What to do when Error Code 53 iTunes occurs?

iTunes Error 53 occurs when you try to update or restore your iOS device via iTunes. It generally appears when an unauthorized party replaces the Touch ID or components of finger recognition feature in iOS devices. This article has sorted out the possible ways of resolving unknown Error code 53 iTunes. In addition, our Apple Customer Service is there to assist you.

Try out these Solution for Error Code 53 iTunes

Close the Conflicting Applications

Computers are not beyond software glitches and make programs unresponsive. Computers display error messages when a glitch arises. Unknown Error code 53 iTunes is one of these errors. In that case, you can close the apps running in the background of your PC and fix the issue. Hence, follow the steps given below to end iTunes and other processes.

  1. Press ‘Ctrl, Alt, and Delete’ keys to open the Windows Security screen.
  2. Launch the Windows Task Manager and move your way towards the Application tab.
  3. Select iTunes and hit the ‘End Task’ button to close it.
  4. Go to the ‘Processes’ tab, select the conflicting programs and end them.
  5. Do not accidentally close system programs like ‘Sysetm’ or ‘Explore.EXE.’

Use System Configuration Utility to Error code 53 iTunes

Sometimes, the programs which run at the startup conflict with iTunes. Hence, we would suggest you stop these programs with System Configuration by the following steps:

  1. Open the Run application from the search bar, type ‘Misconfig’ and hit ‘Enter.’
  2. Go to the Startup tab on the System Configuration Utility screen and uncheck the startup programs.
  3. Click on the Start menu and select ‘Reboot’ for the changes to take effect.
  4. Connect your iPhone to your PC and ensure that you have resolved the error 53 solutions.

Perform a Soft Reset or Force Restart

A soft reset or force restart has often found to be effective in solving minor technical glitches. Such methods help to remove the junk files that might have been causing system problems. Hence, press and hold the Power and Volume button together until the ‘Slide to Power Off’ command appears. Then, drag the power off slider to the right. Wait for 30 seconds and press and hold the Power button to reboot your iPhone.

It was all about the soft reset but a force reset will help to end the running services that have gone corrupted. Press the Volume Up button and release it immediately. Repeat the same step for the Volume Down button as well. After that, press and hold the Power button to restart your iPhone. Reconnect it to iTunes and you will no longer come across the iTunes error 53.

Reset all iPhone Settings to Fix Error code 53 iTunes

This method won’t affect any saved information, so data backup is not necessary. It will only delete the customized settings and restore the original options and values.

  1. Open the Settings app from the Home screen of the iPhone.
  2. Tap ‘General’ and select ‘Reset’ option located below.
  3. If prompted, you would have to enter your passcode to proceed.
  4. As the new dialog box appears, click on ‘OK’ to confirm Settings reset.
  5. Re-enable all features individually after the iPhone reboots automatically.

Update iTunes

Click on the Apple menu and open App Store. The ‘Updates’ and displays the pending updates. Then, navigate to the ‘Software Updates’ section at the top of the window. Tap the ‘More’ button to expand this section and locate the iTunes Update. Tap on the ‘Update’ button next to iTunes Update. App Store program take a few minutes to download and install the newer version of iTunes on your iPhone. As soon as the process is completed, the ‘iTunes Updates’ option disappears from the Software Updates section. You will then find this option in the ‘Updates Installed in the last 30 days section’ at the bottom of the screen. Then double-click on the iTunes icon to launch it on your PC.

Get Available Updates for Windows

Microsoft continuously updates and improve system files that might result in iTunes error 53. Hence, update Windows to improve the system performance and resolve all system errors. Go to the Start button, type ‘Update’ in the search box and press ‘Enter.’ Click on ‘Install’ next to the Windows Update box and get the pending updates for your Windows.

Uninstall iTunes and Reinstall it on your PC to Fix Error code 53 iTunes

When an app fails to work, there are higher chances of it being a corrupted one. Hence, you will need to reinstall that app and iTunes in this case to fix such malfunctions. Before you proceed, back up all data stored on your iPhone. Now, uninstall iTunes related programs on your PC. To do so, select the programs, right-click on them and tap the ‘Uninstall’ option.

Then, uninstall iTunes and download its latest version from the internet. When the download gets over, follow the on-screen options to reinstall iTunes on your PC. Reboot your PC and retry for reconnecting it to iTunes.

Get in Touch for Help

If none the solutions work for you, then the iTunes app seems to be faulty. You need technical assistance to fix major glitches. Hence you can connect with our Apple Customer Support to get them solved. Our software specialists have specialized knowledge in dealing with iTunes issues. We customize our services as per the customer requirements and fix the rate accordingly. So, you will get cost-effective services from us. Therefore, call us at our Apple Customer Support Number +1-855-729-1098 or mail us for immediate support.