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Hi,I tried to update my iPad to iOS 4.2.1, but after I downloaded the update, it said it was verifying the update with Apple, and continued to do this for several minutes, then it said Apples servers could not be reached. It then put my iPad into recovery mode, and told me I had to restore it, which Ive tried to do multiple times, but all with the same result. Is there anything I can do? iPad iOS 4...|ipad-software-update-server-contacted-unavailable
Ask by alexbethecoolest
Dec 10, 2010 9:07 AM
4 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I edited an email address in my contacts on my iPad; now it shows both addresses when I compose an email.Ive tried deleting the contact and adding as new, but the old address still shows up, too. How do I permanently delete the erroneous address? I dont want duplicates every time I edit a contact.Thanks! iPad...|edited-contacted-dups-ipad
Ask by luvztoread
Jan 21, 2011 17:13 PM
2 Replies Category:iPad Mail
I have tried to connect to the update server intermittently for the last 24 hours in order to go from iOS 5.0.1 to 5.1 as requested whenever I log on. I have checked my internet connection and it is fine and my itunes is current. Anyone else having problems? Any idea if it is with the Apple server?SDD...|trouble-connecting-update-server
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Mar 12, 2012 16:10 PM
5 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I have been trying to update my IPad for the last two days but all I get is the message on the screen saying Connecting to IPad Software update server and goes no further. I have restarted my computer three times, updated to the latest itunes. What is wrong??...|connect-ipad-software-update-server
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Mar 9, 2012 16:10 PM
2 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I'm trying to update my iPhone 4 and iPad 2 to IOS 5.1, but both offer an update and then sit and do nothing at this popup: "Contacting the iPad software update server." Then nothing happens. All security software is turned off. Any ideas what's causing this?...|contacting-ipad-software-update-server
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Mar 8, 2012 16:10 PM
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Hello All,When I click check for updates from itunes 9.2.0.61 for my iPad, I get a message telling me that the iPad update server could not be contacted. I have a good internet connection and have also tried from two PCs. I would like to upgrade to iOS4 but cant think of a way around this problem - any suggestions?Thanks,Rob. Compaq 6715b Windows 7 iPad...|unable-contact-update-server-ipad
Ask by rob147
Dec 10, 2010 9:13 AM
4 Replies Category:iPad Use
I currently have itunes serving my laptops from my home server. Just wondering if my iPad is capable of playing my music, photos, videos, etc. From my itunes server thru an app or possibly from future updates ? Ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3...|ipad-itunes-server
Ask by Jdog--westpalm
Dec 10, 2010 9:12 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Apps
ı couldt manage to download iOS 5.1 Software update . system trying to connect to server but download don't start , what would be reason?...|i-couldt-manage-download-ios-5.1-software-update-system-connect
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Mar 13, 2012 4:10 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
Well after a 7 month wait I woke up this morning to hear 4.2.1 is out and I download and install it and here is what I get:The iPad Ryans iPad could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (3004).Well I clicked more info and It took me to Apples website and blah blah. I restarted the computer and I got this:The iPad iPad cannot be restored at this time because the iPad software update server could not be contacted or is temporarily unavailable.And now I have an iBrick XL!Awesome... iPad OS: iBrick 2.0...|error-3004-38-update-server-error-ipad
Ask by Rk262
Dec 10, 2010 9:15 AM
13 Replies Category:iPad Use
I cant install iOS 5.0.1. After the update has been installed and it begins downloading it times out!!...|install-ios-5.0.1-ipad-2-itunes-update-icloud-ipad-entire
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Feb 28, 2012 18:16 PM
6 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Hello.I wanted to upgrade my iPad 1 to iOS 5.1 Over the Air.I was running iOS 5.0.1.It said it had an error connecting to server.It is already 5 hours i cant install this update.I also have an iPhone 4 with iOS 5.0.1 with the same issues.Help please!...|wanted-upgrade-ipad-1-ios-5.1-air-running-ios-5.0.1
