Error 1669 is one of the most annoying one for several Apple users now a days. You may face this error while updating your device to iOS 7. Don’t worry, like all other errors there is also a possible solution for the error 1669.
In this article you will find the error 1669 fixer, for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Read and Follow every step carefully, it is as easy as walking in the park to get rid of the error 1669.
How to Solve Error 1669 on Apple Devices?
Error 1669 is the most common one and several Apple users around the world are facing it. This error 1669 is most likely for the device upgradable to iOS 7. You may not be aware of this error, but after searching this on the internet, you may come to know this is one of the common errors.
There are several method available about error 1669 fix, but you must choose the techniques which are authenticated and efficient.
Every method on how to fix the error 1669 may not work for every person or every device. Therefore, we are giving you the multiple methods to get rid of the error 1669. Therefore, before you go ahead, it’s essential that you try each possible technique given in this guide.
Method 1: DFU Restore Technique
Let’s begin with the solution which is suitable for the several devices and is considered one of the effective fix. The DFU restore technique is being used in this method which can restore the iOS without any error.
Remember, you have to follow the steps carefully, and certainly you will get the success.
- First of all, you have to connect your Apple’ device with the PC via USB cord, and run iTunes.
- Run the device in DFU mode.
Note: tap and hold Power + Home button for almost 10 seconds and then release the power button only, make sure you keep pressing the Home button for more 5 seconds.
- A pop up message will appear, device in in recovery mode and required the restoration.
Note: In iPhone, iPad and iPod touch device you will receive an image guide to connect with the iTunes.
- Pick the restore button in iTunes. It is recommended to create a backup before doing this, it will flush all the data on your iOS device.
- This will take a few minutes, there is no need to be panic, sit back and relax.
Note: If the iOS 7/7.0.2 IPSW file is already available on your computer, then you just need to press Control + Shift on the “Restore Button”, simply browse your IPSW file and click OK.
3. On the completion of the process, your device will turn on. Now, you can back up your data through your computer or iCloud.
The above method to solve error 1669 is effective, but if it does not work, then there is another solution which can prove to be an effective for you.
Method 2: iTunes Version 11.1 Technique
iTunes is also another reason that might lead to the error 1669. Although, there is not a definite point to prove it, but in some cases changing the iTunes version is proving to be an effective remedy to solve this error 1669.
Remove the iTunes from the PC, it is recommended to check if the cache is also cleared or not.
Note: if you want to keep the cached data it is better to store it before proceeding to the solution.
- After removing the iTunes, it is the time to download the iTunes 11.1.
- Now, connect your Apple device with your PC via USB cord.
- Pick the “check for update” button, you will get a notification if the newest version available.
- Download the new version and install. It can take a few minutes, be patient and relax.
On the completion of the process, you will not get the error 1669 anymore.
If this method does not work for you, it is advisable to follow the simple guide given below.
Also See: Error 1669 Official Guide by Apple
You may face the error 1669 if your device had a water contact. The red dot on the screen is the clearest sign of this.
Although, the only possible fix in this situation is dismantling. You can dismantle the device by yourself, but it is best to hand over your device to an expert. It is always good to go to the local Apple store and discuss with the people about the possible solution of the error 1669, only if all the method mentioned above will not work for you.
Please let us know if any solutions work for you. We tried these solutions on many Apple devices like iPhone, iPad and the successful rate of solving this error is above 80 percent. However, Apple haven’t announced any official solution for this error. These solutions are came up with testing different devices having the same error. Although, some guidance is also taken from Apple forums.
Please tell us in comments if this worked for you. We are also in contact with apple and will update this post as soon as we got a possible solution.