How to Transfer Playlists from iPhone to iTunes 12

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For many iPhone and iPad users, iTunes is a reliable tool to manage iOS media files, such as back up iPhone music/movies/TV show/audiobooks, sync tones to iPhone or restore iPhone from iTunes backup. Today, in this post, we are going to talk about how to transfer playlists from iPhone to iTunes, and the latest iTunes 12 is included. What's more, we also introduce you EaseUS MobiMover Free, the most comprehensive and totally free iPhone data transfer tool to transfer playlist from iPhone to PC in one-click.

How to transfer playlists from iPhone to iTunes 12

Copying playlists from iPhone to iTunes will be divided into two steps. Step one is to export iPhone playlists to your computer and step two is to import the exported iPhone playlists into iTunes. Read on to check details.

1. Download and install iTunes on your computer, and update to the latest version if necessary.

2. Connect your iPhone to the computer, and run iTunes. Click the iPhone device button within iTunes, if you have found the iPhone can't connect to iTunes, you can refer to the online tutorial to fix it without effort.

3. Go to the top left corner and click "File" > "Library" > "Export Playlists..." and save the playlist as a text file on your computer.

4. Click "File" again > "Library" > "Import Playlists..." in the iTunes menu bar. Then, find the exported playlists on your computer saved in step 2 to import the iPhone playlist to your iTunes. Then, it's done!

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How to transfer songs in playlists from iPhone to Windows computer

If you want to transfer the songs in playlists from iPhone to Windows computer instead of to iTunes, you are highly suggested to use EaseUS MobiMover Free, the best iTunes alternative enables you to transfer data from iPhone to PC for data backup and iPhone space freeing up on Windows 7,8, 8.1 & 10 at one time without effort. The compatible files of MobiMover Free are contacts, messages, notes, calendars, voice mails, books, Safari bookmarks & history, photos, movies, videos, music, playlists, and audiobooks. Now, let's say how to transfer playlist music from iPhone to Windows with MobiMover Free.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your PC/Mac with a USB cable. Tap Trust This Computer on your iPhone screen if you are asked. Run EaseUS MobiMover Free for PC and choose the iDevice to PC on the main screen. If you want to export songs from iPhone to Mac, you need to use the EaseUS MobiMover Free for Mac. And the operating steps are the same.

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Step 2: MobiMover allows you to transfer the whole songs from iPhone to the computer at a time. Or optionally, you are free to import the specific items by using the custom transfer feature by clicking your iPhone Device on the main screen > choose Audio > Music.

how to transfer songs from iPhone to the computer - step 2

Step 3: Then, click the Folder icon in the upper-right corner to set the storage route for the exported songs. You can save the files to anywhere you like on your disk.

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Step 4: Now, click the Transfer button to begin transferring songs from iPhone to the computer quickly and safely. Please don't disconnect the USB connection while data is moving. When the process finishes, click View to check the files.  

how to transfer songs from iPhone to the computer - step 4