It's really annoying when you wake up in the morning and all you just want to do is listen to music and throw some dance steps. You are ready to get it all down, you pick up your iPhone but unfortunately, your iTunes won't open.There are numerous reasons why iTunes won't open and following this guide will get you a safe way of successfully loading up your iTunes.
7 Common Ways to Fix Can’t Open iTunes
1 Fix this Issue with a Professional Tool
iMyFone TunesFix is a professional tool to fix all iTunes issues and errors by repairing iTunes and windows components. Download the free repair tool for iTunes on your Windows 7/8/10 and follow the fixing steps below to get iTunes back to normal quickly.
- TunesFix automatically detects iTunes issues upon launch and allows you to quickly fix them via its powerful Repair feature.
- Apart from cannot open iTunes, it also fixes other iTunes issues, like iTunes could not connect issues, iTunes install/update failed, backup/restore iOS issues, etc.
- Repair all iTunes errors and issues without lossing your iTunes library.
- Two professional modes to clear your iTunes junk, caches and boost your computer.
- Completely uninstall iTunes and related components in the right order, without leaving traces.
Steps to Fix iTunes won't Open Issue
Step 1. Open iMyFone TunesFix and click on "Fix Other iTunes Problems"
Step 2. Then iMyFone TunesFix will repair your iTunes automatically.
With the above two steps, you'll be able to use your iTunes normally.
2 Restart Your System
While connected to the internet, your windows may have automatically updated itself, and for every window update, you will need to restart the system to reconfigure the updates. Failure to restart your system may cause the issue of iTunes won't open.
3 Start iTunes in Safe Mode
To do this, hold your Shift and Ctrl keys together, then open iTunes.Then your iTunes will be open in safe mode.
4 Configure Your System Firewall
Your PC firewall plays an important role in the issue of iTunes won't open and to configure follow these steps:
Step 1: Press Ctrl and Esc to open your Start menu.
Step 2: Enter "firewall.cpl" in the search field, then hit enter.
Step 3: Click on "Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall," if you are a Windows 8 or 10 user. For Windows 7 users, click on "Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall".
Step 4: Click "Change settings."and choose iTunes for both private and public networks and Bonjour for Private networks only.
Step 5: Click OK and exit the firewall window.
5 Update All Your Windows Drivers
iTunes not opening issue may caused of the absence of a driver/or a driver is disabled. Just update your drivers to fix it.
Step 1: Click on Ctrl and Esc to open your start menu.
Step 2: Open Control Panel, then click on System and Security in the available options.
Step 3: Click on Device Manager under the options available in the system section.
Step 4: Right click on your drivers one by one and click on update.
6 Re-install Your iTunes
You can fix this issue by re-installing iTunes, here is how
Step 1: You need to first uninstall your application.
Step 2: Press ctrl and esc key to open start menu
Step 3: Open your control panel on the left side of the start menu
Step 4: Look towards the end of the page and click on uninstall programs
Then you need to uninstall iTunes in the following order
- iTunes Apple Software Update
- Apple Mobile Device Support
- Apple Application Support 32-bit
- Apple Application Support 64-bit.
Step 5. You need to download iTunes from apple website.
Tips: The above method is too fussy, you can re-install iTunes in one-click with iMyFone TunesFix
Just choose the "Full Uninstall" mode, then iMyFone TunesFix will remove iTunes and its components completely.
7 Try an iTunes Alternative
Are you tired of using iTunes and iTunes not opening issues? Do you wish there was another application that could do exactly what iTunes does? Your wish has been fulfilled, there is an application that would serve just as iTunes has done and would also serve you better. You can get everything out of this software. Backing up, restoring and editing your media file just got easier with the iMyFone TunesMate .
It has been built with features that the iTunes software cannot do which includes:
- Rebuilding your iTunes Library from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.
- Converting incompatible music into iPhone-Supported format.
- Much faster transfer speed compared to the iTunes.
- Transferring of purchased and non-purchased files freely.
How to Transfer iTunes Media to an iPhone
Transferring your media files has never been this easier. With the help of iMyFone TunesMate, you can add a lot of media files to your iPhone from your iTunes library without erasing the original data. Follow this guide to successfully transfer your iTunes media to an iPhone device.
Step 1: Launch your iMyFone software and connect your iPhone.
Step 2: Click on "Transfer iTunes media to iDevice".All your iTunes media files will be scanned and displayed in a list.
Step 3: Now it's time for you to select all the media files you would like to transfer. By default, all media are automatically selected, so it's up to you to deselect any media you wouldn't love to transfer.
Step 4: Then click on the "Transfer" button.
Step 5: Once it's done press "ok" to finish this step.
How to Transfer Computer Files to Your iPhone
With the help of iMyFone TunesMate, you can easily transfer media files from your personal computer into your iPhone. Follow this simple guide to carry out this task successfully.
Step 1: Launch iMyFone TunesMate and connect your iPhone with a USB cable.
Step 2: Navigate to Music/Videos, and select "Add > Add File/Folder".
To add specific media into your iPhone, select Add File, but to add all media files in one folder, select Add Folder.
Step 3: Select the File/Folder and click open to carry out the transfer.