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#124587 by Morac
Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:31 pm
I'm trying to run the Ooma Mobile 5.1 app on my iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1.1 (upgraded today from 8.1) and it keeps telling me that Ooma Mobile isn't enabled and asking me if I want to confirm I want to enable it. If I press confirm it says that it failed to enable Ooma Mobile. Ooma Mobile is enabled on my account. I tried disabling and re-enabling it, but I'm still getting the same message.

It worked last week, but it's not working now. I tried deleting and reinstalling and also rebooting my iPhone, but nothing changed.

I downloaded the app onto my iPad 2 running iOS 7.1.2 and it works fine, so version 5.1 must not be compatible with iOS 8.1.1. Version 5.1 was released on November 14 and don't know if I tried running it since then so 5.1 might be simply broken with iOS 8 or just 8.1.1.
Last edited by Morac on Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:17 pm, edited 1 time in total.
#124592 by Morac
Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:37 am
I had a backup of Ooma Mobile app 5.0 for iOS so I installed that on my iPhone 5s running iOS 8.1.1 and it worked fine.

So the problem is with the 5.1 update. It simply doesn't work with iOS 8(.x.x).

Unfortunately staying on version 5.0 isn't really an option since it requires me disabling auto-update and I don't want to do that. Version 5.1 should be pulled from the store and put back version 5.0. That or fix the issue with version 5.1 and iOS 8.1.1.

Here's what I see with version 5.1:

First prompt I get after logging in.
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What I get if I click confirm.
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#124598 by Morac
Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:36 am
I'll mention I called Ooma phone support and opened a ticket about this. It's possible it's a combination of the Mobile App version 5.1 and iOS 8.1.1 because the person said that while there was no open engineering ticket about this, he said they started getting reports from people yesterday of problems with the mobile app and iOS 8.1.1 was released yesterday.

I also saw a couple of reviews in the App store complaining about the app not working in iOS 8.1.1.
#124629 by Morac
Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:13 pm
Got a response to my ticket I opened. They "found some issues related to iOS 8.1" and recommended "[disabling] OOMA Mobile in MY OOMA to fix the problem...." That's not really a fix, but they also mentioned that they are aware of the issue and are working on a fix.

So it looks like we need to wait for 5.2.

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