Trouble updating my dads iPhone 4 that runs iOS 4 (*gasp*)

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by ella93, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. ella93 macrumors newbie

    Jul 22, 2013
    My dad has an iPhone 4 that runs iOS 4 (I know he's behind, he's not that advanced with "new technology"...his words). Anyway, I'm trying to update his phone to the current iOS 6, however, I keep getting an "update server cannot be reached" error on iTunes, what is this and how do I fix it?
  2. dictoresno macrumors 601


    Apr 30, 2012
    iTunes can't contact apples servers to download the iOS file. Just google where to download the iOS IPSW file and manually update that way. Google the instructions. It's quicker than letting iTunes download the file itself.


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