iTunes is an important application for Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, etc. It is needed for software updates, restoring the iPhone or iPad. It might happen that when you try to update or restore the iPad, you encounter iPad error 1671. There might be several reasons that lead to this error. An outdated version of iTunes, invalid antivirus may cause this issue. If the iOS is out of date the error message 1671 is displayed. Another valid reason might be that many USB controllers are connected to the computer. If you are encountering iPad error 1671 then this article will help you to troubleshoot this problem. Let us see the procedures to solve the error message.
Troubleshooting Guide To Fix iPad Error 1671
Here are the solutions which you can follow to fix the iPad error 1671. But, before trying to fix the error you should save a backup of your data in order to avoid data loss.
Fix Error Through Factory Reset
If you want to reset the iPad, press the on/off button along with the Home button for some time until you see the Apple logo on the screen. Then a “Slide to power off” text will be displayed on the screen. This will reset the iPad and solve the error 1671.
The Factory Reset is quite an all-encompassing measure, which you can use to solve other issues like the iPad Error 9. But it is not the ultimate fix for that problem and there can be many as you will see.
Fix Error Using Host FIles
You can also edit the “Hosts” file in order to fix the error 1671. Follow the instructions given below to get rid of the error message. You need to connect the iPad to a PC.
First of all, disable the antivirus running on your PC.
Next, you have to open the Notepad. After that, you have to use Open File and navigate to the C: WindowsSystem.32driversetc.
Now search for the host’s file in the Windows Explorer and drag and drop the files on the desktop. Another option is to use the cut and paste process.
In the next step, you have to open the iTunes and start the restore process.
When the restore process has been completed, you have to restore the host files to the original location.
Lastly, turn on the antivirus to secure your computer.
This will fix the iPad unknown error 1671.
Put iPad In DFU Mode
Moreover, you can also put the iPad in DFU mode to fix the error. A Default Firmware Update(DFU) restore will fix the iPad error. Follow the steps given below.
Firstly, connect the iPad to a computer using a USB cable and launch the iTunes.
In the next step, you have to press and hold the Sleep/Wake along with the Home button.
Carefully, release the Sleep/Wake buttons holding the Home button. An alert message will show up “iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.”
The iPad will enter into the DFU mode. Now restore the iPad using the iTunes with encountering the iPad error 1671.
We hope that these solutions have helped you to solve this problem.