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How Can I Transfer Playlists from iTunes to iPhone?

Q: I have downloaded and purchased some songs that I really like in iTunes on computer but I find that I cannot listen to them on my iPhone. How can I transfer them to my phone so I can enjoy them on iPhone whenever I want? Thanks in advance!

Are you disturbed by the same problem as the above users? Actually, you are not the only one who wants to transfer the playlists from iTunes to iPhone but fail. However, you have no need of feeling upset about it cause there must be some solutions when problems come out. So, to help you solve this kind of problem, 2 ways to sync iTunes playlists to iPhone will be shown in this article and you can make an attempt.

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Part 1. The Best Way to Transfer Playlists from iTunes to iPhone

Normally, in order to move iTunes playlists, select a third-party software to be your assistant would be more convenient and rapid. Here, iTunes to iPhone Transfer would be strongly suggested for you. This is a professional program which is designed to accomplish the transferring process between iTunes and iPhone. You can use it to solve almost all issue about iTunes transmission. Just have a try and you won't be disappointed.

The Functions of the Tool:

1. Transfer iTunes media to iPhone, iPad, iPod, including music, videos, photos and so on.

2. Rebuild iTunes Library.

3. Backup photos to computer easily.

4. Realize the data transmission between two phones, no matter the phones you used are Android device or iPhone.

Now let's begin our playlists transmission!

Step 1. Download and install the program on your computer. Then connect your iPhone with the computer with USB cable.

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Step 2. Launch the tool on your PC and it will detect the connected iPhone automatically. Next a pop-up window will appear to ask you trust the computer on your device. Just click on "Trust" and tap "Continue" to complete the connection between your phone and the computer.

Step 3. After the detection, you click on the "Transfer iTunes Media to iPhone" mode.

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Step 4. After entering the mode, you need to find the playlists that you want to transfer and check them. Next click "Start" to transfer them to iPhone.

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Now, you can enjoy all the songs you like on your iPhone anytime and anywhere as you like.

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Part 2. Use iTunes to Sync Playlists to iPhone

If you don't want to download or use any third-party program, you can select to sync the iTunes playlists to your iPhone via iTunes. However, by using this means, you will lose the existing songs, movies, TV shows, etc. If you would not like to lose anything in your phone, you'd better choose the first way.

Step 1. Link your iPhone to computer and launch iTunes. Then you can see all the playlists on iTunes are listed in the left pane. Here if your iPhone fails to be recognized by iTunes, you can go to this page to get the solution.

Step 2. Open the manual manage mode by going to Settings> Summary> Options> Manually manage music and videos. Then a popup will appear to hint you that all the existing content on your iPhone will be replaced with content from your iTunes Library. If you are sure about that, click on "Remove and Sync" to go on.

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Step 3. Click on the icon of iPhone and tap on "Music". Next choose "Sync Music"> "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres". Then go to "Playlists" below and check the data that you want to move. Finally click "Apply" to sync the playlists to iPhone.

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If you want to check whether the playlists have been copied to your phone, you can tap "On this iPhone" on to top. Then you will see the newly added playlists in the list if you complete the transferring process successfully.

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