iOS 5 early adopters plagued by Error 3200

iOS 5 early adopters plagued by Error 3200This time yesterday we’d never heard of “Error 3200”, but it’s quickly become one of the most popular topics over on Twitter.

Error 3200, as Apple likes to call it, essentially translates as: our servers are really freakin’ busy at the moment due to the insane number of people desperate to update to iOS 5.

The error doesn’t bode well for iCloud, one of the fancy new features that launches alongside iOS 5. With iCloud, users’ photos and documents and emails and junk all automatically sync across their iDevices, meaning Apple’s servers will be getting horsed on a permanent basis.

There are reports that persistence is the only remedy for Error 3200. Having a bit of patience is probably too much to ask for, huh?

iOS 5, if you can get around Error 3200, introduces Android-like notifications, BBM-esque IM thingy iMessage, and the Windows Phone 7-style ability to go straight to the camera from the lock screen.

You can install iOS 5 on your iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, both iPads, and third and fourth gen iPod touches.

Have you successfully installed iOS 5? Did you meet and defeat Error 3200? Hit us up.

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Browner75  Oct. 13, 2011 at 12:30

Yep had this for hours, perservered with and finally successfully updated to 5.0 at 2am this morning, only to be very disappointed with the iPhone 4 update. No Siri, etc a new stand that will never be used and u can't even delete it or place it in a folder.

CTPAHHIK  Oct. 13, 2011 at 12:52

Don't see what is so surprising about error 3200. Happens to everyone.

orokbrooks  Oct. 13, 2011 at 13:46

siri only comes on the iPhone 4S. IOS5 neatens out all the bugs and is optimized, so it even makes the 3GS slightly quicker. I personally am impressed. Even though it took me hours to get it due to how busy the Apple servers were!

AndyD1977  Oct. 13, 2011 at 14:09

I downloaded IOS 5 at 7pm no issues, I downloaded only then installed from there. Took about 20 mins to download and 10-15 mins to install.. Happy Days... :-)


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