How to Copy iPhone Music Ratings & Play Counts to iTunes

"iPhone does not sync play counts and ratings back to iTunes while I use a third-party tool to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes. I am wondering any guy know such kind of problem and offer a solution. I don't want to lose any info for these songs while playing them on my PC." -Mirabelle

If you're like the above user who can't get songs ratings and play counts off iPhone to iTunes, it will bring you some troubles to enjoy music both on PC and iPhone. In this article, we share with you an easy way to copy iPhone music to iTunes with ratings and play counts. Read on to get the solution.

Step 1. Download TunesGo Retro

Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows) is the tool that we're going to use to transfer songs from iPhone to iTunes with music ratings and play counts. It's a professional tool which is specially designed for users to transfer music between iOS device and PC. With it, while copying music to iTunes, music ratings and play counts are copied as well. Now it's fully compatible with almost all the popular Windows operating system. See details here.

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Step 2. Connect iPhone with PC

Use the USB cable that iPhone comes with to connect iPhone with PC and launch TunesGo Retro. This iPhone tool will detect your iPhone and display iPhone info in the primary window like the below screenshot.

transfer iPhone music ratings to itunes

Wondershare TunesGo Retro supports all iPhone models running in iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 7,  iOS 5 and iOS 6. The only thing you should ensure is that you've installed iTunes on your computer before using TunesGo Retro. This iPhone app only works while iTunes is installed.

Step 3. Transfer music from iPhone to iTunes with ratings and play counts

From the left side of primary window, you can see "Media" item. Click Media, and in the new window, click Music. Select wanted music, and click Export to > Export to iTunes Library.

transfer iPhone music play counts to itunes

Only when music is transferred to iTunes Library, music ratings and play counts will be copied to iTunes Library as well. If you copy music to a local folder on your computer, then you'll lose the music rating and play count.

See how easy it is to transfer music to iTunes Library with music rating and play count. With this way, you'll manage your most favorite or not-so-favorite songs easily and conveniently.

Try Wondershare TunesGo Retro right now!

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