LEAST Favorite Feature in iOS 7

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by osx11, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. osx11 macrumors 6502a

    Jan 16, 2011
  2. Icculus macrumors 6502

    Jun 2, 2007
    Frisco, TX
    at times since the folders it seems match the background, its hard to read folder names imo.
  3. inselstudent macrumors 6502a

    Jul 27, 2012
    Parallax is nothing but a waste of CPU performance IMO
  4. TommyA6 macrumors 65816

    May 15, 2013
    You can turn it of easily, so it shouldn't be an issue.
  5. Eckscaliber macrumors 6502a


    May 30, 2012
    Automatic app updating. I will immediately turn it off.
  6. Icculus macrumors 6502

    Jun 2, 2007
    Frisco, TX
    out of curiosity, why? I have been running the GM release of it and I love not seeing updates being needed to be done but if I open up the app store I get a review of everything that was updated. Pretty slick.

    Worried about battery life? Not knocking your choice at all just curious.
  7. zorinlynx macrumors 603


    May 31, 2007
    Florida, USA
    More than once an app update has completely broken a critical app I use.

    I don't update critical apps right away for this reason. Once I hear that the new version works great, I update.
  8. stisdal, Sep 15, 2013
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2013

    stisdal macrumors 6502


    Feb 28, 2010
    The app dock on my iPad 3. It just looks primitive IMHO. Looks fine on my iPhone 5, but that and very poor wallpaper handling have pushed me back to IOS 6 on the iPad. (7 is great on the iPhone)

    Don't hate, this is just my own opinion. Here's to hoping for improvement in these areas in future updates...
  9. 0000757 macrumors 68040

    Dec 16, 2011
    It's not really a feature, but more of a removal.

    I hate how they took about the "search the web" option in spotlight. Considering that now to search spotlight you just drag down, i'm using spotlight more and more often, and being able to search the web from spotlight but be even more useful.
  10. Icculus macrumors 6502

    Jun 2, 2007
    Frisco, TX
    that makes total sense. gotcha.
  11. Crazy Badger macrumors 65816

    Crazy Badger

    Apr 1, 2008
    I like the fact I can have multiple pages in a folder, but dislike the fact that each page only holds 9 apps.

    Compared with a standard iOS6 device I think 7 is pretty good, although it could be snappier. Compared with a JB decide, Apple is still short of the mark. Multitasking is still poor (I want to be able to close all running apps with a single command) and the control centre needs some customisable options (I like to forward my mobile so a quick switch is useful). Configuring settings by location should also be something Apple include. When I'm connected to my local network I don't want to have to unlock every 5 minutes.

    Sorry, just realised that's more than 1 :D
  12. dylzen macrumors member


    Aug 1, 2013
    Is the animation speed conisidered a feature? Otherwise the Background App Refresh: it drains my phone battery too much to use it.
  13. inselstudent macrumors 6502a

    Jul 27, 2012
    Umm, yeah, I knew that, but it's still my least favorite feature. :p
  14. EJ8 Suspended


    Oct 13, 2010
  15. Xeyad macrumors 6502

    Nov 19, 2012
    It's completely unacceptable that only 9 apps are displayed inside a folder in a 9.7" iPad!!

    That's my least favorite feature. I'd rather have a folder that can only have 20 apps that are all displayed at once over a unlimited folder but show you only 9 apps at once.

    iOS 7 as a whole seems to be less optimized for iPad than before. Notification Center takes full screen, Siri takes full screen as well. Maps, Calendar, and GameCenter look totally blown up on iPad (something they mocked Android for!), multitasking shows 3 apps at most, which is ridiculous on a big device like the iPad.

    iOS 7 on the iPad needs a rethink. iOS on iPhone is completely fine, and I'd recommend all to install it on their phones.
  16. Icculus macrumors 6502

    Jun 2, 2007
    Frisco, TX
    This is why I am nervous about installing iOS 7 on my iPad. I love it on the iPhone but what you are listing above is stuff that would really annoy me.

    Here is to hoping now that the iPhone version is good, put focus on iPad and get an update, a real GM, mind you in a few weeks. Wishful thinking I know...
  17. Xeyad macrumors 6502

    Nov 19, 2012
    iPad 2, 3 look horrible with iOS 7. No blur effects, and sluggish performance generally. iPad Mini and iPad 4 have all the effects, but I'm still not happy about the lack of optimization. Yes, like you, it's really annoying me too. The leather was bad in the calendar app on iOS 6, but at least it was a good app. Whereas the new calendar app for iPad on iOS 7 is just a bad app generally. Notification Center looks completely blown up with so much wasted space.

    I'm afraid this lack of optimization could lead to developers also being careless and give us iPhone apps blown up.

    However, the iPhone version of iOS 7 is a completely different story. The new look depends on taste, but all the other features are nicely set up.
  18. Sirious macrumors 65816


    Jan 2, 2013
    United Kingdom
    I really dislike iOS 7 as a whole on iPad 3 because all the blur effects are gone and it just doesnt feel optimized for the larger screen. Its really nice to look at but they should have done something different on the iPad than the iPhone version. I loved the blur effects on the iPad 3 during the betas. It's one of those things that you don't miss until its gone.

    Also, there is a major lag issue on the iPad 3. Setting wallpaper takes way to long, feels like its frozen.

    I installed the GM yesterday and removed it today.
    I hope to come back to iOS 7 on the iPad when they release an update to stabilise it because I need the stability if I'm doing some work on my iPad.
  19. CreepingDeath macrumors member

    Sep 14, 2013
  20. Icculus macrumors 6502

    Jun 2, 2007
    Frisco, TX
    I really have faith in Apple that they will get the iPad version sorted out quickly and not pull an Android and just blow up iOS apps....hoping anyway. :)
  21. BigJohno macrumors 65816

    Jan 1, 2007
    San Francisco
    I think the folders as well. It was hard to find anything in there before and now it's impossible.
  22. BlaqkAudio macrumors 6502

    Jun 24, 2008
    New York
    I hate the new music app.
    • Unnecessary addition of artist pictures/album art made it so you can only view 4 items at a time on an iPhone 5
    • Artist pictures only appear for some of my artists, the rest use album art, which makes it look sloppy in my opinion
    • You can no longer play a single album from artist view/it shows every album and song listed chronologically
    • Album view is inconsistent between iPad and iPhone/iPod. On the iPad, it lists albums alphabetically first by artist name, then by album name. On the iPhone/iPod, it lists albums alphabetically by album name only
    • The new horizontal grid view doesn't automatically show what's now playing
    There's more, but those are my biggest gripes
  23. zbarvian macrumors 68010

    Jul 23, 2011
    Parallax and the new Notification Center. Seeing notifications should be a mindless, quick swipe down. Now there's three tabs, two of debatable importance.
  24. RAPTORSKI macrumors regular


    Jan 24, 2013
    British Columbia
    I am fine with updating the apps myself also. I get to see what is new and whether I want it or not. ;)
  25. TwoBytes macrumors 68030


    Jun 2, 2008
    The crippled notification centre compared to ios 6

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