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Topic # 98967 9-Mar-2012 20:22 Send private message

Has anyone else had the problem I'm having of itunes not downloading latest software update for iPhone? I've got an iPhone 3GS and trying to upgrade using a cable connected to itunes on my iMac running snow leopard. I've cleared the phone out so there were 6gb free. Any other ideas / tips??

Thanks. 

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  Reply # 592947 9-Mar-2012 20:41 Send private message

I also had this problem. The phone was on the iOS 5.1 beta 3 previously, was yours? In the end I downloaded the update file from here and then option-clicked the Update button in iTunes to select that file manually. Keep in mind the file will be larger being the full update and not the OTA one.

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  Reply # 592948 9-Mar-2012 20:42 Send private message

Maybe the update is not for the 3GS (I am guessing) Have you checked?




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  Reply # 592949 9-Mar-2012 20:43 Send private message

johnr: Maybe the update is not for the 3GS (I am guessing) Have you checked?

Yes it is. I checked. Download link:
http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS5/041-1535.20120307.Jer6N/iPhone2,1_5.1_9B176_Restore.ipsw



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  Reply # 592952 9-Mar-2012 20:46 Send private message

Nargh I was just running standard old iOS5.

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  Reply # 592953 9-Mar-2012 20:48 Send private message

MrGanye: Nargh I was just running standard old iOS5.

Strange, I think they are slowly rolling it out. You can get it form there in the meantime. By chance, what ISP are you using?



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  Reply # 592957 9-Mar-2012 20:49 Send private message

Sweet I'll give it a whirl thanks. I'm on Vodafone

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  Reply # 592958 9-Mar-2012 20:50 Send private message

MrGanye: Sweet I'll give it a whirl thanks. I'm on Vodafone

Vodafone Broadband? If so, I had the same issue and I never used to have it on Telecom (could be a caching issue, I had problems with that recently).

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  Reply # 592960 9-Mar-2012 20:52 Send private message

Same issue here as well, Vodafone too again: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=34&topicid=98965



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  Reply # 592961 9-Mar-2012 20:53 Send private message

Yea voda homeline & broadband. Interesting. I don't remember having trouble with any of the other updates. Maybe it's time to upgrade...

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  Reply # 592988 9-Mar-2012 21:30 Send private message

I am on TelstraClear and I cannot get the download on my iPhone or iPad. Neither OTA or plugged into my Mac will work. Keeps saying cannot connect to iPhone Software Update Server. I have never had this problem when getting previous updates.

Frustrating!

 

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  Reply # 592991 9-Mar-2012 21:33 Send private message

I wonder if the download servers are getting slammed causing issues?




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  Reply # 592992 9-Mar-2012 21:34 Send private message

johnr: I wonder if the download servers are getting slammed causing issues?

If that were the case then how did I manage to download it manually yesterday? 

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  Reply # 592995 9-Mar-2012 21:36 Send private message

codyc1515:
johnr: I wonder if the download servers are getting slammed causing issues?

If that were the case then how did I manage to download it manually yesterday??


Maybe many more users around the world have decided to update there devices today,

I don't know




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  Reply # 592996 9-Mar-2012 21:38 Send private message

johnr:
codyc1515:
johnr: I wonder if the download servers are getting slammed causing issues?

If that were the case then how did I manage to download it manually yesterday??


Maybe many more users around the world have decided to update there devices today,

I don't know

but I did have the same issue when trying to update manually. 

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  Reply # 593023 9-Mar-2012 22:24 Send private message

I just went into General Settings on the Phone -> software updates and it downloaded and installed it directly on the phone (2 x iPhone4 running 5.01). Did not need iTunes. It only recommended I plugged it into power during the upgrade in case the battery went flat.

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