iPhone Restore Error 1: Easy Steps to Fix

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Are you facing iPhone restore error code 1 or iTunes error code 1? As it is named, it appears in the process of restoring your data on your iPhone device. So, you can call it iPhone restore error. Let’s see what it indicates and what steps will make it easy to resolve this error from your screen. 

As a user, you will need many times to restore your old data on your phone, but this would be ridiculous when you will get an error code during this process. Getting an error stops the process of restoration and kills you a lot of time.

Phones have become very essential gadgets for everyone in this era, and people use their phones to keep many important as well as normal data in their Phone memory. At this time, people use Phones to perform many tasks including entertainment. An error prevents users to do the task that they want to do. Error code 1 is one of these errors that is affecting many users and preventing perform the restoration of their data. 

If you are also a user who is getting this error then, this guide will help you and let you start restoring your data- without the presence of this error code.

What does iPhone Restore Error 1 indicate?

According to Apple’s official support page, iPhone restores error 1 indicates an issue with the hardware that may prevent the restoration process of your data. In addition, this error can also appear due to third-party security software(installed on your device), VPN, and an outed or modified software.

iPhone Restore Error 1 or iTunes error 1

Now, we assume that you have gotten a clear understanding of the error code. So, let’s discuss the steps that will solve this problem and resume your restoration process.

How to Fix iPhone Restore Error 1?

To fix this error code, see the methods mentioned below and try the steps in that.

Install Latest Update

The most possible cause (that is also mentioned on the official page to fix the issue) is an outdated version of iTunes that needs to be updated. So if you are getting error code 1 while trying to restore data on your iPhone or iOS device, you should try to install the latest version of iTunes and see the status of the error after that.

Here are the steps that will be needed to install an update of the iTunes:

  • Open iTunes and click on Help.
  • Now, click on the ‘Check for Updates’ option from the list.
  • Next, download iTunes and install its latest version.

Now, check if the issue has been gone or not.

Allow iTunes in Firewall Settings

Check whether iTunes has been allowed in your firewall settings or not. If it is not allowed, allow it and then start restoring your data.

  • Tap on System and Security.
  • Go to Windows Firewall.
  • Click on Allow an app or feature through the Windows firewall.
  • Next, click on Change Settings.
  • Find iTunes and check the boxes with the options- Private and Public next to iTunes.
  • If iTunes is not in the list, tap on Allow another app option and browse iTunes and add it to the list.
  • Now, click on OK.

Disable Antivirus Software

If you have installed any security software then, might be the error is a result of that. Sometimes, security software such as an antivirus may block some files and prevent the restoration process to complete normally. Just disable the Antivirus software on Windows 10 or Mac and see if this helps to resume the restoration process or not.

Note: Additionally, you should also check if any hardware issue has been there or not. If yes, fix that, or if it is not possible to fix by yourself, change it and replace it with a new one.

Final Words

Hopefully, now the error code has been resolved and you are enjoying your device. If you have any queries, feel free and ask us. You can contact us by sending mail or leaving your queries in the comment section.

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