How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to iTunes? iTunes to iPhone?

How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to iTunes? iTunes to iPhone?
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Find the solutions about how to transfer apps from iPhone to iTunes? Here are two solutions for you about transferring apps to iTunes, and vice versa.

It seems like easy to transfer apps from iPhone to iTunes, but sometimes we need to transfer some purchase apps between iPhone and iTunes, it doesn't look easy.

Therefore, here I would like to show you two effective and simple way to transfer apps from iPhone to iTunes, as well transfer purchases from iPhone to iTunes library.


Solution 1. How to Transfer Apps/Purchased Apps from iPhone to iTunes with iTunes

Solution 2. Transfer Apps from iPhone to iTunes with iPhone Transfer


Solution 1. How to Transfer Apps/Purchased Apps from iPhone to iTunes with iTunes


Part 1. How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to iTunes with iTunes

Part 2. How to Transfer Purchases from iPhone to iTunes Library


Part 1. How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to iTunes with iTunes

Step 1. Make sure that you have already launched the latest iTunes on your computer, then connect your iPhone to the computer.

Step 2. Click your phone icon at the top of the homepage.

Step 3. Choose Apps to view all apps you downloaded on your iPhone and some other apps you download in iTunes Store need install.

Step 4. Choose those apps you want to transfer to iPhone and click on Install, then tap on Apply to start syncing the apps to iPhone.

Step 5. After transferring, you will see the apps you transferred appears on your iPhone.



Part 2. How to Transfer Purchases from iPhone to iTunes Library

Step 1. Sign in with your Apple ID

Click the "Account" menu at the top and then sign in with your Apple ID which you've used to download apps on your iPhone.



Step 2. Authorize computer

Return to the “Store” menu in iTunes, and choose “Authorize Computer.” Only after authorizing this computer, you're able to transfer apps from iPhone to the iTunes Library.



Note: If you purchased apps with multiple accounts on your iPhone, then you’ll need to repeat these first two steps with each account.

Step 3. Transfer Purchases from iPhone to iTunes Library

a. Connect your iPhone to your computer via the iPhone USB cable. And click "View">"Show Sidebar" to see your iPhone beneath "Devices".



b. Right click on your iPhone on the sidebar of your iTunes. From the drop-down list, select "Transfer Purchases".



Tips: How to Transfer Apps from iTunes to iPhone with iTunes

Step 1. Click "View" menu and select "Show Sidebar", then you can see all items displayed on the left side of your iTunes Library.



Step 2. Connect your iPhone to your computer via an USB cable, then you can see your iPhone displayed in the Devices area.



Step 3. Click the Device button and go the Summary > Apps on the device window, select the apps you want to sync from iTunes to iPhone, and click "Sync/Apply" to begin the process of copying apps from your iTunes to your iPhone. Besides, you can see the status bar on the right side of iTunes.



Through iTunes, you can easily transfer apps/purchased apps from iPhone to iTunes, and vice versa. But the process may spend a lot of time, and sometimes it may disrupt your apps order which on your iPhone, so here is another way for you to install your apps from iTunes on your iPhone and export your apps on your iPhone to iTunes/PC for backup as well.

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Solution 2. Transfer Apps from iPhone to iTunes with iPhone Transfer

iPhone Transfer is the best iTunes alternative for users to transfer apps from iPhone to iTunes in a bath, as well transfer apps from iTunes to iPhone. Besides, it also allows you to install, export, uninstall multiple apps on your iPhone in batch soon.

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Tutorial: Transfer Apps between iPhone and iTunes

Step 1. Download and install iPhone Transfer on your computer.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to the computer via an USB Cable.

Step 3. Go to Apps on the top of the main interface, you will see all the apps on your iPhone. Then check the apps you want to export to iTunes, click Export. You can select iTunes folder as the destination folder, then click OK to start the export.

Step 4. Click Install button from the top menu bar to enter the default path of iTunes folder, then select the apps you want to install on your iPhone and click Open to start the installation.



Now you can get apps from iPhone to iTunes with only one click. What's more, this iPhone to iTunes transfer tool also allows you to sync other data like videos, music, audiobooks, podcasts and more other data from iTunes to iPhone easily or between two iDevices.