How do I fix iTunes not recognizing my iPad?

Make sure that your iOS or iPadOS device is turned on, unlocked, and on the Home screen. Check that you have the latest software on your Mac or Windows PC. If you’re using iTunes, make sure you have the latest version. If you see a Trust this Computer alert, unlock your device and tap Trust.

Why can I not restore my iPad?

If you see an error when you update or restore your iPhone or iPod, learn what to do. If you can’t update or restore your device with recovery mode, you can’t use recovery mode because of broken buttons, or your device is stuck in Activation Lock, contact Apple Support.

How do I put my iPad in recovery mode?

Press and quickly release the Volume Up button, then press and quickly release the Volume Down button. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button at the top of the device until it restarts. Keep holding the Sleep/Wake button until the iPad goes into Recovery mode.

How do I connect my iPad to my computer iTunes?

Connect iPad and your computer with a cable. In the iTunes app on your PC, click the iPad button near the top left of the iTunes window. Select the type of content you want to sync (for example, Movies or Books) in the sidebar on the left.

Why won’t iTunes recognize my iPhone in recovery mode?

iTunes may not recognize iPhone in recovery mode if it is insufficiently charged. If the iPhone was low on battery power before putting it in recovery mode, you should wait at least 10 minutes after connecting it to the computer before trying to restore the device or other operations.

Why is iPhone Recovery Mode not working?

Force Restart iPhone/iPad. If your iPhone recovery mode doesn’t work still exist after updating iTunes, you can then try to force reboot your device. This can resolve most minor problems with iPhone or iPad. For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons.

How do I get my iPad in recovery mode?