iOS 8.3 Features, Problems, News & Tips

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iOS 8.3

Apple released iOS 8.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on April 8th. It includes new features such as a redesigned Emoji keyboard, CarPlay Wireless, new Siri languages, and a long list of bug fixes and improvements.

Compatibility

The following iOS devices are compatible with iOS 8.3:

  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4s
  • iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3 and iPad 2
  • iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 (Retina iPad mini), 1st gen iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5th generation (iPod touch 5G)

Jailbreak Status

It is currently not possible to jailbreak iOS 8.3. Check our jailbreak iOS 8.3 page for the latest update.

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Apple is no longer signing iOS 8.3 for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

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How to downgrade iOS 9 beta to iOS 8.3

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With Pangu iOS 8.3 Jailbreak release imminent, what should you do

With Pangu iOS 8.3 Jailbreak release imminent, what should you do

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Why it makes sense to wait for iOS 8.4 to release a jailbreak

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So it has been a very long time since a jailbreak for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch has been released.

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Apple stops signing iOS 8.2, so you can no longer downgrade from iOS 8.3

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Jailbreakers: Did you update your iPhone to iOS 8.3 for Apple Watch?

Jailbreakers: Did you update your iPhone to iOS 8.3 for Apple Watch?

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So it has been quite a while since a jailbreak has been released.