08-31-11 07:26 PM
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  1. olliegrl's Avatar
    upgraded! seems to be working pretty well. don't know a lot of people with iOS5, so haven't used imessage much.

    i love the multiple message alerts on the lock screen and the new sounds.
    07-13-11 04:15 PM
  2. TnTimberry's Avatar
    When it goes public will it work on latest gen ipod touch?
    07-13-11 05:37 PM
  3. Accidental Post's Avatar
    Current Betas:

    iPad 2 (CDMA) iOS 5 Beta 3 iPad2,3_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 768.53 MB
    iPad 2 (GSM) iOS 5 Beta 3 iPad2,2_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 762.08 MB
    iPad 2 (WiFi) iOS 5 Beta 3 iPad2,1_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 754.76 MB
    iPad iOS 5 Beta 3 iPad1,1_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 747.44 MB
    Apple TV 2 iOS 4.4 Beta 3 AppleTV2,1_4.4_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 331.86 MB
    iPhone 4 (CDMA) iOS 5 Beta 3 iPhone3,3_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 837.55 MB
    iPhone 4 (GSM) iOS 5 Beta 3 iPhone3,1_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 823.45 MB
    iPhone 3G[S] iOS 5 Beta 3 iPhone2,1_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 699.09 MB
    iPod Touch 4 iOS 5 Beta 3 iPod4,1_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw 811.2 MB
    iPod Touch 3 iOS 5 Beta 3 iPod3,1_5.0_9A5259f_Restore.ipsw
    07-14-11 08:55 AM
  4. olliegrl's Avatar
    is anyone else having the issue of certain apps not working? such as my bank app or dropbox.

    i'm thinking they're just not updated for iOS5 yet?
    07-14-11 09:35 AM
  5. Accidental Post's Avatar
    Could be possible there was an article I read that people were giving bad reviews of apps that don't work on iOS5.......really?
    07-14-11 11:20 AM
  6. Accidental Post's Avatar
    Another nice feature when you double tap your home button to go into multitasking mode swiping right all the way brings you to your volume settings a and right before that pane you get media controls and a button that says portrait orientation locked ( which locks your screen orientation)
    07-14-11 11:26 AM
  7. olliegrl's Avatar
    oh cool...i never knew that yeah so far dropbox and my bank app don't work...but i figure as soon as iOS5 goes public, it'll update...no worries..
    07-14-11 01:32 PM
  8. Mk3VR's Avatar
    Just downloaded all the files and un-zipped it. Just a question what files do i upload for the restore? the whole folder?
    07-14-11 03:58 PM
  9. olliegrl's Avatar
    i just loaded the .ispw (??) file into my itunes...
    07-14-11 04:21 PM
  10. olliegrl's Avatar
    Still having issues not being able to connect to the app store on certain apps and my fb app won't upload pics. Just did a reboot. Still not working. Is there a way to revert back to iOS4?

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-14-11 11:41 PM
  11. dcgore's Avatar
    Still having issues not being able to connect to the app store on certain apps and my fb app won't upload pics. Just did a reboot. Still not working. Is there a way to revert back to iOS4?

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    As you may probably know Beta releases are very buggy and many apps are not OS 5.0 tested yet. I reverting back on my ipad because the WSJ does not work properly. Anyways, since apple still signs the official iOS 4 releases, i am told you can just install the official version of itunes and restore to the official iOS 4 release. I know that you got the message that you can't revert back when installing the beta release but it seems that's not true.
    07-19-11 01:17 PM
  12. Accidental Post's Avatar
    How to Downgrade from iOS 5 Beta 1 to iOS4.3.3 on iPhone3GS/4/iPod/iPad | TechDeville

    Also you can grab the iOS 4.2.8 firmware get the old iTunes drop your phone into DFU mode and restore to old firmware
    07-19-11 02:14 PM
  13. olliegrl's Avatar
    thanks guys and yes i understand that all betas come with bugs, but i'm so excited for the stable version to come out! it's a great OS!
    07-19-11 08:02 PM
  14. Duvi's Avatar
    This has been the best iOS beta ever... the previous ones all had bugs. From beta 1 of iOS 5, it was like using a final version. This latest version of the beta seems to have released more bugs/issues though.
    08-01-11 08:54 PM
  15. Accidental Post's Avatar
    Duvi what have you been seeing? I haven't found a whole lot....at times my SMS screen loads slow but I am assuming code cleanup should take care of that.
    08-02-11 06:54 AM
  16. dcgore's Avatar
    Beta 4 so far has been the best, haven't noticed most of the bugs 3 had on my device.
    08-02-11 07:55 AM
  17. avt123's Avatar
    Yep beta 4 is smooth as butter.
    08-02-11 11:54 AM
  18. mrsadkins9399's Avatar
    Is there a release date for IOS 5 yet?
    08-05-11 10:48 AM
  19. Accidental Post's Avatar
    Not at this time although I anticipate before Sept. 15th....
    08-05-11 11:55 AM
  20. dcgore's Avatar
    Is there a release date for IOS 5 yet?
    Apple said in its keynote iOS 5 will be released in the fall. Given the fact most rumors point the new iphone being released in september, i am guessing sept, 22ish. A new version of iOS and a new iphone model have gone hand in hand in the past.
    08-05-11 03:40 PM
  21. Accidental Post's Avatar
    Beta 5 has dropped have fun......
    08-06-11 04:33 PM
  22. avt123's Avatar
    Beta 5 has dropped have fun......
    Is it ota? I read that it is but every time I try to update on my iPhone it says I'm up to date but I'm still on beta 4.
    08-07-11 02:55 PM
  23. Accidental Post's Avatar

    Updating and using the iOS 5 beta will be done at your own risk. Please be wary of the consequences and risks of using a beta firmware.

    Today, Apple has released beta updates for all their enterprise products: iOS 5, iTunes 10.5, Xcode 4.2, and AppleTV. With the exception of iOS 5 beta 4 and AppleTV, all the other applications were updated to support the newly released iOS 5 beta. According to the release notes, this update should bring some much-needed improvements and bug fixes.

    Just like iOS 5 beta 4, you can download it over-the-air. However, to do OTA, you must do this first on your device:
    Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Contents And Settings
    This will erase all the data on your device - make sure to backup first before doing this (if applicable). From here, you can use the OTA feature on iOS 5 beta 3+ firmwares.

    You can also go the "original" route and just install iOS 5 beta 5 with the IPSW file. Make sure to do it in this order:
    Backup/sync your device on iTunes 10.5 beta 4
    Restore your device to iOS 5 beta 5
    Update iTunes 10.5 to beta 5 and sync your backup with iTunes, or even iCloud

    All supported devices for iOS 5 beta 5 are listed in the picture below:

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    Remember, as discovered on iOS 5 beta 4, the OTA update detects components on your device if jailbroken and will refuse to update. In order for you to upgrade from a jailbroken device, you must restore to your current stock iOS 5 firmware, and upgrade via the IPSW or OTA.
    08-07-11 07:15 PM
  24. Knuw1's Avatar
    I am also running iOS 5 beta 5 on my 3GS! I love it so far!
    08-10-11 08:17 PM
  25. avt123's Avatar
    08-19-11 12:59 PM
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