How to Fix iPod_Control Not Showing Up on Windows Devices

If you are an iPhone or iPod user, you may have encountered the issue of your device not showing up on your Windows device. This can be quite frustrating, but the good news is that it is usually easy to fix. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to resolve the issue of iPod_Control not showing up on your Windows device.

Step 1: Open Device Manager

The first step is to open the Device Manager on your Windows device. You can do this by clicking on the Start button and typing “Device Manager” into the search bar. Once it appears, click on it to open it up.

Step 2: Locate Portable Devices

Look for the option that says “Portable Devices” and click on the arrow next to it to expand the view. Underneath it, you should see an entry that says “Apple iPod” or “Apple iPhone.” Right-click on this entry.

Step 3: Update Driver Software

Select “Update Driver Software” and then choose the option to browse your computer for driver software. Select “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.”

Step 4: Select MTP USB Device

From the list that appears, select “MTP USB Device” and click “Next.” This should install and update the driver software automatically.

Step 5: Verify Connection

Once the driver software is updated, close out of any windows that opened during the installation process. Autoplay should then open up, and your iPod or iPhone should be connected to your Windows device.

By following these steps, you should be able to fix the issue of iPod_Control not showing up on your Windows device. We hope this brief tutorial was helpful to you. Thank you for reading!