Top 5 Ways to Restore iTunes Library from iPhone

The best way to compile your favourite songs, videos and photos is by iTunes. But there are chances of losing of data or the entire collection. So, here’s a good idea to take backups of your iTunes Library periodically. There may be the situation like Sync data, install/upgrade a new system, Factory reset iPhone or hard drives get crashed and library is lost where you want to restore the iTunes library. iTunes would erase all the current content and replace it with items from the new library. As we know that iTunes is used to transfer the data to their devices and is not ideal software to use for restoring iTunes library. We are here to resolve your issue by using our KeepVid Music software and other software which will handle and interact with your device and help to restore iTunes from iPhone.

Part 1: How to Restore iTunes Library from iPhone with KeepVid Music?

KeepVid Music will help you to export all media on your iPhone to iTunes Library and also recover back to your iTunes library from iPhone. KeepVid Music comes with the star features like it would be able to intelligently recognize the duplicate files and transfer the one which is unique. It has ability to transfer the entire playlists at one time. Also it can recover back your data in just one click. Have a look how with simply easy steps we can recover back our iTunes Library from iPhone.

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Music Downloader, transfer and manager for your iOS/Android Devices

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  • Transfer music between any two devices
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  • Organize entire iTunes music library
  • Fix ID3 tags and covers
  • Delete duplicate songs & remove missing tracks
  • Share your iTunes playlist
Guide for KeepVid Music: 1.Download Music 2.Record Music 3.Transfer Music 4.Manage iTunes Library 5.Tips for iTunes

Step 1: Launch KeepVid Music

Download, install and launch KeepVid Music software on your PC.

Restore iTunes Library from iPhone-Launch KeepVid Music

Step 2: Click Toolbox > Backup/Restore iTunes

Click Toolbox option on the main interface page, and then click Backup/Restore iTunes.

Restore iTunes Library from iPhone-Click TOOLBOX

Step 3: Click "Restore"

Click the option of “Restore” to start the process.

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Step 4: Select the backup file and the items to restore.

1. Click “Choose" to find and select the .tg file.

Restore iTunes Library from iPhone-select backup

2. Select the items that you wish to restore like Music, Movies, Home Videos and others, uncheck the one which you do not want to restore.

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3. There are two Restore models.

•    Restore iTunes Library based on the old one (the old iTunes library will not be deleted.)

•    Delete the current iTunes Library and restore a new one.

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There is an option of “Delete current iTunes library before restoring from the backup”. You can select it if you wish to delete the current library. Next, click "Restore".

4. A page will appear to ask you if you are sure to restore library. Click “Restore” if you are sure.

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Step 5: Restoring iTunes succeeds

Once the library is restored, Congratulations message will appear and you will be asked to restart KeepVid Music to get the updated iTunes library.

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Part 2: How to Restore iTunes Library from iPhone on Computer with iTunes?

iTunes keeps a track of your content and playlist in a library file. iTunes would immediately update your library soon after the iTunes update. But if any files are missing in your library iTunes would restore them back to your library. Follow the below simply steps by which you can recover your data back in your Library.

Step 1: Launch iTunes

Upgrade to the latest version and ensure your iTunes library is empty so that you won’t have the same songs twice.

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Step 2: Recover the data from iTunes

•    Remove the hard drive from your computer

•    Install that hard drive into an external hard drive that you need to put on your PC

•    Open My computer and navigate to hard drive which has your files

Step 3: Search and copy

•    Explore hard drive and search for your music

•    Copy the XML file

Restore iTunes Library from iPhone-Search and copy

Step 4: Paste and Recover

Paste the file on your desktop

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Step 5: Import iTunes files

•    Return to iTunes

•    Find the import in the file menu and click on it

•    Navigate it to save into the new iTunes Music Library , your new recovered iTunes Library is imported

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Part 3: How to Restore iTunes Library from iPhone on Computer with AnyTrans

You can easily restore your backed up iTunes Library to external drive or iCloud, but the problem comes when you haven’t taken backup. No worries we have resolve this issue by downloading AnyTrans on your PC. With AnyTrans you can easily recover your iTunes library by importing from iPhone.

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You just need to install and run AnyTrans on your computer then connect to iTunes. Next select the items that you need to transfer from the Device to iTunes Library and start transfer to recover your data. Click iTunes Library to recover the items. That’s it you’ll recover your lost data and files in your iTunes Library back.

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Part 4: How to Restore iTunes Library from iPhone with iExplorer

There is an Auto Transfer feature available in iExplorer from which you can easily recover from your device to iTunes. For that you need to open iExplorer on your PC and connect with your device via USB. iTunes will prompt you to sync the device, click on cancel and we recommend to avoid syncing the device to iTunes. Doing this may result in permanent loss of the data.

