Connecting an iPhone

Connecting an iPhone

An iPhone can be connected by cable or via Wi-Fi. All iOS versions are supported.

Connecting iPhone by USB cable

  1. Install correct Apple drivers if necessary
  2. Unlock the phone┬┤s screen - use Lockdown method if password is unknown
  3. Disable Auto-lock option
  4. Connect iPhone to your PC via USB cable
  5. Confirm trust message on iPhone screen
  6. Stop the Apple Mobile Device Service


Click on the "Stop the service" button. It will ask you to run iTunes Service Stopper, which will stop the service, preventing proper connection establishment.

Connecting iPhone by Wi-Fi

Using Wi-Fi connection you will be able to work only with contacts, but including those stored in clouds, such as iCloud, Google contacts, Exchange server etc. contacts. Using MOBILedit you will be able to fully write to contacts, edit, delete. Learn more...

If you have troubles with connection, continue here: Issues with connection
Also follow this link to learn how to manually stop the Apple Mobile Device Service in case the iTunes Service Stopper did not work.

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