pair back up to the devices. After that, they can log back into iCloud. It is a complicated solution to the problem, but something that many people are choosing to do just so they get full use out of their devices.
The only issue is those who have documents they want to keep on iCloud Drive. By doing this workaround, the iWork documents will be deleted. It is a difficult iOS 8 glitch found after the latest round of updates.
Apple’s new operating system for iPhones and iPads has caused nothing but problems for many users. Bugs were instantly noticed, with a major one being that HealthKit apps would not work. The company released iOS 8.0.1 but that caused even more problems. Users started finding that their devices would not connect to networks, and virtually became useless.
The tech giant apologized for the problems, which is unusual in itself. The update was then pulled, and users were given the option to downgrade their operating system. That was available until iOS 8.0.2 became available just a few days ago.
Apple has not yet confirmed the problems with the latest update, but the tech giant is reportedly investigating. Until then, there is not expected to be an update to fix the problems. Many users simply want to downgrade to iOS 7. While it had some problems—as most operating systems do—they were nowhere near as bad as the problems noticed over the last week or so.
iPhone and iPad users will need to wait for now. It is best to backup work in other areas, and avoid resetting the whole system if one has iWork documents stored on iCloud Drive. Apple is currently working on the next update, and those with developer accounts already have access to iOS 8.1. There are reports that this has fixed the Bluetooth problem. Hopefully that will fix all the new glitches found in iOS 8 after the latest update.
By Alexandria Ingham