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Topic # 150082 10-Jul-2014 18:24
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Have an iPhone 4 that I have wiped in preparation to give to my sister in-law. Wanted to install facebook for her but the appstore doesn't want to give the old version, insisting on ios 7. Knowing that ios 7 will cripple the device I'm looking for a work around or alternative?

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  Reply # 1086588 10-Jul-2014 18:44
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It is already crippled by having iOS 6 installed. Just upgrade it, iOS 7.1 is not too bad on them.




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  Reply # 1086594 10-Jul-2014 18:52
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I thought the app store now let you install old app versions for older ios versions?

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  Reply # 1086645 10-Jul-2014 19:22
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my wifes iphone 4 ran heaps better on ios7



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  Reply # 1086653 10-Jul-2014 19:29
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mattwnz: I thought the app store now let you install old app versions for older ios versions?


yeah, I'm sure you could in the past.



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  Reply # 1086656 10-Jul-2014 19:31
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Yogi02: my wifes iphone 4 ran heaps better on ios7


maybe they fixed it, reviews i read were very critical of battery issues and performance degradation.

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  Reply # 1086659 10-Jul-2014 19:35
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long fixed



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  Reply # 1086672 10-Jul-2014 19:41
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Oh well, here we go, sadly can't go back if it fails, here goes nothing.

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  Reply # 1086680 10-Jul-2014 19:46
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My son used IOS7 on his iPhone 4 with no issues until he replaced it recently




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  Reply # 1086734 10-Jul-2014 21:09
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Sounds encouraging, I guess critical reviews don't get updated once the problems been addressed. We will see how it goes over the next couple of weeks.

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