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4 Reasons Not to Install iOS 14.8.1 & 11 Reasons You Should



Install iOS 14.8.1 If You Own an Apple Card

Install iOS 14.8.1 If You Own an Apple Card

If you're an Apple Card user, and you skipped iOS 14.8, iOS 14.7.1 and iOS 14.7, you'll want to download iOS 14.8.1.

iOS 14.7 brought an upgrade to Apple Card Family. With iOS 14.8.1, iOS 14.8, iOS 14.7.1 or iOS 14.7 on board your iPhone, you'll now be able to combine credit limits and share one co-owned account with an existing Apple Card user.

iOS 14.6 brought support for Apple's new Apple Card Family platform. This lets Apple Card users share a card with up to five people, including anyone 13 years or older in a Family Sharing group.

It also adds support for families to track expenses, manage spending with optional limits and controls, and build credit together.

If you missed iOS 14.8, iOS 14.7.1, iOS 14.7 and iOS 14.6, you'll get these features with iOS 14.8.1.

If you missed iOS 14.8, iOS 14.7.1, iOS 14.7, iOS 14.6, iOS 14.5.1 and iOS 14.5, you'll get some other changes to Apple Card with iOS 14.8.1.

Apple's iOS 14.5 update added a new feature that allow for multiple people to use the same Apple Card account. In other words, a family can now use a single card.

If you're the primary Apple Card‌ account holder, you can invite family members to use the ‌Apple Card‌ account. Family spending will be visible in Wallet. You can set spending limits for additional members.

If this sounds useful, make your move to the latest version of iOS 14. 



  1. Richard Rod

    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 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

  2. James

    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.

  3. Deb

    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

  4. Jay Wright - iPhone X.

    05/24/2021 at 12:02 pm

    Is iPhone X battery health 89% okay to update?

  5. larry cowan

    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

  6. Robert

    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!

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