By Nick / Last Updated September 27, 2020

How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone with iTunes?

I am going to take a long trip so I would like to send some videos to my iPhone X to kill time on vehicles. Anyone could give me the simplest way to complete that?

- Question from An iPhone User

iPhone is a good video player. You could download thousands of movies from iTunes Store. It would be very convenient to enjoy them with Wi-Fi connected at home, but if you are on the journey or want to get videos on computer that not from iTunes Store to iPhone, you need to transfer files from PC to iPhone. You could get 4 methods in the following content to send videos to iPhone with/without iTunes or over the air.

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#1 How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone with iTunes?

You might have purchased movies with iTunes but do you know iTunes could also be used to send large video files to iPhone. You could have 2 ways to sync videos from PC to a computer or transfer videos from computer to any player on iPhone.

Method 1. Sync videos/folder to iPhone with iTunes

Need to change the steps

1. Launch iTunes on a Windows computer and locate the videos or folder on computer.

2. Click File in iTunes > select Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library >select the videos or folder on your computer

3. Connect iPhone to computer with USB cable.

4. Click the phone-shape icon to manage your iPhone and select Movies in the sidebar.

5. Check Sync Movies, then select the movies you want and click Sync at the bottom.

Add File to Library

Tips: You could find those videos in Videos app or Apple TV app. Every time you sync videos in this way would erase the movies you have synced last time so that you’d better transfer videos from iPhone to PC before using iTunes.

Method 2. Transfer videos from computer to any player on iPhone

If you have a player like VLC on iPhone, you can send large video files to iPhone in a shorter time.

1. Launch iTunes on a Windows computer and locate the videos or folder on computer.

2. Click the phone-shape icon to manage your iPhone and click File Sharing in the sidebar.

3. Select VLC (you could also choose another player). Drag your movies from folder to the box or click Add to add videos to VLC.

Files Sharing VLC

Tips: You could find those videos in VLC. If you want to save that videos from iPhone to another computer, you could enter File Sharing in the same way, select the movies and click Save in the bottom.

#2 How to import video from PC to iPhone without iTunes?

Feel iTunes works so slow? You need the professional tool AOMEI MBackupper. It is the fastest iPhone data transfer and iTunes alternative.

★ Free Software: You could transfer unlimited videos between iPhone and computer.

★ Safely Transfer: You could always use AOMEI MBackupper without misgivings because it would do nothing with the videos already on your iPhone.

★ Widely Compatible: It supports the latest iPhone 12/11, iPad 8/Air 4, and also supports iOS 14.

Step 1. Download AOMEI MBackupper and connonect iPhone to PC with USB cable.

Step 2. Select Transfer to iPhone at the bottom on the home screen.

Transfer to iPhone

Step 3. Click the plus icon to add videos from computer.

Choose Videos

Step 4. Check the files in the box and click Transfer.

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#3 How to send videos from PC to iPhone over the air?

1: Download and install Dropbox on PC. Register and sign into it.

2: Go to Upload and click on the Add icon.

3: Select the videos on computer and then click Upload.

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Tips: You need to install Dropbox on iPhone in App Store to receive the videos. Using Dropbox to transfer videos from computer to iPhone requires good Internet or it would take much time to upload or download videos.

Conclusion

Now you have known 3 ways to how to transfer videos from PC to iPhone with iTunes. You could quickly import large videos to iPhone when it is needed.

AOMEI MBackupper is the best video transfer for iPhone. It is fast and very easy to use and you can also use it to put mp4 on your iPad.

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