How to Add a Playlist on iPhone

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Duke Updated on Jun 27, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

When you have a new iPhone, you need to transfer data to this content, including contacts, photos, and music songs. But, there are still lots of works to do. You may need to create a new playlist on your iPhone, then select the songs to add into this list one by one. It could spend you lots of time. Instead of managing all these steps on iPhone, maybe you can find a method to manage music files via computer easily.

Method 1. Add a playlist on iPhone without iTunes Easily.

If you are still using iTunes to add a playlist on iPhone, you could find a more attractive choice here. iTunes can be too slow to work, this is not the problem that bothers just you. We have found that, on the Apple forum, there are many users complaining about iTunes not working well, especially iTunes 12. If you are looking for an alternative to getting rid of iTunes, you shouldn't miss EaseUS MobiMover Free. It is a free iPhone transfer tool. With the easy and clean user interface, it could help you to add a playlist on iPhone and manage all kinds of data easily.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer (Mac or PC), launch EaseUS MobiMover Free, and go to [your device name] > Audio > Music as shown in the image below.

How to add playlists to iPhone - Step 1

Step 2: To add a playlist to your iPhone, click the Add Playlist option in the lower-left corner of the screen. If you need to, you can also add music to your iPhone from the computer, transfer music from iPhone to the computer, or copy music from one iPhone to another.

How to add playlists to iPhone - Step 2

Step 3: Now you need to enter the name of the playlist in the bar and click OK to save the playlist to your iPhone. After that, you can add the songs you like to the newly created playlist using MobiMover.

How to add playlists to iPhone - Step 3

If you need to, you can also put music to your iPhone from computer or transfer your iPhone music to computer using MobiMover.

Method 2. Add a playlist on iPhone with iTunes with drag-and-drop

Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer, and try to upgrade it to the latest version.

Step 2. Use the lightning cable to connect iPhone with this computer.

Step 3. Find the playlist you want to add to your iPhone on the left side panel.

Step 4. Drag it to the "Devices" section and drop it. This will help you to add this play list to your iPhone

Step 5. Check the playlist on your iPhone.

iTunes is also a good tool for managing music files on iPhone. You can use this method to transfer other data from computer to iPhone too. 

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