How to Sync Apps to iPhone with iTunes


Do you have a clear idea about how to sync apps to your iPhone This article will easily guide you to transfer apps to iPhone with iTunes sync.


Sept. 07, 2016


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The iPhone, made with some native apps, such as FaceTime and Safari by Apple, features miniature mobile applications called apps. But those native apps are far from satisfying your demands, and that's why Apple allows you to download free and paid apps from iTunes Store. The iTunes works both with computer and iPhone, but apps purchased on your computer must be synced to your iPhone. Downloading apps directly to iPhone is pretty easy, Though what if you want to sync apps to your iPhone with iTunes? What should you do? Easy when you know how.

(You may also be interested in How to Organize Your iPhone Apps Better)

How to Sync Apps to Your iPhone via iTunes Step by Step

Tools you need to prepare: A computer and your iPhone with USB cable.

Step 1: If you don't have iTunes yet, download a free copy from Apple's website. iTunes works both for PC and Mac. Connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cord.

Step 2: Click your iPhone device icon in the left menu bar. Click the Apps tab in your iPhone info window. (If there's no left bar, click View > Show Sidebar)

Step 3: Check the Sync box. On the left side of the screen you can see all the apps you've downloaded to your computer. Click the Install button next to the app icon to sync it to your iPhone. Those unchecked apps remain on your computer and will not be transferred. (Check the Automatically Sync New Apps box to automatically copy your new apps every time you sync your iPhone.)

Step 4: Click Sync to get the selected app transferred. (Another guide is highly recommended to you"How to Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone")

How to sync apps to iPhone with iTunes

How to sync apps to iPhone with iTunes

Now, you've successfully transferred the apps from iTunes to your iPhone. On the right side of the screen, you can see the home screen of your iPhone and all the apps you have on it, including those you newly added from iTunes.

Do you think miscellaneous apps on the home screen look a little messy? What if too many apps make your iPhone much more sluggish? You can get help to optimize your iPhone by following the How to Speed Up an iPhone.

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