This troubleshooting article explains how to fix the issue of iTunes not syncing songs back to your iPhone or iPod. In most cases, the problem is caused by misconfigured iTunes sync settings for your iPhone or iPod. The guide works with all iPhone models including iPhone 6s and all versions of iTunes, including iTunes Never run iTunes with your iPhone, iPod, or iPad connected unless you are sure that your iTunes library contains all the tracks that you need. Prior to following the below tutorial, effectuate a Smart backup of your iDevice with CopyTrans to copy all the necessary tracks and playlists to iTunes on your PC:. Once the iDevice appears in iTunes, click on it.
How to Fix iTunes When It’s Not Syncing with iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch
iTunes won't sync songs to iPhone or iPod
Hello, I use a Chromebook to upload songs that I have downloaded onto it and I also have an iPhone with the Google Play Music app that I use to actually listen to songs. The auto-match feature that Play Music uses is useful, but a song that I have been trying to upload was incorrectly matched. I have learned how to fix this issue, but the problem is with my iPhone app. The app still plays the incorrect match of the song.
Google Play Music "Incorrect Match" Not Updating for iOS
If you subscribe to Apple Music or iTunes Match, you can access your music library on all of your devices. If songs are missing from your music library after you turn on Sync Library, learn what to do. Check your settings and network connection on all of your devices:. Apple Music isn't a backup service. Make sure to back up your music library before you make any changes.
If you find yourself in that frustrating situation, here is what you can do to fix it and get the iPhone, iPod, or iPad syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC again. Do note this guide is aimed at resolving actual syncing problems ie: Before trying anything else, be sure you have the newest version of iTunes on the computer. You can always download the newest version of iTunes directly from Apple by clicking here.