If you noticed the buzz about the latest operating system ios5 for your iphone 3gs, 4, ipad or ipad 2 and wonder if it is worth the trouble to download and install it, once you read this post email improvements in ios5 you will be sold on the system for the email enhancements alone. Following user complaints, apple officially confirmed that ios 5 had poor battery life for some iphone 4s users, and stated that an upcoming software update would fix the issues. After several attempts to upgrade to ios5 it worked, but i couldnt get my data from the backup to the phone. How ever they have been upgrading all my applications to be compatible with ios7. Oct 23, 2011 about a week ago we showed you how to update to the ios 5 firmware while preserving your iphone 4 3gs baseband with redsn0w 0. Update jailbreak iphone 3gs and 4 to ios 6 preserve. Plug your device into power and connect to the internet with wifi go to settings general, then tap software update. Download ios 5 for iphone 4s, 4, 3gs, ipad 2, ipad, ipod. My son uses my old iphone 3gs and he installed the new ios6 update and to be frank the phone is terrible now but it was pretty poor when he had it running ios5. May 30, 2012 if you dont have a sim card and need to activate your iphone 3gs or iphone 4 on ios 5. The company will also continue shipping new 8gb iphone 3gs models with ios 5 already installed.
The guide is very easy to understand so everyone can follow the instructions perfectly. To do so, you need to plug your iphone into your computer and click check for updates on the devices screen in itunes. Learn how to update your iphone, ipad, or ipod touch to the latest version of ios or ipados wirelessly or using your computer. Weve been running ios5 on a iphone 3gs for the last 24 hours and have had no problems with it. Can old iphones like iphone 43gs get ios 8 firmware. Apple is offering the ios 5 update for existing iphone 3gs users free of charge. Whited00r gets ios 7 update for iphone 3g 2g the iphone faq. This video is only for iphone 3gs users who depend on ultrasn0w to unlock their iphones. So, too, can ipad and ipad 2 owners, and those with a. How to upgrade your old iphone or ipod touch to ios 5 tech pr0n. The only problem with this how to guide was that it only worked for mac os x users because the devteam have not gotten custom ipsw.
Nov 02, 2011 the baseband may be inconsistent and lose signal or carrier and your iphone may be caught in a recovery loop in itunes. But when i upgraded to ios5, it deleted all my backups. Update jailbreak iphone 3gs and 4 to ios 6 preserve baseband. Let us help you upgrade your iphone, ipod touch, or ipad to ios 5 with this stepbystep. How to upgrade from ios 4 to ios 5 now that ios 6 is out quora. The initial october 2011 release of ios 5 saw significant upgrade issues, with errors during installation and apple server overload. Oct, 2011 yes, you can upgrade your iphone 4s operating system. The latest version of whited00r supports both the iphone 3g and iphone 2g, as well as the ipod touch first and second generation. This whole operation is done with the help of three things. Preserve iphone 4, 3gs baseband on ios 5 sn0wbreeze windows. Jan 19, 2012 how to upgrade from iphone running ios. Apples ios 5 update now available for iphone, ipad, and ipod.
Check out the demonstration below, pitting an iphone 3g running whited00rs software versus iphone 3gs running apples ios 5. Let us help you upgrade your iphone, ipod touch, or ipad to ios 5 with this step bystep. Restored almost everything, has taken 3 days, but syncing photos from iphoto back to iphone results in photo library, not camera roll, and i cannot delete any photos off the photo library. If you noticed the buzz about the latest operating system ios5 for your iphone 3gs, 4, ipad or ipad 2 and wonder if it is worth the trouble to download and install it, once you read this post email. Today apple released ios 5 the long awaited new mobile operating system for the iphone 3gs, 4 and 4s, ipad, and ipod touch 3rd gen and 4th gen. We will first use it to put our iphone 3gs or iphone 4 in pwned dfu mode as shown in the video. The latest version of redsn0w allows iphone 3gs and iphone4 to be jailbroken to ios6.
