You may lose videos on your iPhone because of some accidents like mistaken deletion, factory reset and iOS update. However, if you still have these videos on your computer, you can transfer them back from PC to iPhone.
iTunes can transfer videos from PC to iPhone easily. However, some iPhone users not only want to transfer videos shot by iPhone, but movies, TV shows, Music Videos and other video files on their computer to iPhone and they encounter difficulties when trying to transfer videos in iPhone-incompatible formats.
can solve this problem. Since iPhone only supports certain types of video files such as MP4, M4V and MOV files, if you want to transfer videos from PC to iPhone
for an enjoyment, you’ll need to convert your videos to iPhone-compatible formats. iPhone Transfer can do this for you before transferring. Then, you can add videos and other videos files such as movies, TV shows and Music Videos from computer to iPhone directly.
Download the trial version of iPhone Transfer and have a try.
Tutorial 1: Transfer Videos from PC to iPhone Directly
Step 1. Plug iPhone into computer
Run iOS Transfer on your computer and connect iPhone to the computer via a USB cable. The software will recognize your iPhone and automatically detect the contents in your iPhone. You'll see the interface as below:
Step 2. Add videos from PC to iPhone
You can get a list of Media, Photos, Books, Playlist, Contacts and more in the left column. Click "Media"
and you can see the directories: Movies, Podcasts, TV Shows, Music Videos, iTunes U etc. on top of the window. To add movies, for example, you can click "Add"
> "Add File/Add Folder"
and then browse and select the videos you want to transfer to iPhone, click Open
to start transfer.
Tips: Before transferring, the program will convert videos to iPhone-compatible formats automatically.
Tutorial 2: Transfer Videos to iPhone with iTunes 12
Note: By applying this way, after syncing, videos will be saved on Photo Library and the previously synced folders will be erased.
1. Open iTunes and connect iPhone to your computer. Your iPhone icon will appear toward the upper-left part of the screen. Click it.
2. Select the "Photos"
option on the left sidebar.
3. Check the "Sync Photos from" option, and then choose to sync "All folders" or "Selected folders". Please select the "Include videos" check box to sync your personal videos and choose folders on your computer.
4. Click the "Done"
button, and then click "Apply"
. iTunes will transfer videos from computer to iPhone.
The most outstanding feature of iPhone Transfer
is that it avoids erasing any data which may undoubtedly be encountered by using iTunes while syncing. Additionally, this guide on how to transfer video from PC to iPhone can be also applied to transfer videos from PC to iPad or iPod by using iOS Transfer.