How to Export Playlist from iPhone to iTunes/Computer

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“I went through the trouble of making a killer playlist on my iPhone. The playlist took quite much time to create as it contained hundreds of songs I love. After managing the playlist finally, I thought it made a great playlist so that I can listen to on my computer.
However, when I try to drag and drop it to my computer. It failed. iTunes does not allow me to copy the playlist from iPhone to computer. I just wonder, is there any way that I can export playlist from iPhone to computer/iTunes so that I can listen to music on my computer?”

Of course, you can find one rather quickly. You can do the following.

How to Export Playlist from iPhone to Computer

iTunes may not allow you to copy the playlist from iPhone to computer, but you can consider some iTunes alternative for help. A more professional one is iMyFone TunesMate which is an iOS data transfer. It allows you to transfer data or files between iPhone and computer/iTunes simply. Of course, exporting playlist from iPhone to computer is quite an easy job to do.

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Unlike iTunes which limits to 5 iDevice, TunesMate supports unlimited devices. So you can transfer your loved playlist from different iPhones or iPods to computer and manage them together. You can carefully select the list of songs and your playlist and then follow a few simple steps in order to confirm the transfer.

Step 1: You would need to connect your iPhone to your computer and launch iMyFone TunesMate. Go to “Music” tab.
Step 2: On the left-side menu, you can select a specific playlist under “PLAYLISTS”.
Step 3: If you want to transfer all the music in one playlist, you can right click on the selected playlist and choose “Export to PC”.
But if you just want to transfer part of the music in on playlist, select the songs and click “Export > Export to PC”.
Step 4: Browse and choose the destination folder from the pop-up windows. Tap “OK” to start.

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When it finishes, you can tap “Open Folder” from the pop-up window to check the playlist on computer.

How to Transfer Playlist from iPhone to iTunes

However, if you do not transfer playlist from iPhone to the local computer but to iTunes so that you can sync it to your other devices, you still have your choice from TunesMate. It saves you the time and the trouble of downloading the playlist from scratch. The steps are similar to the steps for transferring playlist from iPhone to computer.
You can refer to the above steps. Click “Export > Export to iTunes” if you wish to transfer it to your iTunes library.

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How to Manage iPhone Music Playlists In One Go?

Transferring playlist between iPhone and computer/iTunes library is not what TunesMate can do for playlist. It also offers you simple but useful way to manage your playlist and music.

  • You can creat and rename a new playlist for your iPhone.
  • You can add music to the playlist from your computer, your music library or other playlsit.
  • You can also remove unwanted playlist from your iPhone. Songs in the playlist will not be deleted as well.

With TunesMate, you can make your playlists looks great with all songs you love listening to in the same playlist. You will have your personalized playlist.

Besides, TunesMate also offers you ability to manage your media from your iPhone or iTunes library. You can rebuild your iTunes library with all your loved media files from your different iOS devices. Then you can transfer the whole iTunes library back to your iOS device. So you can have all your loved media in the same device.

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