Restore iTunes Library from iPhone-with iExplorer

Here iExplorer will give you the overview screen next click on Auto Transfer. iExplorer will track all your files and playlist will be appeared. Select the files you need to transfer by default all the files are marked as checked, after selecting and checking the files click on start Auto Transfer. Within a few minutes your all files and items will restored in your iTunes Library.

Part 5: How to Restore iTunes Library from iPhone with CopyTrans

CopyTrans comes with a smart backup feature which carries the easiest way to transfer all the media files to your iTunes Library. CopyTrans knows which songs are in your iTunes library and which file is missing also it includes 100% free from duplicates. It can restore iTunes Library from iPhone, iPod or iPad. Simply you need to download CopyTrans on your PC with empty iTunes Library.

Restore iTunes Library from iPhone-with CopyTrans

Install and run the program make sure your iTunes is closed at the time of installation. Plug in your device and the program will list all your files and playlists. Click on the start backup to restore the files. CopyTrans will match all the contents of iTunes on your device and will add only the tracks and playlist that is needed to you. As Soon as the backup is completed your iTunes Library is restored back to its place.

According to the above post, the conclusion is very clear where iTunes is a great way for compiling your important data using one of our best software like KeepVid Music. However, the process of restoring your data and files is fairly simple and is detailed in this article.

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iTunes Library

1. iTunes Tips+
  1. 1.1 Playlist Disappeared
  2. 1.2 Best iTunes Alternatives
  3. 1.3 Share Playlist
  4. 1.4 Playlist to iPod
  5. 1.5 Copy Playlist
  6. 1.6 iTunes and Smart Playlist
  7. 1.7 Sync Playlist to iPhone
  8. 1.8 Solution of iOS
  9. 1.9 iTunes Radio to Mp3
  10. 1.10 iTunes Tag
2. iTunes Library+
  1. 2.1 iTunes Library Disappeared
  2. 2.2 Reduce Your iTunes Library
  3. 2.3 Analyze iTunes Library
  4. 2.4 iTunes Library location
  5. 2.5 With Multiple Macs
  6. 2.6 Multiple iTunes Libraries
  7. 2.7 iTunes Music Library
  8. 2.8 iTunes Library
3. Backup & Recover+
  1. 3.1 Backup iPod Music
  2. 3.2 Recover Lost iTunes Music
  3. 3.3 Delete iTunes Backup
  4. 3.4 Backup iTunes Playlist
  5. 3.5 Backup to ExternalDrive
  6. 3.6 Backup to iCloud
  7. 3.7 Recover iTunes Library
  8. 3.8 iTunes Backup Alternative
  9. 3.9 Backup iTunes Library
  10. 3.10 Backup iPod
  11. 3.11 Backup iTunes Music
  12. 3.12 Back up eBooks
4. Manage iTunes Library+
  1. 4.1 Merge iTunes Libraries
  2. 4.2 Rescan iTunes Library
  3. 4.3 Refresh iTunes Library
  4. 4.4 Edit iTunes Music Library
  5. 4.5 Reset iTunes Library
  6. 4.6 Sync iTunes Library
  7. 4.7 Share iTunes Music
  8. 4.8 itunes Library Manager
  9. 4.9 Remove Duplicates from iTunes
  10. 4.10 Tag Multiple Songs
  11. 4.11 Edit iTunes Library
  12. 4.12 Restore iTunes Library
  13. 4.13 Clean up iTunes
  14. 4.14 Rebuild iTunes Library
  15. 4.15 Clean up iTunes Music
  16. 4.16 Remove Duplicate Items
  17. 4.17 Delete iTunes Library
  18. 4.18 Share iTunes Library
5. Restore iTunes+
  1. 5.1 Restore iTunes Library
  2. 5.2 restore ipod
6. To iTunes+
  1. 6.1 Download iTunes Radio
  2. 6.2 Download BBC Radio
  3. 6.3 Watch iTunes Video
  4. 6.4 Download Podcasts
  5. 6.5 Record Online Music
  6. 6.6 Play BBC Radio
  7. 6.7 Free iTunes Songs
7. iTunes Transfer+
  1. 7.1 iTunes to Android
  2. 7.2 Convert Napster to iTunes
  3. 7.3 YouTube to iTunes
  4. 7.4 Music to iTunes
  5. 7.5 Grooveshark to iTunes
  6. 7.6 Rhapsody to iTunes
  7. 7.7 Pandora to iTunes
  8. 7.8 Youtube Music to iTunes
  9. 7.9 Vimeo to iTunes
  10. 7.10 iTunes to Computer
  11. 7.11 iTunes Radio for Android

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