8 Tips to Fix iPhone Won't Sync with iTunes after iOS 11 Update

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Nathalie Updated on Jun 04, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Hello, I recently updated my iPhone from iOS 10.3.3 to iOS 11, Everything's been working fine, but when I try to sync some music to my iPhone, it didn't work. Why iPhone won't sync music in iOS 11? Any idea to fix it?
 
If you have such a problem that iPhone won't sync with iTunes in iOS 11 or iPhone won't sync music in iOS 11, you may need some useful tips to fix it. Here we give you eight tips to fix iPhone won't sync with iTunes after the iOS 11 update.

Why iTunes cannot sync iPhone in iOS 11?

The issue that iTunes cannot sync iPhone in iOS 11 might be caused for the following reasons:

  • iTunes is not the recent version 
  • USB Cable is broken
  • Problem with a  network connection 
  • Music sync settings on iTunes or iPhone is wrong

8 tips to fix iPhone won't sync with iTunes after iOS 11 update

When you have the problem that iPhone won't sync with iTunes in iOS 11 or iPhone won't sync music in iOS 11, just follow the below tips to solve your problem:

Tip 1. Update your iTunes to the latest version. Launch iTunes on your computer > iTunes > Check for Updates.
Tip 2. Change to another USB cable.
Tip 3. Check out the Internet Connection. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
Tip 4. Turn off "iCloud Music Library" on your iPhone, Tap Setting> Music
Tip 5. Go to Settings on your iPhone > Music, check whether "Show Apple Music" is on. If yes, you should turn it off.
Tip 6. Turn off "Show Apple Music" in iTunes on computer: iTunes > Edit > Preferences > General > Turn off Show Apple Music > Click "OK".
Tip 7. Make sure the "Sync Music" feature is enabled in iTunes, and also check that "Entire music library" is selected.
Tip 8. Fix iPhone Won't Sync with iTunes with an iTunes alternative - EaseUS MobiMover Free


If the tips above still can't fix the problem of iTunes cannot sync iPhone in iOS 11, you can try a free iPhone transfer program - EaseUS MobiMover Free - to transfer any kind of data to your iPhone. It supports iOS 11/10/9/8/7/6/5. Follow the steps below to transfer music to your iPhone without iTunes.

Notes: Although you don't need to use iTunes during the transfer process, it's necessary for you to install iTunes on your computer to help MobiMover identify your iOS device and access its data, which is the first step to make data transfer possible.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer (Mac or PC) and start EaseUS MobiMover Free. When a notification pops up on your iPhone screen asking you whether to trust this computer, click Trust to continue.

How to transfer music from computer to iPhone without iTunes - Step 1

Step 2: Click the select box to choose your computer as the source device. Then tap the more button (the three dots) and choose to transfer music from computer to your iPhone by folder or by file. You can also import music from computer to your iPhone without iTunes by clicking your device name in the main interface and choosing Music.

How to transfer music from computer to iPhone without iTunes - Step 2

Step 3: Select the music you want to add to your iPhone from computer. Audio formats, including M4A, M4B, M4P, M4R, MP3, WAV, WMA, MID, and AAC, are all transferable with MobiMover.

How to transfer music from computer to iPhone without iTunes - Step 3

Step 4: If you choose a folder that contains other file types, MobiMover will automatically select all the transferable items in it. Keep the category/categories you want to sync from computer to your iPhone selected.

How to transfer music from computer to iPhone without iTunes - Step 4

Step 5: Now click Transfer to start transferring music from computer to your iPhone without iTunes. When it has completed, you can go to your iPhone to check the newly imported songs.

How to transfer music from computer to iPhone without iTunes - Step 5