Fix iTunes Error 53 While Restoring iPhone


Are you facing iTunes error 53 while restoring your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus? iTunes is a popular media player and lets you to restore data in iPhone. Many iPhone users have experienced  iTunes error, “The iPhone “iPhone” could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (53).”

If you are experiencing iTunes error 53 while restoring/updating your iPhone, read on.

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Fix iTunes Error 53 While Restoring/Updating iPhone 


1.  Clean Junk Files

Our operating system stores tons of browser cache and log files every day. If you are not in a habit of cleaning all these junk files on your Mac or Windows the you may get error 53 on iTunes. Simple, go and delete junk files and relaunch iTunes.


2.  Clean The Registry

Try to clean registry on your Mac or Windows operating system to see if iTunes error is resolved. To clean the registry you can use Clean Registry for Mac or Windows. Once you have cleaned the registry restart your system.

itunes error 53 iphone3. Restore iPhone with the Original Touch ID button

iTunes error 53 can be a hardware issue which is related to Touch ID. I you have replaced the Touch ID of your iPhone with a button of different device you will get error 53. Use original Touch ID of your iPhone and restore device. If your device is in warranty call  Apple support.


4.  Update Drivers

Make sure that drivers of your operating systems are updated frequently. Outdated drivers of operating system can lead to error 53.

Mac users should go to iTunes Menu >> iTunes >> Check for updates.

Windows users should go to Menu bar >> Help >> Check for updates.


5. Reinstall iTunes

Try to reinstall iTunes to see if it resolves iTunes error issue. To do so,  Add or Remove Programs  >> Uninstall iTunes and the download the latest version of iTunes on your Mac or Windows.



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