Is it just me, or does iTunes come up with a different excuse for not syncing with the iPhone each and every day?
Don’t get me wrong – syncing is pretty reliable on the whole, and whenever an error does occur, a resync or reconnect usually sorts it out.
Still, I’m amazed at the sheer number of things that can apparently go wrong during syncing. It doesn’t exactly inspire confidence, does it? I must get an error dialog of some sort at least once a week.
So I started collecting them (sad I know). Here’s the collection I’ve built up so far, over the last few months…
The iPhone sync error hall of fame
First up, we have the good old Microsoft-style “‘unknown error occured’ followed by unhelpful number” dialog:
…and its close “iPhone with no name” cousin:
Hurrah – a slight improvement! It got the iPhone name right on this day, and gave me a whole new exciting random number to ponder over: