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The iPhone trust computer alert is an important security measure on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. It will ask you to allow the computer to access data on your device before it can be used.

The prompt message appears on the iPhone and is designed to prevent unauthorized computers from accessing your iPhone data.

The article will discuss how this process works and how to trust computer on iPhone.

Choose one of the sections below:

How to get iPhone to trust computer

Here is how:

  • Unlock iPhone
  • Trust this computer
  1. If you have enabled a passcode lock on your iPhone, or if you are connecting the iPhone to your PC for the first time, the below message will appear in the CopyTrans program window.

    how to unlock iphone with passcode

  2. Unlock your iPhone by pressing the Home button. If you have a Face ID, just tap on the screen, and swipe up – the iPhone will recognize your face. If you have Touch ID set up, the iPhone will recognize your fingerprint. If you have neither of those setups, you will need to enter your passcode.

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  3. After a few seconds, you will see a “Trust this computer?” message. Tap “Trust”.

    Trust this computer message on iPhone

  4. If you are on iOS 11, your device will ask you to enter the passcode.

    Enter iPhone passcode to unlock

  5. Done! Your CopyTrans program now recognizes the iOS device. Its contents will automatically start loading.

How to get iPhone to trust computer again

When you plug your iPhone into a computer for the first time, it will ask if you want to trust that computer. If you click “Don’t Trust,” this message will appear every time the device is plugged in and won’t allow access to any data on your iPhone. If the Trust alert doesn’t show or you accidentally hit don’t trust on iPhone, here is how to get iPhone to trust computer again:

  1. Restart your PC and reconnect the device.

  2. If the Trust alert still doesn’t appear, navigate to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings, then reconnect the device.

    General - Reset - Reset Network Settings on iPhone

  3. If this doesn’t help either, you can reset your Location & Privacy settings. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Location & Privacy > Enter your passcode > Reset Settings.

    Reset location and privacy on iPhone

How to unlock iPhone

on iOS 9 and below

Many people wonder how to unlock iPhone. When using an iOS 9 device with the Touch ID fingerprint recognition feature, you could simply press the home button on your device.

  1. Unlock the iPhone. To do so, slide your finger from left to right over the “slide to unlock” screen. Next, enter the passcode slide to unlock iphone iphone use passcode

  2. The “Trust this computer?” message will appear. Simply tap “Trust” once you see the “Trust This Computer” prompt choose iphone trust computer

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.