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    Default Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    I am a registered and paid for beta tester. I went into itunes and opened the downloaded beta ios7 file and now I get the message "We're Unable To Complete Your Activation" and below it says please register your device in the iphone developer program portal.

    However, it is now registered but no matter what I keep getting this message. I tried restarting the iphone as well as itunes. I get the same message on the phone as well.
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Vapor86 View Post
    I am a registered and paid for beta tester. I went into itunes and opened the downloaded beta ios7 file and now I get the message "We're Unable To Complete Your Activation" and below it says please register your device in the iphone developer program portal.

    However, it is now registered but no matter what I keep getting this message. I tried restarting the iphone as well as itunes. I get the same message on the phone as well.
    Since you're a paid developer, you are allowed two tech support calls with them. However they may be slammed with people getting home trying to update to iOS 7, so try it again later.
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Sent them a message and received an automated email stating they are away until the 17th!!
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Vapor86 View Post
    Sent them a message and received an automated email stating they are away until the 17th!!
    Then you can try again later or put your phone into recovery mode and start from scratch. Try asking on the developer forums.
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Friend of mine is having the same issue, did you find a fix?
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Yep same issue here. Paid developer member and unable to activate. Could just be their servers are hammered?
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    I hope thats all it is too. Same problem here and hoping it clears up by tomorrow
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Having the same issue here!

    **Edit**

    It activated. Took about an hour after I added my device for it to become activated! Good luck everyone!
    Last edited by iGreg01; 06-10-2013 at 10:34 PM.
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Mine just came online and started working. I guess just keep trying guys. Good luck!
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    G'day! I think I have a solution.
    I too had this issue and thought perhaps I better download the new Xcode 5 even though old Xcode seemed to work fine to load the software. Then I clicked "Add to Portal" on my iPhone and after it got me to log in as a developer whattyaknow it all works!
    Now running iOS 7 - hope this helps some others out there!
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Hi. Sorry you've had this problem, you're not the only one it seems.
    I don't know how to help, but I was hoping you could help me.
    I'm a beta tester too, but this is my first time. I don't know how to open the downloaded install file in itunes and put it on the iPhone. I seriously have no idea. Give me a hand?
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    Download the ispw file from your developer account and save somewhere on your machine.

    connect your phone via USB to iTunes - do a backup.

    Once you done a backup - follow the below to install the ispw file on your phone...

    - If you're on a Mac, hold the "Option" key and click on "Restore" on iTunes. From there, a window will pop up; browse for the iOS firmware you'd like to install on your iOS device from within that window. When the correct .ipsw firmware file is found, open the file.

    - If you're on a PC, hold the "Shift" key and click "Restore" on iTunes. From there, a window will pop up; browse for the iOS firmware you'd like to install on your iOS device from within that window. It's most likely saved in your "Downloads" folder, unless you changed the destination folder before downloading it. When the correct .ipsw firmware file is found, open the file.
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    I had this exact same problem, but I have found a solution.
    1. Make sure the device is registered.
    2. Put the phone in DFU mode and put iOS 6.1.4 software back onto the iphone. (You can find out how to do this on various sites.)
    3. Instead of clicking restore this time when installing iOS 7, click option and update instead. This keeps all of your information on the phone and also installs iOS 7.
    I spent nearly all day yesterday trying to find a solution for my unusable phone, and this is what fixed my phone.
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    How do you register your device? Or which way
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    Default Re: Messed Up Phone Installing ios 7 beta, please help!

    But how you do you recover your iphone when it wont allow you

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