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5 Ways to Fix iTunes Error Code 39

May 25, 2017 05:45 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iTunes Tips
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“When I go to sync I get the message: “The iPhone "Name of iPhone" cannot be synched. An unknown error occurred (-39)." It shows up when iTunes goes to delete photos from the iPhone. Anyone know how I can fix this? Thanks in advance.”

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When using iTunes on Mac/PC to update or restore your iPhone/iPad, you might see an error code or alert message, such as iTunes error code 39. Don’t worry too much. You can easily get rid of this predicament with 5 ways we concluded. Learn how to fix iTunes error 39 below.

What Causes iTunes Error Message 39?

So far as I can tell, in most cases iTunes Error -39 occurs when you try to sync you iOS devices with iTunes on Mac/PC, or when deleting photos and videos from iPhone/iPad. Other situations may also lead to the error report, and here you can find step by step guides on fixing iTunes sync error 39 in both PC and Mac.

Way 1: Fix iTunes Sync Error -39 with Free Tenorshare TunesCare

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Way 2: Restore iTunes Error Message 39 on Windows

Way 3: Get Rid of iTunes -39 Sync Error on Mac

This error is associated with your iPhoto Library. If you sync from Photos, iPhoto, or Aperture library, try to find or remove the Photo Cache folders.

There you go. You will find unknown occurred error 39 has been fixed.

Way 4: Check Your Computer’s Security Software

If you can’t open iTunes, download contents, sync your devices, the security software might be the cause.

Way 5: Update Software on Your PC/Mac

Try to update your PC/Mac if you can’t still solve iTunes error 39.

For Mac users:

Open the App Store on your Mac OS X devices, and then switch to Updates in the toolbar. If updates are available, click the Update buttons to download and install them.

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For Windows users:

Go to Start button > All Programs > Windows Update.

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Hope these methods can help you to successfully repair iTunes error code 39. If you also see other iTunes error numbers, please refer to below to find more error messages and solutions. Understand common iTunes Errors & How to Fix now.

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