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How to Transfer Videos from Mac to iPhone

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

With the release of 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus, many people give up buying an iPad to watch videos. Instead, they bought the iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone 6s Plus that also has a big screen. First of all, congratulations, you have a brand new and shining phone. In order not to waste the big screen, you must eager to know how to put movies on iPhone. Previously, we introduced how to transfer videos from computer to iPhone and this time, let's continues the topic on how to transfer videos from Mac to iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus.

FonePaw iOS Transfer (Mac) offers you an easy way to transfer movies and videos from Mac to iPhone 6s/6/5s/5/4s. Aside from videos, more files like music, podcast, photos, contacts, books can all be transferred from Mac to iPhone, vice versa. This program can be installed on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMac running Mac OS X 10.11 EI Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks. 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard.


1. Connect iPhone to Mac through USB

Launch the transfer tool after installation. Then, connect your iPhone to Mac using a USB data cord. The program can then automatically detect the connection and show your iPhone on the main interface. If you are running iTunes at the same time, please close iTunes to avoid any possible conflicts.

Connect iPhone to Mac through USB

2. Select and copy videos & movies to iPhone

Go to "Media" tab and then click "Movies", you will see all your existing iPhone movies there. To transfer videos from Mac to iPhone, click the Add button. You can then browser to your videos or movies on Mac. Select those you need and click "Open" to start transferring.

Add Movies on Mac

Select Movies to Transfer from Mac to iPhone

Tips: If there is no enough storage on your iPhone to store these videos, you are advised first to free up the storage on your 16GB iPhone by deleting some photos, videos or music on iPhone. But please make sure that you have backed up your device.


You can use FonePaw iOS Transfer (Mac) to transfer videos between Mac and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Other than that, this application is good at managing iPhone files in a simple and intuitive way. It is time to throw away iTunes and get this iOS Transfer program on your computer now!



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