How to Sync Media Files from iTunes Library to iPhone?

Monica Pavtube

Jun 27, 2014 08:27 am / Posted by Monica Pavtube

What is the best and top ranking smart phone in the world? Undoubtedly, it is iPhone! Since the first iPhone was released in January 2007 by Apple’s former CEO Steve Jobs, Apple has made its global business more and more flourishing with the subsequent release of iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S/5C. And with the conclusion of WWDC 2014 this June, Apple released the new operating system iOS 8. Before this keynote, many people might have expected the release of iPhone 6, but it didn’t show up in this keynote. It is said that the new iPhone 6 will be released in September this year with a lot of attractive features.

If you got an iPhone, you must use iTunes frequently in your life, for it is where you can download, play, and organize audio and videos on your computers which run Mac OS X or Microsoft Windows operating system. Many of us may have no trouble transferring media files such as music, photos and movies from an iPhone to iTunes. But syncing media files from iTunes library to our iPhone is another question.

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How to transfer media files from iTunes library to iPhone?

Step 1. Open iTunes

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone to your Mac or Windows computer with a USB cable that comes together with your iPhone.

Step 3. Choose device “iPhone”

Click the dropdown menu near “iTunes Store” in the upper-right corner and choose device “iPhone.”

Step 4. Start syncing media files from your iTunes library to iPhone

In the “Summary” window, click tab “Sync” to automatically transfer media files in your iTunes library. If you just want to transfer some certain media file maybe a movie or a piece of music to your iPhone, please check the box “Manually manage music and videos” and then you can drag the specified media file from your iTunes library browser to the device icon “iPhone”.

Now you can having a good time viewing media files transferred from iTunes library on your iPhone.

If you got an iPad, you can also sync media files from iTunes to iPad. Or try syncing local contents on your Mac/PC to iTunes.