HOW TO FIX NSURLErrorDomain ERROR 1012
METHOD 1: RESET THE DNS CACHEIn this method, we will be deleting some PLISTs followed by a command that will reset the DNS cache to fix NSURLErrorDomain Error 1012. Go through each of the steps carefully:
- First of all, delete the following PLISTs as mentioned in the below list:
- Users/<my username>/Library/Preferences/com.apple.appstore.plist.
- Users/<my username>/Library/Preferences/com.apple.appstore.plist/lockfile
- Users/<my username>/Library/Preferences/com.apple.softwareupdate.plist
This is one of the most successful methods to fix NSURLErrorDomain Error 1012. But if this didn’t work for you, try the methods mentioned below to fix NSURLErrorDomain Error 1012.
METHOD 2: SOFT RESET YOUR APPLE DEVICESoft resetting an apple device can also fix this error. One good thing about soft reset is that you won’t be losing any data. However, if you are afraid, you can take a back of your data. Follow this link to know the steps to Soft Reset your Apple device:
How to Soft Reset an iPhone.
This should fix NSURLErrorDomain Error 1012. However, if this didn’t fix your problem, follow the last method as mentioned below.
METHOD 3: DISABLE ANTIVIRUS OR FIREWALLMany a times, Antivirus and/or firewall can also cause NSURLErrorDomain Error 1012. So you can disable them for few minutes to check it fixes NSURLErrorDomain Error 1012. This method is being reported to fix NSURLErrorDomain Error 1012 by some users. Hope it works for you too. Follow the steps mentioned below to go through this method:
- Disable Antivirus Software (If installed).
- Go to System Preferences –> Security & Privacy –> Firewall –> Firewall Options.
- If firewall has been enabled, disable it.
- Make sure gatekeeper is enabled.