Juggling iOS versions

Busy times for those downloading Apple iOS SDK releases. After releasing the first beta for iOS 4.1 to developers yesterday Apple today has released the iOS 4.01 SDK. This was inevitable after Apple issued an update for iPhone devices earlier today with the “new and improved” formula for the signal strength display. They also pushed out 3.2.1 for the iPad at the same time to address wireless connectivity and other issues. All this and a hastily called press conference tomorrow….

I have not yet downloaded either of these updates and I have learnt from experience that it is best not to rush to do so. Of course if you have already updated your one “development” device to 4.0.1 or 3.2.1 you may not have much choice. My lessons learned on juggling multiple iOS versions (in random order) as follows:

If you have any other hints or suggestions on managing upgrades let me know in the comments.

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