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iPhone 5s Can't Play MP4 Files? Solved

You may feel surprised when you faill to play MP4 files on iPhone 5s. It's true. Sometimes, we can't add MP4 files to iTunes, let alone sync MP4 to iPhone 5s. That's because MP4 files can be compressed in different ways and only MP4 files compressed in MPEG-4 or H.264 can be fully supported by Apple products. For those MP4 files that can't be played on iPhone 5s, you need video conversion. For this, Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ) is a great help.

It directly offers you an optimized video format for iPhone 5s. The video format is fully compatible with iPhone 5s. By converting your MP4 files to this directly-optimized format, you'll be able to play these MP4 files on iPhone 5s without any trouble. And the operation is extremely easy. Also, the video conversion speed and video output effect is very amazing. Just follow this guide below step by step.

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1Import MP4 to this MP4 video to iPhone 5s video converter

Open this app, and you'll enter into its Convert interface. Then, go to the top-left corner of this interface, and click the convert mp4 for iphone 5s button there. Now, this app will guide you to import your local MP4 files to this app for video conversion. All added AVI files will be listed in this app, as shown in the figure below.

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2Choose iPhone 5s as the output format

This app offers you an optimzed presetting for iPhone 5s. As long as you choose it as the output format, the output files will be 100% compatible with your iPhone 5s.

Click the Format image icon on the right side of the main interface, and you'll enter into its output format window. Then, hit the “Device” tab, go to the “Apple” category, and choose “iPhone 5s” under this category.

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3Convert MP4 to iPhone 5s

Go to the bottom-right corner of this MP4 to iPhone 5s Video Converter ’s main interface, and click the Convert button there. Now, you can see this app is converting your video files, with the green progress bars shown. A short while later, all tasks can be done.

Can't iphone 5s play mp4

4Play MP4 on iPhone 5s smoothly

Now, you need to transfer the output files to your iPhone 5s for enjoyment. First, click the Open Folder button at the bottom of the interface to locate these converted files. Secondly, run iTunes, and import these files to iTunes library. At last, plug your iPhone 5s into your computer, and then sync them to the device. That's all.

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