[Solved] How to Fix iTunes Error 9006 on Windows/Mac

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itunes error 9006

At times, some users complain that they also meet with this “iTunes error code 9006”, which is described as we attached above. What should be the reasons and how to fix this iTunes error 9006 While updating/restoring iPhone or iPad? Here we list some possible answers.

What May Cause iTunes Download Error 9006

Error 9006, which appear in the recovery process, is caused by the failure of IPSW file download. When using iTunes restore iOS device, it requires downloading the corresponding IPSW file version.

How to Fix iTunes Error 9006 When updating/restoring iPhone or iPad on Windows/Mac

For the above reasons, we conclude the following solutions to fix:

  • Network connection timeout

    First you can choose to reconnect to the network then restart your Windows/Mac again, and reopen iTunes on your computer. Besides, restart your iOS device can also be a wise choice. Then you may try again to restore.

  • iTunes version is out date or files corruption

    Check your iTunes version and make sure the version code is iTunes 12.7. If you have no idea to identify, just download it again from the iTunes official website. However, there would also be a situation that the library file of your iTunes has something wrong.

  • Fix iTunes Error 9006 with Free Tenorshare TunesCare

    Thus we suggest you to get iTunes repaired by using Tenorshare TunesCare, a freeware designed to solve all iTunes sync problems and errors.

    Launch the program and click “Fix All iTunes Issues” on the main interface. Tenorshare TunesCare will automatically detect the performance of your iTunes and guide you to get it fixed.

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  • Best iTunes Alternative to End iTunes Error

    As a functional software, iTunes in fact is mainly put emphasis on its music playing and buying function. We here provide you a best iTunes alternative, Tenorshare iCareFone, which can achieve manage all you files on Windows/Mac, for its backup and restore function, users can store more than one backup file, while iTunes only provide to backup/restore the latest backup file.

    After launch the program, click “Backup & Restore” on the main interface and you will see like below. You can choose to backup whatever files you want or pick up one backup to preview and restore.

    tunescare connect device

    For detail operation, you can refer to: Guide for backup and restore iPhone data. Besides, Tenorshare iCareFone also provide files manage and iOS system repair function, you can choose beyond your needs.

That’s all about how to fix iTunes error 9006, no matter you are using Windows or Mac, you will surely get your problem fixed. 

  Updated on 2019-12-27 / Update for  iTunes Tips

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