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Apple stopped signing iOS 9.3, to roll back any longer

Readers MacDigger know: after the release of iOS 9.3 informed sources warned that users who want to use jailbreak in the near future, should remain on this firmware. Now to return to this OS version anymore – Apple stopped to issue digital certificates to iOS 9.3.

iOS 9.3 debuted March 20, almost three months after the start of testing. The main new feature in iOS 9.3 was the Night Shift mode, which automatically adjusts the color temperature of the screen of the iPhone and iPad depending on the time of day. Among other things the OS is allowed to protect with password and Touch ID is a separate entry in the app “Notes”.

Typically Apple continues to sign the old firmware for a few days. This time the window slammed shut in a month – the company stopped signing iOS 9.3 on Monday 18 April. Now Apple does not issue digital certificates iOS 9.3 for any compatible devices. In other words, return iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with iOS 9.3.1/9.3.2 beta on previous version of OS, as well as an update to this OS with earlier versions.

For this reason, users of jailbroken devices should be more careful. Do not install untested tweaks from Cydia that can lead to a crash, because restoring the OS will have to update the gadget and lose your jailbreak.

The current version of the mobile platform is Apple iOS 9.3.1. The update is aimed at fixing the bug where the program stopped to respond to touch links in Safari or in other programs. In testing iOS 9.3.2 aimed at further optimization of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. 9.3.2 iOS beta 1 was released a week after the release of iOS 9.3.1 and so far available only to participants of the beta program.

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The timing of the public release of iOS 9.3.2 information yet. The previous major iOS release 9.3 was in development for three months.

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