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Two Tools to Sync iTunes to iPhone 6/7/8/X

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Tata Davis

September 22, 2017 (Updated: October 27, 2017)• Filed to: Transfer iPhone Media

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Nowadays, it is easy to download major iOS media files to a Mac or windows before syncing them to our iPhone. If you have already got the media stored on your Mac or PC and you want to transfer it to your iPad or iPhone, it is best to connect the devices and sync them up. To get the synchronization done, you can use either the iTunes tool or the iMyFone TunesMate.

Tools to Sync iTunes Library to iPhone

1Sync iTunes Library to iPhone with iMyFone TunesMate

iMyFone TunesMate is a software that can perform the work of the iTunes. It does the same work like iTunes, and it can be used as an alternative to iTunes to transfer iTunes media files to iPhone and vice versa. The features of the iMyFone TunesMate include the following:

  • No Limit to Sync - You can freely transfer music from iTunes Library to your iPhone or from your iPhone to the iTunes Library of your Mac/PC.
  • All Data Stay Intact - You will never lose any of your files when using the iMyFone TunesMate.
  • Transfer Smartly - Any duplicated media file will be detected, and it will only transfer only the files that you need.
  • Manage Intelligently - if you will like to manage and organize your iPhone music & iTunes Library, iMyFone TunesMate is the best software to use.

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How to Sync iTunes to iPhone with iMyFone TunesMate

To synchronize using the iMyFone TunesMate, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Connect Your iPhone - Launch iMyFone TunesMate and connect your iPhone with a USB cable.

Step 2: Scan Your iPhone - Click on "Transfer iTunes Media to iDevice", this mode will scan all the media files in your iTunes library by default and make a list of them.


Step 3: Start to Transfer

By default, all the media files will be marked. In case you don't need some of the files, you can unmark them from the list. Click on the "Transfer" button to begin the transfer process.


To learn more about iMyFone TunesMate:

2Sync iTunes Library to iPhone with iTunes

Synchronizing between an iPhone and a Mac or PC is a useful and efficient way of transferring a broad range of data and content. To sync iTunes library to iPhone, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the Mac or PC using a USB cable.

Step 2: Open iTunes - after opening the iTunes, an icon will be displayed at the top-left corner showing the type of device plugged in if everything is working correctly.

Step 3: Click on the icon - details about the device will show, and the type of content you can sync will show in the left-hand pane of the window depending on the content on your Mac or PC.

Step 4: Click one of the contents (Music, Movies or whatever), and a list of the synchronizable content stored on your Mac or PC will be shown. Check a tick box at the top of the page - if ticked already, syncing is on, if not, tick it to activate syncing. With this, you can sync the marked items from your iTunes to your iPhone when you click Apply. Make sure you select all your items before applying.


Wait for some time for syncing to complete, then eject your iPhone with the eject icon shown at the right side of your device's name at the top left and then unplug it from the Mac or PC.

Don't Know Which One to Use?

Get the gist below; you will choose the best yourself. Let's go through the pros and cons of the iTunes first:


  1. Can be used to transfer and synchronize media files.
  2. Subscribe for Music service and enjoy massive choice for Internet radio stations with precise music genres.
  3. It has a Spic Mini Player mode.


  1. It may erase your data from your iPhone when sync.
  2. When transfer large quantities of files, it always gets crashing.
  3. It has a limited authorization feature for users with multiple iDevices.

Now, the pros and cons of the iMyFone TunesMate:


  1. Unlimited transfer, can share files even in different Apple ID.
  2. It allows limitless transfer for users with multiple devices. 
  3. It automatically converts incompatible files formats to iPhone-supported type. 
  4. Smart transfer without duplication.

Cons? I don't see anything wrong with this tool. You will see what I mean when you start using this great tool to sync iTunes library to iPhone.

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