Iphone 5's with ios 6 still being handed out...

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by ross1998, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. ross1998 macrumors 6502a

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    Hey guys just FYI, I got my moms iPhone 5 replaced due to water damage and the phone still had ios 6.1.4. Sadly I had to restore to ios 7 because the backup wouldn't work with ios 6. So if anyone is still looking for ios 6 iphone 5, the apple store is worth a shot.

    This was the apple store in southcenter mall
     
  2. C DM macrumors Westmere

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    It's really hit or miss, so hard to really say what you will (or won't) get, but, yeah, there are some with iOS 6 still on them.
     
  3. 53kyle macrumors 65816

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    When my iPod touch 5th gen was replaced, the day after iOS 7 came out, I got iOS 6, but also had to restore from and iOS 7 backup. It's a good thing I like iOS 7!
     
  4. the caveman macrumors 6502

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    Dont you have to have a good reason for them to replace it?
     
  5. CEmajr macrumors 601

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    Yeah they still give them out. I had a Verizon iPhone 5 replaced last week and it had iOS 6 on it.
     
  6. ross1998 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yup,
     

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