iPhone update for more than one iPhone

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by r2k76, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. r2k76 macrumors newbie

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    every time i update my iPhone i wanna update my dads to. well when i hook the second phone up it wants me to download the update again. is there a way to update both iPhones only downloading the update once?
     
  2. Intell macrumors P6

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    As longs as they are the same model, it should only download the update once. What are the two iPhone models?
     
  3. r2k76 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    than that may be the deal i have an iphone4 he has 3GS
     
  4. Crystal-RX macrumors 68030

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    Different model iPhone uses different firmware. That the reason iTunes downloads it again (different firmware) when you hook up and update your dad phone.
     
  5. r2k76 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i see that now cause i noticed the files size for my iPhone update was different than the one for his.
     

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