Apple releases iOS 4.3.1 to correct minor bugs with cell network connectivity, and more

Apple releases iOS 4.3.1 to correct minor bugs with cell network connectivity, and more
All of those Apple iPhone 4 users getting today's upgrade to iOS 4.3.1, please take one step forward. Uh, not so fast you Verizon customers. Outside of Big Red's Apple iPhone 4 users (who are still using iOS 4.2.6 launched in January), those using the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (3rd and 4th generation) the original iPad and iPad 2 can upgrade to the newly launched iOS 4.3.1.

The upgrade includes a fix for a graphics bug on the 4th generation iPod touch, repairs a bug relating to connectivity on some cellular networks, fixes a bug that created a flickering image when using Apple Digital AV Adapter with some television sets, and fixes an issue relating to authenticating with some enterprise web services.

The release of the upgrade is somewhat of a surprise to iOS owners as it had been rumored that the 4.3.1 upgrade would not be released for another two weeks. While the software was released earlier than expected, an upgrade was expected after researcher Charles Miller discovered a flaw in mobile Safari during the Pwn2Own hacking contest. During the contest, Miller shared the flaw with Apple in an effort to have the problem repaired.
source: AppleInsider

Related phones

iPhone 4
  • Display 3.5" 640 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A4, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1420 mAh(7.00h 3G talk time)
iPad 2
  • Display 9.7" 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 0.7 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A5, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 6944 mAh



1. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

I was hoping for this update. 4.3 was great, but I did notice some speed inconsistencies in loading web pages. So far, after updating to 4.3.1, web pages load much more smoother, the way it probably should be, and I even notice than the keyboard on my ipad and ip4 is more responsive and more accurate, not that it was bad before or anything.

2. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

Hopefully on Verizon i don't have to play the Android update waiting game...but so far my has been good with the 4.2.6.

3. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

And maybe that's exactly the reason why it is not available for the verizon iphone. You guys probably don't need it.

4. JeffdaBeat unregistered

I was hoping Steve Jobs would let me customize my GOD DAMN TEXT RINGER!!!! ...asshole...

5. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

i hoped that i could set a distinction of alert sounds between my diff. email accounts on my phone & also a little disheartened that i can't upload links from Youtube to Facebook from my phone like i could with Android (...but could be that i haven't figured out how to do this yet too).

6. arena

Posts: 18; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

Well at least they did add more txt tones. Apple was never big on customizations. That's for android devices.

8. shrop486

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 10, 2009

Is that true that you can't change your text ringer? I'm honestly asking because I didn't know that. I've never had a smartphone, but am probably going to get an Android phone when I can upgrade in May. Even all my "dumbphones" have been able to change the text ringer.

7. dayz unregistered

i was hoping i could block some certain numbers. numbers that i dont want to pop-up in my cellphone or only a list of numbers that i would able to call.

9. pablue unregistered

I'm still having issues connecting to 3g even after the 4.3.1 update!

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