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    Default Apple Releases iOS 7.0.3


    [WARNING: Prospective iOS 7 jailbreakers should avoid 7.0.3 for the time being as we sort out whether or not if closes anything critical to the JB]

    Capping off an incredibly busy morning of Apple news, Apple has just released a pretty big iOS bug fix update in the form of iOS 7.0.3.

    Inching ever-closer to iOS 7.1, today we get 7.0.3, the build number of which is 11B49.

    According to Apple, among the improvements and bug fixes are:

    • Adds iCloud Keychain to keep track of your account names, passwords, and credit card numbers across all your approved devices
    • Adds Password Generator so Safari can suggest unique, hard-to-guess passwords for your online accounts
    • Updates lock screen to delay display of "slide to unlock" when Touch ID is in use
    • Adds back the ability to search the web and Wikipedia from Spotlight search
    • Fixes an issue where iMessage failed to send for some users
    • Fixes a bug that could prevent iMessage from activating
    • Improves system stability when using iWork apps
    • Fixes an accelerometer calibration issue
    • Addresses an issue that could cause Siri and VoiceOver to use a lower quality voice
    • Fixes a bug that could allow someone to bypass the Lock screen passcode
    • Enhances the Reduce Motion setting to minimize both motion and animation
    • Fixes an issue that could cause VoiceOver input to be too sensitive
    • Updates the Bold Text setting to also change dial pad text
    • Fixes an issue that could cause supervised devices to become un-supervised when updating software

    Source: Apple

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    Yeah...fade out and in animations instead of zoom out n in... IF you have the reduce motion turned ON!.. Same as before if off...

    Turns ur Bluetooth back on too if it was off...
    Last edited by xboxbml; 10-22-2013 at 01:43 PM.

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    What about those still on 6.x.x waiting for a iOS 7 jailbreak!? Do we need to quickly upgrade to iOS 7.0.2 to avoid never being able to be jail broken on iOS 7!?

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    I hope this doesn't ruin a JB. There's some things here that make this upgrade actually worth doing.

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    @MuscleNerd: Potential iOS7 jailbreakers should stay away from today's 7.0.3 Too early to tell if it closes anything important for JB.

    Quote Originally Posted by TheBaddestiPod View Post
    What about those still on 6.x.x waiting for a iOS 7 jailbreak!? Do we need to quickly upgrade to iOS 7.0.2 to avoid never being able to be jail broken on iOS 7!?
    may be too late, this has been coming for over 2 weeks you all had time

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    Potentially they never usually release a JB for older firmware. To be fair who would want 7.0 with all the bugs it has Jailbroken or not. My guess is still 7.1 + for a JB.
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    Still not available for me yet. I'll keep checking. Big day for apple what with the free upgrade to Mavericks, new devices, iOS release and even a Safari release! I'll be a happy applefanboy tonight after school!

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    Can Anyone confirm the accelerometer fix? Just curious.
    Noobus Majorus thanks are welcome <---

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jato_BZ View Post
    Potentially they never usually release a JB for older firmware. To be fair who would want 7.0 with all the bugs it has Jailbroken or not. My guess is still 7.1 + for a JB.
    That's what I was thinking, a jailbreak causes enough bugs as it is. We don't want more bugs on top of bugs. It would be an ant hill

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jato_BZ View Post
    Potentially they never usually release a JB for older firmware. To be fair who would want 7.0 with all the bugs it has Jailbroken or not. My guess is still 7.1 + for a JB.
    Then why would one of the JB team (MuscleNerd) Say to not upgrade?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scotty Manley Silberhorn View Post
    That's what I was thinking, a jailbreak causes enough bugs as it is. We don't want more bugs on top of bugs. It would be an ant hill
    JB causes more Bugs ? huh?

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    I honestly don't much care for a jailbreak anymore. iOS 7 pretty much killed my needs for a JB till maybe iOS 8. Plus my 5S will come preloaded with 7.0.3 in guessing so in just going to update my 4S today. JB has been killed mostly so update away I say. Don't see a reason not to be on the latest iOS 7.

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    I am not showing 7.0.3 FW update via OTA on my iPad 3 or iPhone 5(I'm on 7.0.2)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RM305 View Post
    I am not showing 7.0.3 FW update via OTA on my iPad 3 or iPhone 5(I'm on 7.0.2)?
    Same here on my 5S
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    Apple is at it again.

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    I updated and saw they fixed the 'cursor' problem! That alone was worth it!

    Highly doubt a JB for 7.0.2 is going to be released. I'm not waiting to upgrade if a jailbreak hasn't even been confirmed on older FW. My two cents...

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    So I'm beginning to think this is a Computer only update. I really wish I didn't need my PC cause I'm updating to Mavericks (or however it is spelled).

    EDIT
    After about an hour it showed up for OTA. So I was wrong.
    Last edited by PokemonDesigner; 10-22-2013 at 09:13 PM.

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    SO happy they brought back the web search in spotlight! I know many people didn't use it but i used it every day! and i still try and use it and then remember they got rid of it. really excited that its back, i can't be the only one then. Thank you #Apple.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PokemonDesigner View Post
    So I'm beginning to think this is a Computer only update. I really wish I didn't need my PC cause I'm updating to Mavericks (or however it is spelled).
    Did you try a reboot? That worked for me before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PokemonDesigner View Post
    I honestly don't much care for a jailbreak anymore. iOS 7 pretty much killed my needs for a JB till maybe iOS 8. Plus my 5S will come preloaded with 7.0.3 in guessing so in just going to update my 4S today. JB has been killed mostly so update away I say. Don't see a reason not to be on the latest iOS 7.
    If the dev team has a working Jailbreak on 7.0.2 then how is it killed?


    just tweeted

    @MuscleNerd: 7.0.3's lock screen fixes won't impact the JB (unless Apple's holding back here, hah! http://t.co/wI7A4BHZk2 )
    Last edited by WHUDS; 10-22-2013 at 05:53 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WHUDS View Post
    If the dev team has a working Jailbreak on 7.0.2 then how is it killed?


    just tweeted

    @MuscleNerd: 7.0.3's lock screen fixes won't impact the JB (unless Apple's holding back here, hah! http://t.co/wI7A4BHZk2 )
    So 7.0.3 is good to update to then. If your are waiting for a jailbreak.

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