New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
iPhone Hardware and Accessories Discuss iPhone hardware

Transferring library from iPhone to MacBook Pro


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
FamousCFC

 
Member Since: Jan 07, 2011
Posts: 1
FamousCFC is on a distinguished road

FamousCFC is offline
After years of using iTunes on my old PC with my old iPod and now my iPhone, I finally have a MacBook Pro that I'd like to use for syncing iTunes with my phone. Despite Googling manically, I can't seem to find the best way to get all my music/videos/playlists etc. onto my Mac so I can start using iTunes on it. I've read about expod but is there an easier way? And will that restore my current playlists that I've painstakingly built up over the past six years? Any advice/thoughts would be most welcome, thanks.
QUOTE Thanks
mpossoff

 
Member Since: Dec 26, 2010
Posts: 7
mpossoff is on a distinguished road

mpossoff is offline
I'm in the same situation. My iPhone is windows configured. Now I have a Mac.
QUOTE Thanks
Jade123

 
Member Since: Feb 25, 2010
Posts: 17
Jade123 is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 13" MacBook White, 21.5" iMac, iPhone 3GS 16GB Black, 32Gb iPad, Apple TV 2nd gen

Jade123 is offline
When I plugged my iPhone into my new Mac it gave me the option to transfer all the purchased items on my phone to iTunes. It might be the same for you
QUOTE Thanks
AUZambo

 
AUZambo's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 06, 2006
Posts: 282
AUZambo will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: 2006 Macbook Pro 15.4" glossy screen, 2.16 ghz, 640 gb, 2 gb ram

AUZambo is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jade123 View Post
When I plugged my iPhone into my new Mac it gave me the option to transfer all the purchased items on my phone to iTunes. It might be the same for you
That will probably work, but if these people are anything like me they have thousands of songs they transferred form CDs they bought prior to the advent of iTunes to their iPhones. I have maybe 10 songs I've paid for on iTunes and thousands from my CDs. It's those thousands that are a hassle.

There's also the issue of transferring the contacts and calendar to the Mac's address book and iCal.

I'm not in the boat, but my sister is. She got a new MBP for Xmas to replace her old powerbook G4. I'm pretty tech savvy and I couldn't figure out how to transfer things from a phone to the computer without buying software. It seems rather ridiculous for Apple to only allow the transfer to work one way. I think she's just gonna go to the genius bar to see if they can transfer everything from her phone to her new MBP.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Can iphone & ipod sync in same itunes account? | Iphone 4 Battery drain and warm issues »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
iPhone won't sync music to MacBook Pro emma.mac iPhone Hardware and Accessories 2 09-27-2010 06:05 PM
Macbook pro won't sync my iPhone spmahn Apple Notebooks 2 09-21-2010 09:34 PM
Buying a MacBook Pro. Tarek Apple Notebooks 19 09-11-2010 02:59 PM
MacBook Pro has 'lost' Mac Pro [wireless network] waltonic Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 09-22-2009 01:17 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:15 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?