iPhone Driver Installation Issue: Enable Windows 7 to Recognize iPhone


iPhone Driver Installation Issue: Enable Windows 7 to Recognize iPhoneThe thing will happen to you that, the Windows computer can’t recognize iPhone, iPod or iPad due to driver installation. The guide is to fix the driver installation issues to enable Windows 7 to display your iPhone, iPod or iPad.

Driver Install Issue: Enable Windows 7 to Recognize iPhone/iPad/iPod

When the Windows 7 computer USB drivers are not be installed correctly or are out of date, the plugged-in iPhone, iPad, iPod device can’t be recognized properly by your computer. This guide will fix this driver installation issue. Apple Mobile Device driver can solve the problem.

iphone driver installation issueiPhone Driver Installation IssueWhat you need to make the Windows 7 to recognize iPhone, iPad, or iPod again, is to reinstall or update these wrongly installed USB drivers. One or more of the following errors may occur:

  • iPhone/iPod/iPad does not appear and can’t be restored in iTunes
  • iPod screen does not display the “Do Not Disconnect” screen though connected
  • iPod is not recognized as a disk in “My Computer
  • An exclamation point appears in Device Manager

Steps to Enable Windows 7 Recognize iPhone/iPad/iPod Again

1. Find the Apple Mobile Device USB Driver

2. Reinstall Apple Mobile Device driver:

Uninstall it from the shortcut menu

  • In the Device Manager window, right-click Universal Serial Bus controllers
  • Choose Scan for hardware changes from the shortcut menu

3. Update the Apple Mobile Device USB driver:

  • Right-click the Apple Mobile Device entry in Device Manager
  • Choose Update Driver Software and then click the Have Disk button
  • Navigate to the following location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\Drivers

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