Apple stopped signing iOS 8.1.2, you can no longer be rolled back




As expected , Apple has ceased to issue digital certificates for iOS 8.1.2. Now users of iPhone and iPad is not technically feasible to install the firmware on the device that is different from iOS 8.1.3 .


Release iOS 8.1.2 held on 9 December – three weeks after the release of iOS 8.1.1. The update includes bug fixes and addresses an issue where the ringtones purchased from the iTunes Store can be removed from the device. Previously, Apple signed the old firmware within a few days after the release of an update, but the recent period has increased significantly. At this time the window was closed in two weeks – the company stopped signing iOS 8.1.2 on Tuesday, February 10th.

Now Apple does not issue certificates for iOS 8.1.2 for any of the compatible devices. This means that users of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch can not roll back to iOS 8.1.3 or upgrade to it from earlier versions.

Solutions to jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 at the moment does not exist . Despite the statement of Chinese developers, they failed to promptly provide a solution for software hacking the newest OS. It is believed that the exploit to hack did not appear until the final version of iOS 8.2 . According to previous experience, to find new vulnerabilities could take a few weeks to six months.

iOS 8.1.3 – this is an interim update, which includes bug fixes, stability and performance. According to the accompanying note, the update takes less memory. It adds new options for setting testing standards of the educational program and bug fixes, impede the work of multitasking gestures on iPad. iOS 8.1.3 is available for iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5 / 5s / 5c, iPhone 4s, iPad mini 1/2, iPad 2/3/4 / Air, as well as the player iPod touch 5G.

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