Apple Releases iOS 7.1.2 With Mail Fixes, iBeacon Improvements

Apple today released iOS 7.1.2 to the public, more than two months after releasing iOS 7.1.1. iOS 7.1.2 is a minor update that focuses primarily on bug fixes and security improvements, repairing an email attachment encryption issue and fixing a bug with data transfer for third-party accessories. The update also includes improvements to iBeacon.

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- Improves iBeacon connectivity and stability
- Fixes a bug with data transfer for some 3rd party accessories, including bar code scanners
- Corrects an issue with data protection class of Mail attachments

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

Apple first began working on iOS 7.1.2 shortly after the release of iOS 7.1.1, sending the update to carrier partners for approval last week.

The iOS 7.1.2 update can be downloaded via the software update tool in the Settings app on iOS devices. Apple has also released a new 6.2 software update for the Apple TV.

Top Rated Comments

Bathplug Avatar
103 months ago
Pangu seems snappier
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AngerDanger Avatar
103 months ago
I have to fight the urge to click on this article's picture…



There we go; OCD assuaged.

Who cares, there's really no need anymore unless you want ugly Winterboard themes or pirated apps.
Perhaps there's no need for you, but others look forward to:


* Activator and the complete control it provides over hardware buttons
* Passcode reconfigurations for better security
* Emulation of old game consoles (though there are some legal…ish non-jailbroken versions)
* BiteSMS and other such system refinements
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Merkie Avatar
103 months ago
Does it really ? proof ?

Who cares, there's really no need anymore unless you want ugly Winterboard themes or pirated apps.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kissaragi Avatar
103 months ago
hope ill get my pre 7.1.1 battery life back
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MarcusCarpenter Avatar
103 months ago
Who cares, there's really no need anymore unless you want ugly Winterboard themes or pirated apps.

you don't need to jailbreak to install pirated apps anymore, more to the point there are many useful tweaks for iOS7 Inc Touch ID per App, Auki -Quick reply (feature of iOS8 - beta is too unstable right now) Activator. etc
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JackieInCo Avatar
103 months ago
Worth it for adblocker alone ;)

This is one of the biggest reasons I jailbreak. I have a few apps that force you to view an ad upon opening the app and with adblocker, it gets rid of that.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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