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iPhone software update server error


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Oct 13, 2011
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I tried to update my iPhone 4 to iOS 5 yesterday and I got the internal error that most people were getting. My phone ended up freezing and I put it in recovery mode and now it's messed up. When it's on, I get the apple logo for about 10 seconds and then a loading bar underneath it. Then it switches to the spinning wheel. It just repeats this over and over and over unless I put it back in recovery mode. When I try to restore it and update in recovery mode I get the "iPhone software update server error." Are the servers still down or is something wrong with my phone? I've been trying to restore all morning and al night last night and I keep getting that error. Any advice... I kind of need my phone and I'm all out of ideas. Thanks for your help in advance.