iTunes Error 17? Here’s the Fix


Do you have this error “ iTunes Error 17”?  This error occurs due to the connection issue or your PC is unable to connect Apple servers or your iPhone. Don’t worry this error is not high-intensity error. My friend also had the same error and he discussed with me and I suggest some steps to overcome this error and it works. So in this article, I’m gonna share those steps to solve your problem too. Hope it will useful to you.

Solution 1: Check Out Internet Connection

Make sure if your internet connection is good. if you have the poor internet connection it makes such kind of errors.

Solution 2: Turn off Firewall or Antivirus software

If you using firewall and antivirus program on your PC , these programs or services may prevent iTunes from Apple server.

So temporarily disconnect the firewall and then try to connect iTunes.

Solution 3 : Download Update iTunes Version

Make sure if you are using the latest version. If you still using an older version then update it because the older version also makes such kind of errors.

Open https://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ to update the latest version of iTunes.

Solution 4: Check Host File

This process is between apple server and Mac

On Mac

  1. Open Application > Utilities on Mac.
  2. Open Terminal.
  3. Now type sudo nano / private / etc /hosts
  4. Press return to run a command.
  5. Then enter your password to unlock Mac screen or account.
  6. Now you can see the host file on the screen and then save it.

For Windows

  1. Go to C:\\Windows\System32\drives\etc
  2. Find the Host file and then open it as an Administrator.
  3. Find .apple.com and then delete it.
  4. Then restart your Pc and then try it.

Hope the above solutions will be useful for you. If you have any doubt regarding this article, please share us via comments. Thank You.

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