How to Send Videos from Laptop to iPhone iPad

How to copy a video from your laptop to iPhone? iTunes failed to sync movies to your iPhone and don’t know how? Read this guide to get two ways in minutes.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Jan. 02, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 19, 2018
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AnyTrans for iOS is a full-way iPhone file transfer. Download it to try it for free, and then read this post to learn how to use it to copy videos and more from laptop to iPhone iPad.

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Question, “I want to transfer videos from laptop to my new bought iPhone 6, but after trying to use iTunes, can’t sync, what can I do to solve this issue and copy files to my device? iPhone 6, iOS 9.1 .”

When we go out for a long trip, we’d like to import some movies/videos to the iPhone or iPad for killing time. iTunes might be the first option that comes to your mind, but you should know that there are some restrictions of it:

In this guide, we will firstly show you how to copy videos from laptop your iPhone without iTunes (with an iTunes alternative), and in the end we also show you how to do that with iTunes if you still want the typical way.

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Tool We Will Use

AnyTrans for iOS is said to be the most powerful iTunes alternative program that makes syncing data easy and quick. It manages to transfer videos from laptop to iPhone/iPad/iPod touch without erasing data. You won’t need to worry that the videos cannot by added or played on your iDevice for it automatically convert the videos (AVI, WMA, MKV, FLV, etc.) to iPhone supported format.

How to Transfer Videos from Laptop to iPhone

Step 1Download AnyTrans for iOS, install and run it on laptop. Connect your iPhone to computer. Under Device Manager, click button to manage your iPhone content by category.

Move Videos from Laptop to iPhone – Step 1

Move Videos from Laptop to iPhone – Step 1

Step 2Click Videos > Select Movies/Home Videos/TV Shows or other folders.

Transfer Videos to iPhone from Laptop – Step 2

Transfer Videos to iPhone from Laptop – Step 2

Step 3Click “+” at the upper-right menu bar. Select videos and click “Open” to transfer all selected videos from laptop to iPhone.

Transfer Videos to iPhone from Laptop – Step 3

Transfer Videos to iPhone from Laptop – Step 3

By using the menu bar just like the screenshot shows at the top-right corner, you can also delete unwanted videos, transfer videos to iTunes, transfer iPhone videos to computer and even to another iOS device.

If you still want to send videos from laptop to your iPhone using iTunes, you can:
Just plug in your iPhone to laptop > Open iTunes > Click File > Click Add File (Folder) to Library > Select the video files/folder and click on “Open” to add them to iTunes > Click the iPhone icon at the top of left pane > Click on Movies and check Sync Movies > Click on “Apply”.

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The Bottom Line

If you have downloaded AnyTrans for iOS and followed all steps above, after transferring, you could find videos on your iPhone Videos app. As you can see, it is very simple to use AnyTrans for iOS transfer videos or movies from laptop to iPhone.

AnyTrans for iOS also guarantees you 100% Safe & Security. During this process, all the contents on your iPhone will be kept safe, and you won’t lose any data or file.

Welcome any comments about how to transfer iPhone videos without iTunes. If this guide helped you, please share it with people around you.

Joy Taylor

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