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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 · 53248 views
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:
- 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

- 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

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

- 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

- 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:
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Apple TV Firmware Download Links

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With Visual Enhancements, Performance Improvements
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Hope 2
Hope 2 - 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.
Stella Rovio
Stella Rovio - March 11, 2014 at 2:26pm
Me too, my camera won't work st sll, did a restore twice.
OMAR - March 11, 2014 at 3:10pm
Do a full reset not a restore.
omar.nsy - March 11, 2014 at 3:13pm
And don't restore you backup, check the camera before restoring your backup.
Ahmad - March 11, 2014 at 9:05am
iPhone 5s video camera not working with 7.1 :(
OMAR - March 11, 2014 at 12:09pm
Do a full reset.
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 worked!
Apple Junk
Apple Junk - 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.
Sam cum junk
Sam cum junk - March 11, 2014 at 1:17am
Mine is running smooth and perfect.
whhaatt - 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 - 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 - March 11, 2014 at 12:13am
My touch id sensor is dead after the update :( Help?
Sunny - March 10, 2014 at 8:57pm
After the update my phone works smooth and fast like iPhone 5/5S.
EgonElbe - March 10, 2014 at 8:24pm
Do I'll be able to downgrade if I have 7.0.4 shsh blobs
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 - 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 - March 10, 2014 at 8:59pm
Update your itune or install over WiFi.
Fcesarbr - March 10, 2014 at 8:19pm
Safari still crashes a lot. Ipad air is unusable with Safari or Chrome crashing this much!
odedo1 - March 10, 2014 at 7:19pm
why would we do that, because you messed up you want us to do the same?
odedo1 - 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 !!!
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