How to Fix Corsair iCUE No Devices Detected Error

Have you ever seen the Message NO DEVICE DETECTED. PLEASE CONNECT A DEVICE while running the Corsair iCUE app?

I think you are worried about your computer’s RGB components.


Don’t worry this is error is not a big deal.

In this post you will get the 100% working fixes for this error.

And you will be able to use iCUE smoothly with your hardware.

So, let’s start with the iCUE and It’s problem.

​What is iCUE?

iCUE is and application from CORSAIR which links all the iCUE compatible Corsair products together for controlling their RGB illumination and monitoring other gaming features.

This is a wonderful app to control almost all the components of a corsair build PC.


It’s also truth that:

This is the best RGB lighting controlling app so far.

But recently we are getting reports that:

This software doesn’t detect devices although they are iCUE compatible.

So, we have experimented and figure out the right solution for you.

Easiest Fix for iCUE Doesn’t Detected Devices Error

I have given 4 fixes here but the first one is the working fix which will definitely fix your issue.

The next steps are for you which are actually the requirements of iCUE to work properly.

It will be best for you if you go through all the steps to fix this error permanently.

So here are the steps:

Step-1: Updating your BIOS

Updating your Motherboard’s BIOS is a simple process.

Here are the steps:

  1. Identify your BIOS version First by opening Run by pressing Win Key + R then typing "msinfo32" and clicking OK.
  2. Now note down the manufacturer and BIOS information from BIOS version/date tab.
  3. Then go to the official website of the manufacturer and search for driver of your motherboard by model number.
  4. Download the latest BIOS from the list of drivers there.
  5. Once it is downloaded, run the .exe file.
  6. Finally, restart your PC.

Step-2: Switching the USB ports and RAM slots

People often find this error to be gone just after switching the USB ports they are using for your keyboard mouse or any other corsair iCUE compatible device.

Also RAM slots make troublesome in this case.

So, it’s better if you change the USB ports and RAM slots as well to fix this issue.

Step-3: Installing the Latest drivers

Sometimes backdated drivers can also cause problems like this.

And that’s why installing the latest drivers for all your devices is a good choice.

Atleast for fixing this error you’ll need to update the drivers of your iCUE compatible devices.


Here are the step:

  1. Go to control panel and then click on Device and Printers.
  2. Then select Device manager.
  3. Here you’ll need to update the drivers of keyboards, Mice and other pointing devices and Universal Serial bus controllers.
  4. To update them click on them and then right-click on the devices and select update driver.
  5. Choose Search Automatically for updated driver software.

NB: You will need stable internet connection for this step.

Step-4: Rebooting iCUE

Although it’s easy this step is a must for fixing the error.

So for rebooting iCUE you will need to do the followings:


1.Open Task Manager first.
2.In the Process tab you will need to find iCUE and some other apps named with corsair.service in the list of Background Processes.
3. Right-click on them and select End Task.
4.After this close the task manager and open the iCUE app.
5.Now go to settings tab and below the ICUE SETTINGS section you will find a Restart button. Click on that and you are good to go.


Question: Why am I seeing no device detected in iCUE app?

Answer: The main two reasons are for Backdated BIOS, faulty drivers and other lightning apps blocking iCUE from doing its work.

Question: Why is my corsair RGB memory not syncing with aura sync?
Here’s how to enable Aura Sync Control for Corsair RGB Memory( Aura Synccorsair RGB memory )

Question: Why to use aura sync iCUE plugin?
Answer: To control your existing corsair RGB components with aura sync.

Final Thoughts

This is really frustrating that:

A trustworthy app shows annoying error like not device connected.

But you are lucky that at least it has a working solution.

If the process didn’t worked for some reason then be sure to go through step 2-4 and then do step 1 again. It will surely work.

Let us know down in the comment section by giving us feedback.

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