What is the recent iOS 9.2.1 jailbreak news? You know that Apple is testing iOS 9.3 beta with developers and public beta testers and users are offered to install iOS 9.2.1 minor update on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Is it already possible to jailbreak this new firmware? Why does Pangu team recommend users to update to iOS 9.2.1?
There is report from one of Pangu jailbreak team members, Windknown, who pays attention to iOS 9.2 and compares it with iOS 9.2.1 regarding vulnerability fixes and security protection. The hacker explains some details about the two versions of mobile operating system released by Apple this year and it is believed that there is the vulnerability in the iOS sandbox that could allow to execute kernel code. This is the reason why users are advised to install iOS 9.2.1 which is the most newest version. This way you can avoid any possible danger that can be caused by applications downloaded from unknown sources.
Unfortunately, Pangu team or any other group of hackers doesn’t confirm the rumors about iOS 9.2.1 jailbreak possibility. This leaves millions of users wonder about the jailbreaking plans of different teams of hackers from China and other countries.
If you choose to update to iOS 9.2 or 9.2.1 you will lose jailbreak. Thus users who are still running iOS 9 – 9.0.2 might want to wait for confirmations before taking such a step.
Apple presented one minor update for iDevices in 2016. Have you noticed any iOS 9 battery drain issues once you installed iOS 9.2.1 or not? There are many reports from users who decided to upgrade to this firmware version and they are not too happy right now.
iPhone battery iOS 9.2.1 problems seem like a new bug. Of course, this minor update was meant to fix earlier iOS 9.2 bugs and security issues. Apple did fix the previous problems however the update seems to create a new unpleasant situation when the battery life of your smartphone gets an impact on it.
Apple ¬released several iOS 9 updates. The original iOS 9 firmware was unveiled in September 2015. It was quickly jailbroken by Pangu jailbreak team. Apple then presented iOS 9.0.1 and 9.0.2 and Pangu managed to untether both versions as well. The jailbreaking tool stopped working when the Cupertino-based giant launched iOS 9.1 and 9.2.
The iOS 9.2.1 minor update is also non-jailbreakable. Besides, it seems to deliver a new bug and having a short battery life on the iPhone isn’t the best experience. Right now the iPhone maker is testing iOS 9.3 and hopefully this next operating system update would bring the fix to battery life along with other improvements.
As noted by some people, their brand new iPhone 6s can get down from 100% to 75% within half an hour once updated to iOS 9.2.1 [compare iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 battery life]. Besides, it can easily go down to 60% within a night. This sounds frustrating, doesn’t it?
Have you noticed any issues with your battery life after updating to version 9.2.1 or not?
If you have the latest Apple devices you can now pair iPhone to Apple TV 4 with Remove. The same thing can be done with iPad and ATV 4. This way two gadgets can benefit from one another. Wanna learn more? Keep on reading.
For example, you can pair two devices to type faster on your TV using iPhone keyboard. There are many ways how you can use both gadgets at once. Since there is Remore application for Apple TV 4 we can use it for pairing.
How to Pair iPhone to Apple TV 4 with Remote
Step 1. Download and install the free Remote application on your iPhone.
Step 2. Launch the app and click on Add a Device.
Step 3. Follow the instructions for pairing with Apple TV and on the TV go to Settings – Remotes and Devices. This will begin the procedure. Look under Other Devices and choose Remote App.
Step 4. Make sure that both your Apple TV 4 and iPhone are using the same WiFi network. The iPhone should show the 4-digit code which you can to enter on ATV. Confirm the code. [You can also change Apple TV 4 DNS settings if you need to].
Step 5. Apple TV should be present under Pairable Devices section. Click on your gadget with remote.
Step 6. Remote app interface will appear on iPhone. This way you can use your smartphone in place of Apple Remote to enter text on TV. The keyboard will appear automatically wen you need to type anything. Youc an are also advise to use Apple TV 4 shortcuts.
It’s not that difficult, right? Using iPhone paired with Apple TV 4 is fun. This way you get more features and options and save some time for typing on TV and performing other interesting tricks.
Late January a lot of iOS and Mac OS X users kept experiencing the same Safari browser bug [you can also fix bugs with App Store]. It kept crashing and Apple had to find and present Safari crashing bug fix. If you were among many iOS device owners who couldn’t use Safari this week – you can now solve the issue and continue using the browser as you regularly did.
