Even if Apple has done a wonderful job with its smartphones and the iPhone X is on its way, users still prefer to keep some things into their computer. Sometimes it might be about pictures, other about documents, but there is plenty of information also necessary outside the iPhone 8 or any other kind of Apple smartphone. To connect the iPhone to the computer, it is necessary to use the cable cord or the Bluetooth. However, sometimes, depending on the type of Windows used, iPhone owners have troubles in connecting their device to the PC.
How to fix the problem
Sometimes Windows 10 might not recognize your iPhone, other times iTunes will not recognize the device. There are plenty of things which could go wrong. The worst scenario is when your iPhone is not recognized by the computer and neither by iTunes.
Issues like those mentioned could be caused by multiple factors. One of the main reasons is due to outdated or corrupted iTunes. This could be due to faulty drivers. If that is the case, then the solution is to update the drivers and applications.
Tips and tricks
It is important for the user to always have their Windows updated, and then all devices should be restarted, including the iPhone and the computer. The iPhone should be connected directly into the port and turn the phone on.
A prompt will appear on the iPhone’s display asking the user whether they trust the computer or not. One the user clicks on the Trust option, the USB cable has to be checked thoroughly or that it is not broke.
Another great tip is to make sure iTunes is updated to the latest version and also check there are no third party apps interfering with the connection.