The excellent camera quality and a list of additional features make it easy for the iPhone users to record good quality videos. Enjoying these recorded videos of your birthday, anniversaries, parties, and other special occasions, will not only make memories alive, but also is a nostalgic experience. So, to keep these memories alive forever, make your iPhone videos secure by having a backup on iTunes. Officially, iTunes only enables you to transfer videos from iTunes to iPhone , and not way back, but there are a few ways through which you can transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes: no matter the videos are imported by iTunes and the others are shot by iPhone camera. Moreover, having iPhone videos on iTunes will also allow you to share them with other iOS devices. Best solutions to move videos from iPhone to iTunes are listed below.
Wondershare TunesGo is amazing software that acts as a complete phone manager. The software allows to transfer media files between iOS devices, Android devices, PC/Mac and iTunes. Using TunesGo, you can seamlessly transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes for backup, or other reasons. The software also converts the format of the video that is compatible with the devices.
In order to well understand how to transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes with TunesGo, we will make Movies from iPhone to iTunes for examples as below. But please note that other video types like Music Videos, Home Videos, TV Shows, iTunes U and Podcasts are also workable with the similar method.
Step 1 Launch TunesGo, and connect your iPhone with your PC using a USB cable.
Step 2 Select “Videos” from the top menu bar to open video management window. The list of Movies, Music Videos, Home Videos, TV Shows, iTunes U, and Podcasts will be shown.
Step 3 Select the type of video and the file that you want to transfer. Click on “Export” and select “Export to iTunes” from the drop down menu.
Alternatively, if you want to transfer all the videos from a category, right click the video category and select “Export to iTunes”.
Using the above steps, you can move videos from iPhone to iTunes easily.
If you need to transfer just a few short videos or clips, then using Email can be a good option. It is a wireless, simple and quick way to transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes. Using Email, videos cannot be directly sent from iPhone to iTunes, but they will be first transferred from iPhone to PC, and then added from PC to iTunes library.
Step 1 Using mail on your iPhone, draft an email with the desired video as an attachment.
Step 2 Open the mail account on which the video was sent on PC, and download the video.
Step 3 Launch iTunes on your PC, click File > Add File to Library and add the downloaded video from PC.
Only a few steps and you are done with transferring videos from iPhone to iTunes.
Another way to move videos from iPhone to iTunes is by making use of iCloud Photo Library. In simple terms, it is a photo library that is stored on Apple’s iCloud storage, so that all the photos and videos can be accessed anytime and from any device. The latest photos, videos, or any edits are added automatically to iCloud Photo library. Using this method, the videos can be transferred from iPhone to PC and then from PC to iTunes.
Step 1 On your iPhone go to Settings > iCloud > Photos and turn on the option for iCloud Photo Library.
Step 2 Setup iCloud on your PC/Mac and login with the same Apple ID that was used for your iPhone. The photos and videos of your iPhone that were synced to iCloud Photo library can now be accessed on your PC. Select the desired videos and save them at the convenient location on your PC.
Step 3 The videos can now be added to iTunes library from PC. For this, launch iTunes and click File > Add File to Library, browse for the folder on your PC where the video is saved and click Open.
If you have access to a USB cable, then transferring videos from iPhone to PC is a simple and a quick task. You can connect your iPhone with your PC using a USB cable, and then import the videos from iPhone to PC. The transferred videos to PC can then be added to iTunes Library.
Step 1 Using a USB cable, connect your iPhone with your PC. Search for the connected iPhone under Computer.
Step 2 Right click the connected iPhone and select the option of Import pictures and videos. By default, the photos and videos will be saved to My Pictures folder.
Step 3 Launch iTunes and add the imported videos from PC to library. Click File > Add File to Library. Browse for the desired video on your PC and click Open to add the video to iTunes library.
Note: The USB cable method will only work for the videos that are taken from iPhone camera.
Another wireless and convenient way to transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes library is by using Dropbox service. Dropbox app works like cloud storage, where videos and other content uploaded by one device can be accessed wirelessly by another device. Dropbox service is also referred as online backup service and is used for file sharing between devices. Thus using Dropbox, iPhone videos can be shared and downloaded on your PC, and these videos can be further added to iTunes library from your PC.
Step 1 Install and launch Dropbox on iPhone. Add the desired videos to Dropbox app.
Step 2 Launch Dropbox on your PC and login with the same ID that was used for your iPhone. The videos uploaded on Dropbox from your iPhone can be accessed on your PC. Download the video on your PC and save it.
Step 3 Launch iTunes and add the downloaded videos to iTunes library by clicking File > Add File to Library.
Considering the above 5 methods, it can be concluded that Wondershare TunesGo is the simplest, and the most straightforward way to transfer videos from iPhone to iTunes. The software allows direct transfer, whereas other 4 methods involve two step processes, where you first need to transfer videos from iPhone to PC, and then add these videos from PC to iTunes library. In view of that, don't hesitate to download TunesGo and have a free try now.