Problems updating to iOS 5 time out connection

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by jimmy83, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. macrumors 65816

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    I keep getting this error message each time I try and update my iPhone 4 and iPad 2, I click download/update in iTunes the firmware downloads gets to over 99.9& then this error message pops up.

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    Anyone know why? :confused:
     
  2. thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Anyone?
     
  3. macrumors newbie

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    Same to me, i tried 3x. Just 10mins left and this error pop. What a waste of time, must download all over again, and at the end to only get the same freakin error again.anyone know what happen n how to avoid the same error?
     
  4. macrumors member

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    Exactly the same issue here. Tried 7 or 8 times last night, mixing between iPhone and iPad. No joy.

    Resorted to an .ipsw mirror, still waiting on that for over 12 hours. Damn thing.
     
  5. macrumors newbie

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    Same problem

    I have experienced the same problem. Tried twice.
     
  6. dkc
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    has anyone figured this out?

    I am having the same problem
     
  7. macrumors regular

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    I am betting that Apple's servers are getting slammed again with all of the non-US activations hitting at once. Both my son and I had problems with the upgrade on launch day here in the US.
     
  8. macrumors 68020

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    You can try manuall downloading the file, and then upgrading from that

    Go to this page and get the appropriate version.

    In iTunes alt-click the upgrade button, and point it at the file you downloaded.
     
  9. macrumors newbie

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    Re: Problems updating to iOS 5 time out connection

    I had a friend who had the same problem and I fixed it by turning off the anti-virus protection then installing the update and that fixed it. Hope that helps!
     
  10. mikehockenballs, Oct 25, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2011

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    Same here in the UK.

    I tried to update my neice's 3gs tonight but it didnt work for me 3 times which wasted about 2.5 hours ffs :(

    I would have thought by now that the 'rush' to download ios5 would have died down.

    It should be available as a seperate file to install instead of having to download it everytime which takes approximately 40 minutes.

    I will try again on Friday.
     
  11. macrumors 65816

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    There is an option to download iOS and install later. It's noted in the pop-up notification stating a new version is available. You can cancel, download, or download and update.
     

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