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    Tramain's Avatar
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    Lightbulb How Long Does Your Restore Take

    I just restored my iphone and I don't even use 1GB of memory and I restored from back out and took around 1 1/2 - 2 hours to finish anyone else have this problem. Or know what I can do to fix.
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    blkcadi's Avatar
    iMore Beginner

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    yup, just seems to drag and drag on. This is not unusual, no worries.
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    shutter's Avatar
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    Restore takes about 10 minutes (maybe 15) restoring from back up, another 10, re-syncing takes about an hour for about 6GD worth of apps, music and videos.
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    idontlikeonions's Avatar
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    it took an hour or so for me too!
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    Jdub's Avatar
    iPhone Newbie

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    It takes mine about an hour or so but the longest part is for sure syncing all of my music,videos, photos, and apps!!
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    renaeES's Avatar
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    Default Re: How Long Does Your Restore Take

    well i have a jailbroken iphone 4s and it has been "restoring from backup" for about 18 hours now! what do i do? what is going on?
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    mikesa_tx's Avatar
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    Default Re: How Long Does Your Restore Take

    It surely is taking longer than usual for me also. I don't know if it is with the new version of itunes or what, but it is taking a while.
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    Default Re: How Long Does Your Restore Take

    How many apps are in your back up?

    Longest I have ever waited for full restore was about 30 min. but it was a lot of applications.. Still I could use the device as normal was that was going on.

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