Apple pulls iOS 8 update as users cite cell service, Touch ID problems

Apple has pulled the update to its iOS 8 operating system shortly after releasing it on Wednesday.

“We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update," explained an Apple spokesman, in an email to "We are actively investigating these reports and will provide information as quickly as we can. In the meantime we have pulled back the iOS 8.0.1 update.”

Website Recode reported that Apple pulled the update amid reports of problems. Users on Twitter, tweeting with the hashtag #ios8bugs, cited problems with their cell service and Touch ID.

Released on Wednesday, the iOS 8.0.1 update aims to resolve glitches related to keyboard functions, photos and HealthKit.