Done at last!

Discussion in 'iPad OS' started by Eugenedp, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Eugenedp

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    After many failed attempts at the normal upgrade method, I decided to jump in at the deep end and do it manually.

    I downloaded the ipsw file, put my iPad in DFU mode and manually upgraded to IOS 5. After the installation, Itunes restored my last backup and now it is back exactly the way it was, except on IOS 5. The whole process took less than 30 minutes.

    Thanks to all the knowledgable people on this forum, it was a painless and quick process. Without all your shared wisdom, I probably would have given up by now. Thanks again.
     
  2. scotland66

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    Well done! Enjoy ios5 :)
     
  3. blucente

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    These folks in this forum are awesome, they helped me through my first jailbreak, and like you, relied on the direction from these members and moderators. Yes they rock!

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  4. giradman

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    Hello Eugene and welcome to the forum! :)

    My iOS 5 upgrade went according to expectations via iTunes - worked fine for me this morning, but I must say that I had your option in the back of my mind - glad all worked out well for you - I have yet to explore the many new features of this MAJOR OS upgrade, but will do! :)
     
  5. vampirito

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    Hi eugenedp
    I guess I may be taking the way you did, because Im stuck at the many times failed attempts to get updated step. Im a Ipad 3G/Wifi 64 gigs user. Would you tell me some more specifics on the ipsw file you mentioned?
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  6. Eugenedp

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    #6 Eugenedp, Oct 18, 2011
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