1. Bryville's Avatar
    I try to plug in my iPhone, but I keep getting this message:
    "The iPhone cannont be used because the Apple Mobile Device service is not started"
    I went to Apple.com followed the instructions on how to Start AMDS, but when I click Start it says:
    "The Apple Moblie Device service on Local Computer started then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do, for example, the Performance Logs and Alerts service"
    So I tried uninstalling then reinstalling both iTunes and AMDS. After thats all finished I try to hook my iPhone up and it says the same thing.

    Can someone please help me!
    06-30-2010 07:27 PM
  2. Rollingrock's Avatar
    Make sure both services, Apple Mobile Device and iPod Service are both set to "Automatic", clicking "Apply" to each. You can manually try starting each service to see if works, or reboot to see if that fixes it.
    06-30-2010 09:12 PM
  3. Bryville's Avatar
    Okay I just tried that and it still won't work.
    My iPod Service is working just fine.
    Why is AMDS being stupid!!!
    06-30-2010 11:35 PM
  4. Bryville's Avatar
    Okay I got it! =]
    After two days I got it.
    I disabled my Firewall and it worked perfectly.
    Thanks for the help though!
    07-01-2010 12:05 AM
  5. Rollingrock's Avatar
    Good job! Glad you figured it out.
    07-01-2010 08:29 AM