Most of the time, when you use iTunes to restore or update your iPod, there will be no errors or any kind of glitches. In case an error appears, you’ll have to fix it first, and then you will be able to continue. One of the errors that may appear is the iPod error 1428, but fortunately as all the other errors, it can be solved with a few simple solutions. We shared some ideas, and all 5 ways to fix iPod error 1428 are listed below.
5 ways to fix iPod error 1428
Solution No.1: Restart your iPod .
We always start with the solutions which require a minute of your time. In this case, we suggest that you try with the restart first. Press and hold the power button (sleep/wake button), and when slider appears, drag it to power off. Once your iPod. is off, again press the same button, and it will turn back on. Try to update or restore again.
Solution No.2: Restart your computer .
How many times you solved an issue on your computer with the restart? We bet a lot. That is exactly why you should try it now and that’s why it is included as one of the 5 ways to fix iPod error 1428. Simply restart your computer. Maybe you won’t have to try any other solution, because this may solve the problem.
Solution No.3: Unplug USB devices you don’t need at the moment .
This is another very simple solution. What you need to do here to unplug USB devices you don’t use at the moment, which means you should unplug everything except your keyboard and mouse. Many users who had the same problem reported that this solution was the fix for iPod error 1428. Make sure to try it out.
Solution No.4: Update iTunes software .
When you want to update or restore your iPod, or any other iOS device, it’s very important to update iTunes first. Remember this for the next time. Now, in order to update it, follow these steps:
- Mac – Open the software, and choose iTunes from the Menu bar. Choose Check for Updates.
- Windows – Open the software, and choose Help from the Menu bar. Choose Check for Updates.
Once you update the software, try again, and hopefully the error will be gone.
Solution No.5: Security software .
Errors during restore or update are not something you will experience too often, but they are certainly extremely annoying and time consuming issue. If the previous solutions did not solve the problem, try security software related solutions. Here is what you should do:
- Update security software – see if there is a new version of the software available, and if there is, download and install it. If the error is still there, move to the next one.
- Turn off the software – simply turn the software off, and try to restore or update again.
- Remove the software from your computer.