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2 Efficient Methods to Know How to Sync iPhone to iTunes

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Kevin Walker

September 13, 2017 (Updated: September 20, 2017锛

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2 Ways to Sync iPhone to iTunes

1. Sync iPhone to iTunes Through USB Cord

Step by step guide on how to sync iPhone to iTunes:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to a desktop computer- The first step in the process is to connect your iPhone to your computer through USB cable of your devicde.
Step 2: Locate and open iTunes- You can identify iTune application with a music note Icon on your computer. iTunes may open by default at the start up of your computer or simply click on the iTune icon.
Step 3: Select content to sync- this can be done by clicking on a content category on the left pane of the window, checking or unchecking the content at the top of the right pane.
Content categories includes Music, applications, movies, TV shows, books, Audiobooks, tones, photos.
Step 4: Click on Apply. Apply button is located in the lower right corner of the window. When you click on it you save the selected sync options.
Step 5: Finally click on sync; at the lower right corner of the window. The process to sync iPhone to iTunes is on.
sync iphone


What iTunes can transfer:
鈥 Movies, Books, Tones, Photos, Music and Audiobooks

2. Sync iPhone to iTunes Through iMyFone TunesMate Data Transfer Software

iMyFone TunesMate Data Transfer Software is a third party iTunes option for windows and Mac users with iPhones, iPad, iPods, that allows you to transfer music, videos, and other files between your iOS device and your computer. Thus, it can also be used to sync iPhone to iTunes. As one of the most highly spoken transfer software, it bypass many iTunes鈥 limitation, helps people get more friendly use of idevices.
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Steps to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes:

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Step 2: Click the 鈥淭ransfer iDevice Media to iTunes鈥 butt芯n 芯n the Home interface, an then click 鈥淪tart鈥 button to let the software scan out your media files.

Transfer iDevice Media to iTunes

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choose music

Step 4: When the process is finished, click 鈥淐omplete鈥, then you have transferred all your music to iTunes.

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Comparison Between iTunes and Tunesmate

Both of iTunes and TunesMate are good application, they have many advantages and also disadvantage. With knowing their pros and cons, you can choose the suitable one to use.



  1. Being a product of Apple, ITunes enjoys perfect synchronization with other iOS devices.
  2. iTunes organizes your music playlist perfectly.
  3. Automatic update when your device has access to internet connectivity depend on your preference.
  4. You enjoy fast access to iTune store compared to tunesmate.


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  2. It tends to take over your PC.
  3. With consistent update, possibility to slow your Pc speed is high compared to tunesmate.



  1. Two way transfer option- you can transfer content from iPhone to PC and vice versa.
  2. Compared to iTunes, With tunesmate you can select a number of files to delete at once.
  3. Does not accumulate space unnessecary on Pc unlike iTunes.
  4. Runs faster than iTune.
  5. No device restrictions.
  6. Non purchased music can be transferred.


  1. Price .. a bit expensive.
  2. Limited free trial period.

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