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Top 5 Ways to Fix iTunes Backup Session Failed Error

May 25, 2017 12:23 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iTunes Tips
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“iTunes backup session failed with iPhone 7. I recently tried to backup my iPhone 7 via iTunes on Windows 10 x64 Enterprise but got session failed error within iTunes. Is there any way to iTunes backup session failed Windows 10?”

iTunes is a convenient tool to backup and restore iOS device but it is not perfect. Sometimes we may run into an error saying “iTunes could not back up the iPhone “(name)” because the backup session failed”, or “could not be saved on the computer”. In this article, we will share the top 5 ways to fix iTunes backup session failed on Windows 10/8/7 and Mac. If you are one of those people, read on please.

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Way 1: Restart your Mac/Windows Computer and iPhone/iPad/iPod

Most issues that cause iTunes backup errors occur either on the side of your iPhone or your PC. So firstly, restart your computer and your iOS devices with which you have the iTunes error. Please ensure that your iOS device should be disconnected while you are restarting. Connect the device after you restart.

Way 2: Check Windows Security Settings

Sometimes the Anti-virus software you used on your PC/Mac may cause the iTunes backup session failed error. In such cases, temporarily disable your antivirus and firewall programs and try the backup once more.

Way 3: Rename Your Old Backup Files

The name of your old backup files may conflict with a with a new backup. So rename your old backup files by appending something like “-OLDBACKUP” to the folder name from:

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Way 4: Fix iTunes Backup Session Failed with Tenorshare TunesCare

If the solutions above failed to solve your problem, you may try to fix iTunes backup session failed error with Tenorshare TunesCare, a free iTunes repair tool that can fix all iTunes syncing problems and iTunes errors with easy steps

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Way 5: Use Alternative Way to Backup iPhone/iPad/iPod without iTunes

Instead of backing up with iTunes, you can user other ways to backup iPhone/iPad/iPod as well. iCloud is a great choice that most users use. Here I recommend another iOS backup tool – Tenorshare iCareFone, which can selectively backup data from device, saving much time to load all iTunes library. Now, please free download and install Tenorshare iCareFone on your computer.

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That’s all for how to fix iTunes backup session failed for iPhone 7/7Plus/6s/6s/5s/5. If you have any other issues, let us know at the comment area.

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