iTunes used to be the only way to connect iOS devices to a computer in order to sync and back up data. Then, FonePaw iOS Transfer came out. This software makes the data transfer between iOS device and computer far easier than before.
However, whether we use iTunes or FonePaw iOS Transfer, we may encounter the issue that "iPhone is not recognized by PC/iTunes."
Here is good news! FonePaw upgraded iOS Transfer (Windows) to version 1.7.2, bringing the feature that you can connect iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC without needing pre-installing iTunes. From now on, the success rate of connecting iOS devices to computer will be largely improved and the bothering issue that "computer not recognizing iPhone" will be partially solved.
Before going to details, you are recommended to update FonePaw iOS Transfer (Windows) to V1.7.2. If you have installed the program on your computer, just open the program and click "Check Update…" from the menu list. Also, you can click the button below to download the latest FonePaw iOS Transfer.
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After updating, open the program and connect your iOS devices to computer. If there is no iTunes installed on your computer, you'll see a warning as below. Click "OK" to go ahead.
Now, the program will directly download and install Apple Application Support(32/64-bit) and Apple Mobile Device Support for Apple device.
During the process, please make sure that the network speed is fast enough. Otherwise, you'll see the window below.
When the Apple service related components have been installed, you can connect iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC without iTunes successfully.
1. If you need to transfer music, playlists, ringtones, movies, etc. to iTunes, you'll be promoted to download iTunes. Click "Ok" and you'll be navigated to http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ in order to download latest iTunes.
2. If you've already installed iTunes on your computer, you can connect iPhone to PC directly.
This is whole story about the new update of FonePaw iOS Transfer. Now, we are going to improve the interface of the program by providing more skins that you can choose. If you have any suggestions about this program, please leave your comments below or contacts us.