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Apple iOS 7.1 Update Adds CarPlay, Fixes 'White Screen of Death'

03-10-2014, 06:11 PM
#1
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Apple iOS 7.1 Update Adds CarPlay, Fixes 'White Screen of Death'

i actually kind of fond of the white screen of death... consider it a quick reboot and release of those occupied ram usage ,,,,

updated all my iPad air / 4 / iPhone 4 / 5 , everything works great
03-10-2014, 07:22 PM
#2
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: Indiana
Posts: 660
Only good news here from the update - seems a bit faster and fixed a few gripes I had since iOS 7. Woohoo!

03-11-2014, 05:05 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2013
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How do we activate that magic?

Still haven't updated
03-11-2014, 08:54 AM
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It's supposed to improve performance on iPhone 4. Has anyone noticed a big improvement? That might get me to update even though it means not being able to jailbreak.
03-11-2014, 01:52 PM
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Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,768
What's with the bold letters on the keyboard? The update notes say the bold text accessibility option now includes the keyboard, but I don't have it turned on and it's definitely thicker than it used to be.

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03-11-2014, 02:38 PM
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Just remembered that it's already too late for my iPhone. Forgot that they stopped signing old versions so I can't do a restore (which apparently I have to do to jailbreak since I did an OTA update to 7.0.6). So might as well update to 7.1 and hope they jailbreak that fairly quickly. Or maybe I should just say F it and try jail breaking the OTA updated iPhone 4 anyway, then restore if that fails. I suppose I'll do that first. No harm in it, I don't think. Worst case I have to restore which I was going to do anyway when I thought about jail breaking.
03-11-2014, 03:33 PM
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Worth updating?

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03-12-2014, 09:26 AM
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Anyone actually seeing significantly improved performance on iPhone 4?
03-13-2014, 12:07 AM
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Well I decided to update (OTA) and ended up in an endless boot loop. Now I'm trying a restore.
03-13-2014, 11:11 AM
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Well that was a painful update, but I finally got it working. I had to restore a 2nd time because the first time I did the setup via iTunes and that doesn't give the option to restore from iCloud (why not?) and then I found that the Erase Content & Settings seemed to be broken - I could not get it to work. So I had to restore a 2nd time and then not do anything past that via iTunes. Disconnected it when it wanted to set it up, then set it up on the phone itself.

So anyway, I do think there is a significant improvement in performance on the iPhone 4. That makes the trouble, and lack of jailbreak (for now) worth it. My iPhone 4 is going to be much more livable, I think.