4.3.2 JB Worth it?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by OceanView, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. OceanView, Apr 24, 2011
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2011

    OceanView macrumors 65816

    Sep 16, 2005
    I'm currently JB on 4.1 and I'm considering the pros and cons of upgrading to 4.3.2 and JBing.

    The only thing that I wish I could do is to Tether using TetherMe using Wifi.
    Other than that, I'm not sure if there are any advantages for me to upgrade.

  2. ClutchThese macrumors 65816


    Jun 25, 2010
    Alexandria, VA
  3. 700-Grizz macrumors 6502


    Sep 9, 2010
    I like your MD's Fries:eek:
  4. rgarjr macrumors 603


    Apr 2, 2009
    Southern California
    iTunes home sharing is the big feature on 4.3.
  5. ClutchThese macrumors 65816


    Jun 25, 2010
    Alexandria, VA
    lol, thanks mate! It's been my avatar since macrumors did their april fools joke. :)
  6. Mess macrumors 6502


    Nov 27, 2008
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

    Do it!:cool:
  7. scirica macrumors 68020


    May 13, 2008
    Dallas, TX
    Using both the hotspot and home sharing functionality. I'm a fan of 4.3.2!
  8. Baggy Spandex macrumors 6502

    Baggy Spandex

    May 23, 2009
    I upgraded from 4.0.1 to 4.3.1 via PwnageTool, and it was absolutely awful. Terrible system lag, glitchy animations and poor performance. Once Redsn0w was updated for 4.3.2 I took the jump and i'm very glad I did. Much more smooth and stable than 4.3.1, and about on par with 4.0.1 for me.
  9. Joined:
    Jul 1, 2007
    Loving my jb 4.3.2 here. So much smoother than 4.3.1.
  10. m3coolpix macrumors 6502a


    Dec 24, 2007
    I just went from JB 4.1 (1.59.00 bb) used pwnage back then, to JB 4.3.1 (kept 1.59.00 baseband) and used pwnage again. Also applied ultrasnow to get rid of the issue with 1bar cellular signal.... The setup definitely lags vs. 4.1.....

    How many of you updated to 4.3.2 (pwnage or redsnow), and kept the 1.59.00 baseband? Does it lag or have any of the lag or performance issue?

    I could update to the latest BB if it really gets rid of the performance issues, but I'd prefer not to, as I like to keep that option open for when I sell the iP4. I do have it under contract for another year.....so it may not matter too much as there may eventually be an unlock by then.

  11. twezzyfbaby macrumors regular


    Mar 23, 2010
    columbus ohio
    Is there really a big difference from 4.3.2 and 4.2.1? If so what are they?
  12. loyalist macrumors 6502

    Mar 18, 2011
    I'm on 4.3.1 and thinking about upgrading to 4.3.2 using Redsn0w. Can I still maintain my baseband by using Tiny Umbrella?
  13. mds macrumors 6502

    Oct 6, 2006
    Yes, though I believe you need to use Pwnage tool instead of Redsn0w to preserve your baseband.
  14. GonzagaDynasty macrumors regular

    Nov 30, 2009
    If you want the new features, go for it... If you don't really care about the new features, and your phone works smooth, don't. That would be my advice.

    I was jailbroken on 4.0 and the phone worked very smoothly. I decided I wanted the new features with 4.3.1, so I upgraded and re-jailbroke my phone. Thing ran like absolute crap. Slow, laggy, glitchy.. It was awful.

    So a few weeks later, when 4.3.2 came out, and there was a JB for it, I did it all again, and my phone is back to being smooth. I don't know if 4.3.1 is really the issue, although it was bad for a lot, fine for some.. All I can say, is that 4.3.2 has given me zero problems.
  15. Prodo123 macrumors 68020


    Nov 18, 2010
    Agreed. So smooth, love the hotspot and TetherMe.
    Also using Home Sharing for watching movies, kicks butt. Of course my home server kinda defeats the purpose though...
  16. Grolubao macrumors 65816


    Dec 23, 2008
    London, UK
    I went from 4.1 to 4.3.1 and noticed that I had some bugs related with vibration happening at random times. Updated to 4.3.2 and besides the bug being fixed I also got better battery life, so I'm quite happy
  17. MACis122 macrumors regular

    Jun 6, 2010
    do you guys get that lag on the lockscreen when you reboot or respring where it won't slide to unlock for a while then seem to reboot? I had it on 4.3.1 and just jb on 4.3.2 and its doing the same thing
  18. kapolani macrumors 6502

    Feb 24, 2011
    I'm on 4.1.

    I haven't found a reason to upgrade yet. Besides the fact that it's a pain in the okolele to set the phone up with all my jb'd apps.

    I have MyWi so the hotspot feature doesn't appeal to me.

    Airplay and sharing don't matter much either since I would watch any movies I have on my plasma or macbook.

    I'm thinking I just may upgrade to 4.2.1 and jailbreak. I've read quite a few threads saying 4.3.2 is buggy.

    Do any of you who upgraded wish you stayed at 4.2.1?
  19. TC25 macrumors 68020

    Mar 28, 2011
  20. B737 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 22, 2008
    Jersey Shore
    I was on 4.1- kinda wish i stayed on it
    the phone ran awesome. Zero crashes or bugs EVER... one night for the hell of it i upgraded to 4.3.1 and im regretting it a little bit. occasionally sticky home button, the vibration bug, some other anomalies, i find myself rebooting more frequently, and although rare, occasional safe mode...

    if i had to do it over again id have stayed on 4.1
    im gonna upgrade to 4.3.2 since ppl seem to be having better luck with that.

    home sharing and hotspot are cool, as is print, but most printers arent supported, and ive lived without the other features for like 4 years.
  21. iAd4m macrumors member

    Dec 10, 2010
    Upgraded from 4.2.1 to 4.3.2.
    Haven't had any bug problems or battery problems or really any other problems so far.
    I'm happy
  22. OceanView thread starter macrumors 65816

    Sep 16, 2005
    With all the good reviews of 4.3.2 I'm gonna upgrade my phone just so that I am up to date.
    Hope to have zero issues.
    I do hate all the work involved in installing & configuring my phone but oh well, it's part of life I guess.
    Hopefully this will be good until the next big update which will be iOS 5 whenever that comes out.

    Will report back on my findings
  23. davidhawkins123 macrumors regular

    Apr 21, 2010
    is 4.3.2 really smoother than 4.3.1, im on 4.3.1 iphone 4 and its real laggy
  24. OceanView thread starter macrumors 65816

    Sep 16, 2005
    I have a question.

    Are you guys still using Mobile Terminal to change the password or has this issue been resolved in new updates?

    Anything else I should install to protect myself?
  25. MACis122 macrumors regular

    Jun 6, 2010
    it is smoother so far. I was on 4.0.1 and that was the best to date i think.

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