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Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With Visual Enhancements, Performance Improvements

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With Visual Enhancements, Performance Improvements

Posted March 10, 2014 at 5:04pm by iClarified
Apple has just released iOS 7.1 which brings performance improvements, new call screens and a new power off slider.

What's New In This Version:
CarPlay
- iOS experience designed for the car
- Simply connect your iPhone to a CarPlay enabled vehicle
- Supports Phone, Music, Maps, Messages, and 3rd-party audio apps
- Control with Siri and the car's touchscreen, knobs, and buttons

Siri
- Manually control when Siri listens by holding down the home button while you speak and releasing it when you're done as an alternative to letting Siri automatically notice when you stop talking
- New, more natural sounding male and female voices for Mandarin Chinese, UK English, Australian English, and Japanese


iTunes Radio
- Search field above Featured Stations to easily create stations based on your favorite artist or song
- Buy albums with the tap of a button from Now Playing
- Subscribe to iTunes Match on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to enjoy iTunes Radio ad-free

Calendar
- Option to display events in month view
- Country specific holidays automatically added for many countries

Accessibility
- Bold font option now includes the keyboard, calculator, and many icon glyphs
- Reduce Motion option now includes Weather, Messages, and multitasking UI animations
- New options to display button shapes, darken app colors, and reduce white point

Other
- New Camera setting to automatically enable HDR for iPhone 5s
- iCloud Keychain support in additional countries
- FaceTime call notifications are automatically cleared when you answer a call on another device
- Fixes a bug that could occasionally cause a home screen crash
- Improves Touch ID fingerprint recognition
- Improved performance for iPhone 4
- Fixes display of Mail unread badge for numbers greater than 10,000
- Continued user interface refinements


You can get the update by choosing Software Update from the General Settings menu on your iOS device.

We will be posting direct download links to the firmware shortly. Please follow iClarified on Twitter, Facebook, or RSS for updates.

Download Links:
iPhone Firmware Download Links
iPad Firmware Download Links
iPod Touch Firmware Download Links
Apple TV Firmware Download Links


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skylander
skylander - March 11, 2014 at 7:25pm
My iPhone 4 is performing better after 7.1 is installed. I can use it till iPhone 6 is out.
Mike Power
Mike Power - March 11, 2014 at 2:26pm
Me too, my camera won't work st sll, did a restore twice.
OMAR
OMAR - March 11, 2014 at 3:10pm
Do a full reset not a restore.
omar.nsy
omar.nsy - March 11, 2014 at 3:13pm
And don't restore you backup, check the camera before restoring your backup.
Ahmad
Ahmad - March 11, 2014 at 9:05am
iPhone 5s video camera not working with 7.1 :(
OMAR
OMAR - March 11, 2014 at 12:09pm
Do a full reset.
CryMeARiver
CryMeARiver - March 11, 2014 at 2:26am
Downloaded IOS 7.1 just fine. Must have the power cable attached. Must have WIFI turned on. I usually wait a few days to download, due to server capacity. This time....it worked!
Mike Power
Mike Power - March 11, 2014 at 12:42am
iphone 5s dead after update, just won't start, it went to reboot and that was it, now what. and never did a`jailbreak to it.
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - March 11, 2014 at 1:17am
Mine is running smooth and perfect.
James
James - March 11, 2014 at 5:21pm
Not sure what you mean. Is it charged? Do you see the apple logo? How did you try updating? If you see the apple logo (but it just continually reboots) Plug into computer. Turn phone on so apple logo booting up Press home and power button count to 10. Let go ONLY the power button. You should be in DFU restore mode. (screen will remain off during this). In iTunes press Restore. (NOT upgrade. Restore) IF phone is not turning on ever then it's probably a battery/hardware issue
Realistic
Realistic - March 12, 2014 at 2:10am
Same happened to me, always rebooting in the logo screen, made restore and its fine now, the bad thing was that some footage that i had is now gone forever! Otherwise works great!
Miro
Miro - March 11, 2014 at 12:13am
My touch id sensor is dead after the update :( Help?
Sunny
Sunny - March 10, 2014 at 8:57pm
After the update my phone works smooth and fast like iPhone 5/5S.
1
EgonElbe
EgonElbe - March 10, 2014 at 8:24pm
Do I'll be able to downgrade if I have 7.0.4 shsh blobs
Danny
Danny - March 10, 2014 at 8:21pm
Im having problems with downloading it from iTunes. It says the software had problems downloading check your network status... Plz help
thevmaxer
thevmaxer - March 10, 2014 at 8:25pm
Due to heavy downloads occurring at the same time, you will need to re-download later when the Apple servers are not being overused. This happens with every major upgrade from Apple.
Sunny
Sunny - March 10, 2014 at 8:59pm
Update your itune or install over WiFi.
Fcesarbr
Fcesarbr - March 10, 2014 at 8:19pm
Safari still crashes a lot. Ipad air is unusable with Safari or Chrome crashing this much!
odedoo1
odedoo1 - March 10, 2014 at 7:19pm
why would we do that, because you messed up you want us to do the same?
odedoo1
odedoo1 - March 10, 2014 at 6:50pm
Thank God Apple still have the doors for iOS 7.0.6 open, just restored both my iPhone and iPad and now for jailbreaking !!!
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - March 10, 2014 at 6:52pm
That's why it always take few days for jb to come every new iOS comes out.
Nick
Nick - March 10, 2014 at 6:54pm
I'm in the same boat as you, I need to make sure to restore and then jailbreak my iPhone tonight!
htowntx
htowntx - March 10, 2014 at 7:14pm
The signing window has been closed guys :( . I just tried and it kicks out an error
sting1988
sting1988 - March 10, 2014 at 6:35pm
can u please tell me x-sim is still working on ios7.1 actually on 7.0.6 x-sim working perfect
Nick
Nick - March 10, 2014 at 6:21pm
I haven't jailbroken my iPhone 5 yet, but I'm running iOS 7.0.6. Will I still be able to jailbreak my iPhone since 7.1 has been released?
Nope
Nope - March 10, 2014 at 6:24pm
As long as you don't update to 7.1, and your device is still on 7.0.6 or below, you'll be able to jailbreak.
odedoo1
odedoo1 - March 10, 2014 at 7:22pm
you can try, if you upgraded to 7.0.6 OTA ( over the air WiFi ) jail breaking might not work.
Vic
Vic - March 10, 2014 at 6:14pm
I am amazed at how much faster my iphone is now. This is a huge improvement even from 7.0.6
Lora
Lora - March 10, 2014 at 6:43pm
what iphone do you have?
Vic
Vic - March 10, 2014 at 8:34pm
5
Sooroosh
Sooroosh - March 10, 2014 at 5:50pm
I wait for it since September!! Now I restore my iPhone from 6.1.3 to 7.1 *-* direct download link please!
Waley Eweda
Waley Eweda - March 10, 2014 at 5:22pm
Finallly But Left Is iOS 7.1 Jailbreak But I will Update to iOS 7.1 :)
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - March 10, 2014 at 5:12pm
@lolwut
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - March 10, 2014 at 11:03pm
oK (aka Grgv) or we can get what some of us miss, I don't miss iOS 6 but I wouldn't mind help making apple drop less users and that's by doing this, if people like iOS 7 bit miss 6 look for example, why not both together, that's why I made the idea.
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - March 10, 2014 at 5:10pm
iOS 6 icons and their built in app designs along with Siri mic... At least add them for better customization then I am settled.
dheerajverma143
dheerajverma143 - March 10, 2014 at 5:10pm
Link plz :)
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