Apple fixes iOS 14 bug that reset default browser, mail choices
What you need to know
- Last week, a bug emerged in iOS 14 which reset a user's default mail and browser choices when their iPhone was restarted.
- This has now been fixed.
- Apple has patched the issue in iOS 14.0.1.
Apple has fixed an issue in iOS 14 that reset the user's default browser and email choices when their iPhone was restarted.
Apple released the new software yesterday with a few bug fixes and tweaks. Most notably, a fix to a problem that reset the default browser and email options in iOS 14.
Thankfully, Apple has rolled out the first new iteration of iOS 14, iOS 14.0.1 with a fix to the issue. The full release notes state:
- This update includes bug fixes for your iPhone.
- Fixes an issue that could cause default browser and mail settings to reset after restarting your iPhone
- Addresses an issue that could prevent camera previews from displaying on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
- Fixes an issue that could prevent your iPhone from connecting to Wi-Fi networks
- Resolves an issue that could prevent sending email with some mail providers
- Addresses an issue that could prevent images from appearing in the News widget
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9