How to fix iTunes error 2009 on Mac or PC

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2019-07-25 / Update for  iPhone Fix

If you are a regular iPhone or iPad user, you may have encountered different issues while trying to restore or update your device, and iTunes Errors are some of the most common problems. This article explains why the iTunes Error Code 2009 happens and ways you can use to fix it.

What is iTunes Error Code 2009


According to Apple's customer support, this error might be the result of a USB connection failure.

How to Fix iTunes Error 2009

You can use the following tips to see if the issue is with your USB cable, USB port, or computer. Try again after each step:

1. Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod using the original USB cable that came with your device. If you don't have it, try a different Apple USB cable.
2. Switch to a different USB port on your computer. You may need to unplug your keyboard.
3. Try a different computer if possible.

Normally, if the error is caused by the USB connection, you should have your problem solved now, however, if you still see the error, keep trying the following tips.

Tip 1: Make sure that your iTunes is the up-to-date.

Tip 2: Reboot your Mac or PC. Sometimes the error might just disappear after a restart, and then you can launch iTunes to restore or start the update again.

Tip 3: Update your antivirus software or quit it temporarily, it might be the reason for the error.

Tip 4: Restore your iTunes. If you have tried everything and still can't get your problem solved, just restore your iTunes by remove it and then reinstall.

For more iTunes error problems, check our iTunes and iPhone Tips & Howtos.

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