1. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    There are still people who are using iOS versions prior to iOS 7, whether for jailbreak purposes, because they dislike the look of iOS 7 or because they are content with the version they have. For the record, I don't have a problem with that. Having said that, how will your reason for maintaining a pre-iOS 7 version affect your decision to purchase an upcoming iPhone model which will arguably be similar to iOS 7, but possibly better?
    06-02-2014 09:46 AM
  2. kataran's Avatar
    I don't see it as a JB issue because they had the opinion with iOS 7

    I have an old Co-worker that refused to upgrade to iOS 7 due to post release brainwashing and still has an i4 running 6.1.2 so I know he will not buy a new iPhone
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    06-02-2014 10:03 AM
  3. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I honestly prefer the old UI and looks of iOS 6. But it wasn't going to prevent me from upgrading to the OS that is actively supported now. I find people who are actually able to upgrade but don't just take it too damn seriously.
    06-02-2014 02:14 PM
  4. lui22's Avatar
    I don't see it as a JB issue because they had the opinion with iOS 7

    I have an old Co-worker that refused to upgrade to iOS 7 due to post release brainwashing and still has an i4 running 6.1.2 so I know he will not buy a new iPhone
    well to be fair an i4 on 7.X is pushing the limits. Mine could bearly do it before I downgraded to iOS 6
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    06-02-2014 04:34 PM
  5. bonanzabucks's Avatar
    I'm still on IOS 6 and because of the jailbreak. I missed the chance to upgrade to IOS 7 while it could still be jailbroken. Jailbreaking allows me to do certain features that are must haves for me, so I see no point in upgrading. And I see that IOS 8 doesn't add those features either.


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    06-03-2014 01:51 PM
  6. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I'm still on IOS 6 and because of the jailbreak. I missed the chance to upgrade to IOS 7 while it could still be jailbroken. Jailbreaking allows me to do certain features that are must haves for me, so I see no point in upgrading. And I see that IOS 8 doesn't add those features either.


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    Just curious what jailbreak tweaks you have that still aren't available?
    06-03-2014 01:59 PM
  7. Derrick4Real's Avatar
    I bought an ios 6 phone primarily because I liked the and I like the music player. Itís the primary app I use.

    I had a beta of ios 7 for a month and I hated it. I hated the whiteness. It hurt my eyes and gave me headaches. I hated the music player in that adding art to lists sacrificed usability for eyecandy I didnít need. In fact the only thing I liked was the Bluetooth toggles. Bottom line the changes made to ios 7 arenít important to me and they altered the main reason I bought an iphone, the look and the music player.

    So ďwho will it affect my future buying decisions?Ē Well I havenít made a final decision yet. But for the past year Iíve been considering switching to Android. I keep abreast of the new options coming out and i've borrowed friends phones. Iíve very much concluded that I could switch to android and i'd survive and there is the benefit of having many more choices at cheaper prices.

    Iím not jailbroken either so thatís not why Iím on ios. I just like the look. I prefer the dark look. It has nothing to do with ďtaking it too seriously.Ē I donít think about my operating system. I donít care what os brand people use. Iím not an apple lover or hater. Itís a tool for a job. I simply tried ios 7 and preferred ios 6 and didnít upgrade. I didnít upgrade to Windows 8 either. I think the people that take it too seriously are the people that get bent out of shape because you donít like the OS that they like. I donít think about it. I donít need the latest phone. The new features donít excite me. In 15 years Iíve only had 5 phones.
    06-03-2014 11:24 PM
  8. bonanzabucks's Avatar
    Just curious what jailbreak tweaks you have that still aren't available?
    Where do I begin??

    -Zypher (a real multitasking system)
    -Attachments+ (attaches any file to an email, not just pics and videos)
    -Full Force or RetnaPad (makes iPhone apps full screen size on the iPad)
    -iFile ('nuff said!)
    -WeeKillBackground (kills all the open apps)
    -BT Mouse and Trackpad (allows a Bluetooth mouse to be used)

    While theming is great and I occasionally do it and real widgets would be nice, these tweaks I listed are what I deem essential to help with the overall experience and productivity.
    06-04-2014 09:01 AM
  9. Ursus Rufus's Avatar
    I'm not on any kind of jailbreak but still happily (for the most part) using iOS 6.1.3

    Have tried and do not like iOS since Jony Ive took over.



    16gb iPhone 4S
    03-11-2015 11:10 AM

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