4 Reasons Not to Install iOS 14.8.1 & 11 Reasons You Should
Install iOS 14.8.1 for Improved 5G Support
iOS 14.5 brought 5G improvements that are useful to some iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max users.
First, the upgrade provided support for T-Mobile's standalone 5G network. This means you'll be able to connect to the carrier's 5G network without having to piggyback onto its LTE network. This should lead to better range and latency.
iOS 14.5 also introduced global support for 5G in Dual-SIM mode on the company's flagship models.
If you're unfamiliar, Dual-SIM will let iPhone 12 users to setup two lines of service on a single iPhone. This can be useful if you like to keep home and work numbers separate or if you're traveling.
If these features would be useful to you, and you missed iOS 14.8, iOS 14.7.1, iOS 14.7, iOS 14.6, iOS 14.5.1 and iOS 14.5, download iOS 14.8.1 today.
12/08/2020 at 7:57 pm
XR 14.2 Just noticed Dish Anywhere & My Dish won’t allow sign in. Can’t sign in Dish as my tv provider either.(sign in error. authorization svc.unavail. try later) Tried via wyfy & data. Reboot phone; delete & reinstall apps after update 1 app. Also I can access Dish Anywhere on laptop (win 10) but cannot connect to Dish anywhere or myDish with apps on iphone OR browsers: chrome, opera, and safari on iphone. also I tried dvd.netflix.com on 3 browsers on iphone and get same message ‘page not found” but can do fine on laptop on any browser. Called DISH, T Mobil, Apple and they all point fingers at the other. These always worked in previous versions but I cannot tell you exactly what one was last version working. Why does a web page work on laptop but not on iphone but all other websites work fine on the iphone. going nuts…please help
02/15/2021 at 10:04 am
My experience – IOS 14.4 is a nightmare for an Iphone7! Immediately following the upgrade, email would no longer open (“connecting” forever). Also, the iphone weather app deleted all weather stations and is similarly “connecting” forever. Deleting a text message, already a ridiculous multi-step process, now requires: select edit; CHOOSE WHETHER TO EDIT TEXT MESSAGES OR OTHER APPS??????; select each text to be deleted; then delete. (Why is there no “delete all” for texts?) Additionally, service bars (inside my house) suddenly dropped from three to one and on the utilities app, I can no longer display the complete serial number. Thank you so much for providing information and assistance to consumers.
02/15/2021 at 3:59 pm
I’m so confused as to what to do? I have an iPhone 7 Plus and not a whole lot of storage left and I need the apps I have now to work so what do I do? I can’t risk loosing anything? Thank you
Jay Wright - iPhone X.
05/24/2021 at 12:02 pm
Is iPhone X battery health 89% okay to update?
07/20/2021 at 12:46 pm
iOS 14.7 is the worst disaster ever in iOS history, from bad battery, camera, stability issues bad data connections etc the lis goes on, im done with apple… 14.7 I never seen a iOS update go as high as .7 on iOS the highest was iOS 12.5.3 just b4 iOS 13, this goes to show iOS is going down hill fast too many updates in iOS 14, im going back to android…apple dropped the bomb on us
09/16/2021 at 7:32 am
Kinda sounds like Windows. Is Bill Gates involved with Apple production/design? If so, Apple and privacy are done!