How to Transfer Apps from Computer to iPhone or iPad Easily

How to put apps on iPhone or iPad? If you are looking for ways to download apps from computer to iPhone, you can find the solution here.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 23, 2021

Apps on iPhone and iPad play an important way in our daily life, from an interesting game app to a productive office app, our Apple life become funny and easy with these wonderful applications. There is the possibility that you download an app from iTunes store, and want to sync it to your iPhone or iPad.

If you are unwilling to use the tedious iTunes program, and do not want to lose any iOS data, you can find another alternative way to put apps on your iPhone/iPad here. Now I will show you an easy and quick way to transfer apps from computer to your iPhone or iPad in just few steps. Read on this guide to put apps on your iPhone or iPad.

How to Put Apps on iPhone

How to Put Apps on iPhone

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Also Read: How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to iPhone >

How to Transfer Apps from PC to iPhone?

To transfer apps from PC to iPhone, you need the following tools:

  • An iPhone or iPad;
  • An iPhone /iPad USB cable;
  • A PC or Mac computer with apps you want to add to your device;
  • An iPhone/iPad content manager, AnyTrans.

What is AnyTrans? AnyTrans is an all-in-one iOS content manager that is designed to manage & transfer almost all of your iPhone/iPad/iPod content, including apps, books, music, photos, videos, notes, contacts, messages etc. It breaks the limitation of iTunes, and allows you to transfer iOS content back to your computer, and to another iOS device. What’s more, AnyTrans gives you the access to iCloud backup, and even download the items to computer, including app data, contacts, messages, notes, call history etc.

Now download AnyTrans and install it on your computer, then follow the steps below to download apps from computer to iPhone. There are two versions of AnyTrans for you: Windows and Mac.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 1. Run AnyTrans on your computer, and connect your iPhone or iPad to the PC or Mac computer. Click Device Manager button > Choose Apps from iOS content box.

Click on Apps under Main Category Page

Click on Apps under Main Category Page

Step 2. After you enter the Apps manage page, click the “+” button on the top-right of this window, and browse the apps from your computer, then click “Open” to start transferring.

Download Apps From PC to iPhone

Download Apps From PC to iPhone

It just supports installing local apps in *.ipa format.

Also Read: How to Free up Space on iPhone by Removing App Caches >

How to Install App on iPhone from PC?

To install the app to iPhone from PC, you can turn to AppTrans. With this amazing app tool, you can either transfer apps from another mobile device, or install your favorite app directly from your computer. Freely download AppTrans on your computer and install the app from your computer.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 1. Download and install AppTrans on your computer > Open the program and click on App Install and Install Now.

Tap App Install and Install Now

Tap App Install and Install Now

Step 2. Once you’ve connected your device to the computer, click on the add files button to drag and drop app files from your computer.

Select the App to Install

Select the App to Install

Step 3. Navigate to the app files on your computer and open them.

Navigate and Open the App

Navigate and Open the App

Step 4. Wait for AppTrans to install the app to your device.

Wait for Installing the App

Wait for Installing the App

Step 5. Once you have seen the App installation completed page on the screen, your mobile phone will receive a message,  asking you to allow AppTrans to install apps on your phone.

App Installation Permission

App Installation Permission

The Bottom Line

There is no excuse for you not to get an iOS content manager to make your Apple life simpler and smarter, and AnyTrans is the way to go. Any questions on this guide or AnyTrans is warmly welcomed, please be free to contact us. If this guide is helpful, why not share it with your friends now.

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Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.

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