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Apple pulls iOS 8 update after problems

Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 hours after release because some users were saying they could't make calls.

By Heather Records

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Just hours after release, Apple pulled its update to iOS 8 -- iOS 8.0.1 -- because of reports the update caused problems with users cellular service and Apple's Touch ID.

The tech giant released the update to fix problems with HealthKit apps and other problems that affected the first version of the new iOS.

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In a statement Apple said, "We are actively investigating these reports and will provide information as quickly as we can. In the meantime, we have pulled back the iOS 8.0.1 update."

The company also addressed an issue where third party keyboards could be deselected when a user enters their passcode.

They also fixed a problem that kept some apps from accessing photos in the photo library.

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