How to Fix: iTunes Error 0xE8000065

Getting an iTunes error 0xE8000065 when connect iPhone to iTunes on computer, and looking for a reliable way to solve the problem? Read on this guide to get 6 useful methods to fix the iTunes error 0xE8000065 easily.

By Bella Miller | Posted: May. 03, 2018, Last Updated: May. 03, 2018
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“When restoring my iPhone 7 with iTunes on computer, iTunes reports error 0xE8000065 could not connect to my iPhone. After several tries, that failed repeatedly and kept reporting: iTunes could not connect to this iPhone because an unknown error occurred (0xE8000065). Can someone help?”

iTunes Error 0xE8000065

iTunes Error 0xE8000065

Plenty of iOS users emailed us and reported that they keep receiving a message saying “iTunes could not connect to this iPhone because an unknown error occurred (0xE8000065)” when restore or sync with iTunes, just like the user above. If you are also being bothered by the iTunes unknown error 0xE8000065, then read on this guide to get some useful solutions. Here in this tutorial, we will not only share you 6 reliable yet efficient methods to fix iTunes error 0xE8000065 with no effort, but also show you how to restore iPhone without iTunes.

How to Fix: iTunes Error 0xE8000065

Method 1. Restart both your iPhone and computer.

Method 2. Upgrade to latest iTunes version, restart your computer, and then try to restore or synchronise with iTunes again.

Method 3. Check your Windows or Mac OS is updated to the latest version.

Method 4. Connect your device to a different USB port on your computer. And check USB connection. change the USB cable if necessary.

Method 5. Connect your iPhone to a different computer to check whether the issue is specific to your computer.

Method 6. Verify the Apple Mobile Device USB driver is working in Device Manager.

Step 1 Hold down the “Windows” key and press “R” > Type devmgmt.msc in the run box and hit “Enter” > Look in the “Universal Serial Bus Controllers” section by clicking the + next to it.

Step 2 If this driver has an error symbol next to it, right-click it and choose “Uninstall” option > Click the “Action” menu tab at the top of the screen and select “Scan” button for Hardware Changes.

Method 7. Restore iPhone without iTunes. If all above 6 methods failed to help you out on iTunes error 0xE8000065, then you are recommended to try some reliable iTunes alternative like PhoneRescue for iOS to restore iPhone without iTunes.

PhoneRescue for iOS is recognized as the #1 iTunes alternative due to its highest success rate and fastest restoring speed. It has successfully helped millions of iOS users restore from iTunes/iCloud backup. Unlike traditional iTunes/iCloud restore way, PhoneRescue for iOS allows you to preview and select the backup files you needed most to restore, but not a blind full restore. More than anything, it won’t require you to erase any existing data like iTunes and iCloud do, all your data will be kept safe all the time.

Also, it is powerful enough to restore your iPhone even without any backup. Whatever you want to restore, no matter you have made available backup or not, it helps you restore wanted files effortlessly and quickly. Now, let’s check it’s detailed steps about how to restore iPhone without iTunes.

Step 1 Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS and install it on your Mac/PC computer.

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Step 2 Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable > Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode > Click Right Arrow to go to the next page.

How to Restore iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

How to Restore iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

Step 3 Choose the iTunes backup that contains the files you want to restore > Click Right Arrow > Check the file categories and click OK button to proceed.

How to Restore iPhone without iTunes – Step 3

How to Restore iPhone without iTunes – Step 3

Step 4 Preview and select the data you would like to restore > Click To iOS Device button to restore them to your iPhone directly for instant use, or you can click To Computer button store them on your computer.

How to Restore iPhone without iTunes – Step 4

How to Restore iPhone without iTunes – Step 4

If you prefer to restore your iPhone from iCloud backup, or from iPhone directly without any backup, then the two guides below may be helpful for you.
How to Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup >
How to Restore iPhone without Backup >

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to fix iTunes error 0xE8000065. Hope you have fixed the iTunes error successfully. And as you can see from above, restore iPhone, you have more good choice now than ever before – PhoneRescue for iOS. So, don’t hesitate to have a free trial now.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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