Why Some Songs Won't Sync from iTunes to My iPhone, iPad

Summary

Why some songs won't sync from iTunes to iPhone? We collected some feedback from our users and now provide this solution for you.

Kelly Woods

April 13, 2012

by

Follow @KellyWoods20

PhoneTrans Pro - A Brilliant Way to Expand iPhone, iPad & iTunes Library

PhoneTrans Pro - Best-value iPhone Transfer

Get Started Now with PhoneTrans Pro, and enjoy its fantastic values before reading this Why Some Songs Won't Sync from iTunes to iPhone guide.

Question: I have had the iPhone 4S for some time now, and I am frustrated with the fact I can't sync all of my music onto my iPhone. It's almost as if anything I purchased prior to getting the iPhone 4S will not sync. I have tried syncing all music, removing everything, restoring, and nothing works.

iTunes syncs fine with my iPod with no issues. No matter what I try about 200 of the 500 songs I am trying to sync are actually on my iPhone, yet all of them are on the iPod just fine. to the point I bought two of them a second time.

Analysis:

  • Double check if the songs on your iTunes library have same folder location as before. Sometimes iTunes does not indicate which songs it cannot find until you select them. Songs in your library that iTunes can't locate, won't be synced to your iPhone.
  • In iTunes when you select the iPhone 4S, go to the Music tab - is "Entire music library" selected? If so, go to Music (in your iTunes library), click on the check mark next to the "Name" column header (to sort by checked music) and scroll to the bottom. Any unchecked music won't sync.
    Why Some Songs Won't Sync from iTunes to iPhone

    Why Some Songs Won't Sync from iTunes to iPhone

Recommended Solution:

Apart from syncing devices, iTunes is also overhauled with iTunes Store, Media Player functions. So it's no wonder iTunes get everything well-organized. But at times, an iTunes alternative for iPhone may help you solve "Some songs won't sync from iTunes to iPhone" trouble, like PhoneTrans Pro.

PhoneTrans Pro is the ultimate solution to transfer iPhone, iPad, iPod touch music and movies to/from computer, iTunes library or between iOS devices. Far beyond an ordinary iPhone transfer, PhoneTrans Pro allows you to perfectly gear iPhone, iPad, iPod touch to computer or iTunes library. Take a Tour >

Submit Your Question to Us, Get an Answer within 24 hours Ask Your Question
What's Hot on FaceBook

More Related Articles You May Like

Share Your Thoughts With Us

Copyright © 2014 iMobie Inc. All rights reserved. iPod®, iPhone®, iPad®, iTunes® and Mac® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iMobie's software is not developed by or affiliated with Apple Inc.