Apple says iOS 6.1 Exchange bug will be fixed in upcoming update

Since the arrival of iOS 6.1 users have been having problems on their iOS devices when they try to use Microsoft Exchange service. The most recent aperture is the 6.1 version persisting the calendar event bug that results in “excessive communication” whenever the user responds to the exception error.

Apple has acknowledged the iOS 6.1 Exchange bug according to an entry on its support website. The trouble has been spotted by Cupertino, and has also said that its solution is on the way, but has not specified the exact time. As iOS 6.1.1 has just been released to resolve network connectivity issues we expect the release of the next update might take a while. For the time being, Apple suggests the iOS Users not to respond the exception and disable it.

Here’s what Apple suggests to solve this problem for the time being


Apple has identified a fix and will make it available in an upcoming software update. In the meantime, you can avoid this bug by not responding to an exception to a recurring event on your iOS device. If you do experience the symptoms described above, disable then reenable the Exchange calendar on your iOS device using the steps below.

  1. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  2. Select the Exchange account from your Accounts list.
  3. Turn the switch for Calendars to OFF.
  4. Wait ten seconds.
  5. Turn the switch for Calendars back to ON.

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