Upgraded to iOS 10 and now iTunes is not detecting or recognizing your iPhone? Want to restore your own iTunes backup to the new iPhone 7 but iTunes can’t recognize your iPhone? You are not alone to complain the iTunes issues. What to do when iTunes won’t recognize your iPhone or iPad?
What in the heck is going on the iTunes fails to detect the iPhone? There can be quite a few of reasons for this annoying problem. If the iTunes on your Windows computer or Mac doesn’t recognize or detect your connected iPhone/iPad/iPod successfully, try these steps below:
Quite a lot of problems with the iPhone/iPad will be able to be fixed by restarting it, but some more complex problems require entering the iPhone into recovery mode. If you’re still can’t fix iTunes not detecting/recognizing your iPhone problem, all you need is to get your iDevice into recovery mode within simple steps below.
Step 1: Download and install ReiBoot. Then connect your iDevice to computer via USB cable.
Step 2: Once ReiBoot detects your device, there will be options shown. Select “Enter Recovery Mode" to put your device into recovery mode.
Step 3: After entering recovery mode, open iTunes. Tunes will detect your device in recovery mode and require it to be updated or restored. If you have backed up your device before, restore your device directly.
If not, continue to click on "Exit Recovery Mode" on ReiBoot to get your iOS device out of the recovery mode to solve iTunes not recognizing iPhone.