Dr.Fone User Guide for Dr.Fone Basic

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How To Connect Android/iOS Devices to Your PC With Dr.Fone?

Wondershare Dr.Fone is a complete phone management software providing all diverse and minute functionalities to effectively manage your device. Before starting any operation, it is crucial to connect your device to the software through the computer. This guide will specifically provide an overview of how to connect iOS devices to your PC along with Android devices.

Instruction: Make Sure to Download The Latest Version of Dr.Fone

Download and install the latest version of Wondershare Dr.Fone 13 on your computer. Continue to launch it and find the Toolbox homepage appearing on the front. Continue to the My Device section from the left panel to connect your smartphone devices to the computer.

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Note: The connection methods for Android and iOS devices may differ due to the differences in the models.

Part 1. Connect Your iOS Device With Dr.Fone

We will connect an iOS device to Dr.Fone through multiple methods. Follow the guidelines provided to know how to connect iPhone to a PC wirelessly and through wired connections:

Method 1. Connect With Wi-Fi

StepsConnect iOS Device with Wi-Fi

To connect your iOS device through a Wi-Fi connection, you first have to connect the device through a USB cable. After it connects for the first time, it will automatically connect with Dr.Fone wirelessly whenever it is turned on. However, always ensure that your phone and computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

connect ios device with wifi

Method 2. Connect With a USB Cable

The process of connecting your iPhone with a USB cable is quite basic. Follow the steps below to learn more about the procedure:

Step 1Access Required Section Before Establishing Connection

As you launch Dr.Fone on your computer, access My Device > USB from the top section of the screen. Continue to attach your iPhone with a USB cable and connect it to the computer.

connect ios device with usb

Step 2Trust Connection with iDevice

As the screen indicates, you will have to unlock your iPhone and trust the device by tapping on the Trust option appearing on the screen. You might have to enter the screen passcode to unlock your iPhone for security reasons. If no popup appears on the iPhone's screen, click the Show popup again button.

select the trust option

Step 3iDevice Successfully Connects

Once the device connects, information will be displayed below the My Device section. You can also observe all major descriptions involving the smartphone on the computer’s screen.

check the ios device information

Part 2: Connect Your Android Device With Dr.Fone

Do you also want to connect an Android device to a PC with Wondershare Dr.Fone 13? Find out how it is done with the guidelines provided as follows:

Method 1. Connect With Wi-Fi

To connect an Android device to the computer, you will require the Dr.Fone Link app installed on your smartphone. However, as you launch Dr.Fone, scan the QR code to download the Dr.Fone Link app on your Android. If it is installed, scan the code using the application.

Step 1Look For the Right Set of Options

You need to launch Dr.Fone on your computer and look for the My Device > Wireless option for scanning the QR code on the device’s screen.

select the scan option

Step 2Scan QR Code on Computer

On your Android, download and launch the Dr.Fone Link app. Then select the QR Code scan button on the top right to scan the code on the computer's screen.

select the trust option

qrcode for android
drfone app qrcode for android
Step 3Device Connects to Computer

The device will automatically connect to the computer, displaying its details in the dashboard.

check your android device information

Method 2. Connect With a USB Cable

If you seek to connect your device with a USB cable, the process has been explained below. Follow the provided steps to connect an Android device to a PC through a USB connection:

Step 1Access the Section and Turn on USB Debugging of an Android

As you open Dr.Fone, lead into the My Device > USB section before connecting your Android device with the USB cable. You might have to enable USB debugging on your smartphone as you connect to the device. For that, follow the on-screen instructions where you have to tap the Build Number option seven times.

connect android using usb cable

Step 2Authorize Android Device Connection

Following this, authorize the connection by tapping the Allow option on the Android device. If no prompt is displayed on the Android, select the Show Again option on the computer.

press the show again button

Step 3Let the Device Install Dr.Fone Link

While a connection is established, the Dr.Fone Link application will be automatically installed on the Android device. You might have to confirm the prompt before installing the application on your device.

check your android device information

Step 4Provide Necessary Permissions for Dr.Fone Link App

Launch Dr.Fone Link app on your Android and provide the required permissions for displaying its details and data on the computer. Once provided, click Done on the computer.

launch the dr.fone link app

Step 5Device Connection Established Successfully

The details of the Android device will be displayed on the screen and can be easily accessed.

android device information displayed


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