We have said that and always maintained that Apple devices, like Windows, aren’t so lucky for not being exempted from problems – and wherever these are, there we always are, telling you how to fix them. So, this time we bring you a discussion and fixes about the error 1004 on your iPad Air, which is definitely worth its price due to its features — and looks which every single Apple device scores the highest on. Going further, the error 1004 is common across all iOS devices viz. iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch and is related to the software update Apple server viz. gs.apple.com through iTunes. For now the workarounds will be restricted for application on your iPad Air and here you go with them.
First install the latest iTunes software on your Mac or PC. You can upgrade your existing iTunes version by looking for updates. You can do so by launching iTunes from dock in Mac and clicking “Check for Updates”. If you have Windows, then search for iTunes updates through Windows Update. Once the updates are there, install them with admin permissions and you will be good to go. When done, plug your iPad Air to your computer using the USB or lightening cable provided with it and then select your device name, click the “Summary” tab, and click “Check for Update”. Download, install and sync updates. When done, plug out your iPad Air and the error should be fixed.
If error returns, then on your PC or Mac, disable the security software viz. antivirus or firewall before you begin to connect to iTunes server for checking updates. Once the software is disabled, check for iTunes updates and the error should not occur again. When your desktop version of iTunes is updated, plug your iPad Air to your machine and then update it with the latest updates. Plug the device out when done.
Provided that the problem returns, restore iPad Air to factory settings and all should be good. You should first back up your complete data using iCloud or iTunes and then begin to restore your device to factory settings. To back up using iTunes, plug your device to your PC or Mac and then do the needful as mentioned in the Step 1. You can also choose to back up through iCloud from “Settings”.
Once the backup is complete, begin to reset your iPad Air by navigating to “Settings”, “General”, “Reset”, and “Reset All Settings”. Follow the on-screen prompts and complete the restore procedure. When your iPad Air reboots, select an option to restore all your data and settings etc. The error should not reappear afterwards during software update downloads.
Given that the error reappears following which you are unable to download and install all the necessary updates on your stylish iPad Air tablet, call us at +1-877-907-4935 and get an expert to help you fix it.