I'm trying to backup my iPhone onto my Mac. I've updated my Mac but I get an error message when I connect my iPhone and try to backup in Finder. An unknown error occurred 7008. Any ideas?

Created at: 2021-03-11 02:55:19
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What does error 7008 mean?

Answer #1:

By: Anne Kuphal

What does error 7008 mean?

Answer #2:

By: Prof. Tessie Marvin

Hi 2dayz,

Thank you for posting in the Apple Support Communities. It sounds like you're getting an error when connecting your iOS device to your mac, correct? If so, we would love to help see if we can get the issue resolved for you. Let's go ahead and follow the troubleshooting steps we've linked for you below.

If you see an error in Finder or iTunes on your computer

Please let us know if you have any additional questions. We're always happy to help.


Answer #3:

By: Prof. Pansy Heller PhD

How is that helpful since iTunes no longer exists?

I have the same problem running MacOS 11.2.1 and iOS 14.4.