Handy Light working on iOS5?

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by barkomatic, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. macrumors 68040

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    The title says it all. Can anyone who bought this app confirm that it still works on IOS5?
     
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    Well, in case anyone else cares I tried it out and handy light appears to work just fine in iOS5.
     
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    It's not useless if you snagged handy light and are worried iOS5 might have broken its functionality.

    Anyway, if its useless why did you respond and consequently bump it?
     
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    i have 34 apps

    can i post all 34 apps here and you can check for me if they work with ios5 ?

    i am sure every one has diff apps and they all want to know if their app works with ios5.
     
  6. thread starter macrumors 68040

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    If most other apps break--its likely temporary since the developer can push out an update and fix it.

    Handy Light is no longer available on the app store -- so if it breaks under a new OS it can never be updated and fixed. Therefore, if you care about its functionality one should know *before* updating. Do you even know what Handy Light is by the way?

    Anyway, sorry your grumpy today and have nothing better to do than to comment on a thread you keep saying is useless.
     
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    Not useless at all. Exactly what I was looking for in fact.

    Haven't used Handy Light for a while since my old iPhone 4 was jailbroken and had MyWi, but now I'm on iOS5 on a new 4S and am glad to know that the 1 feature I was missing (tethering) is still available with this 'work around.' And no I don't want to add tethering because I don't want to give up unlimited data.

    Anyway, thanks for posting.
     
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    I'm not sure everyone is getting you, OP.

    Handylight was an app that allowed you to tether for free and did not require a jailbreak. Apple pulled it once the word got out.

    I'm actually very surprised Apple hasn't killed it yet, not that I'm complaining.
     
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    Ha! I'll miss MyWi with iOS5. I totally forgot that I bought HandyLight. Glad it still works. Thanks for the reminder OP.
     
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    Handy Light isn't just another app.

    Thanks OP for confirming. I was wondering but hadn't had a chance to try it yet.
     
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    which handy light app to purchase to tether?

    I recently purchased the 4S and am wondering which handy light app to purchase to tether and does it work with IOS5? ty
     
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    Can any body please email me a copy of the real handylight.ipa
    The one I got was fake for 1.99
    My user name is my gmail address can anybody please email me a copy?
    Why are people so weird about this app? It is like you are asking them to cut off a limb and send you their limb , why?
    Can anybody please email me a copy ?
     

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