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This article explains how to install the drivers that are required for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to be recognized by your computer without installing iTunes. The drivers are automatically installed when you install iTunes, however some users do not want to install iTunes on their PC.

Note: For professionals running Windows XP 64 bit please refer to this article instead.

Let’s install the iOS drivers

  1. Download our free utility CopyTrans Drivers Installer that will automatically install the drivers for you Download CopyTrans Drivers Installer

  2. Extract the program from the zip

  3. Run CopyTrans Drivers Installer

  4. Read and accept the disclaimer

    NOTE: if your Internet connection uses a proxy, you can configure proxy settings in CopyTrans Drivers Installer as described in this tutorial.

  5. Start the installation by clicking on “Automatic install” install iphone drivers without itunes
    NOTE: If you experience problems during the installation, please refer to this troubleshooter: How to fix MSI service encountered a fatal error when installing iOS drivers

  6. You can now use the CopyTrans products

Need a free and lightweight iTunes alternative?

If you are looking for ways to manage your iPhone, iPad, or iPod without iTunes, use CopyTrans Manager which is a lightweight alternative to iTunes and costs nothing to use. Handle your iOS music, videos, and playlists with ease. Download CopyTrans Manager
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Install iOS drivers without iTunes – YouTube video guide

If iTunes is already installed on your PC, CopyTrans Drivers Installer can also help you to uninstall it: