Home >> iTunes Errors >> Fix iTunes Error 50

How to Fix iTunes Error 50

March 15, 2017 05:45 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iTunes Errors
Follow @JenefeyAaron

One of my friends resorts to me said that his iPhone 6 in iOS 10 gets a restore error in iTunes in recent day, "The iPhone could not be restored. An unknown error occurred [error 50]." He has tried restoring in the DFU mode but the same error still popped up. Do you get stuck with the same annoying issue but don't know how to fix iTunes error 50 on iPhone 7/7Plus/SE/6S(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5? No worries. Now this article will sort out the causes and 8 efficient solutions of this iPhone error 50.

itunes error 50 or -50

Why iTunes Error 50 Happens?

The famous unknown iTunes error 50 occurs when you try to sync or download on iTunes. The main reasons are as followed:

How to Fix Error 50 When Restoring iPhone?

Actually, there is not such a one-click way to fix a phone with an error 50 on it because this iTunes error is not related to iTunes itself. All you need to do is followed the easy and quick ways below to repair sync error 50.

1. Make Sure Your USB Port is Working

To check if the using USB port is working well, go to connect the device from the current usb port for 3-5 times. Or you should try on other USB port.

2. Check the Sim Card in Your iPhone

Just remove the SIM card from your iOS 10/9/8 device and try to restore it by using iTunes without SIM card.

3. Make Sure Network Connection is Working

To check router settings is also a feasible way to solve iTunes error 50. You should see whether it's blocking any port that iTunes uses.

4. Check Firewall/Antivirus Settings

Sometimes firewalls or antivirus software might stop any operations from iTunes that will be thought as a suspicious program. Hence, you should check the blocked software list to make sure the iTunes is not in the blocked list.

5. Uninstall and Reinstall iTunes

You should make sure the iTunes on your computer is fine to support your sync, update or restore behaviors. If not, you can uninstall the existing iTunes and reinstalling a new one. You are advised to download the latest iTunes version from Apple's website and install it.

6. Try to Clear out Registry

Registry plays an important role in your Windows OS. It can result in the inappropriate settings that will bring about iTunes error. You should regularly erase the registry in your Window 10/8.1/8/7 computer to do iTunes error 50 fix. If you want to clear the unwanted registry with a handy tool, Windows Care Genius will be highly recommended as a wonderful PC and speed- up tool.

windows care genius

7. Free iTunes Repair Tool to Fix iTunes Error

TUNESCARE is all-in-one iTunes repair freeware to effectively and efficiently fix all iTunes syncing problems and iTunes error 50 free. Please follow the below step to fix iTunes error freely.

8. Ultimate Third-Party Software

Tenorshare ReiBoot is a professional third-party software that can help to fix all kinds of iOS stuck and iTunes errors within only two simple steps including various iTunes error issue.

It is believed that the aforementioned top 6 methods can help you get out of the annoying iPhone error 50(-50), if you encountered some other iTunes problem such as the most famous iTunes error 3194 or iTunes error 4005, you can go to read the article - How to Fix iTunes Error 4005 to get answer!

Free Download For Win 10/8.1/8/7/XP
Secure Download
Free Download For macOS 10.13 and below
Secure Download
Related Articles
How to Fix the iTunes Error 53
How to Fix the iTunes Error 3259 on Your Computer
4 Ways to Fix iTunes Error 1 When Restoring iPhone/iPad
comments powered by Disqus
Recommend Products
Tenorshare ReiBoot
for Mac
User Reviews ( 19 )
Free DownloadFree Download
Hot Articles
All iOS 11 Update Troubleshooting
Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode after iOS 11 Upgrade
Fix iOS 11 Downgrade Stuck
Fix iPhone Stuck Frozen on Red iTunes Logo
Fix iPhone Stuck in White Apple Logo
Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode
Fix iOS Stuck in Recovery Mode enter DFU Mode
Backup iPhone Files in Recovery/DFU Mode
How to Exit DFU Mode
How to Force Restart Reboot iPhone
iPhone Tips
iPhone 7/7 Plus
iOS 10
iOS Recovery
iPhone Fix
Android Recovery
Windows Recovery
Mac Recovery
iOS Tuneup
iPhone Transfer
Card Recovery
Windows Tuneup
WhatsApp Recovery
iTunes Cleanup
iTunes Unlock
Ads Remove
Windows Boot
Audio Record
Video Convert
Video Download
PDF Convert
Windows Password
iTunes Repair