Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

17.327.4.24 8.04%
17.327.4.11 0.35%
17.323.0.9 12.06% 30.47% 37.59% 5.22% 3.24% 2.12% 0.85% 0.07%


Parent process
Related files

PE structurePE file structure

Show functions
Import table
RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW
GetLastError, GetModuleFileNameW, GetEnvironmentVariableW, SetDllDirectoryW, GetFileAttributesW, WideCharToMultiByte, Process32Next, Process32First, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, CloseHandle, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineW, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentProcessId, LoadLibraryW, DebugBreak, GetProcAddress, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, CreateToolhelp32Snapshot, Process32FirstW, Process32NextW, lstrlenW, OutputDebugStringA, LoadLibraryA, FreeLibrary, LocalAlloc, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, IsDebuggerPresent, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetCurrentProcess, TerminateProcess, InterlockedCompareExchange, Sleep, InterlockedExchange, RaiseException
PathRemoveFileSpecW, PathFindExtensionW, PathFindFileNameW


By Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
Version:   17.327.4.24
MD5:   221564cc7be37611fe15eacf443e1bf6
SHA1:   8ddd7615c78f4ab335766ed2e216e7e0d87d1b1c

What is AppleMobileDeviceService.exe?

This is the service portion of the Apple MobileDeviceHelper iTunes sync. AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe is installed along with the latest version of Apple iTunes and is used to sync your iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPod or iPad with iTunes when you connect your device to your computer.


AppleMobileDeviceService.exe runs as a service under the name Apple Mobile Device within the local user context. It is installed with a couple of know programs including Apple Mobile Device Support published by Apple Inc., Apple Mobile Device Support from Apple Inc. and Apple Mobile Device Support by Apple Inc.. The file is digitally signed by Apple Inc. which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).


File name:AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\apple\mobile device support\applemobiledeviceservice.exe
File version:17.327.4.24
Product version:
Size:42.32 KB (43,336 bytes)
Build date:2/11/2014 8:26 AM
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
More details


The following programs will install this file
Apple Inc.
8% remove
Apple Mobile Device Support is required and used for the synchronisation between an Apple mobile iOS devices (iPod, iPhone or iPad) and a PC through iTunes. If uninstalled, your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch may not appear under Devices in iTunes after you connect it to your Windows PC. Apple Mobile Device Service runs as a Windows service (Apple Mobile Device Service (AMDS)) regardless if the user is running a connected Apple application...
Apple Inc.
24% remove
Users who wished to sync their MobileMe data with a PC had to download and install Apple's MobileMe Control Panel. To install, the user first had to download and install the latest version of iTunes, and then install MobileMe Control Panel. After installation, the user signed into the control panel using their username and password, and could control sync settings for contacts, calendars, bookmarks, and iDisk settings such as public fol...
Apple Inc.
12% remove
MobileMe (replaced by iCloud) was a subscription-based collection of online services. MobileMe allowed users to track the location of their iOS devices via the web portal at MobileMe had two different plans. The Individual plan included 20 GB of email and file storage and 200 GB of monthly data transfer. MobileMe maintained a synchronized address book and calendar feature using Push functions. When a user made a change to a con...


Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'Apple Mobile Device'
Network connections
  • [UDP] listens on port 58091
  • [UDP] listens on port 63559
  • [UDP] listens on port 49153
  • [UDP] listens on port 50355
  • [UDP] listens on port 64901
  • [UDP] listens on port 54375
  • [UDP] listens on port 61160
  • [UDP] listens on port 50086
  • [UDP] listens on port 50162
  • [UDP] listens on port 54246
  • [UDP] listens on port 50658
  • [UDP] listens on port 57252
  • [UDP] listens on port 53253
  • [UDP] listens on port 52886
  • [UDP] listens on port 53439
  • [UDP] listens on port 64337
  • [UDP] listens on port 64152
  • [UDP] listens on port 52362
  • [UDP] listens on port 64622
  • [UDP] listens on port 53783
  • [UDP] listens on port 58911

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.00105242%
    Kernel CPU:0.00046768%
    User CPU:0.00058473%
    Kernel CPU time:3,665,243 ms/min
    CPU cycles:931,871/sec
    Context switches:15/sec
    Private memory:4 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):9.34 MB
    Private (minimum):6.08 MB
    Non-paged memory:4 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:97.67 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):104.29 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:6.74 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):10.17 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:16,741/min
    I/O read transfer:342 Bytes/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1/sec
    I/O write transfer:3 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    I/O other transfer:58.1 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:9/sec
    Resource allocations

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\common files\apple\mobile device support\applemobiledeviceservice.exe"
    Windows Service
    Service name:Apple Mobile Device
    Description:“Provides the interface to Apple mobile devices.”
    Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)


    AppleMobileDeviceService.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00348483%
    Kernel CPU:0.00192304%
    User CPU:0.00156179%
    CPU cycles:152,841/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:48 KB
    1.16 MB
    Total CPU:0.00254419%
    Kernel CPU:0.00051946%
    User CPU:0.00202473%
    CPU cycles:52,722/sec
    Memory:252 KB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 39.50%
    Windows 8.1 17.50%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 11.00%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 7.50%
    Windows 8 4.00%
    Windows 7 Professional 4.00%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 3.00%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 3.00%
    Microsoft Windows XP 3.00%
    Windows 8 Single Language 2.00%
    Windows 8.1 N 1.00%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
    Windows 8 Pro 1.00%
    Windows 8 Enterprise 1.00%
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.00%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 0.50%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 53.00% of AppleMobileDeviceService.exe.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Hewlett-Packard 20.08%
    Dell 19.67%
    Toshiba 17.21%
    ASUS 13.93%
    Lenovo 9.84%
    Acer 8.20%
    Sony 3.28%
    GIGABYTE 2.46%
    Alienware 2.05%
    Samsung 1.64%
    Sahara 0.82%
    American Megatrends 0.82%
    Should I remove It? Clean your PC of unwanted adware, toolbars and bloatware.

    Download it for FREE