How to Download and Install iTunes 12.6.3 to Replace iTunes 12.7
Want to install iTunes 12.6.3 to replace iTunes 12.7 but don’t know how? Read on this post to learn how to install iTunes 12.6.3 to replace iTunes 12.7 with no effort.
Have a try on this professional iPhone ringtones maker and iOS data manager to easily transfer the ringtones you like to your iPhone without iTunes. Just 1 click is needed.
The latest iTunes version – iTunes 12.7 removed two popular features: iOS App Store and ringtones, which made it inaccessible for iOS users to manage apps with an iPhone or iPad connected to computer, or transfer ringtones to iPhone with iTunes. A large number of iTunes users are frustrated about this redesign.
Fortunately, Apple has quietly announced iTunes 12.6.3 as an alternative version to retain the ability to access App Store and transfer ringtones. But it is worth mentioning that Apple will not provide technical support for iTunes 12.6.3, only for the latest iTunes 12.7. To get back the ability to manage apps with devices connected to computer and transfer ringtones via iTunes, now, let’s check how to install iTunes 12.6.3 to replace iTunes 12.7.
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Apple said in its support page: "You won’t be prompted to download new versions of iTunes after you install this version." That’s to say, once iTunes 12.6.3 is installed on your computer, you will no longer receive notifications to update to future versions.
How to Install iTunes 12.6.3 and Replace iTunes 12.7
Step 1. Download iTunes 12.6.3.
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For Windows 32: Download Here >
For Windows 64: Download Here >
Step 2. After the download completes, open it > Double-click Install iTunes as the screenshot shows.
How to Install iTunes 12.6.3 – Step 2
Step 3. Click Continue > Read what’s new in iTunes and click Continue > Install > Enter your user password > Click Close button after the installation is finished. The iTunes version on your computer should be iTunes 12.6.3 now.
How to Install iTunes 12.6.3 – Step 3
If you receive a message shows you "The files ‘iTunes Library.itl’ cannot be read because it was created by newer version of iTunes…" when installing iTunes 12.6.3, do not click Download iTunes. Just go to the App folder and find iTunes icon, then hold down the Option key (Shift key on Windows) and click Create Library to create a new library.
Part 2. How to Transfer Ringtones to iPhone in 1 Click
When using iTunes to transfer ringtones to iPhone, it will take many steps and lots of your time. iTunes 12.6.3 also has lots of restrictions. If you choose to install iTunes 12.6.3 and replace iTunes 12.7 just for the needs of transferring ringtones, then you have a better choice. AnyTrans can help you complete the job in 1 click.
As the #1 iOS data transfer, AnyTrans is simpler and more efficient than iTunes. It supports transferring both purchased and non-purchased ringtones from iTunes/iDevices/Mac/PC to iPhone, and vice versa. The primary one is that, unlike iTunes, it will not erase any existing data on your iPhone. Also, it allows you to preview and select the ringtones you prefer to move to iPhone. And here we will take transfer ringtones from iPhone to iPhone for example.
Step 1. Download AnyTrans and install it on your Mac/PC > Launch it > Connect both the two iPhones to the computer via USB cables > Go to category page as the screenshot shows to you.
How to Transfer Ringtones from iPhone to iPhone – Step 1
Step 2. Click Audio > Choose Ringtones.
How to Transfer Ringtones from iPhone to iPhone – Step 2
Step 3. Preview and select the ringtones you prefer > Click on To Device button on the upper right corner to begin the transferring process.
How to Transfer Ringtones from iPhone to iPhone – Step 3
AnyTrans is also a professional ringtones maker. You just need to select and transfer the songs, videos or audio files you like to iPhone, then they will be converted to ringtones on your iPhone automatically. To get more details, refer to: How to Make An iTunes Song A Ringtone on iPhone.
The Bottom Line
With above detailed steps, you may have successfully installed iTunes 12.6.3 and replaced iTunes 12.7 on your computer. And as you can see from above, AnyTrans can be the most ideal tool to transfer ringtones to iPhone. So, just give it a try now.
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