2 Quick Ways to Add Playlist to iPhone X/8 (Plus)

This article covers two quick ways to add playlist to iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus with/without iTunes.

By Abby Walsh | Posted on: Jan. 26, 2018, Last Updated: Aug. 30, 2018
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The iPhone 8 (Plus) and iPhone X have brought many amazing new features and innovative improvements with new iOS 11, so many users have updated to an iPhone 8 or iPhone X to enjoy more pleasure. After getting the new iPhone 8/X, there are many users wondering how to add playlist to iPhone 8 and iPhone X without trouble.

At this time, you may firstly think of iTunes to add playlist to iPhone 8/X with ease. But syncing with iTunes will erase all existing media data like music, movies and tones from iPhone let alone that iTunes is quite confusing to fresh hands. So here we’d like to show you a non-iTunes way called AnyTrans for iOS, which can help you add playlist to iPhone 8/X without any data loss.

Also Read: How to Add Music to iPhone 8/X >

Part 1. How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8 (Plus)/X with iTunes

While adding playlist to iPhone 8/X with iTunes, all you existing music, movies, TV shows, books and tones will be erased from iPhone and replaced with the content in iTunes library. Now follow the steps to add playlist to iPhone 8/X with iTunes.

Step 1 Connect your iPhone 8 (Plus)/X to your computer > launch iTunes if it doesn’t pop out automatically > click on the Device icon.

Step 2 Click on Music > Sync Music > Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres. Scroll down to Playlists, and then select the playlists you want to transfer from iTunes to iPhone 8 (Plus)/X, click Apply.

How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8/X via iTunes

How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8/X via iTunes

If you don’t want to lose any data on your iPhone 8 or iPhone X, then there is a non-iTunes way recommended for you. All you need is an iPhone data transfer like AnyTrans for iOS to help you add the playlist to iPhone 8/X without erasing any current data. Move to the Part 2 to get more detailed information.

Part 2. How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8 (Plus)/X without iTunes Sync

To copy playlist to iPhone 8/X without data erasing, AnyTrans for iOS is definitely a great helper to make it within steps. Check some main features of it below:

1. Supports adding playlist to iPhone 8/X from iTunes library or computer, and it won’t erase any existing data on your iPhone 8 or iPhone X.

2. Also enables to transfer other data like music, movies, books, messages, contacts, bookmarks, call logs and etc. from iPhone to computer, from computer to iPhone and from Android to iPhone.

3. Allows you to manage your iTunes and iCloud backup content in a simple way, and you can view them in details before exporting them.

Now let’s download and install AnyTrans for iOS to your Windows/Mac computer and then follow the steps below to add playlist to iPhone 8/X without iTunes.

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Step 1 Run AnyTrans for iOS on your computer and connect your iPhone 8 or iPhone X via a USB cable. Click on iTunes library.

How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8/X without iTunes – Step 1

How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8/X without iTunes – Step 1

Step 2 Then you’ll see all content in iTunes library > click on Playlist and then select the playlists you want to add to iPhone 8/X > click To Device button.

How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8/X without iTunes – Step 2

How to Add Playlist to iPhone 8/X without iTunes – Step 2

The Bottom Line

As you see, it only takes two simple steps to add playlist to iPhone 8/X with the help of AnyTrans for iOS, and you can get rid of the hassle of using iTunes. Why not get it now and start a free trial >

Abby Walsh

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan and a horror movie lover. Always be willing to solve all kinds of Apple-related issues as well as Android's.

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