Apple Stops Signing iOS 8.1.1 Beta 1, Public Release Imminent? [Update]

Apple Stops Signing iOS 8.1.1 Beta 1, Public Release Imminent? [Update]

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Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.1.1 beta 1 without releasing beta 2, hinting that a public iOS 8.1.1 release is imminent. Once iOS 8.1.1 is released, users will no longer be able to restore to iOS 8.1 and perform a jailbreak on their device since iOS 8.1.1 patches the Pangu 8 jailbreak.

A reddit user, claiming to be an Apple associate, said that his team was briefed on a public iOS 8.1.1 sometime this week.

Just got back from work and we were told in a meeting today that a public update to 8.1.1 will be distributed within this week. Just a heads up to us Apple Associates for common troubleshooting scenarios we might come across from our customers. I advise you to update to 8.1 now before the window closes!

Of course, the possibility that Apple is simply prepping iOS 8.1.1 beta 2 is still on the table. After all, this is the first iOS x.x.1 release that Apple has released a beta.

It is unclear if the PanguTeam has another exploit which can be used for iOS 8.1.1 so we strongly recommend that you update to iOS 8.1 now and jailbreak while you still can. You can find instructions on how to jailbreak your device using our wizard

Update: Apple has resumed signing iOS 8.1.1 beta 1.


Apple Stops Signing iOS 8.1.1 Beta 1, Public Release Imminent? [Update]
appleinsider_WEED - November 13, 2014 at 12:07am
8.1.1 will enable 3D support for iPhone 6 and 6 plus.
kmdu59 - November 12, 2014 at 9:42pm
i don't know WTF apple is smoking but look at this http://bit.ly/1zkDxhv random right?
Ren - November 12, 2014 at 3:19pm
Don't care what happens, still upgrading!
Headbanger - November 12, 2014 at 1:48pm
I'll just stick to ios 7.1.2
markasspam - November 12, 2014 at 9:41pm
Agreed...
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