The Apple iOS 7 release and downloads frustrated users as they eventually found out about the annoying bugs that come with the new software.
The first iOS 7 bug was reported a day after iOS 7 release. The bug discovered threatens user privacy as anyone can bypass the user's iPhone and iPad passcode. This means that anyone can have access to the user's email, photos and social networking accounts. The hack can easily be done from the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of a locked iPhone or iPad screen and then holding down the power button until the shut-off pane comes out. Instead of swiping to power down the device, select cancel then quickly press the home button. After the quick press, press the home button again longer this time. From the iOS 7 multi-tasking view, Mail, Photos and Twitter can now be access.
The second bug to be reported allows anyone to make calls even on a locked iPhone screen by using the Emergency Call that can be access through the iPhone and iPad's passcode protection feature.
Fortunately, Apple was already made aware of the the iOS 7 bugs and had release a statement, assuring all users that the issue will be resolve by the time a new software upload update is available.
"Apple takes user security very seriously. We are aware of this issue, and will deliver a fix in a future software update," Trudy Muller, spokeswoman for Apple, told AllThingsD in an interview.
For those who want to protect their devices and data against these two iOS 7 bugs, disable Control Center, search for "Access on LockScreen" and toggle it off.
However, there are few more bugs to Apple iOS 7 as reported by The BitBag.
According to the report, the bugs include the expansion of the Assistive Touch Button. The bug was said to be similar to a bug that comes with the iOS 5. For the iPhone 4s upgraded with iOS 7, accidental or intentional double-tapping of the Assistive Touch button will result to an on-and-off restarting of the device. The Assistive Touch button was designed to give those with physical and motor difficulties ease when using their devices.
Users had also been reporting frustrations over compatibility issues as outdated apps that have not yet updated for the iOS 7 had reportedly crashed or malfunctioned.
With the iOS 7, simultaneous ongoing conversations can jumble the iMessage contact headings, resulting to sending messages to the wrong recipients.
While these bugs can annoy those who had already upgraded to iOS 7, Vimeo user Dan Weeks discovered a rather quirky bug that, on the other hand, can be amusing to the users - repeatedly swipe the screen upon launching an app, the screen will revert back to the home screen, wiggling.
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