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2 Best Ways to Transfer Video from iPhone to iTunes

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Aaron Donald

April 13, 2017 (Updated: July 28, 2020锛

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You may want to transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes to have a large video collection. Or you may downloaded a video online and you want to keep it permanently on iTunes or share with your other devices. Do you really know how to make it? Using iTunes? No! iTunes is not a friednly tool. Just follow to figure it out.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to iTunes

1 Transfer Videos from iPhone to iTunes Directly - 1-Click for Mac/PC

iMyFone TunesMate is a transfer software that makes transferring videos to and from your iPhone extremely easy. As a perfect iTunes alternative, it鈥檚 much easier than using iTunes, and a lot less restrictive.

  • You can transfer all kinds of videos from iPhone to iTunes, including movies, home videos, music videos, TV shows, iTunes U, podcasts, etc.
  • You can also transfer videos from iPhone Photos app.
  • It supports purchased or non-purchased videos.

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It's suggested to try its free trial and follow below to transfer video from iPhone to iTunes.

Step 1: Download iMyFone iTunesMate and run it. Plug your iPhone in via USB.
Step 2: On the 鈥淗ome鈥 tab, click on 鈥淭ransfer iDevice Media to iTunes鈥. Click 鈥淪tart鈥 and it will start scanning for files.
Step 3: Make sure that the the video types you want to transfer are checked, then click 鈥淪tart鈥 again and it will transfer your videos. Finally, click 鈥淥K鈥 when it鈥檚 done.

transfer videos from iphone to itunes

With this, all the videos on your iPhone will be transferred to iTunes.


  • If you want to selectively transfer iPhone videos to iTunes, just go to the "Videos" tab at the top and select videos to transfer.
  • If you want to transfer video from iPhone Photos app, just go to "Photos" tab and find the "Video" album.

Apart from videos, you can also transfer music from iPhone to computer/iTunes, or sync computer/iTunes music to iPhone without erasing. You can even merge different iTunes libraries. TunesMate attempts to help you share the media you have with others.

2 Transfer iPhone Videos to iTunes with PC Default Tool

Of course, you can also use computer's default tool to transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes. But note that, it's only suitable for videos in your iPhone Photos app.

Step 1: Transfer iPhone Videos to Computer

For Mac

  1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac with the USB cable.
  2. Open the Photos application.
  3. In the application, click where it says 鈥淧hotos鈥, then click where it says 鈥減references鈥.
  4. Check the box next to where it says 鈥渋Cloud Photo Library鈥.
  5. This will sync your computer and your iPhone. Once your Mac and your iPhone are done syncing, your videos should be on your Mac.
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For Windows

  1. Connect your iPhone to your PC with a USB cable.
  2. AutoPlay should pop up automatically. When it does, click on 鈥淚mport pictures and video鈥.
  3. Click 鈥淚mport settings鈥 and then 鈥渂rowse鈥 to choose a folder for the destination.
  4. Click 鈥淥K鈥, and your files will then be on your PC.
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Step 2: Add Videos from Computer to iTunes

Now that you鈥檝e transferred your videos to your computer, you can transfer these videos to iTunes as the final step.

  1. Launch iTunes.
  2. Go to 鈥淔ile鈥, then 鈥淎dd File to Library鈥.
  3. Browse for your video, pick which one you want, then click 鈥淥pen鈥. Now the video should show up in your iTunes library.

transfer iphone videos to itunes

This is much more complicated to transfer iPhone video to iTunes. Instead of going through all of this, you can easily just give TunesMate a free trial and do it all in one step. You save yourself a huge hassle, and you can also easily transfer your files back and forth between your iPhone and computer/iTunes.

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