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iPhone OS 3.1 Goes Live - Do Not Update!

iPhone OS 3.1 Goes Live - Do Not Update!

Posted September 9, 2009 at 4:35pm by iClarified · 41262 views
Apple has released iPhone OS 3.1 which includes a number of new features; however, its important to remember NOT to update your firmware. If you update now you will likely lose your unlock and maybe even your jailbreak (iPhone 3GS). We will provide instructions once a safe upgrade path is available.

The new iPhone 3.1 firmware adds the following new features...

Genius Recommendations for Apps
Get recommendations for apps you might like based on apps you’ve already downloaded.

Genius Mixes
Have iTunes create up to 12 playlists based on what’s already in your library. You don’t even have to choose a sample song.

Download Ringtones Wirelessly
Choose from thousands of iPhone ringtones on the iTunes Store and buy them with a tap.

Organize Apps in iTunes
Use iTunes on your computer to drag apps onto virtual Home screens, then sync them to your iPhone.


AppleInsider has also posted a list of the fixes in 3.1:
* Improved syncing for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and photos
* iTunes U content organization
* Redeem iTunes Gift Cards, codes, and certificates in the App Store
* Display available iTunes account credits in the App Store and iTunes Store
* Save video from Mail and MMS into Camera Roll
* Option to "Save as new clip" when trimming a video on iPhone 3GS
* Better iPhone 3G Wi-Fi performance when Bluetooth is turned on
* Remotely lock iPhone with a passcode via MobileMe
* Use Voice Control on iPhone 3GS with Bluetooth headsets
* Paste phone numbers into the keypad
* Option to use Home button to turn on accessibility features on iPhone 3GS
* Warn when visiting fraudulent websites in Safari (anti-phishing)
* Improved Exchange calendar syncing and invitation handling
* Fixes issue that cause some app icons to display incorrectly

The iPhone 3.1 update is available for free and the iPod 3.1.1 update is available for $4.95 to those who already purchased 3.0.

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Bros
Bros - September 13, 2009 at 5:53am
hey everyone... sorry if this has been asked, but i didnt notice it anywhere.... i have a 3G, which i put onto 3.1, then downgraded to 3.0.1...got that error, jailbroke it, and it booted in.....on 3.0.1 now it doesnt connect to my phone provider, it was never unlocked or anything, and didnt need to be...but it isnt activating or something like that through itunes..... is there a solution? im using itunes 9 by the way... THANKS!
Roddy
Roddy - September 11, 2009 at 2:50am
Guys, I have a 3GS iPhone that I could not rstore for a few weeks. Keep getting errors in ragne from #1 to 16##. the iPhone was stucked in DFUmode (iTunes cable logo). Now since the release of 3.1 iTune swas able to restore my iPhone! Although it is unlocked of course, I still feel more comfortable since it is restored and not stucked in DFU anmpre. Hopefully there wil lbe a jailbreak for 3. with yhe new baseband version soon.
elisha
elisha - September 10, 2009 at 4:32am
Does this mean, It is risky to buy Iphone for now? I am keeping my hope that there is still a workaround but I have this impression that If I buy Iphone 3Gs NOW, I will not be able to jailbreak it ir unlock it. Please enlighten me.
Adrian Rangel
Adrian Rangel - September 10, 2009 at 3:35pm
if you buy it NOW you won't be able to because the developers of cydia icy haven't realeased the jealbreak for it.
Lee Craven
Lee Craven - September 9, 2009 at 9:43pm
Sorry about the post below, I thought it would post correctly, visit http://blog.crazycraven.org/2009/09/mms-is-now-working-on-iphones/
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