UNABLE TO UPGRADE TO iOS 5

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by yuvib, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. yuvib macrumors newbie

    yuvib

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    Jun 19, 2009
    #1
    hi guys.. i have myself an iPhone4,16gb, factory unlocked phone, running on v 4.3.5...
    i am trying to upgrade it to i0S 5 through iTunes, but i keep getting an error saying " The iphone could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the requested build"

    NO CLUE why or what to do??

    PLEASE HELP ! !

    Cheers
     

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  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

    Applejuiced

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    #2
    Try using another computer to do the update and then plug it back to your itunes and restore from backup after.
     
  3. deeddawg macrumors 604

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    #3
    Also make sure you're using iTunes 10.5 -- earlier versions don't work with iOS5
     
  4. yuvib thread starter macrumors newbie

    yuvib

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    #4
    Will try using another computer. Thanks. Am using iTunes 10.5 itself. Just downloaded the latest one before trying to upgrade to ios5. Will give it a shot. Thanks!
     

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