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iOS 7 Software Update Failed Errors Frustrate Users

GottaBeMobile  |  September 18, 2013

iOS 7 Software Update Failed Errors Frustrate Users is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile.

Those trying to upgrade to the new iOS 7 update have encountered an issue during the installation process with iPhone and iPad owners reporting a “Software Update Failed” error while downloading the software from Apple’s servers shortly after the iOS 7 release. Just a short time ago, Apple released iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, pushing its largest update in years out to owners of its mobile devices. Problem is, many of those trying to update to the new software are encountering a nasty little error that prevents iOS 7 from installing onto the iPhone or iPad. While downloading iOS 7, we ran into a “Software Update Failed” error that prevented us from continuing the iOS 7 download. The error looks like the error in the screen grab below. Unfortunately, the error stops the iOS 7 download process and forces users to try to download again. The error occured on both an iPhone 5 and an iPad 3 and we have seen it occur on an iPad mini as well. Other users are reporting this error as well, meaning this is likely a widespread issue that is affecting those who are trying to download the software immediately after its release. Developing… ...