2 Best Way to Transfer Playlist from iPhone to iTunes

Most of us simply plug our iPhone into headphones or a speaker, and listen to our music anytime and anywhere. However, it really takes time to make a playlist especially when it has hundreds of songs. You may also want to enjoy your music from your local computer. Unless you know the tricks, it is not easy to for you to transfer playlist from iPhone to iTunes. You are in the right place. The 2 tricks provided below will help you to make it.

2 Best Ways to Copy Playlist from iPhone to iTunes

post-num-1 How to Sync Playlist from iPhone to iTunes without iTunes

Before transferring playlist from iPhone to iTunes, please keep in mind that you have the music on your iTunes that the playlist you want to transfer contains, so your playlist can plan smoothly. If you are not sure about that, don’t worry, try iMyFone TunesMate. It can help you to transfer playlist from iPhone to iTunes also with songs in it.

  • You can transfer playlist from iPhone to iTunes with all the music in it.
  • You can also copy iPhone playlist to iTunes with part of the music in it.
  • You will not worry that you have duplicate playlists on iTunes library.

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When you successfully sync playlist from your iPhone to iTunes with music, you should play the playlist normally and smoothly. Unlike iTunes, you don’t need to transfer playlist and music separately. You can follow the steps below to make it.

1 Transfer All Playlist with All Music at A Time

Step 1: Launch TunesMate and connect your iPhone to computer.
Step 2: Go to “Transfer iDevice Media to iTunes” from the home interface.
Step 3: Check “Playlists” and click “Start” to start.

Transfer All Playlist

2 Transfer Playlist Selectively

Step 1: Launch TunesMate and connect your iPhone to computer.
Step 2: Go to “Music” tab at the top and you will see your playlists listed at the left.
Step 3: Right click on a specific playlist and choose “Export to iTunes”.

Transfer Playlist

3 Transfer Part of the Music in One Playlist

Step 1: Launch TunesMate and connect your iPhone to computer.
Step 2: Go to “Music” tab at the top and you will see your playlists listed at the left. Select one of them.
Step 3: Check the songs you want to transfer with and click “Export > Export to iTunes”.

Transfer Playlist

Besides copying playlist from iPhone to iTunes, TunesMate provides more control of your media files, like music, podcasts, audiobooks, music videos, movies, home videos, TV shows, iTunes U, photos and more.

  • You can transfer media files between iPhone and computer/iTunes.
  • You can delete unwanted files in bulk or manage files in 1-click.
  • You can add files with different formats.
  • You can even edit music as you like.

You will find that iMyFone TunesMate gives you more choice and freedom to control your iPhone files. You can download it freely and have a shot first.


post-num-1 How to Transfer Playlist from iPhone to iTunes Directly

Of course, you can always transfer your iPhone playlists to iTunes using iTunes. this is the standard, and is great for anyone who has access to their iTunes account at the time of transfer. Follow these steps to complete the transfer:

Step 1: Export Playlist from iPhone to Computer

  • Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone to computer. Click on the device icon from the top left corner and it will show you all your iPhone playlist on the left.
  • Click a specific playlist. Then go to “File > Library > Export Playlists”. Choose a destination folder to save the playlist. Then the playlist will be saved as a XML file on your computer.

Step 2: Import Playlist to iTunes from Computer

  • Go to “File > Library > Import Playlists” from iTunes. Choose where you saved the playlist and import it to your iTunes.
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However, you cannot copy all the playlists from iPhone to iTunes once. You need to do it one by one.

Note: You must also copy the songs listed in the corresponding playlist that you are going to transfer if you plan to use your iPhone playlist on iTunes. It is to make sure that all of the songs listed can play properly from iTunes.

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