How to Transfer music, playlist and videos from iPhone to iTunes
My old computer crashed and now I get a new one to replace it. I want to transfer all my music files from my iPhone back to computer before syncing it again. But Apple blocks us from transferring music and songs back to iTunes in order to protect copyright music. How should I transfer songs from iPhone to iTunes?
Sometimes, you are in great need of transferring media to iTunes. Maybe, you have some beautiful songs on your iPhone 5, and intend to transfer them to iTunes. Maybe, you reinstall the latest iTunes after a computer crash, so you want to sync your iPhone music and videos to iTunes again. Maybe, you just want to make a backup. Well, it’s a piece of cake to transfer music and videos from iTunes to iPhone. Conversely, transferring music, videos and playlists from iPhone to new iTunes, it turns out to be difficult. That’s because Apple has made a rule that you can move media from iTunes to iPhone, iPad or iPod, not the way back.
To make a data transfer between iPhone and iTunes, you can try Wondershare TunesGo (Windows) or Wonershare TunesGo (Mac). as a powerful iPhone to iTunes transfer, you can transfer music, videos, playlists, iTunes U, Podcast and audiobook to iTunes.
Note: At present, the Mac version doesn’t let you transfer videos and playlists from iPhone to iTunes. Besides, check supported iPhones here.
In the following tutorial, we will introduce you the easy steps with the Windows version. If you use the Mac version, you can also go through the steps below.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer
At the beginning, install and launch this iPhone to iTunes transfer. Then connect your iPhone to your computer via a USB cable. This program will detect your iPhone immediately after it’s connected. Then your iPhone will appear on the main interface.
Step 2. Transfer music, videos and playlists from iPhone to iTunes
To transfer music, you just need to click “Copy iDevices to iTunes” – the first button at the bottom line in the primary window. Click "Start". Remove the marks before videos, audiobook, iTunes U, Podcast and more. Then click "Copy to iTunes".
Then, click "Media" in the left column. In the media window, there are many items in the top line. Click "Music" to open the music window. After choosing your wanted songs, you should click the inverted triangle under "Export to">"Export to iTunes Library".
Well, you can also click "Smart Export to iTunes". It will only export songs that aren’t in iTunes library.
If you have a Mac, you can try the Mac version to transfer music from iPhone to your iTunes on your Mac.
In the media window, click "Movies" to bring up the movie window. Then select movies you want to export and then click the triangle under "Export to" to choose "Export to iTunes Library".
Note: If you want to sync Podcast, iTunes U and more, you can follow the steps above.
If you want to export your favorite playlist, click "Playlists" in the left panel. In the playlist window, select the playlists and click the little triangle under "Export to" to select "Export to iTunes Library".
Well, it’s so easy to sync iPhone to new iTunes. Now, open your iTunes and enjoy media on the go!
TunesGo is really a powerful and useful program. Besides transferring data from iPhone to iTunes, you can even backup all data to your computer. Download and use it, and you will find many more good features.