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 and run EaseUS MobiMover.

Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen and click "Allow" on EaseUS MobiMover to allow this program to access your device.

Click "Content Management", select "Audio" > "Music" to continue.

If you want to export songs from iPhone to Mac, you need to use the EaseUS MobiMover for Mac. And the operating steps are the same.

how to transfer songs from iPhone to the computer - step 1

Step 2.  Select songs on iPhone and choose a safe location on your PC to transfer.

Click "Music" to select desired songs that you want to transfer.

You can also navigate a new and secure location on your PC to transfer and save the selected songs by clicking "Settings" at the right top corner.

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Step 3.  Click "Transfer to PC" to finish the process.

Wait patiently until the transfering process finishes. 

how to transfer songs from iPhone to the computer - step 3