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21 People Who Were Completely Blindsided By iOS 7

A sobering reminder that not everybody reads the tech blogs.

1. This afternoon, Apple’s iOS 7 update became available to millions of people across the globe. This meager description is what they saw:

2. You see, iOS 7 is pretty different from iOS 6.

3. This took some people by surprise.


Emily Schmidt

@emilyschmidt13

Is there a new phone update?…

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4. And naturally, some were a little perplexed…


Fee Pauwels

@FeePauwels

wait like what’s iOS 7???

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5. So you can imagine their surprise when these folks were blindsided by a whole new iPhone…

What happened to my phone?

— willisbamafan (@Will Harrison)

Will Harrison

@willisbamafan

What happened to my phone?

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My phone is all kinds of different and I'm confused

— amandakuffell (@Amanda Kuffell)

Amanda Kuffell

@amandakuffell

My phone is all kinds of different and I’m confused

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8. People had a lot of questions.

Iphone update what happened everythings different

— alexmusic222 (@TheAlexBlack)

TheAlexBlack

@alexmusic222

Iphone update what happened everythings different

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Oh my god... What happened to my iPhone!

— TanHippieGf (@TanHippieGirlfriend)

TanHippieGirlfriend

@TanHippieGf

Oh my god… What happened to my iPhone!

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WHAT HAPPENED TO MY PHONE http://t.co/3NioizCGNM

— ajistheman (@ΔJ ΔLI)

ΔJ ΔLI

@ajistheman

WHAT HAPPENED TO MY PHONE http://t.co/3NioizCGNM

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What the fuck happened to my iPhone

— LaurieBateh (@Laurie Bateh)

Laurie Bateh

@LaurieBateh

What the fuck happened to my iPhone

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iOS7 WHAT HAPPENED TO MY PHONE WTF

— ItsJoshyx (@Joshy)

Joshy

@ItsJoshyx

iOS7 WHAT HAPPENED TO MY PHONE WTF

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WHAT HAPPENED TO MY IPHONE HAHA THIS IS NUTS PEOPLE

— tha_GANCH (@t g)

t g

@tha_GANCH

WHAT HAPPENED TO MY IPHONE HAHA THIS IS NUTS PEOPLE

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15. It happened everywhere. Without warning.

@_FuriousStylez_ im gettin some shoes . What happened to my phone tho!

— ThatNiggaKalif (@Accident Prone^_^)

Accident Prone^_^

@ThatNiggaKalif

@_FuriousStylez_ im gettin some shoes . What happened to my phone tho!

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16. They never saw it coming…

Sooooo, what happened to my iPhone? #iOS7 #didntsignupforthisshit

— JessieCarnes (@Jessie Carnes)

Jessie Carnes

@JessieCarnes

Sooooo, what happened to my iPhone? #iOS7 #didntsignupforthisshit

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17. First there was classic denial.

@RamseyStewart whats different? Looks like my iphone did from 5yrs ago.

— BranginDaHeat (@★☆Jared Lewis☆★)

★☆Jared Lewis☆★

@BranginDaHeat

@RamseyStewart whats different? Looks like my iphone did from 5yrs ago.

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18. …followed by anger.

Holy fuck what happened to my IPHONE. RAGE RAGE RAGE RAGE

— GWENgweng (@Gwen Soria)

Gwen Soria

@GWENgweng

Holy fuck what happened to my IPHONE. RAGE RAGE RAGE RAGE

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FOR FUCKS SAKE WHY IS MY PHONE FUCKED UP

— Totohoe (@*.**.*)

*.**.*

@Totohoe

FOR FUCKS SAKE WHY IS MY PHONE FUCKED UP

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MY PHONE OMG NO

— iJanoSloth (@JAN0/5KIANS)

JAN0/5KIANS

@iJanoSloth

MY PHONE OMG NO

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21. A little bargaining…

Can i go back to ios 6.1.4 please?

— I3lazer (@Erik)

Erik

@I3lazer

Can i go back to ios 6.1.4 please?

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22. Then depression set in.

@emmahaguee I cried, my phone is ruined, I won't be in school tomorrow, goodbye

— jessgarwoodx (@Jessicaa)

Jessicaa

@jessgarwoodx

@emmahaguee I cried, my phone is ruined, I won’t be in school tomorrow, goodbye

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I FEEL LIKE MY PHONE IS RUINED

— natttiexo (@natty)

natty

@natttiexo

I FEEL LIKE MY PHONE IS RUINED

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25. And at long last, the bitter pill of acceptance.

I guess iOS 7 is ok

— brettsadousky (@Brett Sadousky)

Brett Sadousky

@brettsadousky

I guess iOS 7 is ok

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Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.
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