Transfer Playlist from iTunes to an iPhone
How do you transfer a playlist from iTunes to iPhone
I just got a new iPhone 5, and I was putting together playlists on iTunes, hoping to add playlist from iTunes to iPhone 5, but failed. I don't know how to do it. Any idea? My iPhone runs in iOS 6.
As it's known to all, iTunes can transfer playlists in it to your iPhone. The operation is simple. Open iTune and use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to the PC. When your iPhone is shown in the left sidebar of the iTunes window, click your iPhone to show its management window. Click Music and tick Sync Music. A dialog pops up, telling you whether you to remove the current audio and video files on your iPhone and sync the one from iTunes. Click Remove and Sync. Then, tick the playlists you want to sync. Start the sync by clicking Apply at the bottom right corner.
Copy iTunes Playlists to iPhone with a third party tool
It seems easy, right? However, you have to look reality in the face that iTunes will remove all the existing playlists on your iPhone before the sync. What a pity it is. If you want to keep the existing playlists and transfer the new ones, I suggest you to try the Wondershare TunesGo. It's the best iTunes companion. It does what iTunes can't. With it, only in 2 steps, you'll successfully transfer playlist from iTunes to iPhone without any hassle.
Copy playlist from iTunes to iPhone with TunesGo!
Step 1. Connect the iPhone to the Windows PC
First, install and run TunesGo on your PC. It works well on Windows PC. Use the USB cable that comes with the iPhone to connect the iPhone to the Windows PC. Once they're connected, the iTunes companion will instantly detect your iPhone. And then you will find that content on your iPhone, like music, videos, playlist, photos, contacts, text messages, are displayed in the left directory tree of the primary window.
Note: Before using TunesGo, please ensure you've installed iTunes on your computer. Only with iTunes installed, TunesGo works properly.
Step 2. Copy playlist to iPhone
To copy playlist from iTunes to iPhone with the song information, like ratings, play counts, you should click Playlist on the left directory tree. When the playlist management window appears on the right. Click the little inverted triangle under Add – the first button at the top line.
When the drop-down list pops up, select Add iTunes Playlist. This will bring up a small window. By default, all iTunes playlists are checked. You can remove the ticks before your unwanted playlists. Then, click OK. This iTunes to iPhone transfer begins to stream iTunes playlist to your iPhone. During the playlist transferring , you should keep your iPhone connected with your PC.
Bingo! This is how to transfer playlists from iTunes to iPhone. It's very easy to achieve your goal, right? Try Wondershare TunesGo to copy playlist to iPhone from iTunes!