iPhone Software 2.1 Update

iPhone 2.1 update
Following the announcement in 9th September's special event, Apple released iPhone Software 2.1 to iPhone users. (iPod touch Software 2.1 Update was released to users on 9th September.)

According to Steve Jobs, iPhone 2.1 fixes "a lot of bugs". Apple mentioned following enhancements:

  • Decrease in call set-up failures and dropped calls.
  • Significantly better battery life for most users.
  • Dramatically reduced time to backup to iTunes.
  • Improved email reliability, notably fetching email from POP and Exchange accounts.
  • Faster installation of 3rd party applications.
  • Fixed bugs causing hangs and crashes for users with lots of third party applications.
  • Improved performance in text messaging.
  • Faster loading and searching of contacts.
  • Improved accuracy of the 3G signal strength display.
  • Repeat alert up to two additional times for incoming text messages.
  • Option to wipe data after ten failed passcode attempts.
  • Genius playlist creation.

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iPhone 2.1 software update

iPhone 2.1 software update requires iTunes 8.0.

The iPhone Software Update:
iPhone 2.1 Software Update

iPhone Software 2.1 is free for original iPhone and iPhone 3G users, it is available from iTunes Store.

iPhone Software 2.0.2 for iPhone and iPod touch was released on 18 August, iPhone Software 2.0.1 for iPhone and iPod touch was released on 4 August, and was included in iPhone 3G, and free upgrade for (first generation) iPhone owners. A $9.95 for iPod touch users who purchased iPod touch before 11th July 2008. iPhone 2.0 Software Update gives iPod touch owners the access to the App Store.

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We do not recommend hacking/‘jailbreaking’ your iPhone or iPod touch.

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Posted by Antony at September 12, 2008 8:25 AM

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