Tips to fix iTunes not recognizing iPhone or iPad on Windows 10

26Windows 10 combines the best aspects of Windows 8 and Windows 7, while introducing tons of new features. However, Windows 10 has its own issues that may ruin your day. In this case, many users have reported that iTunes is not recognizing their iPhone or iPad when they attempt to connect it to their Windows 10 PC.

If you are experiencing the issue, do not worry because we are here to help. In reality, there is no permanent fix for the issue, but we are offering some solutions which have worked for users.

In this post, we will show you some useful tips to fix iTunes not detecting iPhone or iPad on Windows 10. Before we begin, make sure that you are running Windows 10 and iOS 10.

Tips to fix iTunes not recognizing iPhone or iPad on a computer with Windows 10 installed

  1. Un-install and Re-install iTunes

iTunes sometimes may not work properly on Windows 10. So, it’s best that you un-install iTunes from your computer and re-install it. Remember that a new update usually comes with big fixes, so make sure that you update iTunes to the latest version to fix issues.

  1. Update to the latest version of iTunes

As mentioned earlier, new update usually contains bug fixes and performance improvements. Therefore, if you have successfully installed iTunes on your Windows 10 PC, the next step to is check for any available update and download it to your machine.

  1. Reboot your iPhone and PC

If the above-mentioned solutions don’t work for you, you’d better try rebooting your iPhone and PC and re-connecting your iPhone to your computer. To reboot your iPhone, you simply need to press and hold the Power button until you see the “Slide to Power off” screen.

  1. Use a different USB cable

Sometimes, the issue may be with your USB Cable which is why iTunes fails to detect your iPhone or iPad on Windows 10. To remedy the issue, try using a different USB cable.

  1. Update your Windows 10

A new update usually includes performance enhancements, so make sure that your computer is up-to-date. To check if there is a software update, use Windows + I keyboard shortcut, select Update & Security and click Windows Update.

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These are five solutions for fixing iTunes not detecting your iPhone or iPad on Windows 10. Hopefully, one of them works for you.

Don’t forget to share with us if the above-mentioned solutions work for you in the comments below.

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