Fix iTunes error 3194 iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR: Error 3600, 17, 1639 restoring, Updating

The main reason behind the error Popup showing with iPhone X upgrade, Downgrade or Restore is your iTunes not communicating to Apple Server. Let’s quickly get the solution and complete iOS update, Downgrade or Restore process that has been stuck on iTunes error 3194 iPhone X, iTunes error 3600 iPhone X, iTunes Error 17 iPhone X and iTunes Error 1639 iPhone X message, Error 0xe80000, 0xe8000015, 0xe800002d.

Popup Says: “iPhone could not be restored error 3194, An unknown error occurred.”

Below steps are recommended by Apple, and our experience meet your fix or bypass these all error.

Bypass the Error message on iPhone X/iPhone XS/iPhone XS Max/iPhone XR Updating or restoring: 3194, 17, 1639, 3600

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Solution 1: First Update iTunes: Unknown error 3194 iTunes

Installed and running iTunes is outdated and old version. Check for new update available on iTunes. Open iTunes > Help Menu > Check for Updates

Otherwise, Uninstall iTunes from Mac or PC > Download and install the latest version of iTunes.

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Solution 2: Edit and Check Your Hosts File

To Edit Host File on Windows PC or Laptop: Get Windows Tutorial

Suddenly you got Unknown error occurred 3194 iTunes

There is a wrong entry in Host file that unable to connect your computer to Apple Server. Ways to edit host file Mac and Windows are different follow the guide below,

For Mac

Go to Terminal (Type Terminal in spotlight search)

Type this command: sudo nano /private/etc/hosts

Enter your Mac password that is you using to log in your Mac. You will not see the password that you type in terminal.

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See the host file you look like this,

Use Arrow key to move down cursor at the last line.

Add # Symbol at the beginning of the line that means it works like the comment the line.

Press “Control + O” to save the file. Press return from the keyboard if you asked for the password.

Press and Hold: Control + X key to exit the editor.

Restart your Mac.


Solution 3: Manage TCP/IP filtering, Firewall, and Security Software

Uninstall or Disable installed security software

Check your internet is working (Change network, Security purpose Your WiFi router is blocking the connection)

Restart your System and Router. Also, contact your apple service provider.


Solution 4: Restore or Update from another computer

Try restoring and updating iOS on another computer or other internet connection. All error automatically re-fix if the problem on System or by switching to another system.

The alternate system you can use from Office, At home or Friend’s PC (Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10) Or Mac (MacOS High Sierra, MacOS EI Capitan, Yosemite).

If you help this tips to fix error 3194 iPhone X, or Other error code: 3600, Error 17, 1639. Comment me or Like & Share.

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