Easily Fix iPhone Unrecognized Issues by Yourself
iPhone Cannot Be Recognized?
You may find your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch cannot be recognized by the computer or FoneTool even after several times of connection. Why and what should you do?
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Step 1. Click the text "Device cannot be recognized" on the home screen.
Step 2. Follow the guide to troubleshot the issue.
Other Common Fixes for iPhone Not Recognized Error
Solution 1. Let iPhone trust this computer
After iOS 11.4.1, iPhone needs re-authorized after locking for more than 1 hour.
Steps: Unplug iPhone > unlock the home screen > plug iPhone to computer > tap Trust on your phone.
Solution 2. Stop blocking the connection
Sometimes Malwarebytes may affect the connection between iOS device and computer.
Steps: Disable the firewall and antivirus before connecting iPhone to computer.
Solution 3. Make sure the USB cable is accepted by Apple
Apple only recognized the MFi Certified USB cable while connecting to computer. Nonstandard cable or cables with broken certificate cannot be recognized.
Steps: Try a standard Lightning connector or other accepted cables.
Solution 4. Ensure sufficient power or voltage supply
Computer interface power or voltage supply may not stable when connecting an iPhone via a USB extension cable, USB hub, low voltage USB port, or other devices.
Steps: Try a new USB cable or change the USB port.
More About FoneTool You May Concern
To learn more frequently asked questions about this software, please refer to FoneTool FAQs.
To learn more help documents about this software, please refer to FoneTool Help Center.
FoneTool Can Do More for You
- Manage Phone Data In One Place
- iPhone Transfer
- iPhone Backup
- iPhone Data Recovery
- Erase iPhone Data
- HEIC Converter
- Photo Deduplication
- WhatsApp Backup and Transfer
- FoneTool is Compatible with All iOS
- iOS 17/16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
- iPadOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
- iPhone 15 (Plus)/15 Pro (Max)
- iPhone 14/14 Pro (Max), 13/13 mini/Pro (Max)
- iPhone 12/12 mini/Pro (Max), iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)
- iPhone X/XR/XS/XS Max, iPhone 8/8 Plus,
- iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus
- iPhone SE (1st, 2nd, 3rd generations)
- iPod touch 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
- All models of iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro and iPad