iOS 8.4

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iOS 8.4 Articles

Apple Stops Signing iOS 8.4

Monday August 24, 2015 7:24 am PDT by
Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.4 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models, meaning that users can no longer upgrade or downgrade to that version using iTunes. Apple is now signing iOS 8.4.1 and later only. iPhone, iPad or iPod touch users that have jailbroken their device on iOS 8.4 should refrain from updating to iOS 8.4.1, as the latest software update breaks the iOS 8.4 untethered ...

Apple Releases iOS 8.4 With Apple Music, Beats 1, and Revamped Music App

Tuesday June 30, 2015 7:49 am PDT by
Apple today released iOS 8.4, the fourth major update to iOS 8. First seeded to developers in April, iOS 8.4 includes a newly revamped Music app and Apple's long-awaited on-demand streaming music service, Apple Music. iOS 8.4 is available immediately as an over-the-air download, and the new Apple Music service is located within the Music app. Apple Music will be available immediately after iOS ...

iOS 8.4 Launching at 8 AM Pacific Tuesday, Beats 1 Goes Live at 9 AM [Updated]

Sunday June 28, 2015 5:16 am PDT by
Former Beats Music CEO and current Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers made a brief blog post yesterday summarizing some of his background in music leading up to this week's debut of Apple Music while also revealing Apple's launch schedule for iOS 8.4 and the new Beats 1 radio station. According to Rogers, iOS 8.4 will go live at 8 AM Pacific this Tuesday, two hours earlier than Apple's...

Apple Plans to Release iOS 8.4 GM and iOS 9 Beta 2 Later Today [Updated]

Monday June 22, 2015 7:57 am PDT by
Apple plans to seed iOS 8.4 Golden Master (GM), which has historically been release candidate software, to registered developers today ahead of the Apple Music launch on June 30, reports BGR. iOS 9 beta 2 is also reportedly scheduled for release today, although it is possible that the release date is pushed back by one week to next Monday, June 29. The iOS 8.4 GM will succeed iOS 8.4 beta 4...

New Radio Tab With Beats 1 Demo Appears on iOS 8.4 and iOS 9 Betas

Thursday June 18, 2015 4:53 am PDT by
With less than two weeks until the launch of Apple Music in over 100 countries, the latest signs of the streaming music service continue to appear in iOS 8.4 and iOS 9 betas. A number of users running the pre-release software versions have shared screenshots showing a new Radio tab in the Music app that displays a Beats 1 demo alongside a list of other stations and genres. The new Radio tab...

Signs of Apple Music Begin Showing Up in iOS 8.4 Beta Music App

Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:58 pm PDT by
As of this afternoon, many developers and public beta testers running the latest iOS 8.4 beta are seeing popups for Apple's upcoming Apple Music service within the Music app. When opening the app, there's a popup for Apple Music that prompts users to start a three month free trial. Tapping on that option leads to another screen that lets users choose either an individual plan for $9.99 for a ...

Apple Fixes iMessage Crashing Bug in iOS 8.4 Beta 4

Wednesday June 10, 2015 7:45 am PDT by
Apple seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.4 to developers yesterday with a fix for a messaging bug that causes an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to crash after receiving a specific string of Unicode characters via iMessage or SMS (via HDBlog.it). The bug also affects the Mac and Apple Watch and extends to third-party messaging apps such as Snapchat, Twitter and WhatsApp, as the issue is tied to the way...

Apple Seeds Fourth iOS 8.4 Beta With Revamped Music App to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Tuesday June 9, 2015 9:56 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.4 to registered developers for testing purposes, nearly a month after seeding the third iOS 8.4 beta and almost two months after launching the first iOS 8.4 beta. iOS 8.4 has been in testing since mid-April, following the early April release of iOS 8.3. Today's beta is the third that public beta testers have received. Today's beta update, build...

Apple Seeds Third iOS 8.4 Beta With Revamped Music App to Developers, Beta Testers

Monday May 11, 2015 9:46 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the third beta of iOS 8.4 to registered developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the second iOS 8.4 beta and three weeks after releasing the first iOS 8.4 beta. iOS 8.4 has been in testing since mid-April, following the early April release of iOS 8.3. Today's beta is also available to public beta testers. The beta, build 12H4098c, is available as an...

Apple Seeds Second iOS 8.4 Beta With Revamped Music App to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Monday April 27, 2015 9:49 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the second beta of iOS 8.4 to registered developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the first iOS 8.4 beta and nearly three weeks after releasing iOS 8.3 to the public. Today's beta is also the first iOS 8.4 beta to be made available to public beta testers. The beta, build 12H4086d, is available as an over-the-air download and through the iOS Developer Center. ...

Apple Moves Audiobooks into iBooks App, Adds Chapter Select in iOS 8.4 Beta

Monday April 13, 2015 9:02 pm PDT by
Earlier today, Apple seeded the first iOS 8.4 beta, which includes a revamped Music app, to developers. MacRumors forum user pazimi has found that Apple has also made changes to how it handles audiobooks in the new beta, moving playback from the Music app to the iBooks app. Audiobooks in iBooks in iOS 8.4 beta. Currently, in iOS 8.3, a users' audiobook library is divorced from their ebook...

Apple Seeds First iOS 8.4 Beta to Developers With Revamped Music App

Monday April 13, 2015 3:00 pm PDT by
Apple today seeded the first beta of iOS 8.4 to registered developers for testing purposes, just five days after releasing iOS 8.3 to the public. The beta, build 12H4074d, is available for download from the iOS Developer Center, alongside the Xcode 6.4 beta. iOS 8.4 introduces a newly-revamped Music app, which includes a new design that shows pictures of artists in the Artists view and offers ...

iOS 8.4 in Development With Possible Support for New Music Service

Monday February 9, 2015 11:23 am PST by
Along with iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3, both of which have been seeded to developers in beta form, Apple is also said to be working on an iOS 8.4 update. According to 9to5Mac, the beta is codenamed "Copper," and set to be released later this year at some point after the Apple Watch becomes available for purchase in April. Given the release timing after iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3, it's possible that iOS 8.4...