If you are seeing No device detected, Please connect a device error on Corsair Utility Engine, this guide is for you. We have a few solutions that can help you fix it. Corsair Utility Engine is one of the most advanced software programs to control computer peripherals. Some users are experiencing errors while connecting a peripheral through iCUE. When there is a compatibility issue between Corsair Utility Engine and the device you have connected, you will see the No device detected, Please connect a device error.
Why is Corsair iCUE not detecting devices?
When the Corsair iCUE is not detecting devices, the possible causes might be:
- Bad USB ports
- Connected device not responding
- Outdated or Corrupted Corsair Utility Engine
- Change in BIOS Switch on Corsair Utility Engine
Let’s see how we can fix the issue.
Fix Corsair Utility Engine – No device detected
When you see No device detected. Please connect a device error on Corsair Utility Engine, you can fix it in the following ways. First, make sure, the device you are connecting is working fine without any issue. Then,
- Try another USB port
- Restart Corsair Utility Engine
- Update USB drivers
- Change BIOS Switch on device
- Create a new CUE profile
- Uninstall Corsair iCUE
Let’s get into the details of every method.
1] Try another USB port
One of the main reasons you see a ‘No device detected’ error on Corsair Utility is due to a bad port. Try plugging in your device in different ports and see if it has helped fix the issue.
2] Restart Corsair Utility Engine
There might be a glitch or error with Corsair Utility Engine which is failing to detect the device. Close Corsair Utility Engine and end all the processes related to it in the Task Manager. Then, relaunch Corsair Utility Engine after plugging in the device.
3] Update USB drivers
The drivers related to the USB controllers might be outdated or corrupted. You need to update USB Controller drivers to the latest versions to fix the issue. You can update the USB drivers in the following ways.
- Using Windows Optional Update
- Using Device Manager
- Using a third-party Driver Update software
- Manually download the driver from the manufacturer’s website and run the driver update setup file.
4] Change BIOS Switch on device
Most of the Corsair devices have a BIOS switch on it. Launch the Corsair Utility Engine and try changing the BIOS switch. There are chances that it might detect the device and the error you are seeing will be gone.
5] Create a new CUE Profile
Sometimes, creating a new profile in Corsair Utility Engine fixes the issue. To do so, in the Home tab of Corsair Utility Engine,
- Click on the + button beside Profiles.
- Name your profile and hit Enter.
- Set the connect devices as default by clicking on them
- Now, save the changes and relaunch Corsair iCUE
6] Uninstall Corsair iCUE
The final way is to uninstall the Corsair iCUE and reinstall it again. Before that check for updates in the Corsair iCUE settings and install them. If the issue is not fixed with that, uninstall it, delete all the temporary files, download it from Corsair’s official website, and install it on your PC.
These are the different ways using which you can fix the “No device detected” error on Corsair Utility Engine.
How do I fix No device detected iCUE?
You can fix the “No device detected” error on iCUE by implementing the suggested fixes like trying another USB port, restarting Corsair Utility Engine, updating USB drivers, changing BIOS Switch on the device, creating a new CUE profile, uninstalling Corsair iCUE, and reinstalling it.
Related read: Fix CorsairVBusDriver.sys Blue Screen error.