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when i connect my iPhone to my iMac the iPhone only appears in itunes ??

1866 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jan 5, 2011 11:29 AM by Tim Harbison1 RSS
Owenuk Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jan 5, 2011 11:10 AM
hi, i have an iphone 4 and when i connect it to my imac it appears on itunes devices list, but it does not show up on my mac desktop, need help,
Apple IMac 2010, Mac OS X (10.6.5), Apple iOS 4.2
  • Allan Sampson Level 10 Level 10 (122,145 points)
    The iPhone won't show up on your Desktop or via the Finder as a connected external hard drive since the iPhone does not support disk mode. The iPhone does appear as a connected device via Windows Explorer with Windows for transferring photos/videos from the Camera Roll only. With a Mac, iPhoto or the Image Capture application can be used for this.
     MacBook Pro 15" Intel Core 2 Duo/2.53GHz/4GB RAM/500GB HD, Mac OS X (10.6.5),  iPod w/Video 30GB,  iPhone 4 32GB
  • Tim Harbison1 Level 1 Level 1 (90 points)
    It's not supposed to show up on your desktop... only in iTunes. It can't be used as a removable storage device. The only exception is it should appear in iPhoto as it's viewed by it as a camera.
    17" iMac Core2Duo, Mac OS X (10.6.5), iPhone 3G, iPad WiFi 16GB

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