How to Fix when iTunes Cannot Recognize Your iDevice
Contents Part
Getting Started
Tenorshare ReiBoot Overview
1-Click to Enter Recovery Mode
1-Click to Put Your iPhone/iPad/iPod into Recovery Mode
1-Click to Exit Recovery Mode
1-Click to Get iPhone/iPad/iPod Out of Recovery Mode
Fix iPhone/iPad/iPod Stuck in Recovery Mode (Connect to iTunes Screen)
How to Fix iPhone/iPad/iPod stuck in Recovery Mode (Connect to iTunes Screen)
Fix Other iOS Stuck Issues
How to Fix Other iOS Stuck Issues
How to Fix iPhone/iPad/iPod Stuck on White Apple Logo
How to Fix Frozen or Unresponsive iPhone/iPad/iPod
How to Fix iPhone/iPad/iPod Stuck on Reboot Loop
Fix iPhone/iPad/iPod Stuck on Black/Blue Screen and Won’t Turn On
Fix iPhone/iPad/iPod Unconnected with iTunes
How to Reset iPhone/iPad/iPod When iTunes Cannot Recognize Your Device
How to Restore iPhone without iTunes or Data Loss
How to Factory Reset iPhone without iTunes or Password
Repair iOS System Issues for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Repair iOS System Crash/Freeze/Errors without Data Loss
Technical Support & FAQ
Technical Support & FAQ

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.

Steps to Fix iTunes Not Detecting/Recognizing Your iPhone Problem

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.

connect device
enter recovery mode

Step 2: When your device is detected, select “Enter Recovery Mode" to put your device into recovery mode.

enter recovery mode
enter 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.

reboot stuck device
exit recovery mode

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