But unfortunately, it seems it is something that even the most successful company in the world can’t get done.When we are trying to restore or update i Phone/i Pad from i Tunes backup, sometimes we will get a popup saying that "The i Phone could not be restored. Connect i Phone to PC via USB cable and open i Tunes. Press on "Power" button for 10 seconds to turn off your i Phone. Put the i Phone/i Pad/i Pod into DFU mode by turning the phone off and then holding down the Home and Power button for 10 seconds, then release the Power button but hold onto the Home button until i Tunes tells you that the device is now in recovery mode. This is an essential step otherwise you may encounter future errors when trying to update or install i OS versions.Many users trying to update to i OS 9 are reporting various errors, including the most common: Software Update Failed. We understand it can be very frustrating, but unfortunately, there is nothing you can do about it at this time.The reality is that thousands, if not millions of people are currently trying to download i OS 9, slamming Apple’s servers, and causing those errors you see.Note: This guide could also be useful to fix the following errors in addition to Error 3194:• Error 17• Error 1639• Errors 3000-3020• Errors 3100-3999• This device isn't eligible for the requested build Step 1. For Windows users: c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hostsb. What's more, it is in need to select the correct phone model to download the firmware and your device model is on your i Phone's back side. When the firmware is downloaded successfully with stable network, the program will handle you case with repairing. As the progressing bar goes to the ending, the screen will show you a sentence: Repair completed.Make sure that i Tunes is stopped on your computer (Widows/Mac). Now, your phone may reboot but it will return to normal state.Microsoft has posted a pretty thorough KB article that might help. I suggest you read the full article for troubleshooting.An unknown error occurred (3194)." If you see the message, install the latest version of i Tunes and try to update or restore again. Besides to change the hosts files to get the error out of your i Phone, here is another practical way to solve the error 3194. After installing the program and connecting i Phone to computer, just click the fourth option called "More tools" on the left side.
Sure, by now Apple should have figured out how to avoid that recurring problem.Just like they should figure out how to properly handle the online Apple Store on pre-order day.If you are not very clear what to do, you'd better turn to the experts for help.Please share this post to your friend if you think that it is useful.
Hoever, restore i Phone will erase all data on your i Phone, so make sure you've ever backed up i Phone with i Tunes or i Cloud. Once your i OS update is finished, go back to the hosts file and remove the "184.108.40.206 gs.apple.com" line again so that i Tunes can properly update as usual.After that, i Tunes 3194 error will be fixed on your own.