“Trust This Computer” Alert Message Not Showing on iPhone?

“When you connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a computer, you will encounter a “Trust This Computer” prompt. This is an added security measure to ensure that you trust the computer, as connected computers can access your device’s photos, videos, contacts, documents, and other files.”

Trust this Computer Message Not Showing on iPhone

“Trusted computers remain unchanged until you either disconnect them or switch to another trusted computer.

Every time you connect your iPhone to a computer, you will see the “Trust This Computer” alert on your device.

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However, some users may not see this alert, leading to potential security threats. If an unknown computer can connect without the “Trust This Computer” prompt appearing, it increases the risk of data breaches.

If you are experiencing this issue, don’t worry, we are going to try a few troubleshooting steps to resolve the problem of the “Trust This Computer” message not showing on your iPhone.”

How to Fix “Trust This Computer” Alert Not Showing on Your iPhone?

The first basic troubleshooting step to follow whenever you face any issues on your iPhone or iPad is to restart your iPhone. This step can fix most of the hiccups on your iPhone.

I have made a video tutorial on restarting your iPhone with FaceID or with TouchID,

If this step doesn’t work, kindly follow the alternative troubleshooting steps to fix the “Trust This Computer” alert not showing on your iPhone.

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Reset Location and Privacy

The immediate step to resolve the issue is to “Reset Location and Privacy” on your iPhone.

Open Settings app > General > Reset > Reset Location and Privacy to Reset your iPhone Location and Privacy.

Reset iPhone Location and Privacy

iphone reset location privacy settings

After performing this troubleshooting step, check if you see the alert message by connecting your iPhone to a computer. If the “Trust This Computer” message is still not showing on your iPhone, let’s move on to the next troubleshooting step.

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Reset Network Settings

Try resetting your network settings; it may work this time.

To “Reset your Network Settings” Open Settings app > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

iphone reset network settings

Update Your Mac 

If still, the “Trust This Computer” message is not showing on your iPhone after connecting to a computer, then check whether your mac version is up to date; if you have an outdated version of mac, that may lead to the issue too. Kindly try updating your mac.

How to Update Your Mac? To update your mac, Click “Apple Menu” on the top of the screen > Select “System Preferences” > Select “Software Update” and try updating your mac.

mac software update trust computer fix

I hope this step should help resolve the issue; after updating your mac or Windows, kindly check whether you see that prompt message by connecting your iPhone to a computer.

By following these 3 easy steps, you can fix the “Trust This Computer” message not showing on your iPhone.

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Thanks for reading, and if you find this post helpful, share it with your friends. For any other questions related to iPhone, iPad, and Mac, search our Website or Youtube Channel to find solutions faster. Have a wonderful day.

About the Author: Robin C

Security Consultant, Engineer, Technology Enthusiast and Blogger.

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