How to Fix Error 14 on iTunes when Updating iPhone/iPad

How to Fix Error 14 on iTunes when Updating iPhone/iPad

Many iPhone and iPad users usually experience “Error 14” issue on their iTunes after running an update (Installing iOS 8, 9,10 on iPhone or iPad). This tutorial will provide you with the needed information to fix the problem from Apple support page.

You can try several solutions, and with a bit of luck and patience, the problem will be solved, and you will successfully finish your task.

Since we know how irritating this can be, we are prepared to fix iPhone error 14. All that is required of you is to follow the given instructions.

For most users, these solutions were very useful, and we hope you will think the same.

Note: The downloaded files will be in the following directory:

For iPhone:

Windows XP: System Drive:/Documents and Settings/Application Data/Apple Computer/iTunes/iPhone Soft­ware Updates.

Windows 7: System Drive:/Users/Your Username/App Data/Apple Computer/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates.

Mac Location: /users/<user name>/Library/iTunes/iPad Software Updates.

For iPod and iPad:

Windows XP: System Drive:/Doc­u­ments and Settings/Application Data/Apple Computer/iTunes/iPod Software Updates 0r iPad Software Updates.

Windows 7: System Drive:/Users/Your Username/App Data/Apple Computer/iTunes/iPod Software Updates 0r iPad Software Updates.

Mac Location: /users/<user name>/Library/iTunes/iPad Software Updates.

How to Fix Error 14 on iTunes While Installing iOS 8, 9,10 on iPhone or iPad

==> First of all, you need to backup your device in iTunes / iCloud. (iTunes is feasible)

==> Next, plug in your iDevice –> open iTunes, and you will have to do a clean restore of iOS 9.3.2. (Make sure to clean restore iOS 10 using the IPSW file you have downloaded before restoring your personal backup). Immediately you have installed iOS 10, go ahead with the data backups.

==> After carrying out the above steps and it’s not working, you need to change your USB device, and use another device. (Ensure that you have installed the Xcode 8 on your Mac)

Several users have reported that doing a clean restore with the use of Xcode 8 will fix the Error 14 issue.

That’s done!

If “Error 14” is not solved, Other fixing methods you can try are:

Restart your iPhone and your computer
Check time and date
Check if the iTunes is up to date
Empty your trash bin.
Update your security software.
Turn off or uninstall your security software.

The above steps will help you fix ‘Error 14′ after Installing iOS 8, 9,10 on iPhone or iPad.

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