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Topic # 151589 29-Aug-2014 20:17
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I've resisted upgrading our iPad 2 to iOS 7 because of performance issues reported on that model when iOS 7 first released. However, I understand the 7.1 update was meant to go a long way towards resolving this.

Is anyone here running iOS 7.1 on an iPad 2? If so, how do you find the performance? Should I still be wary of the upgrade?

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  Reply # 1118212 29-Aug-2014 20:25
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I upgraded my parents to 7 then 7.1 and it's actually been fine throughout. Once they had it hang and didn't know what to do, but a reboot fixed it. It seems slow, but that's probably just because I'm used to our Air.



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  Reply # 1118790 30-Aug-2014 22:45
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Well, I decided to take the plunge. No problems so far, with performance comparable to what it was with iOS 6.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1118837 31-Aug-2014 09:15
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dclegg: I've resisted upgrading our iPad 2 to iOS 7 because of performance issues reported on that model when iOS 7 first released. However, I understand the 7.1 update was meant to go a long way towards resolving this.

Is anyone here running iOS 7.1 on an iPad 2? If so, how do you find the performance? Should I still be wary of the upgrade?


my son upgraded his. No issues at all :)


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  Reply # 1118846 31-Aug-2014 09:51
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Yup, I've upgraded 23 so far, no issues but that one needed an image restore as some apps didn't make the transition too well.
Speed comparable to 5 and 6 both

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  Reply # 1118855 31-Aug-2014 10:20
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You might as well upgrade to iOS 8 in a couple of weeks too...!

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  Reply # 1118912 31-Aug-2014 12:11
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Yes,

Anyone else watching this thread... Be advised, you have about 2 weeks left to transition tto ios7, after which whatever changes (or speed) ios8 brings will be your only option :)

Personally I'm looking forward to it!

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