iPhone: This Device Expired

My iPhone decided to brick on its own this morning. Xcode tells me, “This device is expired. Please install a newer version of the OS.” Thanks, Xcode, I’ll just head over to Apple’s developer site and… wait a tick… there is no newer version of the OS! (Still 5A225c)

If you’re a fellow iPhone developer, don’t worry, this is happening to everyone. Forums are saying that reverting to an older system isn’t working either, so we need to sit tight and try to remember a time when we didn’t need phones to communicate with people not next to us. Hopefully Apple will push out an OS update with a quickness.

Update:TUAW has a piece that reverting to the older firmware is working. If you’re a nerd like me, you’re phone doesn’t exactly ring off the hook. I’m going to wait a few more hours before I waste the time switching back then again switching forward.

The Apple developer forum is down. (link to the device expired thread.) This, hopefully, signals something good for us.

Link to the Apple Developer Connection iPhone page. I keep refreshing hoping to see an iPhone OS greater than 5A225c.

Here’s an active forum at macrumors if you want to keep up with the trolls.

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