iOS5 update coming?

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by paulold, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    My iTunes is acting strange today.

    The Apple Store takes a little longer than usual to load, but when it does, it appears to work fine. I can say sample a song without a pause.

    I had a bunch of app updates to download and they all downloaded quickly, per usual.

    I then synced my iPhone and that process went fine.

    But if I click on Check for Update button, my iTunes will crash (to where I have to force quit it) or sometimes I will get an error message saying it could not reach the update server.

    I was planning on restoring my iPhone 4S today but I get the same error message about the update server when I click on the Restore button. (Doesn't it already have the latest iOS downloaded?)

    So something is up on Apple's end. Could it mean 5.0.1 is about to arrive?
     
  2. macrumors 68000

    nwmtnbiker

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    I was also getting the error last night. I wanted to do the dfu restore but was afraid to start...
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Hmm - someone suggested on another forum that it might be because pre-ordering was opened up yesterday for 22 more countries. I guess that could account for the sluggishness.
     

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