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How do you transfer a playlist from iTunes to iPhone

"I 've 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 on iOS 6".

As it's known to all, iTunes can transfer playlists to your iPhone. The operation is simple. Open iTunes and use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to the PC. When your iPhone is shown on the left-hand side of the iTunes window, click your iPhone to show its management window. Click Music and tick Sync Music. A dialog will then pop up telling you whether you'll like 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 that you want to sync. Start the sync by clicking Apply at the bottom-right corner of the interface.

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It seems easy, right? However, you're faced with the harsh reality that iTunes will remove all of the existing playlists on your iPhone before the sync. What a pity that'll be? If you would like to keep the existing playlists and transfer only the new ones, I'll suggest you to try out the Wondershare TunesGo. It's the best iTunes companion as it's capable of doing what iTunes can't. You'll successfully transfer the playlist from iTunes to your iPhone without any hassle in just 2 steps!

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Step 1. Connect the iPhone to the Windows PC

First, install and run TunesGo on your PC. It works well on a Windows-based PC. Use the USB cable that comes with the iPhone to connect the iPhone to the your PC. Once it's connected, TunesGo will instantly detect your iPhone. You will then be able to view the contents on your iPhone such as music, videos, playlist, photos, contacts and text messages displayed on the left-hand side directory tree of the primary window.

Note: Before using TunesGo, please ensure you've installed iTunes on your computer. TunesGo will only work properly if iTunes had been installed.

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Step 2. Copy playlist to iPhone

To copy playlist from iTunes to iPhone with the song information such as ratings and play counts, you need to click Playlist on the left-hand side directory tree. Click the little inverted triangle under Add – the first button at the top line when the playlist management window appears on the right.

When the drop-down list opens up, select Add iTunes Playlist. This will bring up a small window. By default, all iTunes playlists are checked. You can remove the ticks if you wish to select the playlists manually. Then, click OK. This will initiate iTunes to iPhone to begin the transfer of your iTunes playlist to your iPhone. During the transfer, make sure you keep your iPhone connected with your PC.

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That's right! Only 2 simple steps required to transfer playlists from iTunes to your iPhone. Try it out now!

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