Waze 3.5, iPhone 4S, iOS 6 - Is There A Workaround?

These forums are specific to the Waze mobile app. Post here if you experienced a problem while using the app, have a question about the app functionality or a feature such as navigation or search.

Moderators: Unholy, bextein

Waze 3.5, iPhone 4S, iOS 6 - Is There A Workaround?

Postby top_gun_de » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:04 pm

PhantomSoul wrote:I don't think there is an iOS 6.0.2 (yet). There is, however, an iOS 6.0.1 patch that that has to be installed with an Internet-connected iTunes computer and the USB cable, since the update says iOS 6.0.1 corrects a bug in iOS 6.0 that makes over-the-air updates not work.


No, the update works over-the-air (at least with wifi), but it is a two-stage-process on the iphone 5 which had the bug. Opening settings/software-update loads a fixed updateprogram which when started will load the real 6.0.1-update.

Best regards,

Detlev
Image
AM Region Hannover, CM Deutschland (Germany), Coordinator Germany, Global Champ

Wiki Deutschland | Straßen und Orte benennen D | Karte bearbeiten | Editorbedienung
top_gun_de
Waze Global Champs
Waze Global Champs
 
Posts: 7728
Joined: Sun Dec 25, 2011 12:16 pm
Location: Wunstorf, Germany
Has thanked: 2741 times
Been thanked: 4543 times

Re: Waze 3.5, iPhone 4S, iOS 6 - Is There A Workaround?

Postby jasonh300 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:56 pm

mwburn wrote:
PhantomSoul wrote:I don't think there is an iOS 6.0.2 (yet). There is, however, an iOS 6.0.1 patch that that has to be installed with an Internet-connected iTunes computer and the USB cable, since the update says iOS 6.0.1 corrects a bug in iOS 6.0 that makes over-the-air updates not work.


I updated mine using WiFi, so it may only be specific circumstances that require connecting directly to computer.


I upgraded to 6.0.1 as soon as I noticed that it was available. I did it over 3G from my office, which has a weak signal, and it was done in less than 5 minutes, including the reboot.
Image
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
South-Central Regional Coordinator
(LA/MS/AR...contact karlcr9911 for TX/OK related issues)
U.S. Champ, Global Champ
Waze FAQ ... Best Map Editing Practice
Ask me about Louisiana Editors Chat in Google Hangouts!
jasonh300
Waze Global Champs
Waze Global Champs
 
Posts: 7571
Joined: Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:26 pm
Location: New Orleans, LA, USA
Has thanked: 402 times
Been thanked: 970 times

Re: Waze 3.5, iPhone 4S, iOS 6 - Is There A Workaround?

Postby Laakkus » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:54 pm

Smells like rotten apples, says I.
;)

Just smudged the touchscreen with Tapatalk
Image
Area manager: Some cities
Country manager: Finland
Suomenkielinen Wiki | Asemien tarkistus | Editointiohje
i9300 | Resurrection Remix | Waze 3.9
Laakkus
 
Posts: 351
Joined: Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:48 am
Has thanked: 5 times
Been thanked: 8 times

Waze 3.5, iPhone 4S, iOS 6 - Is There A Workaround?

Postby PhantomSoul » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:07 pm

iOS 6.0.1 can be loaded over the air now, at least on iPhone 5 via AT&T. It downloads an app to your phone that then works around the bug to update iOS to 6.0.1 and conveniently removes itself during the update process. A rather elegant solution, I must say...
ImageImageImageImage
Waze Editing Manual | USA Road Types | USA Forum
Verizon iPhone 6 / iOS (latest) / Waze (latest/beta)
PhantomSoul
Country Manager
Country Manager
 
Posts: 1550
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:00 am
Location: Union, NJ USA
Has thanked: 285 times
Been thanked: 455 times

Previous

Return to Waze App

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users