Apple will not be able to address the issue of “iBeacon” being disabled in iOS 8 because it is not compatible with the iOS device.
The issue affects iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch.
When a device with an Apple ID is connected to a wireless network, Apple automatically connects a “iBacon” beacon to a device that has the same Apple ID.
If the beacon is disabled, the device will display the message, “I’m not connected to your network.
Please try again.”iOS 8.0.1 fixes the issue.
However, in iOS 7.0, “iBeeacon” was not a solution to the problem because it required Apple to manually connect a device to the Apple ID network.
This required the device to have an iPhone 4 or higher, or a Mac running Mac OS X 10.9.5 or higher.iOS 8 also removed the option to turn on “iBlock” to prevent Apple from being able to connect devices to Apple’s networks.
Apple has a few other ways to fix the issue with iOS 7, such as allowing the “iBlocks” feature to turn off the “Apple ID beacon” feature.iOS 6.0 is a workaround, which also requires users to disable the “bacon” feature by going to the Settings app and going to Security.
From there, select General, and then check the box to turn it off.iOS 7.1 also removes the option for the “iOS 7 beacon to be enabled,” but this option is still present in the General settings menu.iOS 9.3 removes the “disable iBeacon.”iOS 9 adds the option.
iOS 9.4 adds the “enable iBeacons.”iOS 10 removes the toggle to turn the “Disable iBeasts” checkbox, but this is still available in the Settings menu.
For a list of other changes in iOS 9, visit the release notes.