According to reports, the fix to Safari iOS bug is centered around Safari Suggestions. This option caused the application to carsh on iOS 9 iPhones and Mac machines. The problem occurred when users were searching for anything using the address bar of their gadget.
Fix to Mac OS X Safari Problem / iPhone Bug
According to Apple, it successfully fixed the problem [if you are aware of any iOS 9 problems you can report them to Apple using this Report iOS 9 Bugs guide]. It is also believed that users got this unpleasant situation in early am hours as later the issue was gone. If you use your Safari Suggestions feature now you should have no bugs.
Experts who were keeping an eye on this widespread problem [not too many gadgets actually suffered from it still the bug got much attention] believe that it is alleviated right now. Hopefully you get no bugs like this on iPhone / iPad or Mac.
2015 was a year of many bugs, problems and issues for Apple. The company’s website kept being off once in a while [mostly during new product releases], it had to update software to solve bugs and quickly develop new iOS firmware version to fight with hackers who were jailbreaking iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Do you have Apple TV 4? Are you looking for a step-by-step guide how to get Apple TV 4 tvOS running? The newest tvOS 9.2 beta for this model is released by Apple. It brings some new features and curious options you might wanna try on your stock system.
For example, the new tvOS for Apple TV 4 [learn how to change Apple TV DNS server settings] comes with improved app switcher, more Siri languages and brings folders to your gadget. Follow the guide below and you’ll test everything on your own.
How to Install tvOS Beta on Apple TV 4
Step 1. Make sure you are a registered dev with Apple account as only this way you can download tvOS 9.2 beta 1 through Apple’s direct links. All other users are out of luck for now.
Step 2. Install Xcode 7.3 beta as it is required to work with tvOS 9.2 beta for Apple TV 4.
Sometimes you wish to email large files free on iPhone or iPad. How is it possible to do? Is there a special program you have to download and use? We’ll share the instruction with you about iPhone email large attachments steps [here is an interesting Mail jailbreak tweak for iPhone]. They are all simple and you should have no issues at all.
Firstly, you are not able to use Mail application to send huge files. This is a great tool for sharing single images and gifs. Secondly, you can use Mail Drop option available on iOS 9.2 firmware version and simplify the process to sending multiple attachments or big files.
How to Email Large Files on iPhone iOS 9.2
Step 1. You have to know that Mail Drop gives you up to 5GB of limit in attachment size. It is possible to send such huge files right from iPhone and iPad through Mail application. This way you can send even big video files along with songs to your friends.
Step 2. Mail Drop expands the limits of Mail from 20-25 MB to 5 GB. The recipient of such email has to download the attachment within 30 days. Your iCloud storage will remain the same since Mail Drop doesn’t ‘eat’ its space.
Step 3. Mail Drop starts to work automatically when the file you are trying to attach is too big for normal emails. So attach the file through Mail app on iPhone and you’ll be suggested to move forward with Mail Drop iOS 9.2 feature.
Step 4. Select Use Mail Drop option and attach your file. You can now send the email. This is very simple and fast.
Step 5. If the recipient of the large files has no iPhone along with Mail Drop he can download the file anyways.
Apple offers WatchOS 2.2 beta release which is the second beta for the smartwatch the company officially released nearly a year ago. This spring Apple is expected to offer Apple Watch 2 model upgrade. A lot of users who purchase the Watch to pair it with the iPhone continue using it more like a regular handwatch and many more wish to buy this popular iOS Watch in 2016.
You can download WatchOS 2.2 beta 2 if you are a registered developer. Apple always seeds its beta firmware to devs who participate in the Dev Program and report on bugs found while testing. There is also the free Public Beta Program that welcomes all fans of iOS, Mac OS X and WatchOS platforms. You can register and update to the most recent betas at no cost. Apple only asks to report all the issues, errors, problems and bugs you discover while playing with the updates.
The first bets of the upcoming watchOS 2.2 brought the pairing option for multiple smartwatches and one iPhone that is running iOS 9.3 [Apple is currently also testing iOS 9.3 betas with developers and public beta testers].
The most recent beta also comes with Maps update and can be only installed once you update to iOS 9.3 beta. In other words, you have to be testing both iOS and watchOS to see what changes Apple brings and how it planning to improve its mobile operating systems in 2016.
