Error 1611 when trying to restore

Discussion in 'iPhone, iPod & iPad' started by Fudge, May 10, 2011.

  1. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

    Aug 26, 2009
    United States
    New York
    When I try to restore my iPod Touch 2G, I always get the 1611 error. I've tried reinstalling iTunes multiple times to no avail. Any ideas?
  2. Dialexio

    Dialexio GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Mar 14, 2009
    United States
    Try using a different USB port or cable, and restarting iTunes (and Apple Mobile Device Service, too?).

    Unfortunately, there's little documentation on error 1611, but forum threads suggested it may be a general hardware problem.
  3. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

    Apr 21, 2008
    London, UK
    Did you try restarting the comp after reinstalling iTunes?
  4. wyndcrosser

    wyndcrosser GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 28, 2009
    United States
    restart itunes usually does it for me with that error. Also make sure you're host files are being sent to Cydia or are blank, so void of apple Ip's.

    However, usually like I said, the usb port and restarting itunes or the whole computer helps me with that error, whether it's an iphone, ipad, or ipod nano.

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