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Posted on 03/15/2014 10:19:49 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg
Full Title: iPhone users are disappointed with the iOS 7.1 software update that's draining their batteries, erasing their contacts, and flipping their keyboards
With every new I-phone software update comes the potential for problems and the iOS 7.1 released on Monday is no exception.
Customer's say it's killing their phone batteries among other pesky glitches.
The iOS7.1 is the first major update to Apple's newest operating systems for iPhones and iPads and the apple community is lamenting poor battery charges, disappearing contacts, bad Bluetooth connections, keyboards oriented the wrong way, and the list goes on, reports the Huffington Post.
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I updated and have not had issues so far that I am aware of.
I’m disappointed in Apple stock prices.
I’ve seen no compelling reason to update from iOS 6.1.3
NOT worth the trouble of an upgrade or losing the Jailbreak capabilities from the Evasion jailbreak.
I suspect I'm staying at iOS7 for quite some time.
I hear apple is coming out with a hockey puck shaped mouse for use with the iPhone.
Just like Disney.
I haven’t noticed any difference
Hmmm. I’m not having any problem and neither is my wife.
I have not had any problems either, but I think maybe there is something about the battery. It is hard to tell, but none of those other things mentioned.
I had no problems, but a friend of mine posted that he lost all his contacts and he was out of town. He was pissed.
Rush had a long monologue about this on Friday’s show.
His monologue is here found on his website: http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2014/03/14/iphone_ios_7_battery_illustration
Here is the actual monologue transcript:
I like the update. Sorry it’s screwing up some phones.
When I first saw this update on my iPad, it seemed as if Jony had a little snit fit and decided to poke us in the eye (with BOLD) for dissing his original spare interface. “Too hard to read and navigate in Safari? Huh? How’s THIS?!?!”
Nor have I except for the appearance of some old photos in my camera roll. Other than that no problems. The FUDsters are always PAYING to spread the lies.
It actually fixes quite a few issues, Uscon. Fonts are better, speed is much better in many ways. Snappier, to coin a much over used word. Appearance of the keyboard is far better, for example. As usual, in an iOS update, there are new features. It's worth doing. . . and it closes some security holes.
No problems here.
Maybe that explains why my battery is draining so fast, even though I’ve shut off some of the activities that use power.
Avinir, the bold was simply because a lot of us had turned BOLD on in the settings to make the fonts darker and more readable at the change from iOS 6 to iOS 7. Now that they've corrected THAT FUBAR, the bold setting needs to be turned off again. You have to do that. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Bold Text and turn it off. Voilá, done. Everything is back to normal. Jonny listened to us and corrected his Faux Pas.
Try doing a force quit cold start by holding the off switch and the home button for ten seconds to shut your device down, then start it normally. That fixes most cases of battery drain.
If that fails, go into settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. This will reset all variables without erasing your contents, documents, and pictures. You may have to put in some passwords, and I recommend assuring your backup is current before doing this.
If this doesn’t solve the issue, Apple says to reset EVERYTHING and Restore.
I have had zero problems on my iPad or IPhone as well. Moreoever, the key pads on both are now MUCH-easier to read and respond better. If your battery is drawing too fast, check to see how many apps you have open and close some. Double click on the home button to see what is open, and scroll them up to close each.
“iPhone users are disappointed”
Yep but the little minions will continue to purchase from the fatted calf.
JB (oh boy did I just open the flood gates.. :) )
Do not update if you can avoid it.
I am full of regret.
It wrecked my iPhone.
Horrid GUI and battery drains fast even when it’s not on.
Rush had a “fix” for this on his Friday show; involved turning-off the unit to reset it, and resetting back ground apps, or something. Anyone remember?
some apps/settings. Need more coffee.
You got it; didn’t read down far enough. Still on 1st mug opf coffee. (((smile)))
LOL! I have a 4S but now I am afraid to update.
Articles like this one are part of the reason for the fall, as well as options traders and other hedge funds betting against the price - so it is in their financial interests to see the price fall or sometimes rise - depending on their bets.
AND, I do like the apparent contrast/brightness change that seems to have happened to the home screen (or my old eyes just happened to have gotten better at the same time!).
5 tips to fix your iPhone and iPad battery life problems on iOS 7.1!
Thanks for your input! Maybe I will chance it.
I am downloading it now. It tells me “one hour remaining.” Geesh. That is a long time.
And the new CEO is actually telling investors they should sell!
I am done with Apple now. Moving totally to android now.
No problems after the upgrade for me and there was a security exposure it was supposed to fix.
I’m not having issues either. I turned a lot of crap off however. That is probably the issue, push email, background processing, third party apps, and other fancy schmancy gismo’s.
As much as I despise Apple’ Cook, it is still the best product on the market for my needs, and Google’s Android is still the worse of the two evils.
Don’t listen to Rush at all so no clue what he said, but do a “hard” reset. Hold on/off button down as you press the home button. After 10 seconds it does a hard reboot. That eliminates most related issues.
My update running fine and I like the changes quite a bit.
I’ll wait for the jailbreak and Apple to fix the bugs in the new iOS before I upgrade.
I still haven’t updated yet, holding out for now...
I know someone who also lost all their contacts and was lucky they were on the cloud backup.
it’s a stock thats being played with by the high rollers
As I said. No compelling reason. I used to be the guy first in line for any new technology. Not anymore. Let someone else be the beta (or in the case of microsoft, the alpha) tester.
Mime’s working fine, and so’s my Wife’s.
The only issue I have is my, “Other,” area fills up if I’m watching movies on my iPhone over the LAN at home from my iTunes library. Only way I’ve found to empty it is to restore it. Never had that problem with the 3GS or 4S models.
mime’s = mine’s
Just imagine if Apple and Tesla merged..
and floated off into space on a giant saucer..
built by Elon Moosk and Timmy ‘who burnt the apple turn-over’ Cook.
My wife and I have agreed that an iPhone that no one can master is not worth tossing a relationship over.
From, iPod to iTouch to iPhone to the iBlow-OSes..
there have been moments.. then add iTunes to the mix..
Her phone seems to be behaving , done the hard reset, soft hard, hard soft, .. at least I can open my Galaxy to reseat the battery without a jeweler’s screwdriver assist.
And you paid $600 for it. Live it up, iPhone morons.