Got my tmobile iphone5s but restore is taking a long time! (2 hrs)

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by shankar2, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. shankar2 macrumors 6502

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    Jun 7, 2009
    #1
    Hi,

    I just unpacked my iphone 5s tmobile from apple online store.

    I didn't get the unlocked mesg but I pressed restore and now it's installing but it's going to take 2 hours! Are the apple servers overloaded? Download of the firmware file is slow! Any tips?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Beezy253 macrumors 6502

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    Sep 19, 2013
    Location:
    Tacoma, WA
    #2
    You don't even need to update/restore the phone Via iTunes. It's unlocked out the box.

    When I tried earlier this afternoon, iTunes said two hours as well, so I just installed the 7.0.1 OTA instead of waiting for iTunes. Took 3 mins.
     

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