How to Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/SE/6S/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5 Easily

Part 1: Transfer Playlist to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/SE/6S/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5 via iTunes

iTunes is a good partner for iPhone users. When need to transfer playlists from iTunes to iPhone, the first tool you may think of is iTunes. To complete this, several steps are needed.

Step 1: Firstly, you need to connect your iPhone to your PC via a USB cable. iTunes will detect your iPhone and then display it in the starting window of iTunes. Please then click your iPhone to bring up its management window.

Step 2: Now, in order to transfer playlists, please click “Music” and tick Sync Music. You will then see a pop-up window, which shows 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.

Step 3: Lastly, you just need to tick the playlists that you want to sync and click “Apply” at the bottom-right corner of the interface. iTunes will then start to sync playlists for you by clicking Apply at the bottom-right corner of the interface.

Note: When transfer playlists with iTunes, you will need to remove all existing playlists before sync. It can not keep existing playlists you like when transferring more iTunes playlists to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/SE/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4.

Part 2: Copy Playlists from iTunes to iPhone with dr.fone – Transfer

From the above steps, you may aware that iTunes will remove all existing playlists from your iPhone before the sync. If you don’t want to lose your favorite playlists, a third party alternative is your good helper. Here I recommend you to try dr.fone – Transfer (iOS), which can transfer playlists from iTunes to iPhone without removing all existing ones. Here are steps for you, please follow me to have a try.

Step 1: At the very beginning, you need to download the dr.fone and then install it on your computer. Please just run it then to bring up the starting window, Click on “Transfer“. The program works well with Windows-based PC.

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Step 2: Now, please connect your iPhone to PC via a USB cable. dr.fone will detect your iPhone immediately and then display it in the starting window of the program. You can see your iPhone in the window. As it shows, all files on your iPhone are displayed in different categories, such as music, videos, playlist, photos, contacts and text messages.

Step 3: Now, you can start to transfer playlists. Please now Simply click “Transfer iTunes Media to Device“. Then you will see a new window, in which all iTunes playlists are checked by default. Please just keep the playlists you want to transfer and remove ticks before other playlists.

After these, click “OK”. The program will start to transfer playlists for you automatically. Please just wait for a few seconds. Later, you will find all information with the song such as ratings and play counts are also downloaded.

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