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Is it possible to update an iphone 3g ios 4.2.1 to ios 5?

I've tried to go on iTunes (check my updates)- but it says your phone as been updated your current version is 4.2.1 is it possible?
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twitter client for iPhone 3G and iOS 4.2.1

I am running iPhone 3G with iOS 4.2.1. The official client (version 4.3.1) crashes and tweetbot (version 2.4.2) does not work (http errors 4xx). Upgrade is not possible. Is there any way how to fix it ...
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how do I restore the origial base band to my iPhone 3G which was unlocked with Cydia?

I have an iOS 4.2 iPhone 3G which was unlocked utilizing Cydia. I understand that the base band was changed in the process. Now I am unable to upgrade to a newer iOS because it will reverse the ...
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Restore previous apps after upgrade to 4.2?

I have an old iPhone 3G which had iOS 4.0 installed. I had apps such as Starbuck's app running on it without a problem. I just didn't get the latest incompatible updates. I tried upgrading to iOS 4.2 ...
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Why games claimed to be compatible with 3rd Gen iPod won't run on my 3rd Gen iPod 8GB?

I have an iPod touch 3rd Gen 8GB capacity MC086 model which was purchased from an Authorized reseller. I purchased several games from iTunes on my PC which was compatible with iOS 4.0/4.1/4.2.1 and ...
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Which 8GB iPod touch do not support iOS 5?

I wanted to upgrade the software to iOS 5 through iTunes but I've never been able to get past iOS 4.2.1 so I waited for a year to see if Apple release another update yet. I purchased the iPod touch ...
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iOS 4.2 UI Controls visual glitch in Landscape

The UI on my iPod touch 2 (iOS 4.2.1) is glitchy, where at the edges is a white split. System Info: iPod touch 2g Jailbroken Some LaunchDaemons Deleted.
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Updating iPod Touch from iOS 3 to 4 - have lost all apps and music

A kid down the road asked me to update his iPod Touch from IOS v3.1.3 to v4.2.1. I was doing this on my Windows 7 with itunes. This was a fresh install of itunes. I connected the device and the first ...
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iphone 3g jailbreak: from 4.2.1 to 4.3.x. Is it possible?

Is it possible to jailbreak to 4.3.x a jailbreaked iphone 3g 4.2.1 (with a foreign locked sim)?
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How can I install iPhone Simulator 4.2 on Xcode 4.2?

Developer Information: Version: 4.2 (4D199) Location: /Developer Applications: Xcode: 4.2 (828) Instruments: 4.2 (4233) Dashcode: 3.0.2 (336) SDKs: Mac OS X: 10.6: (10K549) ...
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I'm having problems putting my iPhone 3G into DFU mode

I have upgraded my iPhone 3G from iOS 3 to iOS 4.2.1 using the iclarified Redhook for windows tutorial. Upgrade has gone fine but I cannot get Redsn0w (v0.9.6b6) to recognise the DFU state. Every ...
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Update ipod touch 2g to iOS 4?

I have an iPod Touch (second generation) with iOS 3.1.2. Will I lose battery life or performance if I update to the latest iOS (4.2.1)? These are the closest answers I could find: iOS 4.2 on iPod ...
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What do I save to ensure successful downgrade to iOS 4.1 on iPhone 3G?

I'll do the upgrade from ios 4.1 jailbreaked (on an iphone 3g with a foreign locked sim) without updating the baseband. My baseband is 05.14.02 (bootloader 5.9). So I should to obtain an iphone 3g ios ...
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From a jailbreaked iphone 3g 4.1 (foreign sim locked) to 4.2

A friend of mine bought an iphone 3g with a sim card in another country. Some months ago he gave me this iphone, but he forgot to give me the sim too, so I've jailbreaked it leaving the sim-lock, that ...
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iPhone 4 restarts every 3 min

My iPhone 4 restarts itself exactly every 3 min, whether I use it or not (screen off). More precisely, it's respringing its springboard; I don't need to unlock my SIM card after each respring. Seems ...
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How do iPhone apps push notifications when the app isn't running?

I've read some docs about notifications and background work, but there is something I do not understand. Yesterday, I upgraded to iOS 4.2, rebooted my phone many times, and did not launch any apps. ...
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Is there an iOS4 app that when clicked will perform the same function as Settings->Airplaine Mode on/off?

