iPhone 4 won't talk to Mac

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by toprince, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. toprince, Jan 18, 2013
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2013

    toprince
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    macrumors newbie

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    Hi all

    When I plug my iphone 4 into my Mac this message appears:
    The iPhone cannot be used because it requires iTunes version 10.6.3 or later. Go to www.itunes.com to download the latest version of iTunes.

    Apart from iphoto, my phone does not appear.

    The problem is that when I go to software update it informs me that I am running iOS 6.0.1 and that my software is 'up to date'. I am running 10.6.1 (7) itunes on my Mac.

    Anyone have any ideas?

    Thanks
     
  2. Ashwood11
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    You might try updating iTunes on your Mac fron 10.6.1 to 10.6.3.
     
  3. toprince
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    I've tried- but the download goes to drop box and Dropbox doesn't recognize the dmg file.
    Downloaded 10.6.3 from iTunes....
     
  4. Kyotoma
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    This is using the native software update tool in OS X?
     
  5. blueroom
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    Then redirect the download to downloads.
     

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