How to Fix iPhone Error 0xE8000065

How to Fix iPhone Error, Many people have been posting on iPhone forums that when they connect their iPhone to their computer through their USB cord, they get the message “Error 0x8000065.” What does this error mean and why does it pop up? Well, who really knows what it means. iTunes Error 0xE8000065 is most likely some code that an Apple techie got paid big bucks to come up with just so the rest of us can stare blank-faced at our monitors when it pops up. And why does this iphone error 0xE8000065 pop up? Well, that we do have an answer for, or at least a half-answer.

The itunes error problem seems to be when your iPhone and iTunes is working with Windows Explorer 7. Although both are fabulous, there is a clear problem when the iPhone tries to communicate with Explorer 7. The “why” of the 0xE8000065 problem is unclear and so far, neither Apple nor Microsoft has done anything to try and fix the problem. But like always, we did a little digging for you to find out just what you can do about this error so that you can go back to having a fully synced iPhone.

Fix iPhone Error 0xE8000065

One simple fix for iphone error 0xE8000065 that really seems to be too simple to be true is getting a different USB cord. Some users have said that this seems to work for them so if you don’t mind shelling out the $30 to see if this will work, go ahead and give it a try.

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Another tips to fix this iTunes Unknown error that also seems to be too simple to be true is a simple re-installation of iTunes. While this may not be ‘simple’ in the way that it won’t annoy you, it does only take a few minutes and it won’t cost you the thirty bucks.

A third fix that has proven very effective to fix the 0xE8000065 error is to first, connect your iPhone to your computer. Let it go through the process of starting up, and don’t worry when the error message pops up again. Then, with your iPhone still connected to the computer, turn off the phone and wait about ten seconds. Then start your iPhone again, being sure to keep it connected the entire time. This fix has helped quite a few people on the different forums I visited.

Video Guide to Fix this iTunes Unknown Error 0xE8000065

Lastly, and perhaps most drastically to fix this itunes error 0xE8000065, you may need to change your settings for the apple mobile device to administrator mode. To do this, open the Task Manager in Windows (Ctrl+Alt+Del) and click on “Show Processes from all users.” Then find “AppleMobileDeviceService.exe.” Right-click on it and then choose “Properties.” Once you’ve done that you can change the “Compatibility” tab. Then you just have to change the compatibility mode to Vista SP2 and check “Run this program as an administrator.”

If none of these four solutions helps you with error message 0xE8000065, then we suggest you write to both Apple and Microsoft and tell them to get their act together and come up with a permanent solution for the problem.

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  1. hey man i see what u are doing it’s really amazing but that is not my problem. i got an iphone recently from a friend but it is disabled. so when i try to enable it that error code pops ups. and i have been asked to update it. aeach time i do it it stops at 80%. please i need urhelp

  2. Tried turning it off while connected to the computer.
    When i put it back on it worked, thanks!

  3. I had to use two of the fixes. First I turned my iphone off while it was still connected to the computer and then I had to reinstall iTunes. This fixed my problems.

  4. thanks it worked – when I turned it off and turned it back on
    my ipad not phone but worked just the same


  5. Hi, Im have encounter this problem and i tried the above mention solution. but the problem is my ipod lock with passcode and so, from my ipod, i unable to unlock as there’s no sign of it. PLEASE HELP. anyone may contact me at 92370068 thank you

  6. Thanks for the tips. Problem resolved. Switching cables worked!

    I was using a 3rd party iPhone USB cable. After switching to a standard Apple iPhone USB cable – error went away.

  7. switching the iphone on leave for 10-20 secs worked for me first time 😀 thanx!!

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  9. power ytun off/on worked perfectlly fine for my phone. am very excited and thankfull for help.

  10. i was having the same problem.. i did what Don Smith suggested. stop the apple services and start it again. instant solve! thanks don 🙂

  11. All it took was turning off my iPod while still connected. I now feel so stupid I didn’t think of this. Thanks for the tips

  12. well what i did was hold the square button and the power button and hold them both at the same time for 10 seconds and then click the power button again and then it will come on hope for for u 😀

  13. outstanding this really helped me out i was having this so i looked it up and bam man i love the internet

    1. We do too, Alon, but we love helping people out with their iPhones even more! Glad it helped you out!

  14. HAHA you wont believe this but I got this error when I was doing this: I was charging my ipod touch and I noticed i got some shocks from it when I was charging so I played around with it putting 2 fingers on it and then 1 to get the shock. After that I picked up 2 metal rings that are used for magic tricks. I was thinking hmm lets see what happens. So I started moving them along the ipod and taking them off and all that and during that process I heard the ipod connection sound (the sound the ipod makes when you charge it) and I was like lol and I kept going and it was spamming that sound haha so fun! and the ”ipod is connected” pop up kept poping up. Then allasudden Itunes poped up and it doesn’t do that usally so I tried x-ing it out but it wasn’t answering so i did ctrl+alt+delete then tried again and the error came over and over again when I tried LOL!!!!

  15. I followed all your steps and now its not giving that error but still not detecting my iPhone..

  16. I experienced the same thing and googled this and picked this. The first solution does not seem like it would do anything and im not wasting $30 on a new cord. The second one did not work at all, it was just a waste of time. The third one, shut down your device and reboot it, did work although I dont know why or how, but it just did. Thanks to the creator of this and i am using iTouch 2nd gen

  17. Thanks it worked it solved my problem it was the 3rd tip that worked for me
    after many nights with no sleep

  18. None of these tips has helped me! 🙁 my iphone is frozen, and will not turn off. it will not be recognised by itunes. it does not show up in ‘my computer’ as a device. i have reinstalled itunes. tried all foru of your solutions. i have even done as ‘don smith’ says, and still the error code comes up. what to do??

  19. Thank you very much for your tips. They helped. It was the 3rd tip that did the trick for me. My issue was with the iPhone 3G.

  20. changing cable to the Apple supplied iPhone cable worked perfectly. Just took overnight.

  21. thanx guys…really helped me…..the solution for me was the swich off for ten seconds…thank you again….hope more people get helped by you

  22. Thank you very much for this information. I tried everything but your tips helped me out. For me the 3rd tip was the one that solved the problem! You are a legend! Thanks again

  23. I called Apple with the same problem, and their fix worked for me after your first solution above didn’t work and I didn’t want to reinstall iTunes: Go to Start, type in Services (with a capital S), click on Services, locate Apple Mobile Device, Stop it, Start it, and that seemed to fix the problem for me.

  24. Thank you SO much for this! I received this error message on my iPod Touch, not an iPhone, but the solution worked great. I powered-off while plugged into my laptop, then back on….re-connected to iTunes right away! I’m kind of annoyed that I didn’t figure it out myself.

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