iPhone is not recoganized on XP / Vista as Camera drive

In some case, the USB driver was not working right so iPhone is not recognized as camera drive or external storage drive.

Here are the step to make it works.

  1. Connect your iPhone by USB
  2. Open Windows Device Manager (right-click My Computer and select Manage). You may find your iPhone under “Universal Serial Bus Controllers” or possibly under “Portable Devices”.  At any rate if your phone can sync with iTunes it will be in there somewhere.  It should be called Apple Mobile Device USB Driver.
  3. Right-click and select “Uninstall” but don’t remove the files from the PC.
  4. Disconnect your iPhone and reconnect. You should see the iPhone showing as one of the camera drive or external storage.

In case you still not seeing your iPhone showing up. Make sure you have at least one photo in your Camera Roll.