"I tried to restore my iPhone today from my iTunes backup which I made before jail breaking. iTunes places the phone in the recovery mode and begins the process however it seems to hang on 'waiting for iPhone' the phone screen turns black. After about 15 minutes it reports that iPhone could not be restored with an iTunes error 4005. Can anyone point me in the right direction here?"
Error 4005 is a very distinguishable fault of iPhone, iPad and iPod that usually occurs during updating or restoring process. Similar error like error 4013, 4014 are also occur due to technological construction and are common for many iPhone users. This means you cannot restore or boot up your device, which triggers much disappointment. Today will give you 4 easy solutions on how to fix iPhone restore error 4005. But before that, let's get clear understanding of this kind of error.
There are many possible causes that may result in iTunes error 5 on iPhone/iPad/iPod like disconnecting the cable suddenly during the restoring. Here we list the most common causes:
Before you start fixing the error 4005 on iPhone7/7Plus/SE/6s/6/5 as well as iPad and iPod devices, remember to check the following items:
Solution 1: Restart your computer. If you have already downloaded the latest version of iTunes, you may need to try to restart your computer and see if there is still the iTunes error 4005.
Solution 2: Check your USB port. Sometimes the error appears just because the connection problem and you can fix it by trying another USB port. Try to plug in all the USB ports your computer has and see if there is any improvement.
Solution 3: Restart your iPhone, iPad and iPod. If the above methods fail to work, try to restart your devices. After that, you might find the whole process is much easier.
Solution 4: To fix error 4005 on iPhone, you can try Tenorshare TunesCare, which is an excellent free iTunes repair tool, can easily fix all iTunes issues within a couple of clicks.
Step 1: First of all, please download,install and run Tenorshare TunesCare on your computer.
Step 2: Connect your iOS device to your computer, after connected, click on "Fix All iTunes Issues" to fix your iTunes on computer.
Step 3: After that, Tenorshare TunesCare starts downloading the repair drives for iTunes. Once downloaded, Tenorshare TunesCare will automatically repair your iTunes. When successfully repaired, your iTunes will automatically restart.
In most cases, iPhone restore error can be repaired by the above methods, but if you still have trouble in restoring or upgrading your iPhone, we recommend you a third party tool - Tenorshare iCareFone , the best iOS system repairing software to help you get rid of the iTunes error 5 on your device.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer and run the software. Choose "Repairing Operating System" on the main interface.
Step 2: Choose a repair mode to get started with repairing. Most of the iOS stuck and crash issues including BSOD can be fixed with standard mode.
Step 3: Get started with iOS system recovery. The whole process takes you a few minutes.
Done! This iOS system care tool works for all iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s and iPad, iPod touch series. Your iPhone restore errors can easily be fixed by this amazing tool. If you still have questions or you got any more ideas, don't hesitate with us in the comment section.