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How do I easily Transfer Music if iTunes is Upgraded to the Latest Version?

Transfer Music when iTunes is Upgraded

Summary of this article: Do you feel upset to update or download latest iTunes for it causes so much inconvenience? And after owning iTunes12, do you have issues with iTunes alternative detecting your iOS device? No worry, AmoyShare O2Tunes will be the best exception for you to choose!

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For many iOS users, sometimes may have a hate relationship with iTunes as it is a default application to transfer music to iPhone, iPod, iPad on Mac and Windows PC. So in order to get rid of complicated iTunes and avoid erasing any contents by iTunes, people choose third-party iDevice tools to transfer music.

But recently a nightmare comes to these third-party iDevice tools since the newly updated iTunes 12 on Jan 29, whose architecture is changed by Apple from original iTunes 32 bit to iTunes 64 bit. Unable to detect the devices, these third party tools now cannot easily transfer music if people update iTunes to its latest version.

Of course, sometimes exceptions have to be made. When people are wondering, ‘’how do I easily transfer music if iTunes is upgraded to the latest version’’? To quickly and effectively solve this problem, AmoyShare updates its flagship product O2Tunes in the first time, which successfully fixes the 64-bit compatibility problem with the latest version of iTunes 12. Now for O2Tunes users, you can still enjoy the efficient and convenient iDevice management experience after updating to iTunes 12.1

Below are some guidelines that you may find helpful.

  •  1:How to update or download latest iTunes? 
  • It's known to us that iTunes has been criticized for its slow loading times (especially in Windows), lack of features and non-existent support for a number of popular file formats, leading many to seek out an alternative. Although so many defects of iTunes, it has its own sparkle, that’s why many users still want to download the iTunes once upgraded to the latest version. Therefore, in order to help people upgrade iTunes smoothly, I will show you the ways as below.

    1)  If you have earlier versions of iTunes installed on your computer, follow the directions below to update to the latest version of iTunes.


     1. Open iTunes.

     2. From the iTunes menu, choose iTunes > Check for Updates.

     3. Follow the prompts to install the latest version of iTunes.


     1. Open iTunes

     2. From the menu bar, choose Help > Check for Updates.

     3. Follow the prompts to install the latest version of iTunes.

    2)  If you don't have iTunes installed on your computer, download it from https://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ . When you click to download, it will appear a thank –you- interface as below.

    Picture 1- Download latest iTunes

  •  2. How to operate O2Tunes to transfer music? 
  • As a professional but ease-to-use iDevices management tool, O2Tunes wins the praise of a large majority of its users. It is far beyond an iTunes alternative.

    Below is O2Tunes download link, you can have a free try.

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    Green Software with NO Plug-ins.

    If you download and launch O2Tunes, but do not have iTunes on your computer, you will be prompted to install a new version of iTunes as below, just follow the prompt to download latest iTunes.

    Picture 2-O2Tunes prompt

    If you are not prompted to install a new version of iTunes, you may already have the latest version your operating system can support. Now you can experience O2Tunes to freely transfer music with the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer!

    For example, below is the process to transfer music from iTunes library to iPhone.

    1)  Connect your device to computer. O2Tunes will automatically search for it and list the current tracks and media files stored in iPhone, iPod and iPad. You will find the detailed information of each media file including genre, artist and album in three display windows.

    Note: When launching O2Tunes, it will pop up a prompt as below, just click OK to begin. The content on your iTunes library can still be detected automatically.

    Picture 3-O2Tunes prompt

    2)  O2Tunes will ask you to choose the destination folder, click Browse and set up the folder you want to store your files. The Customize function provides with optional choices to customize your file or folder before backup. Also you can customize the detailed info of these files while importing them to iTunes.

    Picture 4-O2Tunes prompt

    3)  Select the single music or batches of media files you want to backup. If you want to transfer files to iTunes, then click iTunes Library on the pull down menu of the Export to button.

    Picture 5-O2Tunes prompt

    (Learn more O2Tunes functions at: https://www.amoyshare.com/o2tunes-for-win/user-guide.html)

    Still upset to update iTunes? No worry, just choose O2Tunes, I believe even if you are a technology newbie, you can handle it to transfer and manage your iTunes 12 and other iOS content easily!

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