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Can't connect iPhone 3GS to iTunes. Says "iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. Could not allocate a resource." Help!

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pala9801 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jun 27, 2012 12:05 PM

Since getting my iPhone 3GS just a few months ago, I have never been able to connect to iTunes. I was getting a strange error code, but when I tried again today, I got this message instead, "iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. Could not allocate a resource." I have had this phone for months now, but have never connected it to iTunes, and would REALLY like to so I can back things up. Anyone know how I can fix this?! I need help! I have tried plugging into EVERY USB on the back of my iMac. The same thing happens in each one. I've also tried unlugging ALL other peripherals, and still nothing. It's getting frustrating!

 

Oh, and FYI, the phone connects just fine to iPhoto. Go figure! Anyone have any ideas?!

iPhone 3GS, iOS 5.1.1
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