How To Fix iPhone doesn’t show up in Windows 10 File Explorer

If you’re on Windows 10 and you can’t see your iPhone in the File Explorer when you plug your device in, you’re not alone. Muchas ventanas 10 usuarios están reportando este problema también. No worries, we’re here to help, and this problem is possible to fix.

Here are 4 solutions for you to try. You may not need to try them all; just work your way down until you find the one works for you.

Antes de que comencemos

Please make sure that your iTunes is the latest version and that you have checked Confianza the computer you are plugging into.


1: Install Windows updates

Missing the following two Windows update files can be the cause of this problem. To fix it, you can download them from:

After the download, install them as instructed.

You should be able to view your Apple iPhone under the category This PC now.


2: Update Apple Mobile Device USB Driver (Recommended)

One of the first things you need to consider is whether you have the latest Apple Mobile Device USB driver updated in your computer. Outdated drivers are among the most likely causes for your suddenly not working hardware. So we recommend that you get this clear out before you move on the further solutions.

Manual driver update – You can update the Apple Mobile Device USB driver manually by going to Apple support and search for the most recent correct driver. Be sure to choose the driver that is compatible with your variant of Windows 10.

Automatic driver update – If you don’t have the time, energy, o si no está seguro de jugar con controladores manualmente, lo puede hacer automáticamente con Conductor fácil. Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct Apple Mobile Device USB driver for it. No es necesario saber exactamente qué sistema de su ordenador está funcionando, que no es necesario correr el riesgo de descargar e instalar el controlador incorrecto, y usted no tiene que preocuparse por cometer un error al instalar.

Puede actualizar los controladores de forma automática, ya sea con la libre o la versión Pro de controlador fácil. Pero con la versión Pro sólo se necesita 2 clics (y se obtiene el apoyo total y una garantía de devolución de dinero de 30 días):

1) Descargar e instale el controlador Fácil.

2) Conductor ejecutar Fácil y haga clic en el Escanear ahora botón. Conductor Fácil explorará su computadora y detectar cualquier conductores problemáticos.

3) Haga clic en el Actualizar button next to the flagged Apple Mobile USB device to automatically download and install the correct version of its driver (se puede hacer esto con la versión gratuita).

o haga clic Actualizar todo to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Actualizar todo).

4) Check if your iPhone shows up in the File Explorer in Windows 10 now.

3: Switch active driver in Device Manager

Expect for an outdated driver, a faulty one could also trigger your iPhone not showing up in the File explorer. Pero no se preocupe, just a simple twitch will fix this problem for you. Here is how you do it:

1) En el teclado, presione el Tecla Windows y X al mismo tiempo, then click Administrador de dispositivos.

2) Expand Controladores de bus serie universal. Then double-click Dispositivo de Apple Mobile USB Driver.

3) Under the Conductor lengüeta, hacer clic Update Driver….

4) Hacer clic Personas de mi software de controlador > Elegir en una lista de controladores de dispositivo en el equipo. Hacer clic MTP USB Device y Siguiente to continue.

5) If you can see the notification, your iPhone will show up as a mapped driver. Reinicie el equipo si es necesario.

4: Ensure you have full control over the iTunes folder

If you don’t have full control to your iTunes folder, you’re not likely to be able to see iPhone showing up in your Windows Explorer. To fix it:

1) En el teclado, presione el Tecla Windows y E al mismo tiempo.

2) Hacer clic Music. Botón derecho del ratón iTunes y haga clic Properties.

3) Under General bar, un-tick Read Only(Only applies to files in folder). Hacer clic Apply y DE ACUERDO to save and exit.

4) If problem persists, just make sure that you have full control over the iTunes folder. Go to iTunes properties window again. This time, ir Security bar. Hacer clic Edit….

5) Please make sure that you have Full control then click Apply to save the change and exit.

Feel free to let us know if you need any assistance. You can also tell us which one of the above methods fix the problem for you: we believe it would be of great help to other readers.

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