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Apple Releases iPhone 2.2 Firmware

Apple Releases iPhone 2.2 Firmware

Posted November 21, 2008 at 9:25am by iClarified
Apple has released the iPhone 2.2 firmware update which features Google Street View, public transit and walking directions, and more.

What’s in this update:
- Enhancements to Maps
o Google Street View*
o Public transit and walking directions
o Display address of dropped pins
o Share location via email
- Decrease in call setup failures and dropped calls
- Enhancements to Mail
o Resolved isolated issues with scheduled fetching of email
o Improved formatting of wide HTML email
- Podcasts are now available for download in iTunes application (over Wi-Fi and cellular network)
- Improved stability and performance of Safari
- Improved sound quality of Visual Voicemail messages
- Pressing Home button from any Home screen displays the first Home screen
- Preference to turn on/off auto-correction in Keyboard Settings

Apple has also posted some technotes in regards to the new firmware:
- Downloading podcasts from iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store
- Troubleshooting Emoji issues
- Mail or SMS messages may include special characters if sent from Japan
- About the security content of iPhone OS 2.2


You can find links to the new firmware files here

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Steve Anderson
Steve Anderson - November 22, 2008 at 3:50pm
phoned apple street view and transport will be available in 2 weeks in the uk also been told a update 2.3 in 5 weeks that's a suprise
randoscious
randoscious - November 22, 2008 at 9:31am
when you enter a street address it will come up like normal bit you will notice on the left of the name there will be a red circle with a pic of a guy tap on that and it will take you to google street view
steve
steve - November 21, 2008 at 10:45pm
how did you figure it out no street view at all
randoscious
randoscious - November 21, 2008 at 6:43pm
nevermind i figured it out
randoscious
randoscious - November 21, 2008 at 6:00pm
i updated to 2.2 but how does the google street view work?
ricky
ricky - November 21, 2008 at 12:56pm
cheers maz! much appreciated! just so eager lols!
maz
maz - November 21, 2008 at 11:55am
@ricky: NO!!!!!!!!.....not yet. wait for dev teams suggests.
ricky
ricky - November 21, 2008 at 11:31am
im have 2.1 firmware on a 2g iphone which is unlocked and jailbroken can i update to 2.2? many thanks
K.A.
K.A. - November 21, 2008 at 11:10am
If you're an iTouch user contact Apple here: http://www.apple.com/feedback/ipodtouch.html and them that it is unacceptable that we do not get the new features released with Google Maps. (Street View, Walking Directions, Transit)
Simon
Simon - November 21, 2008 at 9:45am
I may be being a bit special, but I can't work out how to get Street View in maps? How do I do it? I'm in the UK is that an issue?
Alan
Alan - November 21, 2008 at 9:35am
I found here http://forums.mactalk.com.au/56/62439-iphone-2-2-firmware-now-available.html
Alan
Alan - November 21, 2008 at 9:29am
Anyone here knows what is the direct links to the iPhone Firmware Files ? My iTunes is not checking and download beyond my enterprise proxy.
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