Как подключить iPhone к iTunes
Как подключить iPhone к iTunes
iTunes – это функциональная программа для подключения iPhone к ПК. Но использование данного инструмента вызывает много сложностей особенно у новых пользователей гаджетов Apple. Например, часто появляется ошибка при подключении «iTunes не удалось подключиться к iPhone». Поэтому в этой статье будут разобраны особенности подключения к этой программе по USB и Wi-Fi, а также будут приведены способы устранения частых ошибок при подключении. Кроме того, будут перечисленные альтернативные iTunes программы с помощью которых можно синхронизировать устройство с ПК и выполнять необходимые операции. Это позволит даже неопытному пользователю закачивать на телефон музыку, видеофайлы и документы, а также создавать резервные копии данных и восстановить работоспособность устройства после программного сбоя.
Part 1. Sync iPhone with iTunes Directly and Restore Backup on iPhone via iTunes
When it comes to syncing iPhone with iTunes, most Apple users will take iTunes as the first choice. There are three methods that you can make use of to sync iPhone with iTunes: Using USB cable/Wi-Fi or transfer purchased files.
Method 1. Sync iPhone with iTunes via USB Cable
1. Open iTunes. Make sure that you have the latest version. Then connect your iPhone with USB cable to your computer.
2. Click on your device. After clicking on your device, tabs appear on the left side of the iTunes window under Settings.
3. Turn on syncing. You can turn on syncing for Music, Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts, Books, Audiobooks, Tones, Photos, and Info.
4. Sync your content. Click the Sync button in the lower-right corner of the screen to sync your content.
Method 2. Sync iPhone with iTunes via Wi-Fi
1. Open iTunes. Make sure that you have the latest version. Use the USB cable that came with your iOS device to connect it to your computer.
2. In iTunes, find and then click your iOS device. On the Summary tab, select «Sync with this [device] over Wi-Fi.»
3. Click «Apply» button, then disconnect the USB cable. Choose which items you want to sync, then click sync.
Method 3. Sync Purchases from iPhone to iTunes
Syncing iPhone with iTunes by transferring purchased files to iTunes is another method. If you have some purchased music in you iPhone from iTunes, you will be allowed to sync them from iPhone to iTunes. Check the following guidance of transferring purchased music from iPhone to iTunes:
Step 1. Plug iPhone into the computer via the USB cable. iTunes will launch automatically, if not, double-click the icon on the desktop to start it.
Step 2. Click “File” at the upper left corner of the window of iTunes. Then click “Devices > Transfer Purchases from My iPhone”.
Step 3. iTunes may ask for your Apple ID to start the sync. After the sync, you will get the purchased music files in your iPhone.
Note: When you connect iPhone to computer and launch iTunes, the software may ask you whether you want to “Sync and Erase” the iPhone. Click “No” if you don’t want to lose the files in your iPhone.
Restore Backup on iPhone via iTunes
In fact, if you have backed up iPhone to computer, you can also restore to another iPhone. To achieve this aim, you need to connect another iPhone into computer and then click on “iPhone icon > Settings > Summary> Restore Backup”. A panel will pop up to direct you to choose the backup you have created. In the end, you need to click on the “Restore” button to begin to restore to another iPhone.
The procedure to backup and restore backup on iPhone only calls for a few clicks. However, this process will erase data, which is not so satisfying. Therefore, the next two parts will show you how to sync iPhone to iTunes without erasing.
How to enable Wi-Fi syncing in iTunes 12 for Windows 10
Wired sync is faster and you can watch it happen, but Wi-Fi sync is much more convenient and you don’t even have to remember to start it.
- Launch iTunes from your desktop, Start menu, or taskbar.
- Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod to your computer with your Lightning to USB or 30-pin USB cable.
- Click the device button — it looks like a small iPhone and it is located near the top-left of the window.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Click Music in the left-side menu.
Repeat the process for Movies, TV Shows, and Photos.
How to Transfer a Playlist From iTunes to an iPhone 8
This is the easiest way to transfer a playlist from iTunes to an iPhone 8.
- If you don’t have it already, download and install the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
- Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable.
- Open iTunes on your computer and look for the iPhone icon to ensure a connection.
- Tap “Music.”
- Tap “Sync music.”
- Tap “Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres.”
- Select the playlists you want to transfer.
- Tap “Apply.” It may take some time before your playlists are synced.
After you’ve set up syncing using a USB cable, you can customize iTunes settings and switch to syncing using Wi-Fi:
- Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB.
- Open iTunes and look for the icon to make sure your iPhone is connected.
- Tap “Summary” on the left side of the window.
- Tap “Sync with this (device) over Wi-Fi.”
- Tap “Apply.”
- The device will automatically sync whenever it’s on the same network as your computer, plugged in, and iTunes is open.
Although transferring playlists using iTunes is simple and free, it can have its drawbacks. Many people have complained that the synced data deleted their current data, that the files weren’t transferred, etc. However, despite these complaints, iTunes remains popular.
How to sync iPhone and iPad to your Mac in macOS Catalina without iTunes
If you’ve updated to macOS Catalina, you probably already know that iTunes is gone and has been replaced with separate Music, TV, and Podcasts apps. So syncing, backing up, updating, and restoring iPhone and iPad (Apple TV, too) works differently with the latest macOS release. Read on for how to sync iPhone and iPad to your Mac in macOS Catalina without iTunes.
Now that iTunes is no longer in macOS Catalina, iPhone and iPad device management on the Mac has a new home: Finder. Once you get used to heading to Finder to sync, backup, update, and restore your iPhone and iPad, everything else should be straightforward.
If you have an Apple TV HD (4th-gen) or earlier, you can also restore it with your Mac (Apple TV 4K ditched the USB-C port so you need to take it to Apple for restores).
How to sync iPhone and iPad to Mac in macOS Catalina without iTunes
- Plug in your iPhone or iPad with a Lightning or USB-C cable
- If it doesn’t open automatically, launch Finder
- Look for your connected iPhone or iPad in the left sidebar under “Locations”
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How to Sync Music
You can manually sync your music by clicking the Music tab and checking the box next to Sync music onto [name of your device]. If you have a small music library and want to sync all of it to your device, select the option next to Entire Music Library.
If you’d rather choose which music to sync, pick the Selected artists, albums, genres, and playlists option instead. You can then view your music by Artists, Albums, Genres, or Playlists. Whichever category you select, check the items you want to sync. Click Apply in the bottom-right corner if you don’t need to sync any other content, or move to the next section if there is more.
Other Ways to Connect iPhone and Mac
Syncing isn't the only way to connect the iPhone and Mac. Both devices include features for sharing services and content to make your digital life simpler. Some examples include:
- Personal Hotspot. This turns your iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot and shares its internet connection with your Mac.
- AirDrop. Need to swap a few files between devices? Use this quick wireless file-transfer tool.
- iMessage. Did you know you can send and receive iMessages from your Mac? Just open Messages on the Mac and sign in to your iMessage account.
- iCloud Music Library. If you subscribe to Apple Music or iTunes Match, or bought music at the iTunes Store, all of your devices can have the same music using iCloud Music Library. Just enable the option on your iPhone (Settings > Music > move the iCloud Music Library slider to on/green) and your Mac (open iTunes > iTunes menu > Preferences > General > check the iCloud Music Library box).