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HT4623 My IOS 7 Keeps Failing To Download. Why?

885 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Sep 18, 2013 11:18 AM by JDThree RSS
alison296 Calculating status...
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Sep 18, 2013 10:39 AM

Whenever i go to download the new software it says theres an error. Why

iPhone 5, iOS 7
  • Axeman1020 Level 6 Level 6 (11,390 points)
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    Sep 18, 2013 10:40 AM (in response to alison296)

    The servers are overloaded. There are a hundred million people all trying to download iOS 7 at one time. Try again later

  • Axeman1020 Level 6 Level 6 (11,390 points)
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    Sep 18, 2013 10:48 AM (in response to alison296)

    I highly recommend that you back up before you install.

  • JDThree Calculating status...
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    Sep 18, 2013 11:18 AM (in response to alison296)

    Don't hold your breath - four IOS devices here, and only one managed to COMPLETE the download - the others keep dying, my iPad 3 died with just a minute left on the download.  And whenver it dies, you have to start over from the beginning...  And my iPhone won't even see the update.  It's still on 6.1.2, and so I'm trying to see if taking it to 6.1.4 will then let it see 7.0 out there, but I can't even get the 6.1.4 to download for more than 15 or 20 seconds before it's killed again...


    Pretty much typical Apple software launch issues, lots of people and nowhere near enough bandwidth on their end.  Too bad they didn't do a better job of distributing things to balance the load around the world to try to avoid some of this. 

     

    It becomes just a matter of continuing to try, or simply waiting a day or two until the insanity dies down...

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