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    How to transfer files between your computer and mobile phone

    You can transfer files, such as pictures or audio files, between your computer and mobile phone.

    Step 1 of 16

    Start the program iTunes on your computer.

    Step 2 of 16

    Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.

    Step 3 of 16

    Select one of the following options:
    Transfer files from your computer to your mobile phone, go to 2a.
    Transfer files from your mobile phone to your computer, go to 2b.

    Step 4 of 16

    First you need to add your files to the iTunes library.
    Click File.

    Step 5 of 16

    To add one file at a time:
    Click Add File to Library....

    Step 6 of 16

    Go to the required file in your computer's file system.

    Step 7 of 16

    Click Open.

    Step 8 of 16

    To add a folder:
    Click Add Folder to Library....

    Step 9 of 16

    Go to the required folder in your computer's file system.

    Step 10 of 16

    Click Select Folder.
    Depending on your settings in iTunes, the transfer may start automatically.

    Step 11 of 16

    To start the transfer manually:
    Click iPhone.

    Step 12 of 16

    Click the required category at the top of the screen.
    Follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.

    Step 13 of 16

    Click Apply.

    Step 14 of 16

    Click File.

    Step 15 of 16

    Click Devices.

    Step 16 of 16

    Click Transfer Purchases from ‹your mobile phone›.

    1. Connect mobile phone and computer

    Start the program iTunes on your computer.
    Connect the data cable to the socket and to your computer's USB port.

    2. Select option

    Select one of the following options:
    Transfer files from your computer to your mobile phone, go to 2a.
    Transfer files from your mobile phone to your computer, go to 2b.

    3. 2a - Transfer files from your computer to your mobile phone

    First you need to add your files to the iTunes library.
    Click File.
    To add one file at a time:
    Click Add File to Library....
    Go to the required file in your computer's file system.
    Click Open.
    To add a folder:
    Click Add Folder to Library....
    Go to the required folder in your computer's file system.
    Click Select Folder.
    Depending on your settings in iTunes, the transfer may start automatically.
    To start the transfer manually:
    Click iPhone.
    Click the required category at the top of the screen.
    Follow the instructions on the screen to select the required settings.
    Click Apply.

    4. 2b - Transfer files from your mobile phone to your computer

    Click File.
    Click Devices.
    Click Transfer Purchases from ‹your mobile phone›.

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