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My iPhone was bricked for several hours today while I troubleshot a borked upgrade to iOS 5 beta 2. I did the original update using Xcode - like I usually do - and was finally able to get the phone working by using iTunes to flash the phone. My question is, what is the "correct" way to update the OS, iTunes or Xcode?

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closed as off topic by Philip Regan Jun 26 '11 at 11:46

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Hey Jordan. This may get closed, as questions about publicly unreleased Apple software are outside of this site's scope. – michaelmichael Jun 26 '11 at 3:46
Generally speaking you use Xcode to update, what went wrong? – Moshe Jun 26 '11 at 5:21

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