Developers: Apple releases iOS 5 beta 4 for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV, iTunes 10.5 beta 4 for Mac

Developers: Apple releases iOS 4 beta 4 for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV, iTunes 10.5 beta 4 for Mac

Apple has once again pulled a Friday trigger on an iOS beta, this time iOS beta 4 for iPod touch, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV, as well as iTunes 10.5 beta 5 for Mac and Xcode 4.2 DP 4.

If you're a registered, paid developer head on over and grab it all now. If you spot anything new and noteworthy, let us know in comments, and discuss away in our iOS 5 forum.

UPDATE: We're getting a bunch of reports that iOS 4 beta 4 is showing up as an OTA update. We tried it and it errors out for us but let us know if you have any luck.


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There are 39 comments. Add yours.

Miguel J. Aguilar says:

nah i can vouch for this! its not true i received this error yesterday out of boredom.

Alara says:

you need to enable the OTA in setting before you update.

Alara says:

Setting > General > Software Update

Robert Male says:

Looks like the servers are not working.

Alienware_51#IM says:

Working for me now. I turned off my WiFi and somehow it worked.

Danny says:

DOWNLOADED OTA!! Gave me errors like 50 times i tried then worked!!

Patrick Finger says:

Yesuh mine just finally worked 133 mb

jcp says:

working. OTA. make sure you sign the new iOS dev agreement. maybe that is the problem for some.

Jay Yanesh says:

Just keep trying! Mine worked OTA for iPad trying my iPhone 4 now.

Jay Yanesh says:

Looks like my iPhone 4 is also working OTA.

Applecpugeek says:

OTA isn't wirking for me and showing a whole bunch of errors. On 3G. And Rene posted iOS 4 beta 4.

dloveprod says:

My iPad would not connect over wifi but i tethered it to my iPhone and now it's downloading the update. Good I needed to use some more of that 4 gigs of data.

Cult of iPhone says:

130MB is alot faster to download OTA then 600something MB Lol

Jay Yanesh says:

My OTA download is really lagging around the 1 min mark. Anyone else?

jcp says:

mine is stuck at less than a minute for about 15 minutes. anyone actually completed dl?

MrSadOnion says:

Um... Please tell me this won't wipe my iPhone.. It's an update right? It won't restore it right? I'm away from my computer for a week... And I can't back up to iCloud since it just hasn't been working on my phone..

jcp says:

so now it says It can't validate my install cause i'm "no longer connected to internet" but I am. wifi and att.

jcp says:

ok, after repeatedly trying it let me verify install and worked.

Steven Alexander says:

If you make it to the download screen and it gets hung or doesn't start downloading, simply restart your device (maybe a couple times) and it will begin.

Cult of iPhone says:

Im surprised steve didnt call it iOTA

Lawson1978 says:

iOS 5 beta 4 OTA worked. Lagged around 1 minute mark. Originally said 8 minutes but, took 20. the dmg file downloaded faster than the OTA. lol

dalejr88nascar says:

i did the ota update after trying for 45 minutes over 3g with 2-3 bars of service.. im assuming doing so over wifi would cut the download time?

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