How to Quickly Check if You're Running iOS 7 or iOS 8

We test Snapguide on lots of different iOS devices. Sometimes it helpful to quickly determine what version of iOS a device is running. Here are some quick tips that distinguish iOS 7 from iOS 8.

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How to Quickly Check if You're Running iOS 7 or iOS 8
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This is iOS 7. Note that the control center icons (like Wifi, Bluetooth, etc) are black when disabled and white when enabled.

This is iOS 7. Note that the control center icons (like Wifi, Bluetooth, etc) are black when disabled and white when enabled.

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This is iOS 8. Note the control center icons have a different enable/disable state. When you select Wifi, Bluetooth, etc the background turns white. It's much easier to tell what's selected now!

This is iOS 8. Note the control center icons have a different enable/disable state. When you select Wifi, Bluetooth, etc the background turns white. It's much easier to tell what's selected now!

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This is iOS 7. Note that the Notification Center has 3 tabs.

This is iOS 7. Note that the Notification Center has 3 tabs.

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This is iOS 8. Note that the Notification Center has only 2 tabs.

This is iOS 8. Note that the Notification Center has only 2 tabs.

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