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How to Import Videos/Music from Computer to iPhone X?

October 24, 2017 12:11 am / Updated by Jerry Cook to iTunes Alternatives
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“Hi, I just got my new iPhone X. I took a small video with it, and sent it to my PC so I can edit it. Now I try to import the video to my iPhone X from computer. But I don’t know how. Can anyone help?”

You may often face these situations where you need to transfer videos/music from PC/Mac to iPhone X: you download a movie on your PC and want to watch it on iPhone X; you edit a video on your computer and need to save it on your iPhone X. But you don’t know what to do, especially with the new iPhone X. Here are 2 effective methods of importing videos/music from PC/Mac to iPhone X with or without iTunes. These solutions are also suitable for those who are using iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/7/7 Plus/8/8 Plus or iPad Pro/Air/Mini.

Option A. Move Videos/Music from Computer to iPhone X without iTunes
Option B. Import Video/Music to iPhone X/8/8 Plus from Computer Using iTunes

Option A. Move Videos/Music from Computer to iPhone X without iTunes

We all know that if you want to transfer videos/music from laptop to iPhone X with iTunes, your previously synced media files (iBook, photos, music, videos etc) will be overlapped. Moreover, certain video formats, like wmv, avi, cannot be transferred through iTunes. Tenorshare iCareFone breaks this limitation and allows you to add videos/music to iPhone X from PC/Mac without data loss.

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Step 1. Download and install Tenorshare iCareFone. Connect your iPhone X/8/8 Plus to PC or Mac and run Tenorshare iCareFone.

Step 2. Click “File Manager” and choose “Videos”. (If you want to import music, choose “music” instead.)

file manager

Step 3. Click “Import”, it will jump to file locating interface. Select the videos/music you want to add and open them. (Hold Ctrl on Win or Command on Mac and select if you have multiple files to transfer)

import videos

Step 4. After importing successfully, you can go Video app on your iPhone X and enjoy your video there. (You can find your imported music in Music app on iPhone.)

Option B. Import Videos/Music to iPhone X from Computer Using iTunes

If you have a comprehensive understanding about the risk of moving videos/music from computer to iPhone X via iTunes, you can go ahead following these steps.

Step 1. Plug iPhone X/8/8 Plus into your PC or Mac with a USB cable. Run iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Select Movies/Music in iTunes. Click “Files”>”Add File to Library”. Select the video/music files you want to add and open them. (Or you can simply drag your media files to the Library.) Then you can see your files in the iTunes Library.

 add movies to library

Step 3. Click your iPhone name in iTunes>Video (Music) tab>check Sync Movies (Music) choose the media files you want to import and Click Sync. After finishing syncing, you can go Video (Music) app on your iPhone to see if you succeed.

sync movies


This article introduces two effective ways to move videos/music from computer to iPhone X/ 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/7/7 Plus/8/8 Plus or iPad Pro/Air/Mini. For those who cannot tolerate the slow transferring speed and limitations of iTunes, you can choose the first method. Enjoy your movies/music. If you get any other questions, please comment below.

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