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iPhone 5 Itunes Error 4005 Restoring

So, I tried to restore my IPhone 5.

Everything worked flawless, until the point "waiting for iPhone" appears.

Then nothing happens for like 2 Minutes and then the Error 4005 pops up.

What I've tried:

- Restoring without display

- Removing battery

Should I remove other things while restoring? Is maybe a part broken?

FYI: When ITunes gets to the point "waiting for iPhone", the Apple Logo gets a little bit darker.

Restoring on Windows 7 64 Bit

Thanks for every tip

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I had the same... and a technician told me that most of the time it is due to a faulty "cheek detector" the one that turns off the screen when taking the phone to the ear. I worked right on, the minute he changed it.


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hi... if you already are using the latest vesion of itunes, w/ the latest ios then i think your phone has a problem.. the error 4005 along with error 4013 have something to do with the memory.. maybe your phone's memory was full and it broke down

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You mean, my motherboard is broken?


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Try another Apple Lightning cable. Also try another USB port on your computer. Sounds like the computer is having problems trying to recognise the iPhone 5. Check the charger port if there is any blockage in there. If there is use a toothpick to clean it out.

Also check for any pins that are missing inside the charger port. If there is, then the iPhone 5 charger port assembly may need to be replaced.

Guide on how to fix it:

iPhone 5 Lightning Connector and Headphone Jack Replacement

Where to get the part:

iPhone 5 Lightning Connector and Headphone Jack

iPhone 5 Lightning Connector and Headphone Jack Image


iPhone 5 Lightning Connector and Headphone Jack


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Ok, but what is the error still remains?

Does this error have multiple meanings?

Will maybe try it out.



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