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iTunes Tips: iPhone or iPad Not Detected in Windows 10

Jun 14, 2016 03:39 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iTunes Tips
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Upgraded to Windows 10 but sadly found iTunes can’t detected your iPhone or iPad? iTunes can’t recognize your iPhone on your Windows 10 PC? Recently several Windows 10 users complained about this. If you happen to have this issue, here we share some useful tricks for you to fix iTunes on Windows 10 not detecting/recognize iPhone, iPad or iPod.

Trick 1: Restart Your Computer and Device

If your Windows 10 PC can’t recognize your iPhone, first thing first is turn off your computer and device, and the turn on them to try again. Of course, you also need to check your USB cable see if it workable and remember to use the Apple-supplied USB cable.

Trick 2: Install/Reinstall latest version of iTunes

Another thing you need to do is to check that if you have the latest version of iTunes install on your computer. Open your iTunes and press Ctrl+B to open menu bar. From the menu bar, choose Help > Check for Updates.

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Trick 3: Install Windows Updates

Make sure that your system is up to date with all the latest Windows 10 updates installed. Go to Settings (WinKey+I) > Update & security > Windows Update and make sure your computer is up to date with all Windows updates installed.

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Trick 4: Trust Device with Your Computer

When you connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your computer and see “Trust This Computer?” prompt on the device, make sure you tap on ‘Trust’ as shown in the screenshot below.

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Trick 5: Update iPhone Drivers

One of the reasons caused iTunes not detecting iOS 10/9/8 iPhone is the problem of updating the iPhone drivers in Windows. To fix this problem:

Trick 6: Verity the Apple Mobile Device Support

In all methods above can’t solve your problem, there is one more option to check if you have the Apple Mobile Device Support service installed. You can see this by going to the Control Panel > Uninstall a program. In case if it’s not installed, you need to reinstall iTunes.

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Trick 7: Restart the Apple Mobile Device Service

If you see the error "This [device] cannot be used because the Apple Mobile Device Service is not started.” when connecting your device. Follow steps below to restart the Apple Mobile Device Service:

Trick 8: Check the Apple Mobile Device USB Driver

Finally, you can check that if the Apple Mobile Device USB Driver is installed on your Windows 10 PC. Follow steps below:

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If iTunes still cannot recognize your iPhone or iPad after trying all tricks above, then you'll need a professional iTunes repair tool to help you. Free Tenorshare TunesCare is such a tool that offers you an 1-click option to fix all iTunes syncing problems by repairing iTunes library and 100+ iTunes install errors, update errors, restore errors and more.

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