How to Transfer Videos from Computer to iPhone 12/11/X/8/7

I downloaded a movie on my computer, now I want to watch it on my new iPhone X. How to transfer videos from computer to iPhone?

Think about these occasions: you downloaded movies on computer and want to enjoy them on mobile device; you shoot a video and edit on computer, now you need to transfer it back to your iPhone. Exporting movies/videos from PC to iPhone is an inevitable problem you are faced with. Don’t worry. Besides the traditional iTunes way, this passage will tell you another way to transfer videos from PC/Mac to iPhone 12/11/X/8/7 without iTunes.

Part 1. How to Transfer Videos from Computer to iPhone 12/11/X Without iTunes

As we know, transferring videos from computer to iPhone with iTunes will erase the previously synced media files, like music, movies, books etc. In addition, certain video formats, like wmv, avi, are not supported by iTunes. An iTunes alternative, named UltFone iOS Data Manager, can overcome these shortcomings. It allows you to add videos from computer to iPhone without erasing, overwritten or converting. In addition, it supports various video formats, not limited to MP4, M4A, MOV.

Explore more great features from UltFone iOS Data Manager:

  • You can transfer movies, music, books, bookmarks, contacts from computer to iPhone.
  • Fully or selectively back up iPhone for free.
  • This software works for both Windows and Mac, from Windows 7 to Windows 10, Mac 10.10 to 10.15.
  • It works on all iPhone models, including iPhone 12/11/X/8/7/6/5/4.
  • You can manage files on iPhone without iTunes.
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  • Step 1 Launch iOS Data Manager, and connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. Select Manage section from the menu tab.

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  • Step 2 Click Videos type on the left colume, and you can see it allows you to import movies, music videos, home videos, tv shows and podcasts. Choose the file type that you'd like to import, and click Import button.

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  • Step 3 Locate the videos on your computer and transfer to your iPhone directly.

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Part 2. Transfer Videos from Computer to iPhone 12/11/X Using iTunes

Transferring movies on iPhone from computer via iTunes is a general way when talking about video transferring. You will have to bear the risk of losing data or incompatibility, if you still want to proceed, here is a detailed guide on syncing videos from PC to iPhone using iTunes.

Step 1. Launch iTunes. Connect your iDevice to PC/Mac with a lighting cable.

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

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Step 3. Click your iDevice in iTunes, select Movies, check Sync Movies and choose the movies you want to transfer and click Sync. After finishing syncing, you can go Movie app on iPhone to view your movies.

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Note:

If using iTunes to sync movies from PC/Mac to iPhone/iPad will totally erase your previously added videos.

Bottom Line

That’s all for adding videos from computer to iPhone 12/11/X/8/8 Plus or iPad/iPod with/without iTunes. If you don’t want to erase data or you need to transfer videos in uncommon formats, UltFone iOS Data Manager can fully meet your demands. If you have other questions, please leave us a message.

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