How to Fix Cydia Impactor Blank/Not Detecting Device

A lot of users are reporting that Cydia Impactor is not detecting their device. Here’s a quick solution to this problem.

Why is Cydia Impactor Blank and Not Detecting my Device?

Before we move onto the fix, let’s analyze why this error occurs. Cydia Impactor works perfectly fine. If it’s not detecting your device, chances are high that it’s an issue related to your computer.

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Here are the main reasons behind this error –

  • iTunes is not installed on your computer.
  • Your device is not properly connected to your computer.
  • iTunes can’t recognize the connected device.

Now onto the tutorial.

How to Fix Cydia Impactor Blank/Not Detecting your iPhone, iPad, iPod 

Method 1. Check your USB Port     

First of all you should check your USB slot. Make sure your device starts charging when you connect it to the computer. If Cydia Impactor is still not detecting your device, try using a different USB port.

Method 2. Reinstall iTunes

You must uninstall and reinstall iTunes properly to fix this error.

  • Uninstall iTunes, Apple Application Support, and Apple Mobile Device Support.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Reinstall iTunes.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Check if Cydia Impactor is detecting your device now.

Method 3. Check your USB Cable

This issue can occur due to a faulty USB cable. Always make sure you use an Apple certified connector.

Method 4. Use the latest version

Always stay updated and use the latest version that fixes errors. You can download the latest version of Cydia Impactor here.

Method 5. Try a different Computer

Believe it or not, this error can go away simply by switching to a different system. If you own a laptop, try using that instead of your PC.

That is all there’s to it. If this doesn’t fix your error, you can follow this tutorial or leave a comment below. I will be happy to help.

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  1. jaboi July 6, 2017
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