Category Archives: iOS 11

How to Fix iTunes Error 9/4005/4013/4014 when Restore/Update iPhone

“The iPhone could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (4013).”

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Have you ever been stuck with this kind of iTunes error message now? Is that emergency for you to update or restore your iPhone/iPad? 

Many Apple users may see iTunes errors while iOS restore, they can also find many solutions in Apple official help documents, but most Apple suggested are restart iPhone or enter recovery mode and restore iPhone with iTunes. Things are not always so easy…Here just follow me to how to solve “The iPhone could not be restored” errors.

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Solution 1: Restore/Update iOS with Other Methods – iTunes works OK but you just failed to restore/update iOS.

iTunes cannot restore iPhone with 100% success rate, under this circumstance, you can try some iTunes alternative tool to restore (or so called update) iPhone, here I take a light tool – ReiBoot as example. With ReiBoot, your data remains safe in iPhone.

Step 1: Download ReiBoot and install it on your PC/Mac;

Step 2: Connect iPhone to PC/Mac with USB cable and launch ReiBoot;

reibootStep 3: Click on “Fix All iOS Stuck” and choose “Fix Now”, click “Download” button, ReiBoot will automatically download the latest iOS public firmware.

fix-iOS-problemsStep 4: Follow the steps to proceed the iOS restore progress, the iPhone will be restore to newest iOS.

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Step 5: The whole progress may cost 5 to 10 minutes, include uncompressing firmware and install iOS into iPhone. After that, you can successfully restore iPhone.

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Solution 2: Fix iTunes then Try Again

If iTunes performs abnormal other functions cannot be use, you can try to repair iTunes with a freeware TunesCare. Just follow me to fix iTunes error 9, 4005, 4013, or 4014 within clicks.

Step 1: Download TunesCare and install it on PC or Mac

Step 2: Launch TunesCare and click on the Only button “Fix All iTunes Issues”.

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Step 3: TunesCare will help you repair iTunes library files and reinstall some iTunes msi installation packages. The whole progress will be completed within 3 to 5 minutes.

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Now you can try to restore iPhone again with iTunes.

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Easiest Way to Install iOS 11 Beta on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/SE/5s

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Apple released iOS 11 Beta on June 5Th, the iOS 11 bring us more new features such as new control center, redesigned app drawer and apple pay on iMessage and new app store.

Here you can follow me to update to iOS 11 Beta on iPhone 7 with out PC/Mac, this guide also works for iPhone 7 Plus/6 Plus/6/SE/5s. Designed for 64 bit framework, iOS 11 will not work on iPhone 5 and earlier devices.

NOTE: The beta version of iOS 11 may not stable, before update, please ensure that you have backup you iPhone. Thus you can get back to previous iOS if you have any problems with iOS 11.

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1. Download and install iOS 11 Beta Configuration Profile.

Open iOS 11 Configuration Profile link in Safari and it will download the profile and open in settings. Click “Allow” then follow the steps to install confirmation profile. Now your iPhone will restart.

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Tips: The first restart brings black screen on my iPhone 7, even cannot power off. Here I use a freeware – ReiBoot to enter and exit recovery mode to fix it.

You can download ReiBoot before you do the upgrade in case any unexpected problems, ReiBoot also could also downgrade your iPhone to iOS 10.3.2 with clicks, very easy and convenient.

2. Check for Apple Update

Open settings on iPhone, navigate to General – Software Update, you will see the iOS 11 Beta available. Click on “Download and install” to down iOS 11 system file, now you can handing everything to apple.

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3. Install Update

After the iOS 11 system file downloaded, you will be able to install the iOS 11. The whole process will be last more than 30 minutes, please wait patiently and you can enjoy iOS 11.

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Now enjoy iOS 11 Beta! Though there remains many bugs in iOS 11, take my iPhone 7 as example, the bluetooth cannot disable and the notification enter remain black. If you need to downgrade to iOS 10.3.2, just download the freeware ReiBoot and it will automatically help you do the job.