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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:
- The previous videos on iPhone will be wiped and instead by the new items.
- Some iDevice incompatible videos cannot be synced or played on your iPhone or iPad like AVI, WMA, or WKV.
- Single-way syncing mode will not allow you to transfer videos back to laptop.
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.
Step 2Click Videos > Select Movies/Home Videos/TV Shows or other folders.
Step 3Click “+” at the upper-right menu bar. Select videos and click “Open” to transfer all selected videos from laptop to iPhone.
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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Bonus Tip: How to Transfer Videos from Laptop to iPhone Wirelessly
If there is no USB cable available or your iPhone cannot be recognized by your computer, then you can try the AnyTrans app on your iPhone to transfer videos from laptop to iPhone wirelessly.
Before we start, please make sure:
- Install AnyTrans App on your iPhone.
- Make sure your iPhone and laptop are connected to the same Wi-Fi, and cellular data would not work in the following steps.
If you have done all mentioned above, here we go to the detailed steps:
Step 1. On your computer: Go to anytrans.io and you will see a QR Code.
Step 2. On your iPhone: Open AnyTrans app, and tap on the Scan button to scan the QR code on your computer.
Step 3. Then all your iPhone videos will show up on your computer. Select the videos you want to transfer and click on “Upload” button to transfer videos from computer to iPhone wirelessly.
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.
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