Source to tell me % of users updated to ios5

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by RXPskier, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. RXPskier macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2011
    Hey all. I'm in a struggle with a vendor and i need to prove my case. Anyone know a place where i can provide some numbers that show the percent of users who updated?
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator emeritus


    Sep 8, 2010
    I could be wrong, but I don't think such numbers have ever been released. They'd naturally have to come from Apple and we know that they don't like to release information very often.
  3. RXPskier thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2011
    i reached out to my apple contact. waiting to see if he even acknowledges the email.
  4. Small White Car macrumors G4

    Small White Car

    Aug 29, 2006
    Washington DC
    You'll never find actual numbers, but next best thing is to find a developer who reports the numbers based on his or her app or service.

    Marco Arment (who makes Instapaper) sometimes blogs about the numbers he sees:

    But remember, these are the numbers of Instapaper users, not iOS users. So it's not perfect. But it's something. Also, that's a bit old now, but bookmark his blog and keep checking. It's possible he'll post an update sometime soon now that the new iPad is out.
  5. RXPskier thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2011

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