If youve got an iphone 4, iphone 3gs, ipod touch 3g, ipod touch 4g or any ipad, you can download and install apples ios 5 update right now. The jailbreak is a mixture of tethered and unthered boots at this stage. Thanks to the work of the iphone devteam, you can tetherjailbreak your ios 5 device using redsn0w 0. With todays official ios5 release, redsn0w has been updated to 0. This only works with the iphone 4 and 3gs, and this version of redsn0w is mac only at this point and time. Besides replicating the design and features of ios 7, whited00r is.
May 05, 2020 if a message says that an update is available, tap install now. Can any ipod touchiphone model upgrade to ios5 and beyond. The ios 5 firmware was released today which packs some brand new features that are going to be extremely beneficial to you. As the ios 5 firmware is a significant update we recommend that all of you update to the ios 5 firmware. A maliciously crafted website may be able to spoof the address in the location bar. Waiting until apple has resolved its server issues and released a more stable version ios 5. Nov 09, 2012 answers iphone how to upgrade iphone 3gs from ios 4. I have all of my shshs saved locally as well as on cydia. Download and upgrade to ios 5 right now lifehacker. And unlike the previous ios update, which actually did not offer too many enhancements for iphone 3g users, almost all the features in the ios 5 update will function on the older iphone 3gs, as. If you dont rely on an iphone unlock with ultrasn0w then you can update and jailbreak ios 6. After the update if you are on an unofficial carrier or have no sim card then you will be stuck on activation. How to upgrade to ios 5 and preserve your iphone baseband for.
Some of these features are wireless syncing, icloud integration, a new notification system and imessage. Oct 17, 2012 these are instructions on how to downgrade your iphone 3gs from ios 6. Update your iphone, ipad, or ipod touch apple support. About the security content of ios 5 software update apple support. But since your example, an iphone 3gs, supports ios 6. My wife on the other hand has the iphone 4 running ios6 and it runs quite well and smooth not as smooth as my iphone 5 which is understandable but it runs loads better then the older 3gs. That update wasnt just missing features compared to the version of ios 4. First, let me apologize if it is a stupid question but i really dont know much about apple devices.
Some of these features are wireless syncing, icloud integration, a new. How to update to ios 5 iphone 4, 3gs, ipad 2, ipad, ipod. Besides replicating the design and features of ios 7, whited00r is engineered for speed. Jan 18, 2012 the whited00r dev team have basically built a custom version of apples official ios 5, specially catered towards the arm6 family of apple devices. Let us help you upgrade your iphone, ipod touch, or ipad to ios 5 with this stepbystep guide. Im about hours into my experience with ios 5 on my iphone 3gs and i couldnt be happier. How to update to ios 5 on iphone 4s, 4, 3gs, ipad 2, ipad. Download the latest version of redsn0w from here and place it in.
Oct 12, 2011 if you have an older iphone 4 or iphone 3gs, you can upgrade it to apples latest mobile operating system, ios 5, released earlier today. Ive tried to search on what else i can do, but cannot figure it out. The ios 5 update is compatible with the iphone 3gs, iphone 4 gsm and cdma, ipod touch 3rd4th generation, and the ipadipad 2. Nov 01, 2012 if you dont rely on an iphone unlock with ultrasn0w then you can update and jailbreak ios 6. These are the steps to update to ios 5 on your iphone, ipad and ipod touch. Upgraded to ios5, lost photos from iphone macrumors forums. Anyway, the reason i wanted to know is because i have an ipod touch, i dont know what model it is but i do want to upgrade to ios5. But not all had the same first impression after the upgrade. Nov 02, 2011 today apple released ios 5 the long awaited new mobile operating system for the iphone 3gs, 4 and 4s, ipad, and ipod touch 3rd gen and 4th gen.
Install ios 5 on your iphone 2g3g or old ipod touch using. It was announced at the companys worldwide developers conference on june 6. An iphone 4 user said that the battery of his iphone drained in 4 hours after having the ios 5 upgrade. Oct 16, 2011 this video is only for iphone 3gs users who depend on ultrasn0w to unlock their iphones.1290 51 36 80 54 906 1160 710 1364 1027 732 51 757 1048 49 380 1317 781 457 1254 290 947 241 290 809 234 711 379 690 491 427 912 107 1043 1059 749 665 426 1328 1072 1248 683 527 106 563 767 1219 1171