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HELP! iPhone 3GS stuck in recovery loop and iTunes gives error message" iPod update server can not be contacted"

As I said, it's an iPhone 3GS (never jailbroken), iOS 4.1, PowerPC G4 OS X 10.4.11, iTunes 9.2. I have had the phone since new, never had any issues with it and am at my wits end trying to figure it out. I have seen many different solutions to this e... Read More

I get the following message, when trying to check for updates on itunes:-  "The iTunes update server could not be contacted. Please check your internet connection or try again later".

I get the following message when I go to "check for updates" on iTunes (I have XP on windows). Error message: "The iTunes update server could not be contacted. Please check your internet connection or try again later". My firewall (bot... Read More

My ipod needs to be restore and I get a error message saying :ipod software update server coud not be contacted.

My ipod needs to be restore and I get a error message saying :ipod software update server coud not be contacted.Reset the device: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button together for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears... Read More

HT1414 the iphone software update server could not be contacted.a duplicate file name was specified , please help as this is driving me nuts,does anyone know which file it could possibly be ?

Hi could anyone help me out? my iphone 3gs keeps restarting itself every two minutes which i think is some kind of software issue,now there are a number of things i have done starting with putting in a new battery.when i charge the phone it resets it... Read More

HT201210 I can't restore my child's ipod touch due to itunes stating the ipod software update server could not be contacted or is temp. unavailable which I have several times & tried the resolution steps on the error page & the ipod won't restore  please

When I was updating my child's ipod touch with itunes....it put the ipod in recovery mode and said I would need to restore and then update....which was my only option to choose, so when I chose restore & update....after going thru it seemed the proce... Read More

Tried to restore my ipod touch 4th gen but it says "The ipod software update server could not be contacted" Please help!

Ok so I reset my ipod touch 4th gen and it got stuck on the apple logo screen and holding down the buttons just made it turn off for a few seconds and go straight back onto the logo screen, nothing was happening with it connecting to itunes either. B... Read More

Ipod Touch Stuck On iTunes Screen. The iPod 'iPod' cannot be restored at this time because the ipod software update server could not be contacted or is temporarily unavailable.

I got a new ipod touch for Christmas. Today I was going to put music on it, i was told there was updates. So I went ahead to do them. My Ipod is stuck on the screen with the usb cord pointing to the itunes logo. In Itunes i'm told : Itunes has dected... Read More

ITunes cannot restore, software update server can't be contacted

Hello, I received a 2008 iPod Classic hand-me-down from a friend, and wanted to format it and start using it.  I formatted the drive in windows, and now when I start iTunes (using version 10.6.3.25), I get the following message "iTunes has detected a... Read More

HT2305 When I am trying to update my iPad 2 via syncing it with my PC, I get the following error message: "iPad software update server could not be contacted." Any ideas?

When I am trying to update my iPad 2 via syncing it with my PC, I get the following error message: "iPad software update server could not be contacted." Any ideas?Try rebooting your router and or cable modem. Unplug it/them for about 30 seconds... Read More

HT201210 What to do when error message "Ipad server can not be contacted"

Trying to update ipad with current ios4 software and itunes is displaying error message of itunes server can not be contacted.  How do I get around this??ERROR (1) - Place the iPod in DFU mode and then restore How to put iPod touch / iPhone into DFU... Read More

HT201210 (The iPhone "Named" cannot be restored at this time because the iPhone software update server could not be contacted or is temporarily unavailable.) can anyone help me with this issue, every time i try to restore it will come up like this error m

(The iPhone "Named" cannot be restored at this time because the iPhone software update server could not be contacted or is temporarily unavailable.) can anyone help me with this issue, every time i try to restore it will come up like this error... Read More

IPod software update server could not be contacted

I was attempting to sync my iPod Classic and received a message saying: iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPod.  Go to the Summary tab in iPod preferences and click Restore to restore this iPod to factory settings. I did this and received this m... Read More

"Ipod software update server could not be contacted": Ipod Restore

When I was trying to update software on my 4th generation Ipod Touch, the screen froze with the 'connect to Itunes' image (i.e. the Itunes logo and the USB). The screen has been frozen that way since and consequently, I have tried to restore my Ipod.... Read More

Iphone update server could not be contacted

Hi I've been trying to update my iPhone to the latest firmware, 3.1 and it is just giving the error message: iphone update server could not be contacted Please can someone help me. ThanksI have the same problem, picked up my new 3GS iPhone yesterday,... Read More

Itunes update server could not be contacted

I am trying to update itunes for my computer (with windows 7) but every time I press "Check for updates" under the "Help" tab in itunes, a box pops up and tells me that "The itunes update server could not be contacted." It te... Read More

HT201210 When I try to update my iphone to the latest iphone software on my MacBook in itunes a message displays "This iphone cannot be updated at this time because the iphone software update server could not be contacted or is temporarily unavailable.

Hi guys, When I try to update my iphone4s to the latest software on itunes via my MacBook a message displays a message: 'This iPhone "Seans iphone" cannot be updated at this time because the iphone software update server could not be contacted o... Read More

HT201210 Trying to restore ipod and keep on getting error message: the ipod software update server could not be contacted. the network connection was reset

Hello can someone please help? Trying to restore ipod and I keep on getting error message: The IPod software update server could not be contacted. The network connection was reset. Make sure your network is active and try again.Try: - Powering off an... Read More

Can't update my Iphone (the iphone software update server could not be contacted)

Hello, I've been trying to fix this problem by my self with no luck so I'm writing to you guys, hoping you will have the right answers. I dropped my iPhone4 today and it turned off, when I plugged it into a charger it showed me a screen of IOS6 (whic... Read More

Can't restore 3G - "iPhone software update server could not be contacted"

my phone was stolen and subsequently returned to me. an incorrect passcode was inserted on numerous occassions by the thief and this action has subsequently blocked my phone. it no longer accepts my original passcode. i've managed to get the phone in... Read More

ITunes: "The iPhone software update server could not be contacted"

Could someone please help me with a problem that I´m having with iTunes that´s really annoying. I want to update my iPhone 3G with the latest 3.0 software. For the first time ever iTunes is giving me the following message every time I try to update (... Read More