Error subscribing / unsubscribing device notifications

If a security tool such as ZoneAlarm or any other Firewall or Antivirus is installed on your computer you should add iMazing, Apple Mobile Device Service (MobileDeviceService) and Bonjour Service, to your trust list or disable Applicatiob Control and restart your computer.

Apple Mobile Device Service.

Windows could not start the Apple Mobile Device Service on Local Computer.
Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.


I hate to say it but there’s a simple solution to all these errors. Basically your system needs iTunes installed (you don’t have to use it!) you just have to install it. Remove any vestigial remnants of any old version of iTunes if you ever installed it and then download a fresh copy. Once installed you will need to go to iTunes > Preferences > Advanced and tick the ‘Share iTunes Library XML with other applications’

This way any third party app will be able to access your iTunes and iPhone folders and file system.

Before you go…

You might want to have a quick look at this post – It’s about how and why the iPhone does not back all it’s files up properly and the conditions why this happens: