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Top 10 iTunes Update Errors and How to Fix Them

December 8, 2016 12:23 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iTunes Tips
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When you update or restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in iTunes, you might see this message: "The iPhone *** could not be restored/update. An unknown error occurred ***." The common errors are iTunes error 3194, 1671, 4014, 7, etc.

If you got an iTunes error when you try to upgrade or restore your device, firstly make clear what causes the error happens and then take corresponding measures. Below is a list of common errors and solutions.

Top 10 iTunes Update Errors

Common Solutions of iTunes Update Errors

Solution 1: Basic Checks for Solving iTunes Update Errors

Sometimes the iTunes update error occurs may due to computer unable to contact the Apple update server/your device, or security software blocks the connection to the Apple servers, or even due to USB connection is interrupted. You simply need to do some basic checks as below:

Solution 2: Free Fix All iTunes Issues via TunesCare

Once you cannot check out problems which lead to iTunes errors, you may have a try by using TunesCare, a free tool aims at fixing iTunes syncing problem and iTunes errors.

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Connect your iPhone 7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6/5s/5 with iTunes again and check it works or not.

Solution 3: Fix iTunes Update Errors By Recovery Mode Restore

If you already do the basic checks but iTunes still prompts error messages, you may try to put your device into recovery mode and restore with iTunes. Free ReiBoot offers you the 1-click solution to put iOS device into recovery mode.


Solution 4: Fix iTunes Update Errors By Repairing Operating System

Recovery mode restore still can’t fix the iTunes update error for you? You can upgrade Free ReiBoot to ReiBoot Pro to fix all kinds of iPhone errors, iTunes errors and iOS system issues with no data loss.

Now you should have a clear idea about the common iTunes update errors and full solutions to fix iTunes error when you upgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod.

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