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How to Sync iTunes Playlist to iPhone

By Zoe Clarke

May 22, 2019

Have you ever created a lot of playlists in iTunes? Do you want to move these playlists from iTunes to your iPhone for enjoying these playlists when you work out, go on a trip or walk a dog, etc.? If so, don't miss this article. This post shows you how to sync iTunes playlists to iPhone with iTunes and without iTunes.


CONTENTS


Part 1. How to Sync iTunes Playlists to iPhone with iTunes

As we all know, iTunes provides an easy and efficient way for syncing iTunes playlists to iPhone. If you don't know how to do that, then follow the step-by-step guide as below.


Step 1: First of all, download or update the latest iTunes on your computer, and then install it.


Step 2: Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone with computer via a USB cable.


Step 3: Click on the device icon at the upper left corner. From the right-side menu, click on "Music" and then select "Sync Music" on the top.


Step 4: After that, tick either "Entire music library" or "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres".

#1. If you tick "Entire music library", then all songs in iTunes will be copied to your iPhone.

#2. If you just want to sync some playlists to your iPhone, then tick "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres" and select the playlists that you want to sync to your iPhone in the "Playlists" section.


Step 5: Click on "Sync" at the bottom right corner of the screen to let iTunes transfer playlists to your iPhone, then wait patiently for the sync process to finish.

Sync iTunes Playlists to iPhone with iTunes


Though this method enables you to sync iTunes playlists to iPhone easily, you should note that all your songs that save on your iPhone will be replaced by iTunes playlists. Therefore, if you want to transfer your iTunes playlist to your iPhone without losing any songs in your iPhone, then try method 2.


Part 2. How to Sync iTunes Playlists to iPhone without iTunes

Is it possible to sync iTunes playlists to iPhone without iTunes? Of course, but you need an essential tool for transferring your iTunes playlists to iPhone, like TuneFab WeTrans.


Why Choose TuneFab WeTrans to Transfer iTunes playlists to iPhone?

#1. Professionally sync music, photo, videos, SMS, contact and other data between PC and iOS device such as iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.

#2. Move almost all iOS data at high speed.

#3. Convert iPhone/iPad HEIC photos to JPEG/PNG files.

#4. Make M4R ringtone for iPhone.

#5. Add, manage, delete and transfer contacts on any iOS devices.

#6. Easy to use.


Here comes the step-by-step guide.


Step 1. Download and Install TuneFab WeTrans

As TuneFab WeTrans is very functional, so you are supposed to click on below "Try It Free" button to download this powerful program on your computer before getting started on transferring iTunes playlists to iPhone without iTunes. Then install it by following the wizard. If you have downloaded it before, then just skip to Step 2 directly.

Note: If you are going to transfer many data between PC and iOS devices, then you had better register the program as the free trial version only enables users to transfer limited amount of data.

Step 2. Connect Your iPhone with Computer

After finishing installation, then launch it and connect your iPhone with computer via a USB cable. When connected, a message asking if you trust your device to connect TuneFab WeTrans will be shown on your iPhone, just tap "Trust". After that, you will see a screen as below on your computer. All basic information of your iOS device are shown on the screen.

Connect iPhone with PC


Step 3. Choose iTunes Playlists from Computer

As you want to sync iTunes playlists to iPhone, you need to click on "Music" on the left-side menu and click on relevant category from "All Music" or "Playlists" sections, then click on "+" icon at the top and choose either of "Add File(s)" or "Add Folder " options.


If you just want to add a few songs to your iPhone, then select the former option. But if you are going to transfer many songs, then you had better save them on a folder and choose the latter option.


After that, the files or folder will be transferred to your iPhone.

Add iTunes Playlists to iPhone


Conclusion

The above two methods are efficient for syncing iTunes playlists to iPhone, you can choose either of them according to your requirements. Though method is much easier, your existed music on your iPhone will be removed. Therefore, if you don't want to loose your songs saved on your iPhone, then you had better choose method 2, transferring iTunes playlists to iPhone with TuneFab WeTrans.


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