How to Fix iTunes Error 1671

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Want to know how to fix iTunes error 1671? Read this tip and grab the effectual ways to solve it.

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Just like iTunes error 17 and iTunes error 3194 , iTunes error 1671 also occurs occasionally when we update iOS, or restore iPhone/iPad/iPod touch via iTunes. It happens mainly because some actions interrupt the communication between iOS device and Apple's server. What the actions could be,

1. Anti-virus software has become outdated or has been infected by viruses;

2. The iTunes version is not compatible with your device;

3. The USB HUB that is connected with iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is too slow;

4. Too many USB controllers are connected to your computer at the same time, etc.

iTunes Error 1671

iTunes Error 1671

How to Fix iTunes Error 1671

The reasons varies, but the solutions to iTunes error 1671 are easy-to-take.

Solution 1. iTunes error 1671 fix with updating Software

Update iTunes to the latest version to ensure that it is compatible the iDevice. And update the anti-virus and run a full system scan for infections, or just turn it off while updating iOS or restoring data.

Solution 2. iTunes error 1671 fix with using a high-speed USB port

Connect the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch with a high-speed USB port (USB 2.0 or higher).

Solution 3. iTunes error 1671 fix with resetting iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

If the above two methods don’t work well, you can have a try with hard resetting iPhone 7 , iPad, or iPod touch. Please note that a hard reset does not lead to losing any apps, data, music, movies, settings, or any iDevice information.

Solution 4. iTunes error 1671 fix with editing hosts file on computer

To fix iTunes error 1671, you can try to edit the hosts file. This is a much more technical solution, and requires some care, possibly expertise. So You will need to follow, step by step, as stated below.

Step 1. Disable anti-virus program on your computer.

Step 2. Look for your hosts file on your computer.

Step 3. For Windows, Go to My Computer > C:/ Drive > Go to Window > System 32 > drivers > etc. Now for the hosts file. Once you find it, drag it to your desktop.

How to Fix iTunes Error 1671 - Windows

How to Fix iTunes Error 1671 - Windows

For Mac, find hosts file by using finder > Select Go > Go To Folder > In the box type /private/etc/hosts and press Go. The finder will locate and select the hosts file. Just drag the file to your desktop.

How to Fix iTunes Error 1671 - Mac

How to Fix iTunes Error 1671 - Mac

Step 4. Launch the iTunes on your system and try to restore your iDevice. Once the process complete, you have to put the hosts file back into the folder.

Solution 5. iTunes error 1671 fix with PhoneRescue

If the solution 4 sound a little complicated to you, and you prefer a much easier way, we recommend you to restore iOS data with PhoneRescue. PhoneRescue can help you recover any type of iOS data from iTunes backup selectively, which beats iTunes whole backup restoring. And we also know iTunes restoring will erase the existed data on device. But PhoneRescue will not. Try PhoneRescue now. We will show you how to recover iOS data from iTunes backup step by step in the following, taking message recovering as an example.

Step 1. Download PhoneRescue on your PC/Mac > Install and Open it > Connect your Device to it.

Step 2. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup > Click the Arrow.

How to Restore iOS Device from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue - Step 2

How to Restore iOS Device from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue - Step 2

Step 3. Select the backup that contains the messages you want to get back > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.

How to Restore iOS Device from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue - Step 3

How to Restore iOS Device from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue - Step 3

Step 4. Select Messages > Preview and select the messages you need to retrieve > Click on To Computer button to download them to computer or To iDevice button to recover them to your iPhone.

How to Restore iOS Device from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue - Step 4

How to Restore iOS Device from iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue - Step 4

The Bottom Line

Compared to the other 4 solutions, iTunes error 1671 with PhoneRescue is much more useful and easier. Besides, you can also recover iOS data from device directly, and iCloud backup. Download PhoneRescue for free now.

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