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CopyTrans Drivers Installer is used to install the drivers required for Windows PC to manage iOS devices. This article explains how to install the Apple iPhone drivers manually. This method is used if you need the drivers from earlier versions of iTunes (in case you are running a Windows XP, for example) or want to install CopyTrans Drivers Installer on a PC with no internet connection. Note that in order to activate CopyTrans programs you’d still need an active internet connection.

Manually install Apple iPhone drivers:

  1. Download CopyTrans Drivers Installer from the following page:

    Download CopyTrans Drivers Installer

  2. Click “Save File”, then click “OK”.

    ctdi download zip file on your pc

  3. The ZIP file is now on the PC. Go to the folder where you saved it in, right-click and select “Extract here”.
    ctdi extract zip file to folder

    Tip: If you do not have a program for zip files, you can download the trial version of WinRAR here: WinRAR (32 bit) or WinRAR (64 bit).

  4. Before running CopyTrans Drivers installer, make sure that all CopyTrans programs are closed. Double-click to run the file.
    ctdi open the drivers application

  5. Please read and accept the license agreement to install the drivers. Click “I accept”.
    ctdi license agreement ios drivers

  6. Next, uninstall iTunes and any other Apple software for CopyTrans Drivers Installer to download the drivers correctly.
    NOTE: your iTunes library won’t be affected. ctdi uninstall itunes drivers

  7. Choose “You can click here to select drivers manually”.
    ctdi install drivers manually

  8. Click on the folder icon to choose an iTunes .exe file on your PC.
    ctdi choose itunes exe file on pc

  9. Now you will need to select the iTunes installer file (.exe) and click “Open”.
    ctdi find itunes exe file on pc

    You can download the latest version of iTunes on the official Apple website. If you have a Windows XP, you can download the latest supported versions of iTunes here: 12.1.3.6 version for Windows XP Service Pack 3 or 11.1.5 version for Service Pack 2. Note that you only need the .exe file, there’s no need to install iTunes.

  10. Once you’ve selected the file, click “Install”.
    ctdi start installing drivers manually

  11. Now wait until the drivers are installed.

  12. When the installation is complete, you will receive the following message. Just click on “Finish” to close the window.
    ctdi installation is complete

That was it! Now you can manage your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch without iTunes.

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By Irina CopyTrans

Irina is a marketing and tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market, who dyes her hair in the color of her cats' fur (future cat lady detected) and enjoys sitting on her balcony on a rainy day reading books, watching TV shows, playing video games and drinking hot chocolate. With marshmallows.