2.0 Coming Tomorrow, July 11th

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPod touch Apps' started by sportsfrk214, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    Apple has issued a press release regarding the U.S. launch of the iPhone 3G tomorrow. Near the end of the release, there is a section called "Availability", which contained the following information.

    So it appears the rumors were referring to the release of the App Store only, not the release of the new software. We shall wait one more day :apple:

    EDIT: If the press release wasn't enough to seal the deal for you, this should do it.
     
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    P-Worm

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    Bummer. I was getting all excited to update my iPod Touch.

    P-Worm
     
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    MattGTO

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    :mad:dang it!!!!:mad:
     
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    Except I have it now. Got it from Apple.com. In the U.S.
     
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    Squires

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    NO!

    I Was getting well excited! :(

    :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
     
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    velvetelvis

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    so, whats the point of the app store coming out if we cant use it?
     
  7. macrumors 6502a

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    I put the 2.0 firmware on my phone this morning and I'm trying to get AIM now and it says its not able to purchase the software.... at least the appstore works on the phone now.
     
  8. macrumors 68000

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    Developers.
     
  9. macrumors 6502

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  10. macrumors 6502

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    I got aim working on mine. Got 4 apps, facebook and aim for free. Purchased supermonkey ball on iTunes, purchased bomberman on device. Both work fine.
     
  11. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    It's clear, as people are pointing out, that if you have an iPhone, it is possible for you to get the update right now, but it is not official and some people are supposedly having trouble with it. Better to just wait another day and guarantee a smooth transition to the new software :) Besides, this method of getting the software on the iPhone is also for the iPhone only, it definently won't work if tried on a Touch.
     
  12. macrumors regular

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    So people who get the iPhone today (other countries) can use it, maybe?

    Or maybe it's just to torture us....
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

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    It is out now. Final, official, GM, whatever you want to call it. Just remember if you are upgrading from 1.1.4, do not use the "update" function, completely wipe and restore your phone without using the 'backup and restore preferences,' otherwise all of you old preferences will be copied back over the new 2.0 files and cause all sorts of quirks and bizarre behavior (this happened to me with the 5a345 B8 firmware).
     
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    There is only one Software 2.0. Unless Apple lied to us.
     
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    That sucks, glad I've got it downloaded and installed on my iPhone!
     
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    Alan Taylor

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    So we would loose all of our SMS conversations? I'd rather not :/
     
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    MattGTO

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    Explain to me how to get it on a Touch then.
     
  18. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Well the two softwares wouldn't be the same, because 2.0 needs to support phone features for the iPhone. I could be wrong about that, but I'm pretty sure there are some differences.

    But regardless, it costs $10 to get the one for the Touch. Therefore, this method would not work.
     
  19. macrumors 6502a

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    Sync before you update.

    Then do the "Restore" option. Thats what I did and my phone works. Though my sync was from a week ago so I lost about a week of SMS convos. No biggie though.
     
  20. macrumors 601

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    Easy.
    Wait until it gets released.

    :eek:
     
  21. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Log on to your computer at 8 am tomorrow morning, and plug your iPod in. Install software 2.0.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    MattGTO

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    I guess this is gonna be running for a while...I needed something specific :D

    [​IMG]
     
  23. macrumors 6502a

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    The only trouble I've seen being reported is people not knowing how to update it using the manual method because they don't read the information people have posted. Other than that..it works great.

    I upgraded with no problems whatsoever.
     
  24. macrumors newbie

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    Could be out today!!

    New Zealand goes on sale tonight for us so maybe that relates to some people in the world AND us
     
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    velvetelvis

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    installed and running. gonna go play some super monkey ball now...

    oh, and bother my wife with saber sounds...
     

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