How to Stop “Trust this Computer” Message Frequently Appears on iPhone

If you are a Windows user, whether you met such issues that the iPhone always prompts “Trust this Computer?” whenever you connect the iOS device to computer for charging or syncing.And even if you have pressed the “Trust” button in the last prompt. This is indeed an annoying message although it does not affect use. So is there a way to stop the message appears on loop?

However, we do not know the exact cause of this issue lies, which may be due to the iTunes, USB port or the data cable. So we can only try different approaches from different angles to fix this issue.

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How to Stop ‘Trust This Computer’ Message Pop Up

#1. Update the Windows drivers for Apple’s Mobile Device Support

1. Go to Control Panel > Hardware & Sounds >  Device Manager
2. Right-click the Apple device > Properties > ‘Hardware’ tab > Properties > ‘Driver’ tab > Update Driver..
3. Search for the driver in “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\Drivers”
4. The driver should be named ‘usbaapl64′

#2. Disable the Driver

1. Go to Control Panel > Hardware & Sounds >  Device Manager
2. Right-click the Apple device > Properties > ‘Hardware’ tab > Properties > ‘Driver’ tab > Disable
3. The pop up should not appear anymore and the device will charge while plugged in

#3. Update iTunes

1. First, remove all Apple programs from your computer (iTunes, Apple Software Update, Apple Mobile Support, etc.)
2. Restart computer and re-install the latest version of iTunes

You can try the above methods to stop the “Trust this computer” message loop. As they are only several unofficial ways, so I also can not guarantee that they work well for you, just try my best.

 

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