AKAuthenticationError error -7005 is a newly discovered error message that appears on the iPhone when trying to reset the device to its factory settings.
Your iPhone may display this message when it fails to authenticate or verify the Apple ID and password.
Here’s the complete error log:
The operation couldn’t be completed.
(AKAuthenticationError error -7005.)
Looks familiar? Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one who received it. In this tutorial, I will show you how to resolve the Verification Failed error on your iPhone so that you can successfully reset it.
How to Fix AKAuthenticationError error -7005 on iPhone
AKAuthenticationError 7005 indicates that your iPhone is not connected to Wi-Fi or a cellular network. As a result, the iPhone couldn’t establish a connection with the Apple server.
To fix Error Code 7005, you must do one of the following:
- Connect your iPhone to a Wi-Fi network.
- Turn on Cellular Data from the Settings app.
After that, you can reset the device back to its factory settings without any problem.