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Mobile Device Service stopped working and was closed

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by jamesrgarrett, Mar 14, 2011.

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    I keep getting a message on itunes that says my mobile device service stopped working. My ipad doesn't show up on itunes and I can't update to the new iOS or add any music. I have the new itunes version 10.2.1.1. Any solutions?
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    Try a restart, and a soft reset if that doesn't work. If neither of those work I'd consider calling Apple Support.


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    Apple support

    Yes, thanks, I've tried all of those solutions. I just got onto a different computer and downloaded iOS 4.3; however, still get the same message when I try to connect with my main desktop with all of my itune music on-board. Apple support wasn't helpful either. Jim
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    Don't let them off the hook. At some point they have to realize that you need a new iPad, or find the problem and fix it.

    Keep us updated.
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    Ok so I just joined this because I was so frustrated myself, I wanted to help.

    This is not an ipad issue, its an ITUNES 10.2.1.1 issue. THe apple MobileDeviceService is not starting so it doesnt detect your devices. Thus its the Computer and iTunes side you need to fix.

    iPhone users are having this same problem. Surprise, apple has no fix!.


    Im getting an android phone now just because of this.
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    WE HAVE THE FIX TO REPEATED: MobileDeviceService stopped working and was closed

    ***************************************
    #7 Today, 09:56 PM
    Electro
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    iPod Touch (4th Gen), iOS 5.x Join Date: Jan 2012
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    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by dkenealy

    Uninstall "mega key" Mega Manager etc... . It is an optional part of mega upload.

    &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&
    OMG -FOUND THE CAUSE FOR:
    MobileDeviceService stopped working and was closed;
    and; Faulting application AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    Repeated errors in Vista! THANK YOU so much partner. :) On the Internet so far, you
    are the only one that found that interaction... took 2 hours searching to finally find
    that tidbit... Going to copy it to some other sites, if you don't mind.
    You're tha man... :)

    :thumbs:
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