Posted by Aimee , Dec 03, 2018
"The iPhone cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54). "
Well, for most iPhone users, the above message may be familiar. This error usually happens when you try to sync your iDevice using iTunes. So when you sync songs, pictures or others on iPhone with iTunes, you may encounter this iTunes sync error (54) problem that stops you from transferring. Now let's follow this post to know what causes such error and how to fix it.
Generally speaking, when using iTunes to backup, restore or sync your iPhone, you may face a lot of issues, and error 54 is one of them. Once it occurs, your content won't sync anymore. So firstly you need to try to restart your PC and your iOS device to fix this issue. If it is not working, then you really need to ask RecoveryTool Fix Recovery for help in part 2.
RecoveryTool Fix Recovery is a professional tool which is designed to help you whenever an iOS issue arises. Above all, it won't cause any data loss. Just follow the steps below.
Step 1: Firstly, download, install and launch the software on your PC. Then select "iOS System Recovery" to fix iTunes error 54.
Step 2: Now get your iPhone connect to your PC. When the program detects your device, tap on "Start".
Step 3: In this section, you need to boot your iPhone into DFU mode by press Power On/Off and Home button simultaneously. Keep holding them for 10s after release Power On/Off button only. Once recovery screen shows up on the iPhone, you can leave the Home Button also. If you are applying this on iPhone 7, use Power and Volume Down keys and for the said process.
Step 4: As you can see, now please fill in the required details about your device and firmware. Then click on "Repair".
Step 5: Later the software will begin downloading the firmware, which may take some minutes.
Step 6: Once the firmware is installed, the software will automatically fix iPhone error 54. Now, wait till your iPhone reboots normally.
All is done! Quite simple, isn't it? Please download and try it yourself.