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Apple is Investigating iPhone 3G Problems With iOS 4

Apple is Investigating iPhone 3G Problems With iOS 4

Posted July 28, 2010 at 9:55pm by iClarified · 16978 views
Apple is investigating reports that iOS 4 causes issues when running on the iPhone 3G, an Apple spokesperson told the WSJ.

The most common criticism is that the phone is slow after an upgrade. There are also many complaints that the phone drains the battery quickly and becomes excessively hot. Concern about general problems such as slowness and battery life on gadgets isn’t unusual, but using iOS 4 on the iPhone 3G seems to make the problems so bad that the phone is nearly unusable for some people.

We've posted on these issues before. As you can see in the video below they can be quite troublesome for users affected. Hopefully, a fix will be found soon.

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Dnique
Dnique - June 5, 2011 at 10:38pm
I'm still having all of these same issues and haven't found anywhere where Apple has fixed it. Any insight as to if this has been fixed or how to fix it?
Oppermafkees
Oppermafkees - July 30, 2010 at 2:54am
Maybe apple should advise people to jailbrake! after i used supercharge my phone is as fast as it was in os3 :)
Alexander larsen
Alexander larsen - July 29, 2010 at 9:02am
I bet they ginna blame the jailbreak! Stupid apple!!! But what can we do? They make so good idevices!!!
awaabahmed
awaabahmed - July 29, 2010 at 8:20am
seriously its about time your'l have a look into it.... iphone 3g is really very slow with ios 4 version...... and most of the app's are not supported yet either.... iv downgraded my phone back to 3.1.3 and hoping the problems in ios 4 is fixed asap...!!!!!
Spencer
Spencer - July 29, 2010 at 4:08am
Yep!... indeed that is my 3G as well - I am afraid...!!! - I have found that the battery also makes your phone into a heater... on 4.0 ...sometimes.... What I do - is to stop the web-browser... I delete all the weblinks - back to blank... (in other words stop safari trying to scan..) seeing that the operating system is multi-tasking - it does this by itself - even when not multi-tasking...as in 3.0 ... I also - turn off the 3G option...hmmm... some programs like internet intensive connections - do this as well... like Gtalk - web-browsing etc etc... Thanks.... Spencer ~Sabatta
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