Posted by Aimee , Feb 05, 2019
Apple, in general, is well-known due to its top-class software, durability and elegant design. Owning a brand new iPhone X in hand, you must be very excited, however, nothing in this world is perfect and so is the iOS.
Recently, we have heard a lot of users complain that iTunes error 3014 keeps popping up when they are restoring iPhone.
Now let’s focus on such issue and find out the ways to fix iPhone error 3014.
Solution 1: Update your iTunes to the latest version.
Solution 2: Make sure the date, time and time zone are correct on your PC.
Solution 3: Update your operating system.
Solution 4: If the above solutions doesn’t work, please check the hosts file. Follow the steps below:
- Open Notepad, and then navigate to the open button in the file menu, and then open the HOSTS file located in: C:WindowsSystem32driversetc
- (Only perform this step if you have SHSH blobs kept on Cydia orSaunkserver. Otherwise, please move on to step 3)
You need to add this line at the end of your HOSTS file:
Save your HOSTS file and then try the following - open your browser and go to https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201442 If you have done this step right, it will lead you to Cydia website.
- (Only perform this step if you DO NOT have SHSH blobs kept Cydia or Saunk server. Otherwise, please return to step 2)
Find the following lines in your HOSTS file and remove them:
After you completed removing these lines, save your hosts file, open your browser and visit https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201442. It should redirect you to the Apple website.
Is there a easier and more secure way? If you don't want any data loss on your iPhone, then RecoveryTool Fix Recovery is your ideal tool, which not only fixes many iPhone and iTunes errors easily, but also keeps your data protected.
Step 1: Download and launch RecoveryTool Fix Recovery
Firstly, download, install and run this program on your PC.
Step 2: Fix the iPhone error 3014
Next, from the software's dashboard, choose Repair. Then get your iPhone connected to your PC via USB cable. Once the program detects it, tap on "Start".
The drop-down menus allow you to easily and choose your model correctly.
Few minutes later, the right firmware will be downloaded and installed on your iPhone.
Step 3: Mission accomplished
Congratulations! You will now receive a message telling you the process has been successful. And your iPhone will be restarted normally.
So easy to operate, now it's time to try the software yourself.