iPhone is widely recognized as the best smartphone in the world. It is so powerful to handle all kinds of files and data we need in our daily life, such as photos, movies, music, emails, PDF, documents, books and many others. You can easily transfer files from computer or laptop to iPhone so you can access them anytime on the go using iTunes or other alternatives. Today we will discuss how to transfer files from laptop to iPhone with or without iTunes. iTunes is provided by Apple for free. It is the usual way iPhone users use to back up iPhone to computer or restore backups from computer to iPhone. However we found there are actually many other iPhone transfer software that works better than iTunes in some aspects of data exchange between iPhone, iPad, iPod, PC, Mac and other devices. Basically iTunes is an all-in-one file management tool for iOS devices, but iTunes is average and not bad at a lot of things it can do. iTunes is powerful, but this solution does not give you the freedom & flexibility.
TunesGo is your one stop solution that lets you manage content on your iOS devices, trasnfer data between iPhone/iPad and computers and even more. Check out this tutorial to transfer files between computer and iPhone for more details.
How to Transfer Contacts from Laptop to iPhone?
Your address book, contacts and phone numbers, is the most important asset you can manage on iPhone. You need to back up your contacts from iPhone to computer or a cloud server regularly. So you will always access the data even if you lost the phone. Depending on how your contacts or address book saved on computer, you may need different tools to transfer them to iPhone. If you synced the contacts from iPhone through iTunes, you can follow this guide to easily restore contacts from iTunes backup to iPhone without iTunes but using a better alternative Mobile Transfer. Following previous linked article, you can also restore data from Samsung kies backup to iPhone, from BlackBerry backup to iPhone and more. If the contacts are exported from an email client software on your computer or you downloaded the contacts from an online email account, and saved as VCF file on computer, you can simply transfer the VCF contacts to iPhone through email and directly import them to iPhone Contacts app. You can also directly transfer contacts saved in Windows address book, Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail to iPhone.
How to Transfer Text Messages from Laptop to iPhone?
Your text messages backup can be easily restored from computer to iPhone whether they were synced from iPhone to coomputer through iTunes, backed up from Samsung to computer via Kies or else. You can refer to this tutorial to restore text messages from iTunes backup to iPhone without syncing or data loss. Compared to iTunes syncing, this iPhone data restore solution does not sync your iPhone or erase data on iPhone, thus you do not need to worry about data loss.
How to Transfer Photos & Videos from Laptop to iPhone?
There a numerous iPhone transfer software or app can help you exchange media files between iPhone and laptops. Some requires USB data cord, some requires internet connection, some are wireless without internet connection. For example you can refer to this guide to send photos and videos from computer to iPhone iPad with or without iTunes. Alternative you can download a wireless transfer app to send media files back and forth between iPhone and your laptop. You can use FileMaster free file manager and wireless transfer app for iPhone. You can get it from App Store for free. Then follow this guide to transfer photos and videos from PC to iPhone over Wi-Fi. This free photo transfer app for iPhone actually works better and easier than most other premium iPhone transfer software tools or paid apps.
Transfer music from computer to iPhone iPad iPod
Want to transfer music from laptop to iPhone iPad or iPod? Just like other media files sync, you can use iTunes or other iPhone data transfer software to easily copy music from computer to iPhone. Check out this step-by-step tutorial to transfer music from laptop to iPhone with or without iTunes.
Transfer PDF and books from laptop to iPhone
The iBooks app on iPhone is a great tool you can use to manage and read PDF files and documents, ePub or ebooks on iPhone. If you have saved PDF documents or electronic books on computer, you can use iTunes to sync books to iPhone.
Transfer Ringtones from laptop to iPhone
Want to change the default ringtone with your favorite music? Except buying ringtones from iTunes store, you can also use iTunes to convert music to iPhone ringtones on your computer; then sync ringtones from laptop to iPhone through iTunes.