How to Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone

Summary

If you want to transfer iTunes playlist to your iPhone, you have come to the right page. You will get two options after reading this guide.

Maureen Chen

Sep. 13, 2016

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There are many different playlists on iTunes, including your personal ones. Actually you can select a certain playlist to enjoy with your iPhone as you like. After knowing how to transfer playlist from iTunes to iPhone, you'll be entertained by the following conveniences:

1. Copy your favorite playlists from iTunes to iPhone;

2. Skip over songs you don't want to listen to;

3. Enjoy your best like music with your iPhone whenever and wherever.

Get your passion ignited and itch to try it yourself? Don't worry, before let's go to see exactly how to transfer playlist from iTunes to iPhone, you can also give a check on this tried-and-true iTunes tips: How Can I Put My Music from iPhone back to iTunes, while Keeping all Playlists >

Also Read:

How to Transfer Data from Old iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus >

How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus >

Part 1. How to Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone via AnyTrans

AnyTrans is said to be the most effective iTunes alternative tool to manage the whole iTunes library as well as the content on iPhone.

  • It extracts your iTunes Library and displays the content in it like music, playlist, movies, TV Shows, audiobooks, ringtones, etc.
  • It is safe and easy to transfer playlist from iTunes to iPhone, because AnyTrans won't erase any existing content on your iPhone.
  • It allows you to transfer music, playlist, movies, ringtones, and more from iPhone to iTunes, to computer hard drive or to a USB flash drive.
  • It helps copy songs from one iPhone to another directly.

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Step 1. Open AnyTrans, and connect your iPhone to computer. Click on iTunes Library.

Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone with AnyTrans

Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone with AnyTrans

Step 2. Here you will see the content in iTunes Library, click on the Playlist button, and choose the playlist you want to transfer to your iPhone, then click the To Device button on the right hand corner.

Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone with AnyTrans

Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone with AnyTrans

If you just get a new iPhone 7/7 Plus, you can read this post firstly, which will guide you to transfer everything you need(not only music and playlist)from the old iPhone to the new one.

You May Like: How to Backup iTunes Library to an External Drive >

Part 2. How to Transfer Playlist from iTunes to iPhone via iTunes

1. Connect your iPhone to computer, and launch iTunes if it doesn't open automatically. As is shown, all the playlists on iTunes are on the left side.

2. Then, click "iPhone" on the top of iTunes. Some of you may prefer the old look of the iTunes. If so, go to the View menu and select Show Sidebar (Ctrl + S) to show the left side of the window that displays all media libraries.

3. Click Music, then choose "Sync Music", "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres" and target playlist > Click "Apply" below to start sync.

How to Transfer Playlist to iPhone with iTunes – Step 3

How to Transfer Playlist to iPhone with iTunes – Step 3

4. After iPhone Sync, if you want to check whether the playlist has been copied to your iPhone, click "On this iPhone" on the top. Then you will see the newly added playlist on your iPhone.

Important Note: When syncing playlists from iTunes to iPhone via iTunes, you will lose the existing songs, movies, TV Shows, Books, etc., just like the following screen shows.

Syncing Playlist to iTunes Will Erase Existing iOS Contents

Syncing Playlist to iTunes Will Erase Existing iOS Contents

Also Read: How to Add Music to iPhone 6 >

The Bottom Line

As you can see, with the help of AnyTrans, it is easy enough to transfer playlist from iTunes to iPhone, and doesn't erase any previous iPhone data or files. Absolutely, AnyTrans can do more than this. It also can be used as an iPhone iPad data management tool to transfer iOS contents from iDevice to computer for backup in case of data loss. Why Not Download and Try It Now >

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