Has anyone with a 5th Gen been able to upgrade to iOS 6.1?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Bob Coxner, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    I get an error message saying it can't be verified as I'm not connected to the Internet. I am connected. I have the current version of iTunes.

    I tried it with a USB connection to both a desktop/Windows and to a Macbook. Same error. Then I tried it over the air. Same. It downloads and extracts but then quits during verification.

    There was a comment on the Apple support forums that it was happening to many (all?) Touch 5G users but I don't know if that's really true or not.
     
  2. macrumors regular

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    This is also happening to me! Tried OTA and iTunes. Haven't been able to update yet. Wasted 1GB of my capped internet!
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

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    Same problem
     
  4. macrumors 65816

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    Same here
     
  5. macrumors 65816

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    Haven't attempted and don't intend to for a few days because there's always gridlock when an iOS is updated.

    Most likely Apple's servers are on overload right now. Give it some time.
     
  6. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Except it only seems to be happening to Touch 5G owners. I'm seeing successful reports from iPhone and iPad owners.
     
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    ChristianJapan

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    No chance for iPod touch 5Gen ... Ok on 4Gen and iPad 3 ... I tried the 5Gen with several ways but finally had to restore. Not very amazing.
     
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    Aangair

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    Same here but for me it says Error 3194...:mad:
     
  9. macrumors 65816

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    Just tried again and it worked. Didn't do anything different (no restarts or anything)
     
  10. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I finally got it to complete. Also worked ok with my iPad 3.
     
  11. macrumors regular

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    Worked fine first time with me on my 5G.
     
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    ChristianJapan

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    Now also ok for me ... :apple: fixed it
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

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    Working now...weird...
     
  14. macrumors 6502

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    I just updated both iPad3 and iPod Touch 5th generation with no problems!
     
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    Aangair

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    Yeah it's because Apple had some problems with it and it got released after all the other upgrades. Atleast now it works though so that's all good:)
     
  16. macrumors member

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    Updated using iTunes with no problems.
     
  17. macrumors 65816

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    Can you give a source for your claim that Apple had problems with it and delayed the release?

    Sounds odd, since 6.1 was released yesterday and folks owing iPads and iPods were able to complete concurrent installs.
     
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    I updated my 64GB iPod touch 5th Gen via OTA (Over the air) on Wi-Fi yesterday. It had no problem at all, and it was really fast too! The iPod said it was a 90MB file.
     
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    I initially got that message but then it installed after a dozen tries or so. I think the Apple servers were probably getting overloaded.
     
  20. macrumors 65816

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    • Apple release iOS 6.1
    • Servers get overloaded
    • Apple turn off 6.1 verification for iPod touch users
    • The "more important" iPhone users get server priority
    • Server load eases
    • Apple turn on 6.1 verification for iPod touch users
     

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