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IPhone Troubleshooting Tips Cannot Be Recovered. An Unknown Error Has Occurred. 3194

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In the past few days, some users have been facing an issue that makes it impossible to restore iPhone. Unknown error 3194 has occurred. This problem occurs for several reasons. We’ll cover them below.

According to Apple, error 3194 occurs when iTunes is unable to connect to Apple’s software update servers that are used to activate iOS when restoring or updating. These servers are critical. If you are unable to contact them, your iPhone will not be able to complete the restore or update.

 

 

If your computer is unable to communicate with the Apple software update server, one of these messages may appear.

  • Error 17
  • Error 1639
  • Error 3000-3020
  • Error 3194
  • Error 3100-3999
  • This device does not match the requested version
  • the iphone cannot be restored an unknown error occurred 3194

    If you see any of these messages and need help updating or restoring your iOS or iPadOS device, make sure your Mac is up to date. If you are using iTunes, install the latest version of iTunes and try updating or restoring your device again. If you are still unable to update or restore, try the following steps.

    TCP / IP Address Filter, Firewall Or Prosecurity Software

    If you have TCP / IP filters, firewall or security software installed on your computer, follow these steps.

    1. Configure your security software or uninstall it temporarily.
    2. Make sure you have a working internet connection. Visit www.apple.com or contact your internet service provider for assistance.
    3. Bypass your internet router. Some routers may prevent iTunes from accessing the update server. If you are using a third party router, try the following:
    • Disconnect your wired or wireless router and connect your computer directly to your modem using an Ethernet cable.
    • Restart your computer and modem. Check with your internet service provider to learn how to use the modem.

    After making sure your Internet connection is working, try updating or restoring your iOS or iPadOS device again.

    Recover Or Update From Another Computer

    Try NowTry to restore or update on a different computer with a different Internet connection. Thus, you can make sure that there are no problems on your computer that could interfere with the exchange of data with the update server.

    Errors 1639, 3000-3020 and 3100-3999 (except 3194) are sometimes caused by your network settings. If your computer uses a managed network, contact your network administrator. Proxies, firewalls, and other network security measures can cause these errors. Find another network connection to restore your device if necessary. For example, if you are recovering data at work, try recovering at home or on a friend’s computer and online.

    Check Hosts File

    After updating your Mac or iTunes to the latest version, check the hosts file to make sure your computer can contact the update server.

    Windows

    If you are using a Windows computer, follow the instructions on the Microsoft support website. Resetting the hosts file affects software services that it thinks ya to redirect the hosts files. If you are using Windows on a work computer, contact your IT department to ensure that the applications will work correctly after you reset the hosts file.

    Mac

    If you are using a Mac, do the following:

    1. In Finder, choose Applications> Utilities.

    2. Open a terminal.

    3. Type this command and press Enter:

    Sudo nano / private / etc. / hosts

    4. Enter the password you use to log in and press Enter. When you enter the password, no text appears in the terminal window.

    5. The terminal displays the hosts file. If you don’t see a window like the one below, make sure you are using a non-empty administrator password.

    6. Use the arrow keys to navigate and search for entries from gs.apple.com.

    If you do not see the gs.apple.com entry, then the hosts file is not relevant to the problem. Close the terminal and skip to the TCP / IP Address Filtering, Firewall, or Security Software section of this article.

    7. At the beginning of the gs.apple.com entry, add the # symbol and pshy (“#”).

    8. Press Ctrl-O to save the file.

    9. When prompted for a file name, press Enter.

    10. Press Ctrl-X to exit the editor.

    11. Restart your Mac.

    After restarting your computer, try updating or restoring your iOS or iPadOS device again.

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    If your computer is unable to communicate with the Apple software update server, one of these messages may appear.

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    • Error 17
  • Error 1639
  • Error 3000-3020
  • Error 3194
  • Error 3100-3999
  • This device does not match the requested version
  • If you see any of these messages and need help updating or restoring your iOS or iPadOS device, make sure your Mac is up to date. If you are using iTunes, install the latest version of iTunes and try updating or restoring your device again. If you still can’t update or restore, try the following steps.

    Overview: Causes, Symptoms, And Common Cases Of ITunes Error 3194

    “When I tried to restore my iPhone 11 through iTunes, I got error 3194. Can I fix this problem?”

    iTunes error 3194 is an error that can occur when you try to update, restore, or sync iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch using iTunes. Many users and had an unpleasant experience with this error. When attacked due to iTunes error 3194, a pop-up window appears stating the error “iPhone cannot be restored. An unknown error has occurred (3194). ” A

     

     

    Why does it say my iPhone Cannot be restored?

    Try using a different USB port or a different computer

    Problems with your computer’s USB port may cause the recovery process to fail, even if that port works with other devices. The iPhone won’t recover if any of your USB ports are damaged or don’t provide enough power to charge the device during the entire recovery process.

    How do I fix iPhone restore error 4010?

    How to fix error code 4010 when restoring iPhone?

    1. Update iTunes to the latest version.
    2. Restart your iPhone and computer.
    3. Turn off the firewall or antivirus on your computer.
    4. Make sure your computer can communicate with the Apple software server.
    5. Recover from another computer.
    6. Restore iTunes backup using third party software.