Tuesday, 22 June 2010

iPhone 0S4 update is taking too long to backup

So after downloading the iPhone OS 4, the backup begins – and well – is still around 5% after 3 1/2 hours.

I read a suggestion from the Apple Forums, to do the following:

  1. Cancel the backup
  2. Manually backup your iphone through itunes.
  3. Then restore iphone. An option will come up that says "restore and update".
  4. Iphone reboots after installation of os4. Then restore from backup in itunes

That process took about 30 minutes and I was done.

And I can verify that it does indeed!