iOS 7.0.3 Fixes iMessage Bugs, Calibration Issues

iOS 7.0.3 Fixes iMessage Bugs, Calibration Issues
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Apple has released a software update for iOS that includes a stack of bug fixes. These include the very annoying iMessage bug and fixes for some of the accelerometer issues.

As well as those bug fixes (clearly that beta period wasn’t long enough), there are some minor new features. Here’s the official list:

  • Adds iCloud Keychain to keep track of your account names, passwords and credit card numbers across all your approved devices
  • Adds Password Generator so Safari can suggest unique, hard-to-guess passwords for your online accounts
  • Updates lock screen to delay display of “slide to unlock” when Touch ID is in use
  • Adds back the ability to search the web and Wikipedia from Spotlight search
  • Fixes an issue where iMessage failed to send for some users
  • Fixes a bug that could prevent iMessage from activating
  • Improves system stability when using iWork apps
  • Fixes an accelerometer calibration issue
  • Addresses an issue that could cause Siri and VoiceOver to use a lower quality voice
  • Fixes a bug that could allow someone to bypass the Lock screen passcode
  • Enhances the Reduce Motion setting to minimize both motion and animation
  • Fixes an issue that could cause VoiceOver input to be too sensitive
  • Updates the Bold Text setting to also change dial pad text
  • Fixes an issue that could cause supervised devices to become un-supervised when updating software

You can grab the update right now by heading to Settings > General > Software Update on your iOS device.


  • I wonder if there will be a backend or iOS 6 fix for app update badges where the update is only for iOS 7 users.

  • Curious as to what is meant by “Fixes an issue that could cause supervised devices to become un-supervised when updating software”

    The only thing causing my device to become unsupervised is while I make a cuppa waiting for it to update

  • and they HAVE COMPLETELY IGNORED the thing that most people seem to be complaining about, and that is the total inability to resize your wallpaper background to show the whole picture and not just a zoomed in portion of it. Sure you can move it around, but reducing the size overall..? Nope – it just springs back to the original size.

    Apple don’t give a shit about this feature not working as it should despite the Apple discussion forums having threads with pages upon pages of complaints about this fault.

  • Apple tell you how to do it and when to do it and you gotta like it, that’s it. I want to go back to ios 6.1.2 and that is also not possible. Nexus Tablet here we come! Ditch apple products, vote with your money.

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