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    Default Apple Seeds iOS 7 Beta 2 to Developers


    Apple recently released the second beta of iOS 7 for the iPhone to developers. The update arrives two weeks after the new mobile operating system was unveiled at WWDC 2013. Developers who are testing the software can download iOS 7 beta 2 through Software Update in the iPhone’s native Settings application. Apple has said the update contains bug fixes and improvements.

    The Cupertino California company also warned users that the second beta “should only be deployed on devices dedicated for iOS 7 beta software development.” The prelease software isn’t intended for use among the general public.

    Although the Settings icon has changed in iOS 7, the gears included still rotate while iOS 7 beta 2 is downloading.

    For those of you who don’t know, Apple gave developers the first beta of iOS 7 two weeks ago at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. This was also the first time in the world that the general public was able to see the major design overhaul made to the platform. When it comes to the exact changes made for iOS 7 beta 2, they have not yet been revealed. We’ll find out soon though as more users download and test this beta version.

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    Putting it on the mini tonight

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    works OTA on devices that dont have dev accounts, also GPP sim still unlocks it.

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    Does the update trick still work and when somebody tries it please post how the battery consumption is and how buggy it is compared to last one.

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    Does the update trick still work and when somebody tries it please post how the battery consumption is and how buggy it is compared to last one.

    Thanks

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    Just installed it on the iPad, no issues so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spyruf View Post
    Does the update trick still work and when somebody tries it please post how the battery consumption is and how buggy it is compared to last one.

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    Does the update trick still work and when somebody tries it please post how the battery consumption is and how buggy it is compared to last one.

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    The Battery seems much better and yes the update trick worked, I used OTA and it worked fine with out dev account.
    [SIGPIC]

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    Both Voice Memos and Nike+ is back

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob2G View Post
    The Battery seems much better and yes the update trick worked, I used OTA and it worked fine with out dev account.
    How did you bypass activation if you didn't have a developer account? Mine says I need one when I tried the beta.
    iPad 2 5.1.1 Jailbroken with Absinthe 2.0

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    If you don't have a dev account it still can work though OTA!

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    Can someone give me a hint on where to find the ipad version without a dev account.

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    Gonna install it in iPad 2 when I get home

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    Quote Originally Posted by rdragona View Post
    How did you bypass activation if you didn't have a developer account? Mine says I need one when I tried the beta.

    Restore your phone to iOS 6.1.4 through itunes. Restore to factory settings, not to a backup. Then shift click the update button initunes to manually browse for the iOS 7 image. Thats how to run iOS7 without a dev account and bypass activation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob2G View Post
    The Battery seems much better and yes the update trick worked, I used OTA and it worked fine with out dev account.
    any reasons i shouldn't upgrade.

    I downgraded from b1 back to 6.1.4 within a week it was too unstable

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spyruf View Post
    any reasons i shouldn't upgrade.
    Are you a developer? If not you shouldn't upgrade.
    He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spyruf View Post
    any reasons i shouldn't upgrade.

    I downgraded from b1 back to 6.1.4 within a week it was too unstable
    seems stable to me
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob2G View Post
    seems stable to me
    +1

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    Upgrading my 5 tonight

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    Looks like the OTA doesn't work if the root filesystem is mounted read-write

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    Going to try it right now on my 5. Hopefully it fixes a lot of the bugs I kept experiencing.

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