iTunes not recognizing your iPhone after iOS 11/10.3.2 update? Trying to reset or restore iPhone but iTunes cannot detect it? When your iPhone is not showing up in iTunes, you are unable to reset or restore it in iTunes directly. Follow this guide to see how to fix iPhone cannot be detected in iTunes quickly.
When iTunes cannot identify your iOS devices, there can be something wrong with the iTunes software. You are recommended to fix this error by entering iPhone into recovery mode with the freeware Tenorshare ReiBoot first.
Step 1: Download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot on computer, and then connect your iDevice to computer via USB cable.
Step 2: When your device is detected, select “Enter Recovery Mode" to put your device into recovery mode.
Step 3: Now iTunes will detect the device is in recovery mode and required to be updated or restored. If you have backed up the device earlier, you can reset it with iTunes now. If there’s no backup created, Tenorshare ReiBoot also offers you an option to get out of recovery mode to make backups first.
Normally iTunes will recognize iPhone after putting it into recovery mode, but if you still cannot see iPhone in iTunes, there must be something wrong with your device, check How to Restore iPhone without iTunes and Data Loss