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Mar 8, 2012 13:03 PM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
I just recently bought a 32 gb, 3g iPad. Bought both Pages and Drawing Pad and see that there are new updates available. I also share my MacBook Pro with my iPhone. I have a lot of apps that need updating on my iPhone but am not all that interested in doing so. Problem is, I am trying to update Pages and Drawing Pad for the iPad but when I click update apps on itunes, try to log in, itunes says it cant comply with my request. Funny thing is, I can buy new apps for my iPad without problems. Any suggestions? iPad 32 GB, 3G iPhone OS 3.1.3...|update-itunes-ipad
Ask by FrankPDX
Dec 10, 2010 9:03 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Apps
When I hit check for update computer looks to My Documents folder vs. going to web and downloading the update. Why? How can I fix this? hp elite 6930 Windows 2000...|4.2-update-located-itunes-ipad
Ask by ssavar
Dec 10, 2010 9:07 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
The side bar of my itunes says I have 3 app updates, but when I click on the updates the main screen says there are none. Is there a way to reset this so that the side bar does not say 3. MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.4)...|itunes-application-update-ipad
Ask by kali4nia58
Dec 10, 2010 9:09 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Hi there,About a week ago, I updated my itunes to 10.2.1. For some reason, I cant see the iPad in itunes any longer when trying to sync. My iPod touch, however, shows up and syncs without problems. Ive removed the itunes (and Quicktime etc.) completely from the computer and reinstalled the software. No change. Tried McAfees firewall settings, but still no change. I am desperate and running out of ideas now. Can anyone help, please?BRPeter Sony Vaio Windows 7...|ipad-sync-itunes-update
Ask by Peter Vee
Mar 15, 2011 16:10 PM
3 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
For some reason my iPad is still running 3.2.2 - when I connect to itunes, it does not prompt me to upgrade my software. How do I download the ios 4.2.1 onto my ipad? iOS 4...|itunes-update-ipad-osi-4.2.1
Ask by laremb
Jan 4, 2011 13:03 PM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
Today I got an update message to update itunes. Did that no problem, however I decided to sync a few items and plugged in my ipad and it started to search for a driver. I was rather surprised at that. I tried several times with no luck. My PC is looking for a driver and tells me it was not successful and has encountered an unspecified error. I have tried to sync several times. I have also tried to find a driver.HELP PLEASE.Rozrr AMD Dual core Windows Vista Vista 64 bit 4 gig RAM...|itunes-update-resyncing-ipad
Ask by Rozrr
Dec 10, 2010 9:06 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I just updated my iPad (Version 3.2.2, german) and now itunes doesn`t start up.All the other other programs are working fine. Can someone help me please ?ThanksKarin iPad iOS 4...|itunes-doesn-start-ipad-update
Ask by kwollina
Dec 10, 2010 9:11 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Use
purchased ipad and store set it up since i don!t have a computer. ipod app had songs i would purchase from itunes store.Had an apple store update to v 4.x ...now i lost content and it doesnt show new purchases of music. it says canceling sync and is stuck. I wonder if store doing update should have opened ipod ap and syncd it?tia ipad iOS 4...|sync-itunes-content-update-v4-ipad
Ask by rockyapple
Jan 26, 2011 4:10 AM
8 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
my Windows XP SP3 PC recognizes the ipad and nano, however, itunes no longer recognizes after the new itunes update. itunes does still recognize my old ipod classic. I have uninstalled and reinstalled, deleted temp files and folders, etc. My pc currently sees the nano as a storage device, and my ipad as a camera. ipad Windows XP...|itunes-update-recognition-issues-ipad
Ask by voxangelorum000
Feb 2, 2011 4:10 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
Among other problems after updating to 3.2.1 yesterday, now my itunes keeps shutting itself down. It will show a Updating Library--this may take a few minutes message and then will shut down. Sometimes it will let me play a few songs and then shut down.I am really ready to restore my iPad to factory settings to verify if its the update or the device that is at fault. Before I do that I thought Id post it here.Thanks. 22" 2.66 Intel iMac Mac OS X (10.6.4) iPad 3G 16GB, iPod Touch 8GB, 4G iPod Nano, 5G 30GB Video iPod, itunes 9.11...|itunes-shuts-randomly-3.2.1-update-ipad
