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    • paddedjohn
    • By paddedjohn 9th Oct 16, 9:35 PM
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    iPhone 5 update.
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    • 9th Oct 16, 9:35 PM
    iPhone 5 update. 9th Oct 16 at 9:35 PM
    ive got an iPhone 5 that I've had for a few years and is running well on iOS 7, I've just got a next base dash cam and one of its features is it can send any clips wirelessly to my phone but to get the app I need to do this I need to down load iOS 10. Can anyone tell me the pros and cons of this upgrade please? Thanks.
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    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 9th Oct 16, 9:39 PM
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    • 9th Oct 16, 9:39 PM
    It's an update , do it
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    • paddedjohn
    • By paddedjohn 9th Oct 16, 9:42 PM
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    • 9th Oct 16, 9:42 PM
    I know it's an update but I hear that they aren't all good, my question was what are the pros and cons as I don't want to update it and lose all my contacts or pics I have stored on it.
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    • paddedjohn
    • By paddedjohn 10th Oct 16, 7:13 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 7:13 PM
    Anyone help please?
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    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 10th Oct 16, 7:36 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 7:36 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 7:36 PM
    if you need to use the new OS for your app then update or buy a new unit
    Have YOU had to walk 500 miles?
    Were you advised to walk 500 more?
    You could be entitled to compensation.
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    • AlecEiffel
    • By AlecEiffel 10th Oct 16, 8:02 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 8:02 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 8:02 PM
    iOS 10 on the iPhone 5 has received good reports.
    • paddedjohn
    • By paddedjohn 10th Oct 16, 10:19 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 10:19 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 10:19 PM
    iOS 10 on the iPhone 5 has received good reports.
    Originally posted by AlecEiffel
    Thank you.
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    • powerful_Rogue
    • By powerful_Rogue 10th Oct 16, 10:29 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 10:29 PM
    You wont lose your contacts or pictures but will propably slow you phone down.
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 10th Oct 16, 10:55 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 10:55 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 10:55 PM
    updating doesn't do a thing to your contacts, messages, mails, photos etc

    It will just add more junk that you won't either notice or use and slow your phone down a tad
    if you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • 20aday
    • By 20aday 10th Oct 16, 11:02 PM
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    One thing about iOS 10 is the ability to hide unused apps i.e. Stocks, Videos etc.

    Granted it doesn't delete them from the device saving storage but it's great.

    Personally I would update to iOS 10. You'll have various patches and fixes for starters.
    It's not your credit score that counts, it's your account conduct and credit history.
    • paddedjohn
    • By paddedjohn 11th Oct 16, 12:14 AM
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    Thank, Im going to do it now.
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    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 11th Oct 16, 12:34 AM
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    do a backup in case anything goes wrong , I am also told it is better to do the update via iTunes rather than by wifi
    Have YOU had to walk 500 miles?
    Were you advised to walk 500 more?
    You could be entitled to compensation.
    Call the Pro Claimers NOW.
    • AlecEiffel
    • By AlecEiffel 11th Oct 16, 8:29 AM
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    As above, do a backup, preferably two to iCloud and iTunes, and its better to update via iTunes rather than over the air (if you've not updated since iOS 7 and think you have to update via iTunes?).
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