Did you complete those five easy steps and find i Phone or i Pad is still not recognized by i Tunes on the computer?There’s more to try including reinstalling i Tunes, and for Windows users on PC to update the i Phone device driver – keep reading to learn how!The article was very popular and it covered 6 great applications.There has since been many capable alternatives to i Tunes, each program having its own pros and cons.(See the following figure.) You can check for new software at any time by clicking the Check for Update button on the Summary page.Some i Pod models need to be disconnected from the computer temporarily and connected to a power source to finish the process of updating the software.
The i Pod or i Phone summary page appears to the right of the Source pane, and the Version section of the page tells you whether your i Pod or i Phone software is up to date and when i Tunes will check for new software.
Floola is a freeware application that will effectively manage your i Pod’s music, videos, podcasts, and photos.
It is a standalone application that can be run directly from your i Pod and needs no installation under Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.
If you happen to be using a USB dock, skip the USB dock and try connecting the USB cable directly to the computer as well.
The last option is most relevant for torn and frayed cables and for those using the cheapy third party cables that seem to fail.