Firmware Features

Here’s the page where you can check out the update history of iphone firmware, including the ff version and its detailed features. If you wanna download those firmware files with .ipsw extension, please check out this page from the hackint0sh community.

  • ff 2.2(source:macrumors)
    • Decrease in call set-up failures and dropped calls
    • Enhancements to Maps
    • – Google Street View
    • – public transit and walking diretions
    • – display address of dropped pins
    • – share location via email
    • Enhancements to Mail
    • – resolved isolated issues with scheduled fetching of email
    • – improved formatting of wide HTML email
    • Improved stability and performance of Safari
    • Podcasts are now available for download in iTunes application (over Wi-Fi and cellular)
    • Decrease in call set-up failures and call drops
    • Improved sound quality of visual voicemail messages
    • Pressing the Home button from any Home screen takes you to the first Home screen
    • Preferences to turn on/off auto-correction in Keyboard settings
  • ff 2.1(source:iphoneatlas)
    • Decrease in call set-up failures and dropped calls
    • Significantly better battery life for most users
    • Dramatically reduced time to backup to iTunes
    • Improved email reliability, notably fetching email from POP and
    • Exchange accounts
    • Faster installation of 3rd party applications
    • Fixed bugs causing hangs and crashes for users with lots of third
    • party applications
    • Improved performance in text messaging
    • Faster loading and searching of contacts
    • Improved accuracy of the 3G signal strength display
    • Repeat alert up to two additional times for incoming text messages
    • Option to wipe data after ten failed passcode attempts
    • Genius playlist creation
  • ff 2.0.2
  • ff 2.0.1
  • ff 2.0(source:iphonefaq)
    • App Store, a “a new application that lets users browse, search, purchase and wirelessly download third party applications directly onto their iPhone or iPod touch”
    • the addition of push email, push contacts, and push calendar support
    • addition of a global address list
    • WPA2/802.1x support
    • support for identities and certificates
    • more VPN protocols
    • SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
    • enforced security policies
    • remote wipe
    • Powerpoint viewing
    • support for mass device configuration
    • support for mass email deletion
    • ability to move emails
    • Bonjour support
    • full-screen Safari mode
    • new CSS effects
    • ..
  • ff 1.1.4
    • SMS ordering problem
  • ff 1.1.3 (source by gearlive)
    • Modem firmware: 04.03.13_G
    • The ability to send an SMS message to multiple people is now there
    • Google Maps application can now pinpoint your location using cell tower triangulation
    • Google Maps can now display the Hybrid map view
    • You can now drag and drop application icons on your home screen
    • The home screen supports pagination
    • You can now add web bookmarks to your home screen
  • ff 1.1.2(source by Mac Rumors)
    • Modem firmware: 04.02.13_G
    • Devices in iTunes, battery icon shows up to indicate it charges.
    • Slide for emergency call changes languages
    • International keyboard available
    • iToner works.
    • Custom Ringtones section
  • ff 1.1.1(source by Mac Rumors)
    • Modem firmware: 04.01.13_G
    • iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store
    • Louder speakerphone and receiver volume
    • Home Button double-click shortcut to phone favorites or music controls
    • Space bar double-tap shortcut to intelligently insert period and space
    • Mail attachments are viewable in portrait and landscape
    • Stocks and cities in Stocks and Weather can be re-ordered
    • Apple Bluetooth Headset battery status in the Status Bar
    • Support for TV Out
    • Preference to turn off EDGE/GPRS when roaming internationally
    • New Passcode lock time intervals
    • Adjustable alert volume
  • ff 1.0.2 (source by zdnet)
    • Modem firmware: 03.14.08_G
    • Safari seems snappier
    • Safari has faster navigation around the UI (bookmarks, etc.)
    • Switching between multiple Web pages is smoother
    • Camera appears to have image stabilization
    • Sound seems more crisp over the headphones
    • More YouTube videos available
  • ff 1.0.0

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