By AOMEI / Last Updated January 21, 2020

Can I transfer videos from computer to iPhone?

“There are some TV show videos on my computer, but I want to watch these videos on my iPhone during a long journey. So, is there an easy way to transfer videos from computer to my iPhone?”.

You may love to download movies, TV Shows, and other videos on your computer, but you could not bring your computer with you sometimes. Therefore, you may want to transfer videos from PC/Mac to iPhone and enjoy these videos without the limitation of time and place. There are 3 ways to teach you how to transfer videos from computer to iPhone 4/5/6/7/8/X/XR/XS/11, please keep reading.

Way 1. Transfer videos from computer to iPhone with iTunes

iTunes can help you sync your music, photos, contacts, and different kinds of other files. Similarly, iTunes can also be used to transfer videos from PC to iPhone. You can follow these steps to learn how to transfer videos from computer to iPhone with iTunes.

Note: You should use an updated version of iTunes that is compatible with your device.

1. Launch iTunes on your system and connect your iPhone to it using an authentic cable. Once your iPhone is detected, select it from Devices to proceed.

2. Go to its Summary tab and visit its Options. From here, you need to turn on the option of “Manually manage music and videos”. Click on the “Apply” button to save your changes.

iTunes Sync Videos

3. This will launch a browser window. From here you can manually select the videos that you wish to transfer to your device.

Add Files

4. Select your phone and go to the Movies tab from the left panel. Enable the option of “Sync Movies” and choose the files that you wish to move.

Select Videos

5. In the end, just click on the Apply button to transfer video from PC to iPhone.

Way 2. Transfer videos from computer to iPhone with Dropbox

If you wish to learn how to sync videos from pc to iPhone over the air, then you can use Dropbox. The following steps will show you how to transfer videos from PC to iPhone with the help of Dropbox.

1. Open Dropbox on your PC and sign into it.

Dropbox

2. Go to upload and tap on the Plus icon.

3. Select the videos you'd like to transfer to your iPhone, choose a folder to save it, and then upload the videos.

4. On your iPhone, go to Dropbox, sign into it and then download the videos you have just uploaded to your iPhone.

Way 3. Transfer videos from computer to iPhone with Airdrop (Mac only)

If you just want to move several or single video to iPhone from your computer, AirDrop will also be an alternative. Check how to transfer a video from computer to iPhone below.

1. Open “Photos” app, click File > Import to add the target video to the program.

Airdrop

2. When the video is imported, click the share button and choose “Airdrop”.

3. Now you’ll see a notice to inform you turn on Airdrop on the iOS device.

4. On your iPhone, go to control panel and enable Airdrop, you’ll get a notice to accept the shared video, click “Accept”.

5. Within seconds, the video will be transferred to your iPhone successfully. You can see a notice on your Mac showing the video has been sent.

Bonus Tip: Transfer & backup your iPhone with ease

According to the above methods, you can transfer videos from computer to iPhone. Sometime, you may also need to transfer your files from your iPhone to computer. To make it easier, you can turn to a third-party iPhone backup software like AOMEI MBackupper.

This software is a free iPhone transfer and backup expert for Windows PCs, which supports most iPhone models from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 11. With it, you can transfer videos, music, photos, messages, and contacts from iPhone to Windows computer easily and quickly. In addition, it can also help you restore these files from computer to iPhone at any time. You can download this software to backup files on your iPhone if needed.

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Conclusion

You can easily learn how to transfer videos from computer to iPhone in different ways above. If you are familiar with iTunes, you can try the first way. If you want to transfer video from PC to iPhone over the air, you can use Dropbox. And if you are a Mac user, Airdrop is also a way to transfer videos. You can choose the most suitable way according to your requirements. In addition, when you need to backup files on your iPhone, AOMEI MBackupper is a good helper.