Apple is testing iOS 9.3 beta which is available to developers and public beta testers in January. This update brings some minor changes that make a nice addition to popular mobile firmware offered by the well-known Cupertino-based company. For example, you can remove stock apps from iPhone on iOS 9 without jailbreaking.
Previously you could hide stocks apps iOS 9 using Cydia jailbreak tweaks. At the same time, iOS 9.2 and beta iOS 9.3 versions cannot be jailbroken. Hackers are still searching for exploits to untether these versions. Still users who are planning to upgrade to iOS 9.3 once it becomes public will be able to hide stock iPhone apps without jailbreak. Are you curious to learn more about these update?
Hide Apps on iOS 9 [iOS 9.3 Beta]
Since the operating system is not available to public [you can still try to search for direct iOS 9.3 beta ipsw download links and update, however this version is buggy right now and can cause errors and problems no your iPhone] you’ll have to wait for the official release.
Apple seems to add the possibility to hide applications on iOS 9 without any additional tricks. This should be default option and all users will be able to take full advantage of it.
If you really need to hide stock programs right now on earlier iOS 9 version you have to be jailbroken. Only Cydia tweaks make this possible. You can use Apple Configurator or similar programs to manually hide applications you don’t want to see on your gadget.
It is cool if you can view your mail attachment iOS 9 without taking too many steps. All iPhone users who have the jailbroken smartphone can take advantage of popular Cydia tweaks, install new applications and get more options that are not available to user who are not jailbroken.
There is a tweak you should learn about. It is called AttachmentFlow and it adds extra features for your Mail app. Here is what the tool offers and how you can use it.
How to View Email Attachments from List of Messages
Step 1. Before you install AttachmentFlow you have to note that it costs $1.99. You can find it on the BigBoss repo on Cydia.
Step 2. With the tweak enabled you can launch mail application and find a paperclip at the bottom. Click on it and you will find all the images and other files attache to email without having to open every message. This saves much time because the tweak displays all attachments you received from all emails at once.
Step 3. It is possible to also view only emails with attachments only. Long click on your screen and you’ll open Flow option that shows no messages without attachments [photos, videos, audio files, documents]. It’s cool.
Step 4. The tweak doesn’t download the attachments unless you want it to be downloaded. This way you can take care of your mobile data usage on iPhone and save on your bill.
Step 5. When you wish to view individual attachments you can click on the image thumbnail and this way only the specific file will be open in full screen.
Step 6. The tweak is easy and simple to use. It saves much time for users who are constantly getting new emails with attachments. It supports iOS 9 and iOS 8 versions [not including iOS 9.3 betas Apple seeded to developers and public beta testers].
Do you think that AttachmentFlow is a nice customization for your Mail application?
You can easily stop updates from App Store if they annoy you. It is possible to do this for particular titles only. If you are running iOS 9 and have a jailbroken smartphone you can follow the guide below and enjoy getting less frustrate on your iPhone.
Not all iOS versions can be jailbroken. For example, you can jailbreak iOS 9 – 9.0.2 using Pangu tool for Windows but you are not ableto jailbreak iOS 9.1 or 9.2. Apple is testing iOS 9.3 already and while you can compare iOS 9.2 vs iOS 9.3 based on speed test you are not able to jailbreak the most recent beta firmware version yet.
How to Block Automatic Updates iOS 9 Instruction
Step 1. Make sure you have Cydia on your iPhone. This means you are jailbroken.
Step 2. Download App Admin program from http://beta.unlimapps.com/ and install on your smartphone.
Step 3. This is a popular tool that allows downgrading apps from the App Store and now block some programs from being automatically updated.
Step 4. Open App Store program. Choose Updates Available menu and click on Update option next to the application you wish to block from updating [here is how to downgrade iOS 9 app to previous version using the same cool App Admin jailbreakable tool for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch]. Select Block All Updates feature for this app and it will be no longer upgraded on your iOS 9 iPhone.
Step 5. If you ever want to unblock the updates option you can click on Blocked option [find it in the top left corner] and swipe the application to the left. You’ll be able to select Delete option and the application will appear in Updates Available section once again.
The tweak removes applications you have blocked from Updates Available list on your device.