5.1 Update from itunes or from iphone?

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by imHappy, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. imHappy macrumors regular

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    Guys, when I try to update from my iPhone, the file is 189mb. When updating from itunes, it downloads 803mb...so which should I choose? haha
     
  2. ericg301 macrumors 6502a

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    OTA is just the delta. iTunes is the whole OS.

    having said that, i spent most of the last 2 hours trying to update OTA on my iPhone 4. it kept timing out, so i'm doing it through iTunes now...going much smoother.
     
  3. imHappy thread starter macrumors regular

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    i guess i will just update it from my iphone directly
     
  4. NJFP macrumors 6502

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    It took like 45 minutes to update thru iTunes.
     
  5. Sdahe macrumors 68000

    Sdahe

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    I guess I'll update tomorrow... It's impossible to update now.. it wont download
     
  6. pettit03 macrumors newbie

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    It says 8 hours to download :mad: Speed Test is showing me at 15 ms too. So the servers must be slammed
     
  7. iCHiRS macrumors member

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    Took about 25min. for me, but downloaded and installed OTA just fine
     
  8. Sylon macrumors 68020

    Sylon

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    I updated OTA a couple hours after the keynote finished. Took about 15 minutes to download, roughly 15-20 minutes to install and be ready to go.

    Their servers might be getting hit hard. Especially with more and more people getting off work in the evening hours.
     

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