• April 2, 2021 •

How to Fix iTunes Error Code 1671, Stuck While Restoring iTunes

In most of the iTunes issues, third-party security software contributes a huge part to preventing iTunes from getting connected to Apple servers. Most of the errors encounter when you try to restore your iDevice using iTunes.

Here’s everything you should know about fixing error code 1671, stuck while restoring the iTunes issue. Without further delay, let’s get started.

About error code 1671

Good thing is that you can fix this error smoothly on your own. Error code 1671 happens when something goes wrong when you try to sync, restore, backup, or restore your Apple device with iTunes.

How To Fix Error Code 1671, Stuck While Restoring Itunes

Do the following quick fixes to check if this works.

  • Don’t use the guest account.
  • Update iTunes on the latest version.
  • Update your operating system.
  • Check that your system’s time zone is correct.
  • Try a reset, hold the Power and Home button at the same time until the Apple logo appears. Ignore “Slide to power off” if appears.

Performing a reset will not loose any of your iDevice data.

How to fix error coed 1671 on Mac

Step 1: Connect your iDevice with Mac, disable the Antivirus program from the background.

Step 2: Access finder, to locate your “host” file:

  1. Drag the “host” file out of your desktop.
  2. Visit Select Go > Go To Folder, in Finder menu bar.
  3. Type the following location in the box and press Enter. /private/etc/hosts How To Fix Error Code 1671, Stuck While Restoring Itunes
  4. A Finder window will show up and the host file will be selected.
  5. Drag the host file on the desktop.
  6. Keep the location in mind, as you have to place the file at the same place.
How To Fix Error Code 1671, Stuck While Restoring Itunes

Step 3: Open iTunes and restore your iDevice.

Step 4: Now, go back to the same folder and place the “host” file into its original location (/private/et/hosts).

How to fix error code 1671 on Windows

Step 1: Connect your iDevice with PC and disable the Antivirus program which is running in the background.

Step 2: Now, search “Host” file on your computer.

  1. Visit “My Computer” and your C:/ DRIVE.
  2. Visit Windows > System 32 > drivers > etc and locate the hosts file.
  3. Drag the host file to your desktop.
  4. Keep the location in mind, as you have to place the file at the same place.

Step 3: Open iTunes and restore your iDevice.

Step 4: Now,  go back to the same folder and put the “host” file into the folder. System32 > drivers> etc.. on your computer.

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