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Apple Posts iOS 5 Beta 7 for Developers

Apple has released the seventh beta version of iOS 5 to developers as an Over-the-Air update. The delta release, which only downloads changed code, is a lighter one, weighing in at around 70MB, compared to 144MB for beta 6.


We'll be on the lookout for new features and changes in this release, which comes just 12 days after beta 6 was released. In addition to iOS 5 Beta 7, Apple has pushed Xcode 4.2 Developer Preview 7, iTunes 10.5 beta 7, and Apple TV Software beta 6.

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38 months ago

"w00t" is so 2005.


"is so" is so 2003
Rating: 16 Votes
38 months ago

"w00t" is so 2005.


Except "woot" was added to the Oxford American Dictionary for next years release. :D
Rating: 13 Votes
38 months ago
so when they gonna announce the press conference? :P
Rating: 6 Votes
38 months ago

You mean, after that "it just works"?

Every day we hear more and more cases where it doesn't "just work"....


Here's a clue... B E T A
Rating: 5 Votes
38 months ago

I did have the OTA trouble and I do not have a developer account.
I did beta-test for a developer though. That must be why my UDID is registered cuz I sure didn't pay anyone.


I am not. Paid for mine to be registered.

FWIW I did it on my iPad 2 and Verizon iPhone.

iPad 2 was fine this time and iPhone 4 got stuck in DFU mode.

Wasn't hard to fix at least.


Not sure this line of thought has any validity, but for the record, I'm a paid developer and had no trouble with OTA iPad and Verizon iPhone 4 updates.


Same here, no troubles at all.


Here's another question for those who paid to get it registered. (or got it registered as a beta tester for another developer)

When you first downloaded the beta, did you get it from apple.com/developer?
If so, go back there and see if you can still download it from there.

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...but it seems that more and more of these issues aren't fixed before the "gold master".

The "just works" tag line is becoming a joke. Lion is a mess for some people.... Any reason to expect IOS5 to be any better?


I can tell you are a very strongly opinionated person. I won't bother answering this as I see you have already formed a strong opinion of apple's products.

Personally, I wouldn't use the bugs in a beta as a basis for dismissing that tag line.
Rating: 5 Votes
38 months ago

You mean, after that "it just works"?

Every day we hear more and more cases where it doesn't "just work"....


geez...BETA
Rating: 4 Votes
38 months ago
BGR posted the full changelog here:
http://www.bgr.com/2011/08/31/apple-releases-ios-5-beta-7-heres-the-changelog/
Rating: 4 Votes
38 months ago

You mean, after that "it just works"?

Every day we hear more and more cases where it doesn't "just work"....


That's what beta testing is for.
:rolleyes:
Rating: 4 Votes
38 months ago

So, "upgrade" doesn't "just work"?

I thought that Apple fans claimed that "reformat - reinstall" was a Windows thing....


Funny, I would have thought that from the ten posts pointing out it's a beta, you would have figured out it's a beta.
Rating: 4 Votes
38 months ago

I don't think I understand you.

I am a MobileMe user. I used iCloud.com to migrate my MobileMe over to iCloud, I am now logged in on iOS 5 with my MobileMe address as my iCloud account.

Is this not what your saying?


If your Apple ID predates your MobileMe account and thus all your iTunes and App Store purchases are attached to it, you're forced to change it to be an email address rather than a username, and you have to manage two accounts as your MobileMe information is still separate. When I got MobileMe, it was strongly implied that it was under my Apple ID, only discovering recently that it is not and Apple has no way of merging them. After looking around the web, this appears to be a rather common case.

Edit: http://www.tuaw.com/2011/06/17/multiple-apple-ids-frustrated-by-apples-no-consolidation-policy/ explains the problem well. I'm in the exact same position.
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