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How to Transfer/Download Videos from Computer to iPhone?

How to transfer videos from computer to iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE and etc.? Sometimes you might have downloaded some movies, TV shows or podcasts on your computer, and you want to sync videos from computer to iOS device for entertainments whenever you want. If so, how do you download or transfer videos from computer to iPhone? Here this article will show you different ways to transmit videos to iPhone from computer (Mac or Windows PC).

Part 1. How to Transfer Videos from Computer to iPhone with iTunes

Part 2. The Best Way to Selectively Sync Movies from Computer to iPhone

Part 1. How to Transfer Videos from Computer to iPhone with iTunes

Using iTunes should be the first way you would like to try for transferring videos from computer to iPhone, for iTunes is the official media player and media library for iPhone, iPad and iPod offered by Apple.

However, please be noted that for copyright issue, iTunes only supports to sync selected purchased videos in iTunes library. It means that iTunes will erase all the non-purchased videos which are not saved in iTunes library along with the unselected items. In another word, you will lose them if you did not backup your device with iTunes or iCloud .

Here is how:

Step 1. Get a USB cable to connect your iPhone to computer. Then iTunes will launch automatically on your PC; if not, just run iTunes manually.

Besides, it's better to download the latest iTunes on your computer before the process to avoid unexpected iTunes errors

Step 2. On the left top of iTunes window, please click "File > "Add Files to Library". Then you might select the videos from your computer and add them to iTunes library.

add video to itunes library

Step 3. Now, you might click the iPhone icon on top of iTunes window and visit the "Movies" library under Settings on the left panel, and check "Sync Movies" and hit "Apply" option. Thus iTunes will sync movies to your iPhone right now.

download videos to iphone with itunes

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Part 2. The Best Way to Selectively Sync Movies from Computer to iPhone

Unlike iTunes, here it is highly recommended to use a reliable and professional 3rd-party Computer to iPhone Videos Transfer tool - iOS Videos Transfer for you to export videos from computer to iPhone without effort. With this great program, you can freely and selectively transfer multimedia files from Mac or Windows PC computer to iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod), including videos, TV shows, music videos, movies, podcasts, iTunes U, ringtones, audio books, voice memos and etc. and vice versa.

Below are the free trails of the program in Mac and Windows version, please download the right version on your computer now.

Here is how to download videos from computer to iPhone:

Step 1. Run the software on your computer after installation, and connect your iPhone to PC via a USB cable. Then the software will detect your device automatically.

connect idevice to pc

Step 2. Once your device is detected, visit "Media" section on the left panel to load all the multimedia files from your device. Here you can find out the "Add" option, just hit it to select videos from your computer for importing into your iPhone. After selection, just wait for the end of transferring process.

download videos from computer to iphone

Sounds very easy, right? Now, you can download the program for free to start to manage your videos.

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