iPhone OS 3
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|A version of the iOS operating system|
iPhone OS 3.1.3 on an iPhone 3GS
|Source model||Closed, with open source components|
|June 17, 2009|
3.1.3 (February 2, 2010[±]
|Kernel type||Hybrid (XNU)|
|License||Proprietary EULA except for open-source components|
|Preceded by||iPhone OS 2|
|Succeeded by||iOS 4|
|Official website||iPhone OS 3 at the Wayback Machine (archived August 18, 2009)|
|Unsupported as of the end of 2012|
iPhone OS 3, renamed iOS 3 when support for the iPad was added in iOS 3.2, is the third major release of the iOS mobile operating system designed by Apple Inc.. iPhone OS 3.0 became available with the iPhone 3GS. It was released on June 17, 2009. It added features such as copy and paste, and MMS. Not all features were available on the original iPhone. Devices running iPhone OS 2.x were upgradeable to this software. The final release supported on the original iPhone and iPod Touch is iPhone OS 3.1.3. The iPad was introduced with iOS 3.2. iOS 3.2 was the first version to be called "iOS." iOS 3.2.2 was the final version of iPhone OS 3.
Some features in iPhone OS 3 include cut, copy, and paste, spotlight, and in-app-purchases.
Some iPhone and iPod touch users reported issues of the device(s) not waking from sleep. Apple released iPhone OS 3.1.2 in attempt to fix the issue.
Some iPad users running iOS 3.2 reported Wi-fi issues. The issue was fixed in iOS 3.2.1.
iPhone OS 3 received mixed reviews.
iPod touch price
iPhone OS 3 cost $4.95 for iPod touch (1st and 2nd generations) users and was free to iPod touch (3rd generation), iPhone users, and iPad users.
Version history: portable iOS devices
- Apple Inc. "iPhone — New features in the iPhone 3.1 Software Update". Apple Inc. Retrieved January 12, 2010.
- Shiels, Maggie (June 9, 2009). "Mixed reaction to iPhone update". BBC News.
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