I have issues with my iPod Touch 4G where it disconnects from the access point for no apparent reason, and I need to go into the settings app and toggle the airplane mode to get the wifi working ...
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I just upgrade my iPhone to iOS 4.2. Where did all my email go?

I just upgraded my iPhone 3G from iOS 3.1.3 to 4.2.1. Backed everything up (8 hours) Downloaded the update (1 hour) Installed the update, and restored everything (1 hour) Everything looks like it ...
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How do I change a calendar's color in iOS 4.2.1?

This is very similar to this question however the only problem is that I'm running solely Windows OS on my PC. I also only sync with google calendars and that's all. However, it appears the sync ...
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How to make a jailbroken iPhone appear un-jailbroken to network provider?

I'd like to jailbreak my iPhone but have it appear to my network provider as if it isn't jailbroken. This should be do-able, but what do I need to do to make this happen? I have an iPhone 4 ...
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Is there an app to disable everything but GPS on iPhone?

I use my iPhone 4 as a GPS device when I go tramping, but since the phone is constantly searching for signal in remote locations it drains through the battery extremely quickly. The simple solution ...
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iPhone music is skipping

Some of the music on my iPhone 4G 32Gig started skipping intermittently when I play it on the phone. These are mp3 files synch'd to the iPhone through iTunes from my Windows 7 laptop. I have filled ...
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Multiple apps in one icon for the iPad

My husband's iPhone has the multi app icon and wanted to get the same on my new iPad. Is it possible to get it on the iPad?
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How do I completely start over with an iPhone?

After a botched attempt at jailbreaking, then removing the jailbreak, half the stuff does not work on the iPhone (apps won't sync, iPod app crashes, Settings don't "take", sync freezes the phone for 5 ...
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Is there a jailbreak for iOS 4.2

I want to jail break my 3Gs running 4.2.1. Possible?
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Screen Rotation Lock now turns off iPad speaker

After upgrading the iPad to 4.2.1 the screen rotation lock button no longer has any effect on the screen rotation. Instead it turns off the speaker. I've looked in settings but I don't seem to find ...
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Where's iOS 4.2 image file?

On Apple Developers portal, under downloads I get this: Where are the iPhone 3G / 4 / iPad versions of the OS? As I had beta 2 on my iPad (I'm have a iOS developer account), and I want to update ...
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After update (to 4.2) iOS says I have “723” songs, but “iPod.app” says “No Content”

I have just updated to 4.2, and the space for my music is still taken according to iTunes, and the device "About" screen says I have 723 songs, but I cannot see it in the iPod app. I assume that ...
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AirPlay for 3rd Party apps

The experience I see thus far for AirPlay with 3rd party apps, on both iPhone and iPad, is that only the audio is output to the AppleTV but not the video. This is great for Pandora but not so good for ...
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What has changed in iOS 4.2?

iOS 4.2 has just been released, and I am wondering what exactly has changed? Can I assume that the changes are different for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad?
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iOS 4.2 - What's there for the iPhone 3GS?

I have looked at iOS 4.2 wrap-ups and all I can see are features for iPad. Besides AirPrint (which does not work with my printer), is there anything for the iPhone 3GS there?
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whats the volume slider in the multitasking bar for?

I have just upgraded to iOS 4.2.1 and I don't have an Apple TV so there's no Airplay button, however I still have a volume slider in the multitasking bar? What volume does that change, and whats the ...
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Does iOS 4.2 improve performance on the iPhone 3G?

I've "inherited" an iPhone 3G from a friend who upgraded to iPhone 4. He had complined about the slowness of iOS 4. Although I personally have no problems with it, I was wondering if iOS 4.2 offers ...
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Is iOS 4.2 faster than 4.1 (iPod Touch)?

I've read that iOS 4.2 is faster on the iPhone 3G -- they're making a big deal out of this. Is this performance improvement limited to the 3G? I have an iPod Touch 4gen and I'm wondering if I'll see ...
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Does the iPhone support the camera connection kit in 4.2?

I know that the camera connection kit accessory has so far only worked on the iPad. I assume that this is the case because the iPad was running a special version of iOS 3, but seeing as iOS 4.2 is now ...
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In iOS 4.2, how do you search within a web page in Safari?

I already have it installed (the gold master), but I can't for the life of me figure out how to search a page.
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What devices can receive an iOS AirPlay audio stream?

In addition to printing, the other feature in iOS 4.2 that I'd been looking forward to was AirPlay. My understanding from the keynote when it was introduced was that it allowed iOS to stream audio to ...