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Current version by: Majesty ,

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This nifty little trick has stopped all iTunes Error messages dead in their tracks. Give it a try. It worked for me after two days of trying to restore a phone in recovery mode.
 
Step 1. On your Mac, go to your “Applications” folder.
 
Step 2. Now navigate to the “Utilities” folder.
 
Step 3. Launch "Terminal".
 
Step 4. Type "sudo nano /etc/hosts" (without quotes) and hit return.
 
Step 5. Enter your password
 
Step 6. Use the down arrow key to find the “gs.apple.com” entries. Once the cursor is in front, make sure you comment out the line(s) by entering “#” in front of the text.
 
Step 7. Save the file by pressing CONTROL+O.
 
Step 8. Exit the nano editor by pressing CONTROL+X. I found ctrl X didn't save forexit for me, so Try "return' key after Control O to savesave and exit.
Step 8. Exit the nano editor by pressing CONTROL+X. I found ctrl X didn't save forexit for me, so Try "return' key after Control O to savesave and exit.
 
Step 9. Restore your iDevice.
 
Windows:
 
Step 1. Start –> Programs –> Accessories
 
Step 2. Run Notepad or WordPad
 
Step 3. Click “Open..” from File menu.
 
Step 4. Browse to Windows/System32/drivers/etc
 
Step 5. In "files of type:" select all documents
 
Step 6. Open "hosts"
 
Step 7. Delete all line that has "gs.apple.com" or something like that
 
Step 8. Hit Save
 
Step 9. Restore your device

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Edit by: Majesty ,

Text:

This nifty little trick has stopped all iTunes Error messages dead in their tracks. Give it a try. It worked for me after two days of trying to restore a phone in recovery mode.
This nifty little trick has stopped all iTunes Error messages dead in their tracks. Give it a try. It worked for me after two days of trying to restore a phone in recovery mode.
 
Step 1. On your Mac, go to your “Applications” folder.
 
Step 2. Now navigate to the “Utilities” folder.
 
Step 3. Launch "Terminal".
 
Step 4. Type "sudo nano /etc/hosts" (without quotes) and hit return.
 
Step 5. Enter your password
 
Step 6. Use the down arrow key to find the “gs.apple.com” entries. Once the cursor is in front, make sure you comment out the line(s) by entering “#” in front of the text.
 
Step 7. Save the file by pressing CONTROL+O.
 
Step 8. Exit the nano editor by pressing CONTROL+X. I found ctrl X didn't save for me, so Try "return' key after Control O to save.
 
Step 9. Restore your iDevice.
 
Windows:
 
Step 1. Start –> Programs –> Accessories
 
Step 2. Run Notepad or WordPad
 
Step 3. Click “Open..” from File menu.
 
Step 4. Browse to Windows/System32/drivers/etc
 
Step 5. In "files of type:" select all documents
 
Step 6. Open "hosts"
 
Step 7. Delete all line that has "gs.apple.com" or something like that
 
Step 8. Hit Save
 
Step 9. Restore your device

Status:

open

Edit by: Majesty ,

Text:

This nifty little trick has stopped all iTunes Error messages dead in their tracks. Give it a try.
 
Step 1. On your Mac, go to your “Applications” folder.
 
Step 2. Now navigate to the “Utilities” folder.
 
Step 3. Launch "Terminal".
 
Step 4. Type "sudo nano /etc/hosts" (without quotes) and hit return.
 
Step 5. Enter your password
 
Step 6. Use the down arrow key to find the “gs.apple.com” entries. Once the cursor is in front, make sure you comment out the line(s) by entering “#” in front of the text.
 
Step 7. Save the file by pressing CONTROL+O.
 
Step 8. Exit the nano editor by pressing CONTROL+X. I found ctrl X didn't save for me, so Try "return' key after Control O to save.
Step 8. Exit the nano editor by pressing CONTROL+X. I found ctrl X didn't save for me, so Try "return' key after Control O to save.
 
Step 9. Restore your iDevice.
 
Windows:
 
Step 1. Start –> Programs –> Accessories
 
Step 2. Run Notepad or WordPad
 
Step 3. Click “Open..” from File menu.
 
Step 4. Browse to Windows/System32/drivers/etc
 
Step 5. In "files of type:" select all documents
 
Step 6. Open "hosts"
 
Step 7. Delete all line that has "gs.apple.com" or something like that
 
Step 8. Hit Save
 
Step 9. Restore your device

Status:

open

Original post by: Majesty ,

Text:

This nifty little trick has stopped all iTunes Error messages dead in their tracks.  Give it a try.

Step 1. On your Mac, go to your “Applications” folder.

Step 2. Now navigate to the “Utilities” folder.

Step 3. Launch "Terminal".

Step 4. Type "sudo nano /etc/hosts" (without quotes) and hit return.

Step 5. Enter your password

Step 6. Use the down arrow key to find the “gs.apple.com” entries. Once the cursor is in front, make sure you comment out the line(s) by entering “#” in front of the text.

Step 7. Save the file by pressing CONTROL+O.

Step 8. Exit the nano editor by pressing CONTROL+X.

Step 9. Restore your iDevice.

Windows:

Step 1. Start –> Programs –> Accessories

Step 2. Run Notepad or WordPad

Step 3. Click “Open..” from File menu.

Step 4. Browse to Windows/System32/drivers/etc

Step 5. In "files of type:" select all documents

Step 6. Open "hosts"

Step 7. Delete all line that has "gs.apple.com" or something like that

Step 8. Hit Save

Step 9. Restore your device

Status:

open