Forced Backup for Update

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by cjoshuav, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. cjoshuav macrumors member

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    #1
    I have 30 or so apps on my iPhone, so it takes about 2 hours to backup.

    Consequently, I have auto-backup on Sync disabled.

    However...now that I'm trying to update to 2.0.2 iTunes forces a backup with no option of exing out, and it keeps crashing during the backup. ("Cannot backup ^0...(-19)" !)

    Arghhhh!

    Any suggestions?

    Joshua
     
  2. Ntombi macrumors 68030

    Ntombi

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    I don't have any suggestions, but I wanted to clear up one thing: more apps does not always equal longer backups. I have 50+ apps (yes, way too many!) and don't have extra long backups, as a rule. Even before this update, most took less than 20 minutes.

    And if you ever have to restore, you may be SOL, because constantly canceling backups means that you won't have a valid copy of your info. I do understand how frustrating it must be to sit through it, but I think you're pushing your luck (and it may have already happened).


    Oh, do a search in the long 2.0.2 thread, because I'm almost positive I saw that error code and a possible solution there.

    So, I guess I did have a suggestion. :p

    Good luck!
     

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