Transfer playlist from iPhone to music app

iTunes is one of Apples most popular apps used for playing and managing media. Among numerous options, iTunes can sync your playlists with your iPhone. This allows you to quickly transfer your music to your device.

How To Add a Playlist to an iPhone from iTunes

If youre interested in learning how to add playlists to your iPhone, weve got you covered. In this article, well provide a step-by-step guide on how to do it, along with other valuable information you should know.

How to Transfer a Playlist From iTunes to an iPhone XR

  1. Open the iTunes app on your computer.
  2. Connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable.
  3. Inside iTunes, check if your device is selected.
  4. Tap Music.
  5. Tap Sync music.
  6. Tap Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres.
  7. Choose the playlists you want to sync.
  8. Tap Apply. It may take some time before your playlists are synced.

How to Transfer a Playlist From iTunes to an iPhone XR Using a Third-Party App

You can quickly transfer a playlist from iTunes to an iPhone XR using AnyTrans. If you dont like using iTunes for syncing your playlists, AnyTrans is a great alternative.

  1. Download AnyTrans to your computer and open it.
  2. Connect your iPhone XR to your computer using a USB cable.
  3. Click on the iTunes library button within AnyTrans.
  4. Select the playlists you want to transfer.
  5. Tap the To device button at the top-right corner.

How to Transfer a Playlist From iTunes to an iPhone Without Syncing

If you want to avoid syncing when transferring playlists from iTunes to your iPhone, follow the steps below:

  1. Connect your iPhone to the computer.
  2. If iTunes doesnt launch automatically, open it.
  3. Tap the device icon.
  4. Tap Summary.
  5. Disable automatic sync.
  6. Tap Manually manage music and videos.
  7. Tap Apply.
  8. Tap Devices.
  9. Tap Music.
  10. Drag and drop music from iTunes to your iPhone.

Besides disabling automatic syncing, you can use third-party apps to transfer playlists to your iPhone. These apps allow you to transfer files without deleting the existing ones from your iPhone. You can use previously mentioned apps such as AnyTrans or WinX MediaTrans.

How to Transfer a Playlist From iTunes to an iPhone 8

This is the easiest way to transfer a playlist from iTunes to an iPhone 8.

  1. If you dont have it already, download and install the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
  2. Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable.
  3. Open iTunes on your computer and look for the iPhone icon to ensure a connection.
  4. Tap Music.
  5. Tap Sync music.
  6. Tap Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres.
  7. Select the playlists you want to transfer.
  8. Tap Apply. It may take some time before your playlists are synced.

After youve set up syncing using a USB cable, you can customize iTunes settings and switch to syncing using Wi-Fi:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB.
  2. Open iTunes and look for the icon to make sure your iPhone is connected.
  3. Tap Summary on the left side of the window.
  4. Tap Sync with this (device) over Wi-Fi.
  5. Tap Apply.
  6. The device will automatically sync whenever its on the same network as your computer, plugged in, and iTunes is open.

Although transferring playlists using iTunes is simple and free, it can have its drawbacks. Many people have complained that the synced data deleted their current data, that the files werent transferred, etc. However, despite these complaints, iTunes remains popular.

How to Transfer a Playlist From iTunes to an iPhone 7

  1. If you dont have iTunes already, download and install its latest version on your computer.
  2. Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable.
  3. Open iTunes on your computer and locate the iPhone icon to make sure its connected.
  4. Tap Music.
  5. Tap Sync music.
  6. Tap Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres.
  7. Select the playlists you want to transfer.
  8. Tap Apply. It might take some time before your playlists are synced.

After youve set up syncing using a USB cable, you can switch to syncing using Wi-Fi:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer.
  2. Open iTunes and make sure your iPhone is connected.
  3. Tap Summary on the left side of the window.
  4. Tap Sync with this (device) over Wi-Fi.
  5. Tap Apply.
  6. The device will automatically sync whenever its on the same network as your computer, plugged in, and iTunes is open.

Additional FAQs

Can I Import a Playlist From iPhone to iTunes?

If youve accidentally deleted a playlist from iTunes, but you still have it on your iPhone, dont worry. You can import it from your iPhone to iTunes by following the steps below:

1. Connect your iPhone to the computer.

2. Launch iTunes if it doesnt open automatically.

3. In the Devices section, select the playlist you wish to import.

4. Tap File.

5. Tap Library.

6. Tap Export playlist.

7. Name the playlist and tap Save.

8. Under Library, tap Songs.

9. Tap File.

10. Tap Library.

11. Tap Import playlist.

12. Select the file you created.

You can also use one of several third-party apps that allow you to transfer playlists from iTunes to your iPhone and vice versa, such as AnyTrans or WinX MediaTrans. Besides playlists, you can also transfer photos, videos, and other files.

Why Cant I Transfer iTunes Music to iPhone Successfully?

If youre having problems transferring music to iPhone, there are a few things you should check to establish the problem:

· Check the available space this is one of the most common reasons for an unsuccessful transfer. Before transferring playlists, always check how much available space you have on your phone:

1. Go to Settings.

2. Tap General.

3. Tap Usage.

4. Tap Storage.

· Check the Sync button before choosing the playlists you want to transfer to your iPhone, you should always ensure the Sync button is checked. If not, transferring wont be possible.

· Update iTunes Apple frequently updates its programs, including iTunes. If you cant transfer iTunes music to iPhone, check if you have the latest version of the app:

1. Open iTunes.

2. Tap Help.

3. Tap Check for updates.

Enjoy Your Music With iTunes

iTunes features numerous interesting options for managing your files, including syncing your playlists between different devices. Learning how to add playlists to your iPhone allows you to always have your favorite tunes saved on your device. Besides using iTunes, you can use different third-party apps if you want to avoid deleting existing files.

Do you often use iTunes? What is your favorite option? Tell us in the comment section below.

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