How to Transfer MP4 to iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7s/7/6s Smoothly

By Rico Rodriguez to iPhone Tips , Apple Resources | Last Updated on Dec 18, 2023

"I got a new iPhone and wanna transfer some MP4 videos on my computer to iPhone. The problem is that I don't see the option for adding videos to my libraries. Can anyone tell me how to transfer MP4 to iPhone?"

"I downloaded a movie in MP4 format on my Mac and desire to put it into my iPhone 7 Plus for watching it outdoors. Could you tell me how to copy MP4 to iPhone?"

In fact, in addition to downloaded MP4 videos, movies and TV shows, people also have requirements on transferring the iTunes purchased MP4 movies or videos from computer to iPhone iPad iPod both for saving money and free enjoyment. Usually, you would choose iTunes to do this task. However, iTunes failed to add movies (MP4 incl.) to library without clear reasons. Instead of spending much time and energy to solve this tough issue, it's much wiser for you to try an easier way to sync MP4 file to iPhone with the help of the best iPhone video transfer.

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Best Solution to Sync MP4 to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/7s

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Part One: Simplest Way to Transfer MP4 toiPhoneS/6 (Plus) without iTunes

Some users complain that it is so complicated and slow to use iTunes to sync MP4 to iPhone. Besides, every iTunes sync will replace the existing videos on your iPhone with the library on computer so that you may constantly lose the former cherished MP4 video files on iPhone. Thus, many people would like to find an iTunes alternative to handle the task of transferring MP4 to iPhone.

Serving as a muti-functional iPhone transfer, MacX MediaTrans is an expert to import video to iPhone 8/Plus, iPhone X, iPhone 7s/7/6s/SE/6/5s from Mac computer. In particular, it is able to flawlessly transfer 4K UHD MP4 video movie, TV shows, downloaded video, purchased videos, etc. from Mac/PC to iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7s/6/SE at a lightning speed and no quality loss. What's more, if your video format (MKV, AVI, FLV, WMV, etc) isn't compatible with iPhone, this MP4 to iPhone transferring software can help you automatically convert video to iPhone supported formats and copy video from computer iPhone without any error thanks to its advanced built-in video converter.

How to Transfer MP4 Videos toiPhoneS/6 (Plus) Fast and Effortlessly

Prior to MP4 to iPhone transfer, you should download this MP4 to iPhone video transferring software on your Mac (macOS High Sierra included); you can download Windows version (Windows 10/8/7 supported) if needed. Now, follow the below step-by-step guide to import MP4 to iPhone without iTunes.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Mac/PC
Fire up this MP4 video to iPhone transfer and connect your iPhone to computer via a USB cable.

Step 2: Select MP4 video files
Click "Video" icon on the main interface and you'll find your iPhone videos are classified in Home Video, Video Recorded, Movies, etc. Tap "Add" button on the top of the panel to select MP4 videos you wanna transfer from Mac/PC.

Step 3: Start to sync MP4 to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X
Press "Sync" button on the lower right corner and the MP4 videos will be transferred from computer to iPhone 8 (Plus) immediately.

1. This MP4 to iPhone transfer is also a full-featured DRM removal software which is capable of removing DRM protections from iTunes purchased movies, TV shows, videos, songs, music, etc and converting iTunes purchases to DRM-free MP4 for later transferring or replaying.

2. In addition to transferring video from computer to iPhone iPad iPod, this iDevices video transfer also supports transferring video from iPhone to Mac/PC or freely copying music, photos, ebooks, ringtones and more files between iPhone iPad iPod and computer.

Part Two: How to Import MP4 Files to iPhone with iTunes

When it comes to copying MP4 to iPhone 8 or premium iPhone X, most of people will take advantage of iTunes which is the most familiar iDevices file transferring tool to them. Next, learn how to import MP4 to iPhone X/iPhone 8/7s using iTunes.

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Step 1: Connect iPhone 8, iPhone X or other iPhone model with the computer via a cable and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Open "File" on the top left corner and then choose "Add File to Library". Later select folder from where you wanna move MP4 file from computer to iPhone and hit "Open".

Step 3: Hit the device icon on left side panel to select "Movies" and check option of "Sync Movies" on the right hand side. Now, choose the MP4 videos, movies, TV shows and more that you are eager to transfer to iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7s/6/SE and press "Apply".

Step 4: Check the synced MP4 files under "Videos" app on iPhone from iTunes.

Even though your transferred video format is MP4, you also will fail when using iTunes to sync MP4 to iPhone/iPad/iPod on account of incompatible video resolution, frame rate and codec. In this case, you can rely on the professional video converter for Mac/Win to painlessly convert MP4 to iPhone supported video formats before any transferring steps. Besides, this iPhone video converter is also able to fast convert any HD/SD video formats to iPhone for playback without any limitation, for example, convert AVI to iPhone, FLV to iPhone, etc.

Alternatively, you can directly apply the aforementioned MP4 to iPhone transfer and converter to automatically convert and transfer MP4 video to iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7s/6.

MacX MediaTrans - Flawlessly Transfer MP4 Video to iPhone 8/X

Topmost iPhone file transfer - MacX MediaTrans is able to easily transfer any MP4 videos or other files from Mac/PC to iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7s/6 and vice versa, for example, MP4 videos, music songs, movies, TV shows, ringtones, ebooks and more.

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