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How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

Apple Inc’s iPhone is one of the most innovative and popular devices in recent times. Along with the iPod and iPad, the iPhone also functions as a movie player and an Internet surfing application. With over 1.65 billion iOS users today, iOS has proven to be a tough competitor to the Android market. The process to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone, iPad, or iPod to iTunes on a computer varies depending on the operating system. If you are looking to do so, you are at the right place. We have explained the process of exporting Playlists from iPhone using iTunes 11 and 12.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

1.  Connect the iOS device  to the computer system with its cable.

2. Next, click Your  Device  on  the iTunes app  .

3. In the Devices section   , expand the option titled  Selection  .

4. Select the  Playlist  you want to copy on your computer.

5. Go to the File menu   and click  Library  , as shown.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

6. Now, select  Export Playlist…  from the new menu that appears. The playlist will be exported as  a text file.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

7. Here,   give the  exported file a Name  and select  Save  .

8. Go back to  File >  Library  , as before.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

9. Click  Songs  .

10. Now click  Import playlist…  as described below.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

11. Finally, click on the  Exported Text file  created in Step 6.

This is how you can successfully export playlists from iPhone to iTunes on your system.

How to turn on music and video management manually

To copy playlists to iPhone, iPad or iPod, you need to enable Manually manage music and videos option, as shown below:

1.  Connect your iPhone  , iPad or iPod to the computer using its cable.

2. Next, click Your  Device  . It is displayed as a small icon on  the iTunes Home screen  .

3. On the next screen, click the option titled  Summary  in the left pane.

Note:  First, make sure that the Sync Music box   is unchecked.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

4. Check the box in Manually manage music and videos, as depicted in the image below.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

5. Finally, click  Apply  to save these changes.

How to copy playlists to iPhone, iPad or iPod

Copy playlists to iOS devices using iTunes 12

Method 1: Switch selected playlist

1.  Connect the  iOS device to the computer using its cable.

2. Next, click the  little Device icon  on  the iTunes 12 Home screen  .

3. In  Settings  , click the option titled  Music.

Note:  Ensure that the option  At  the  chemistry  was off to the  entire music library  .

4. Here, check the   box titled  Selected Playlists, Artists, Albums and Genres.

5. Then click  Apply  , as highlighted.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

The selected playlist will now be copied to your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Wait for the files to be transferred and then,  disconnect the device  from the computer.

Method 2: Drag & Drop Playlist

1.  Plug the  cable that came with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to your computer.

2. From the left pane, click  Playlists  . From here,  select the playlist  to copy.

3.  Drag and drop  the selected playlist in the  Available Devices column  in the left pane.

How to transfer Playlist playlists from iPhone to iTunes

Copy playlists to iOS devices using iTunes 11

1.  Connect the  iOS device to the computer.

2. Now click on the Prompt button   displayed on the right side of the screen.

3. Click the Add To… button   . When you click this, all the content available in the menu will be displayed on the right side of the screen.

4.  Drag and drop  playlists onto iPhone.

5. Finally, select  Done  to save the changes and click  Sync  . The aforementioned playlists will be copied to the device.

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