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Old Mar 8, 2012, 07:34 AM   #1
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Stuck on "preparing update"

Seems to have downloaded, but is stuck about 90% of the way through. Should I shut down and try again, or are others having this problem?
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Old Mar 8, 2012, 10:36 AM   #2
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Seems to have downloaded, but is stuck about 90% of the way through. Should I shut down and try again, or are others having this problem?
This process was really slow for me. Hopefully you didn't stop it, because it will ultimately work.
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Old Mar 8, 2012, 10:52 AM   #3
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Yup, once it hit preparing download, the bar was moving, VERY SLOWLY but it was moving and it eventually completed and restarted and installed the new iOS.
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Old Mar 8, 2012, 03:37 PM   #4
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My iPhone 3GS took 30 mins to do the last 5% of "preparing update", and another 20 odd mins to install the upgrade after that. Just give it time, and plug it in to a charger so that the battery does not go flat.

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Old Mar 8, 2012, 05:42 PM   #5
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Yeah it took a long time after it hit 90% on both my 4S and iPad1. Just let it do its thing and be patient.
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