We previously reported on a problem with iTunes Syncing after the iPhone OS 2.2.1 update. Now, a fix from Apple has materialized, and can be executed as follows:
Select "Deauthorize Computer" from the Store menu
Enter your iTunes Store Account ID and Password, then clicking on the Deauthorize button.
Select "Authorize Computer" from the Store menu
Enter your iTunes Store Account ID and Password, then click on the Authorize button.
Once this is completed you should be able to sync content again with your iPhone or iPod Touch. However, for some users, … Read more
Dozens for iPhone Atlas readers, and dozens more on Apple's Discussion boards, are reporting a bevy of issues after applying the iPhone OS 2.2.1 update. As usual, the following two procedures will work to solve a number of problems:Reset your iPhone by holding down the sleep and home buttons until the Apple logo appears; Restore your iPhone: Click the Restore button under the Summary tab. Restoring the phone will erase contacts, calendars, photos and other data on the phone, but will restore automatically backed-up information including text messages, notes, call history, contact favorites, sound settings, widget … Read more
A number of users have reported that virtually all third-party applications crash soon after launching under iPhone OS 2.2.1. Fortunately, an extremely simple fix works in many instances of this problem:Touch and hold any application icon the icons begin to shake. Tap the "x" in the corner of the application you want to delete. Tap Delete. Press the Home button. Download the application again, either from your iPhone or your desktop computer (there will be no additional charge for the redownload)
iPhone users are reporting a significant new problem involving iPhone syncing through iTunes after the iPhone OS 2.2.1 update. Posters to a thread on Apple's discussion boards report that afflicted iPhones will sync with iTunes for a period of time before stopping completely, generally after deleting songs. User "Scott" writes:
"My issue seemed to be triggered by attempting to delete some songs on my iPhone. Delete seemed to be progressing until iTunes hung (spinning beach ball) and finally crashed/quit. "Submit error report to Apple" dialog appeared and I have been submitting … Read more
Users are experiencing a series of issues--some minor, some significant--after the iPhone OS 2.2.1 update.
Installation fails, cannot restore Several users have reported an issue in which the installation of iPhone OS 2.2.1 fails partway through and subsequent restore attempts fail, yielding, in essence, an unusable iPhone.
If you experienced a similar issue, try the suggestions listed in this article.
Airplane mode problems Make sure that your iPhone is not in airplane mode. If the iPhone is in airplane mode when it is updated, it will not be able to properly activate after the software installation … Read more
Shortly following the release of iPhone and iPod Touch firmware update 2.2.1 Apple has released the iPhone SDK for iPhone OS 2.2.1.
The new SDK is available for download if you are registered iPhone developer here.
This new release offers enhancements to the XCode IDE, Interface Builder, and Dashcode supports the creation of web applications that are optimized for the iPhone, as well as for Dashboard widgets.
Apple has released iPhone OS 2.2.1, a minor update to the device's firmware and operating system. Apple's release notes state only that the update increases the stability of Safari and resolves a problem in which images saved from Mail do not display correctly in the camera roll. However, users are beginning to discover several undocumented enhancements.
In particular, the update appears to address a nasty bug in which users suddenly experience inability to send SMS text messages on the iPhone 3G, receiving the message "error sending" upon attempting to send.
Still unresolved, however, is … Read more
Apple has released a minor iPhone firmware update that is supposed to help improve the stability of its Safari browser.
The update should be popping up Tuesday if you connect your iPhone to iTunes. Update 2.2.1 is the first tweak released since Apple added Google's Street View to the iPhone's software back in November with the 2.2 release.