Error Code 1771, Stuck while restoring iTunes, Fix for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Apple users are facing software issue on backup/ Restore devices (iPhone/ iPad/ iPod Touch) using iTunes. Your story would be that, Update or Downgrade failed in-between installation, Screen showing Cable and iTunes icon with a black screen, Now you have no option to do over the air So you must connect with iTunes and it is possible to come out your journey, but oh, next process is shown error 1671 on screen. Here’s the Fix iTunes error 1671 from iPhone/ iPad.

Here I point you by marking each point one by one in below steps, that we should repair or update at first. Otherwise, all is perfect.

Steps for iTunes error 1671 on iPhone/ iPad/ iPod Touch

1 Fix iTunes error 1671 on Update or Downgrade iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Solution #1. A primary easy solution to fix Error code 1671 iTunes error

Update iTunes with latest version, Also check your Mac OS Desktop running on Latest OS: MacOS or Windows

Temporarily disable Antivirus for the time (Disable for 1 hour or go with more options), might it blocking back-end port. Or Scan full system scan, some files or corrupt system can arise the critical problem.

Remove unnecessary third-party software that works like iTunes (So iTunes alternatives are very best)

All the steps are perfect for auto fix many types of errors comes to your iTunes or System when you connect your iOS device via USB cable.

Solution #2. Simply Restart/ Force Restart

Restart: Press and Hold Sleep/ Wake button for few seconds.

Force Restart: Press Sleep/ Wake and Home button at once, until “Slide to turn off” appear on the screen. In latest iPhone 7/ 7 Plus series (Sleep/ Wake and Volume down button)

For iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus)

Force Restart iPhone XS max won't turn on

This way is to refresh your iOS device.

Solution #3. Restore/ get rid of big problems

This process is quite lengthy but highly recommended to Solve iTunes error 1671, While connecting iPhone/ iPad with iTunes.

1: Open iTunes on Mac/ PC.

2: Connect the iOS device via lightning cable to your Mac/ PC. Unlock iPhone Screen and Press Trust this Computer.

2 Backup to iTunes before restore iPhone iPad and iPod Touch

3: Wait for a few minutes, One full backup copied to your System, Go to your iPhone will appear in the Summary tab.

3 iPhone in iTunes for Summary and Restore

Now, Follow on-screen instruction, on iTunes prompt windows > Click on Restore iPhone. In your next Prompt, then restore all data like a new device.

4 Start Restore process on iPhone

4: After the complete restore, iTunes will ask for recent restore backup to your device, So press “Yes.”

Still Getting Error

Remove host file from iTunes folder and Restore Device,

On Mac, From iTunes menu Go > Go to Folder > Type “/private/etc/hosts” > Click on “Go

5 Host file in iTunes folder

On Windows, C: Drive > Windows > System 32 > Drivers > etc > find host file. Remove host file from folder and copy it on desktop.

Then place it again, after restore (Above Steps) done.

You might like this: Enter iPhone DFU Mode.

This process will re-fix all internal software problems and Errors like Repair or Fix iTunes error 1671.

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