As the release is coming near, Apple has started to take steps towards the launch of iOS 5. iOS 5 was announced back at WWDC 2011 with many features and the public release was said to be in fall with iCloud. Previously Apple integrated iCloud with MAC OS X Lion 10.7.2 11C57 build which was released for developers a week before.
iCloud seems to be tested thoroughly by Developers and all issues seems to be fixed, that’s why today Apple on their Developer Boards this after noon, Apple will be resetting iCloud backup data on Thursday, September 22nd. This change is said to be made due to the expected release of iOS 5 GM, it will be also coming around same time after iCloud is reset. Official Launch of iOS 5 is expected to debut in early October with the upcoming iPhone. This reset excludes the data from mail, contacts, calendars, reminders, or bookmarks. It won’t reset the data of the things mentioned above.
As noted by 9to5mac:
On Thursday, September 22, the iCloud Backup data will be reset. Backing up to iCloud or restoring from an iCloud backup will be unavailable from 9 AM PDT – 5 PM PDT. If you attempt a backup or restore during this time, you will receive an alert that the backup or restore was not successful. After this reset, you will be unable to restore from any backup created prior to September 22. A full backup will happen automatically the next time your device backs up to iCloud.
iOS 5 won’t be showing up alone but it will be coming with two new model of iPhone. The release date of iOS 5 is not yet confirmed but some are saying October 10th and some are saying October 5th. iOS 5 will be a major release by Apple and after this major release, the hacking community will also announce something Major which will leave Apple is Shock.