AppleMobileDeviceService.exe

By Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
Version:   17.88.0.8
MD5:   3debbecf665dcdde3a95d9b902010817
SHA1:   b22d720e728caed0a7bca94f10c50acc186b9689
SHA256:   f56f4a7a36faf5fc2306e108a24e75e13ee1f2d1002d9cb71e3327a55f8694ce

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.

Overview

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).

DetailsDetails

File name:AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Description:MobileDeviceService
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\apple\mobile device support\applemobiledeviceservice.exe
File version:17.88.0.8
Product version:3.3.0.0
Size:53.85 KB (55,144 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

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.
9% 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 me.com. 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...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Service
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'Apple Mobile Device'
Network connections
  • [UDP] listens on port 49153
  • [UDP] listens on port 1028
  • [UDP] listens on port 61923
  • [UDP] listens on port 49159
  • [UDP] listens on port 55447
  • [UDP] listens on port 51173
  • [UDP] listens on port 65057
  • [UDP] listens on port 1030
  • [UDP] listens on port 1026
  • [UDP] listens on port 52037

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.01469950%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00868438%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00601512%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:361,553,230 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:690,397/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:46/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:5.54 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):15.5 MB
    Private (minimum):4.71 MB
    Non-paged memory:5.54 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:84.27 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):88.9 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:5.73 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):17.13 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:13,215/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:1.07 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:2/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:64 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:2/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:669 Bytes/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:52/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:11
    12
    Handles:229
    600
    GUI GDI count:4
    103
    GUI USER count:2
    49

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\common files\apple\mobile device support\applemobiledeviceservice.exe"
    Owner:User
    Windows Service
    Service name:Apple Mobile Device
    Description:“Provides the interface to Apple mobile devices.”
    Type:Win32OwnProcess
    Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    MSVCR80.dll
    Total CPU:1.74221304%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:1.12771615%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.61449689%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:41,474/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:3/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:620 KB
    1.16 MB
    applemobiledeviceservice_main.dll (Apple Mobile Device Service by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.01939999%
    Kernel CPU:0.01007141%
    User CPU:0.00932858%
    CPU cycles:54,965/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:228 KB
    AppleMobileDeviceService.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.01263904%
    Kernel CPU:0.00863799%
    User CPU:0.00400104%
    CPU cycles:68,620/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:48 KB
    wow64.dll
    Total CPU:0.00119981%
    Kernel CPU:0.00052492%
    User CPU:0.00067489%
    CPU cycles:132,012/sec
    Context switches:1/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%
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