Apple releases iOS 8.0.2 update to fix HealthKit bug

Apple has released an iOS update to address the HealthKit bug. This isn’t the first update the Cupertino-based company has unveiled; version 8.0.2 builds on top of the previous build (8.0.1), which caused a small mess in the iCommunity, with users reporting losing cell phone service as well as having problems with Touch ID fingerprint reading feature.

“iOS 8.0.2 is now available for users, it fixes an issue that affected iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who downloaded iOS 8.0.1, and includes improvements and bug fixes originally in iOS 8.0.1,” the company said in a statement. “We apologize for inconveniencing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who were impacted by the bug in iOS 8.0.1.”

With the new iOS hitting devices as we speak, we’re likely days away before a number of HealthKit-enabled apps hits the AppStore.

The first HealthKit-enabled app is FitPort which is described a “fitness dashboard,” created by Tokyo-based Flask LLP.

Both small and large mHealth app publishers made their products compatible with HealthKit but was forced to postpone the launch after Apple discovered a bug in the platform.