Ask by Trayce Conkle
Dec 10, 2010 9:06 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Apps
I tried to update the OS on the iPad today and about 10% of the way into the installation, the installation failed. Got an error screen saying I would need to do a restore. I was also referred to a help site at support.apple.com/kb/TS1275.Even more disturbing is that the info in itunes for the iPad...|ipad-crashed-os-update-itunes-restore
Ask by Derryl S
Mar 10, 2011 1:03 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
I just updated my iPad from 3.2 to 4.2, which appeared to work properly. The backup initiated by itunes is hanging, its been stuck at about 95% full for about half an hour now. Spinning beach ball and no response from itunes. The iPad has the black screen with silvered Apple logo and shows the same progress bar, about 95% complete.Is it time to force-quit itunes? Should I wait longer?Can force-quitting during a backup do any harm?Thanks in advance for any thoughts/ advice... Mac Pro Mac OS X (10.6.6)...|itunes-hangs-backing-4.2-update-ipad
Ask by KevinGarnett
Feb 13, 2011 1:03 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
I purchased a tv season directly to the ipad. the next time I synched to itunes I got a notification of an OS update - which I naturally selected yes to. Sometime later i noticed my pc was locked up and i had to reboot. The ipad restore worked great! and all my previously loaded stuff got repopulated but i lost my TV season - all 15 episodes. Guessin it was an old backup. is there a way to reclaim this data?Thanks. Acer 5150 Windows Vista...|ipad-itunes-transfer-hosed-os-update
Ask by Hawkskye
Dec 10, 2010 9:07 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Use
I sync photos from aperture to my ipad.When I change the photo in aperture, refresh the preview of it and resync with the ipad, the update is NOT transferred to the ipad. I still see the old version.I use aperture 3.0.3 and itunes 9.1.1 - bothe the news versions. MacBook Mac OS X (10.6.3)...|itunes-update-photos-aperure-ipad
Ask by Wolfgang Schmid...
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I cant update apps on the iPad as when I do it attempts to access an old itunes a/c and wont let me login (despite having right password etc). Real itunes a/c recognised under store and can log into this - BUT it wont access this to update apps!!!!!!Have - restored - singed in and out (on the MacPro) and so forthNote neither a/c has card details (I just like not to purchase stuff that way - and apps acquired via those card things).Would like up update Pages etc - but dont want to buy them again.HELP MacBookPro,iMac,iPad,iPhone...|update-itunes-wrong-failure-ipad
Ask by MikeYorkUK
Dec 10, 2010 9:09 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Since installing the new itunes update, I have not received any notifications of updates for Apps for my iPad. I continually check for updates in both the iPad Applications icon and the itunes store on my Macbook. Each time the only line I get is there are NO updates available for all the Apps on my iPad. Usually, when I check these places, there are at least one a day. Its now been over a week, and I have yet to get any updates. I wonder if this is another bug in the latest itunes update? ipad syncing with Macbook Mac OS X (10.6.4)...|itunes-apps-update-notifications-ipad
Ask by Flanewser
Dec 10, 2010 9:08 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Apps
I plugged in my iPad to my Mac and itunes said there was a software upgrade so I clicked on it. It took hours and had frozen almost at the end of the upgrade. I rebooted the ipad and itunes and it said the ipad needed to be restored,everything was wiped. I have tried plugging it into itunes to rest...|ipad-software-update-itunes-frozen
Ask by petroushka
Dec 10, 2010 9:03 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I have just a handful of applications that when I try to update the the app store app prompts me for a password to my other account which the apps were not purchased on. All the apps were validly purchased on the first account, but now the apps are associated with my second itunes account and I can...|update-apps-wrong-itunes-account-ipad
Ask by netslacker2000
Dec 10, 2010 9:12 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Apps
I have just updated my iPad with a new update, the itunes icon seems to have dissapeared. I tried to get it reinstalled but no success. Anyone who can help?Rob ipad...|itunes-icon-dissapeared-ipad-software-update
Ask by Blue Monster
Dec 10, 2010 9:06 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Apps

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