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#16 kevpan815

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 18:13

I've got something better than 6.0.1! I've got 6.1.0 Beta 1 (ADP Build)!

P.S. ADP = Apple Developer Program.


#17 SMELTN

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 23:10

What goodies are coming in 6.1

#18 protocol7

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 23:26

My iPod Touch (4th Gen) seems much more snappier and my wifi connections are finally being remembered. I also haven't experienced the App Sore or iTunes apps crashing on me since installing the update.


How does it feel compared to 5.1.1? Any idea how RAM usage compares? I'm reluctant to update as everything is fine here, but just curious.

#19 NightScreams

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 00:19

mine still says my software is up to date. 5.1.1

#20 Growled

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 01:10

This is good news. A friend of mine has been wanting an iPhone5 but he was waiting until some of the issues were fixed.

#21 Denis W.

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 01:20

Seems a tad smoother than 6.0. On iOS 6 the App Store app for the fourth-gen iPod touch was almost unusable. My phone's remaining on 5.1.1 until there's a newer jailbreak.

#22 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 14:11

How does it feel compared to 5.1.1? Any idea how RAM usage compares? I'm reluctant to update as everything is fine here, but just curious.


It's actually quite comparable to iOS 5.1.1. It's a ton better than the vanilla iOS 6. I haven't had anything crash on me or slow down, and I'm sure iOS 6.1.0 (not to be confused with the current 6.0.1) will have a lot more fixes and improvements. If I were you, I wouldn't do the over the air update. It's one of my pet peeves---I hate updates, as it leaves a lot of leftover garbage behind with the possibility of wonky bugs, glitches and slowdowns. Download the .ipsw from a website for your particular device and do a clean install.

See this for more info: http://osxdaily.com/...use-ipsw-files/

You can download the current iOS 6.0.1 firmware here at the bottom: http://osxdaily.com/...-firmware-ipsw/

#23 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 14:18

I've got something better than 6.0.1! I've got 6.1.0 Beta 1 (ADP Build)!

P.S. ADP = Apple Developer Program.


What's new? Anything major or just minor refinements?

#24 protocol7

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 18:18

If I were you, I wouldn't do the over the air update. It's one of my pet peeves---I hate updates, as it leaves a lot of leftover garbage behind with the possibility of wonky bugs, glitches and slowdowns. Download the .ipsw from a website for your particular device and do a clean install.


Thanks for the tip. My 4G came with 5.0.1 installed and I updated it OTA each time. I might try doing a clean install of 5.1.1 and restore from backup just to see if there's any noticable difference. Then I'll be familiar with the process if I take the plunge and go to 6.

#25 protocol7

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 19:33

Well, that didn't work. I made sure to download the correct version of the iPod software (build number also matched what is currently installed) but iTunes refuses to restore it. I tried the troubleshooting guide on Apple but can't see anything there I could try.

here's a snippet from the updater log:
amai: tss_submit_job: error from server=94 (This device isn't eligible for the requested build.)


#26 vetRadishTM

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 19:42

It's because Apple have disabled updating/downgrading to 5.x via iTunes once 6.0 was released.

#27 protocol7

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 19:59

Yeah I see now. The only way to install 5.x.x now is to use a jailbreak tool to sign the firmware file.

Seriously Apple, just **** off already with this crap.

#28 vetRadishTM

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 20:23

Yep, unless you've jailbroken previously and have saved your 5.x SHSH blobs; with the latter you can stitch this to the respective 5.x IPSW via Redsn0w and restore via iTunes.

#29 protocol7

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 21:12

Even that doesn't work. I used redsn0w to extract the shsh blob and stitch it to the ipsw but the restore failed with error 1604. Now it's stuck in recovery mode.

And now I'm on 6.0.1. Touché Apple. You win this round.

#30 protocol7

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 23:41

And I'm back on 5.1.1. Suck it Apple.

Redsn0w has a downgrade feature built-in, so all those guides I was looking at are obsolete. I just had to put the iPod into DFU mode, load the ipsw and my blobs and it restored it back to 5.1.1. It's just restoring my backup now.

6.0.1 is just too heavy. On startup I had 8mb free RAM. This improved as I loaded apps, but only up to maybe 25-30mb. I had 75ish free with 5.1.1. Also there's about 20 additional background processes running compared to 5.1.1. I probably should have taken screenshots to keep exact figures, but the increase in memory usage and background processes is significant.