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11-17-2008, 12:22 PM #1Back up and restore takes 12+ hours
I just purchased the 3g so i had to back up my 2g. it took 12+ hours to back it up and taking even longer to restore it on my 3g. i only used about 3.5 gigs. so why is it taking so long to back up and restore.
I did a search and nothing relevant came up
11-17-2008, 01:08 PM #2
What firmware are you running? 2.0 and 2.0.1 had horribly long backup times. 2.1 fixed that problem with the backup.So long, and thanks for all the fish
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11-17-2008, 01:32 PM #3
yeah i thought 2.1 was supposed to fix the time too. i am running 2.1. how am i supposed to back my phone up on the reg if it takes 12 hours. i started it around 1am last night and it finally finished restoring around 2:30 today.
11-17-2008, 01:35 PM #4
How many App Store apps do you have?
11-18-2008, 11:11 AM #5
i got 6 pages
11-18-2008, 12:47 PM #6
maybe its your usb port?
11-18-2008, 01:07 PM #7
maybe the mail count, how many mails you have?
i mean stored or unopened
11-18-2008, 06:32 PM #8
If you have the latest version of iTunes, 8.0.1 and 2.1 firmware, it should backup seamlessly. I have 5 pages of apps, and my backup yesterday literally took 30 seconds...
11-18-2008, 06:41 PM #9
^^^^^for real on that. i had the same problem until i upgraded BOTH itunes and the firmware. 6 pages of appstore apps cant be too friendly either. and usually the first backup takes a while and the other ones are incrimental.The beatings will continue until morale improves.