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Apple Announces iOS 8 Adoption Has Already Reached 46%

Apple Announces iOS 8 Adoption Has Already Reached 46%

Posted September 23, 2014 at 6:34am by iClarified
Apple has announced that iOS 8 adoption has already reached 46%. First spotted by iClarified, Apple quietly revealed the statistic on its App Store Distribution page.

The company says iOS 8 adoption reached 46% on September 21, 2014. 49% of users are still using iOS 7 and 5% of users are on earlier firmware versions.

This level exceeds previous estimates and is impressive considering iOS 8 was just released on September 17th. Before the release, iOS 7 adoption was over 90%.


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Apple Announces iOS 8 Adoption Has Already Reached 46%
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Alejayjohn
Alejayjohn - September 24, 2014 at 4:43pm
Ios 8 crashes all apps especially facebook instagram whatsapp it's terrible !
Hijglander
Hijglander - September 24, 2014 at 10:45am
I would advice not to update to iOS 8 when you are on a iPhone 5 or below. It slows the entire phone down. I reverted to 7.1.2 Works like a charm.
dave vangina
dave vangina - September 23, 2014 at 3:13pm
bricks 4s, do not upgrade just google iphone 4s ios8, it is to force you buy latest
yoitsme1234567890
yoitsme1234567890 - September 23, 2014 at 3:42pm
my 4s runs fine it so take that as you may
Goykin
Goykin - September 23, 2014 at 2:11pm
Notification bar bug is annoying!!!!!!!!!!!
mackan1
mackan1 - September 23, 2014 at 7:48am
found a nice bug in IOS8 or what i would think would be a bug. when you swipe emails to bring up Flags, Delete option. after you have deleted 1 or 2 emails my next swipe deleted the email right away without picking what i want 2 do with it .
chi
chi - September 23, 2014 at 9:01am
half swipe brings up options, full swipe delete straightaway.
billybob21
billybob21 - September 23, 2014 at 7:18am
Not sure why this is seen as a good thing. Its not like Apple give there users a choice. If they need to reset the idevice they are forced to install the latest ios.
Darryn
Darryn - September 23, 2014 at 8:25am
This is far better than fragmentation... Compare this pie graph to Android...
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Simon Hibbs
Simon Hibbs - September 23, 2014 at 11:11am
You can reset to factory settings without updating the OS. However if you want to restore the software (re-install), it will try to 'restore' the latest version. You can avoid the upgrade by making sure you have the OS image you ant to restore in iTunes, there are guides online so it's entirely doable with no jailbreak or anything, but it isn't obvious in the UI. Which to be fair makes sense, for most people if they need to re-install the OS, it's sensible to put on the latest software with patches and bug fixes as well.
Michael
Michael - September 23, 2014 at 6:44am
Some of the apps keeps on crashing and hanging like Facebook..
mackan1
mackan1 - September 23, 2014 at 7:49am
this is up to the developers to update there apps to IOS8 not apple.
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