How to Fix iTunes Error When Installing iOS 10 Beta

To a part of iOS users. They are glad to upgrade their iOS devices to latest versions. iOS beta have published for a short time. So there is a part of users have upgrade to it. But the problems on here is iTunes error when installing iOS 10 beta. So how can we fix that case in common way. Below we can get answers.

When Does iTunes Error Occur?

The error occurs when users are using iTunes to update their iDevices to the new iOS 10 beta while restoring from the backup. The error pops up, saying, “The iPhone/iPad could not be restored. An unknown error occurred.”

However, when updating from iOS 9 to iOS 10 previously, it was okay to upgrading to the new software and restoring from the backup at the same time.


How shall we solve iTunes error when installing iOS 10 Beta

Obviously, this error is new to the users. And some users tried to fix it with usual methods,
such as changing USB ports or cables, reboot, switching to DFU mode. None of these methods works.

If you have verified that neither USB connection nor DFU mode can help, then you should try the following troubleshooting tips to fix the Error.

Method 1: Xcode 8 on Mac
If you try to update to iOS 10 beta with iTunes on Mac, you should make sure that the latest version of Xcode has install on your Mac. Apple has reminded users that “you must have the latest version of Xcode 8 installed on your Mac before using a Restore image to install iOS or tvOS beta software on a device”.

Therefore, before upgrading your iOS devices to iOS 10, you might want to install Xcode 8 on the Mac from the Apple developer portal or Mac app store so that the error won’t occur during the update.

Method 2: Backup and Clean Restore of iOS 9.3.2
If the iTunes Error has occurred before you know the importance of Xcode 8, you can try backing up the iOS device and doing a clean restore of iOS 9.3.2 to fix the error.
Step 1: Make a backup of your iOS device. Then do a restore to the latest public release, which is iOS 9.3.2.

Step 2: Before restoring from the personal backup, use the IPSW file that is downloaded from Apple’s Developer to clean restore iOS 10.
Step 3: After iOS 10 beta has installed, you can then restore the backup.
If the problem continues, you should perform the update of iOS 10 beta directly on your device.

Method 3: How to use iCareFone to fix iOS system error

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Step 1: Download and install iCareFone on your Mac computer.
Step 2: To launch iCareFone on your computer, then choose “repair operating system”. The program will detect your iDevice.

Step 3: Download Firmware package manually, click “Browse” to choose a path in your computer. Then select repair mode to repair your iOS system without data lost.

In the end, have you got have to fix iTunes error when installing iOS 10 beta? If you have any trouble in following the guide, welcome to leave it on our site comment section.







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