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Do I HAVE to upgrade to iOS 7?

by volvogirl / September 18, 2013 8:12 AM PDT

I'm old school, from way back to DOS. I don't use most of the features on my iPads. I like it simple and basic. I like it flat. I don't use facebook, twitter or any social media. Just go to a couple online sites/forums like here. I don't share or take pictures, etc. I don't multitask. One thing at a time. And you can tell I don't like change.

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No you don't have to....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / September 18, 2013 12:46 PM PDT

....however, some of your applications may eventually stop working properly if you are running an older iOS as new developments come available. You can keep your current OS as long as you don't do any major upgrades/updates.

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But I'm not sure
by aplanca / September 18, 2013 5:57 PM PDT

whether all current apps are running under iOS 7. Could there be problems?

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Sounds like the only apps you are using are those
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 19, 2013 8:54 AM PDT
In reply to: But I'm not sure

those that came with your iPad.

As those apps were written by Apple for the iOS that is currently running on your iPads and that the iOS 7 version of those apps were also written by Apple, you can be assured that they will run just fine.

I have found no problems with iOS 7 as yet


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