Fix Unknown Error 0xE8000065 On iTunes For iOS (Guide)

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Are you one of those people who are getting this common iTunes error 0xE8000065 while trying to connect your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to iTunes? Well no need to worry as now there is a solution for you. Check out the guide below to fix error 0xE8000065 on iTunes.

Error iTunes 0xE8000065

Requirements For iTunes Error 0xE8000065

Latest version of iTunes

Window users:

You should have any one of the following

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7

Install the latest updates from Microsoft

Fix iTunes Error 0xE8000065

Method One:

STEP 1: Connect your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to your computer.

STEP 2:  Check that the dock connector on both the device and cable are clean of any lint or other debris. If possible, connect your device using a different USB cable.

STEP 3: Disconnect other USB peripherals from your computer, with the exception of your keyboard and mouse. After disconnecting these peripherals, restart your computer, connect your device, and open iTunes.

You can also try connecting the USB to a different port.

Method Two:

STEP 2: Use the Task Manager to stop some Apple Services:

Launch the Task Manager:

  • For Windows XP: Press Control + alt + delete on the keyboard.
  • For Windows Vista and Windows 7: Press Control + alt + delete on the keyboard. Then click “Start Task Manager”. If Windows needs your permission to continue, click “Continue”.

Now you need to end some Apple services, to do that click on the Processes tab of the Task Manager. End each of these three processes by clicking in their names and choosing “End Process”:

  • iTunesHelper.exe
  • AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
  • iPodService.exe

After doing the above method, reboot and start iTunes.

This should do the trick. If you still get the iTunes error 0xE8000065 connect your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to a different computer and see if it fixes the iTunes error.

Multiple Methods To Fix iTunes Error:

  • Delete iTunes completely via control panel > add/remove and install it back again.
  • Try disabling Power Management of your USB an see if it works.
  • Update your security software as sometimes these cause problems too.
  • Use a good Apple 30-pin to USB cable.

After trying all the above methods to fix iTunes error and the problem still persists, you can head over to an Apple store to get it fixed.

If the above methods have worked for you, tell us which one, and if any changes you made by commenting below.

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