How to Transfer Videos from Computer to iPhone in Fast Ways

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Myra Updated on Jul 02, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

As you know, iTunes enables iDevice users to sync content from computer to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. In a case like transferring videos from computer to iPhone, you can surely use iTunes to help you make it. While if you are a PC user, another tool you can use in this case is MobiMover Free. And AirDrop can also come into your help if you are using a Mac. Besides, if the videos you want to transfer are in small size, using Email is another choice, no matter you are using a PC or Mac. Read on to get the detail.

How to transfer videos from computer to iPhone

Tip 1: Sync videos from computer to iPhone with EaseUS MobiMover (PC)

Usually, people use iTunes to sync data to the iPhone with a certain backup, which will erase and overwrite the whole existing iPhone data. But if we offer you a choice to transfer videos to iPhone with only one-click and no data erasing, what will you do? Of cause, it will be smart for you to choose such iPhone data transfer tool. Now, here comes the EaseUS MobiMover Free that will help to do it with ease. 

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer (Mac or PC), run EaseUS MobiMover, and choose Mac/PC to iDevice. (Make sure your computer is trusted by your iPhone.)

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Step 2: Depending on your needs, you can choose to transfer videos from computer to your iPhone by clicking "Add File" or "Add Folder" or by drag-and-drop. The video formats supported by MobiMover include MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, RM, MKV, AVI, and FLV. (The video formats that are not supported by the iPhone will be converted to MP4 during the transfer process.)

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Step 3: After selecting the videos, you can click "Transfer" to initiate the transfer process or click "Edit" to check the items.

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Step 4: Check the videos you will importing to your iPhone. To exclude an item, uncheck it and click "OK".

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Step 5: Now, click "Transfer" to begin transferring videos from computer to your iPhone. When it has completed, go to the "Videos" or "TV" app to check the files.

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Besides, MobiMover still supports transferring music from computer to iPhone, syncing photos from PC to iPhone, moving playlists from computer to iPhone and more. 

Tip 2: Sync videos from computer to iPhone with iTunes (Mac and PC)

Before you use iTunes to transfer videos to your iPhone, you need to update your iTunes to its latest version to avoid problems like "iPhone not showing up in iTunes" and "iTunes won't sync to iPhone". If you have installed iTunes on your PC, follow the steps below to check iTunes updates. While if you haven't, go to download the latest version directly.

How to check iTunes updates on Mac and PC

Step 1: Launch iTunes.

Step 2: Go to iTunes > Check for Updates on Mac. Go to Help > Check for Updates on PC.

Step 3: Follow the prompts to download and install the latest version of iTunes.

Then follow the next steps to transfer videos from computer to iPhone. (Here PC is set as an example.)

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer and launch iTunes.

Step 2: From the menu bar, click File > Add File to Library.

Step 3: Select the videos you'd like to copy to your iPhone and click "Open".

Step 4: Tap on the Device button and then choose "Movies" from the sidebar.

Step 5: Click the checkbox next to "Sync Movies", select the movies, and then click "Apply".

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Tip 3: Import videos from computer to iPhone with AirDrop (Mac)

If you want to know the detailed steps, go to the article introducing how to turn on and use AirDrop on iPhone/iPad/Mac.

Step 1: On your iPhone, open Control Center to switch on AirDrop, which requires both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to work.

Step 2: On your Mac, go to Finder > Go > AirDrop to turn on AirDrop on your Mac.

Step 3: Then your Mac will detect your iPhone and your iPhone's name will show in the AirDrop window on your Mac.

Step 4: Drag the videos to your iPhone's name and click "Accept" on your iPhone to send videos from Mac to iPhone. You can also find the videos you want to transfer on your Mac, select them, tap on the Share button and choose AirDrop, choose a recipient and click "Done" to transfer the videos from your Mac to your iPhone.

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Tip 4: Transfer videos from computer to iPhone with Email (Mac and PC)

This tip is not recommended if you have large files to transfer due to the limitation on the size of an email. But if the videos you'd like to transfer is within the limitation, you can send an email with the videos as an attachment to yourself from your Mac, check the email on your iPhone and download the videos on your device.