Did you suddenly lose your iTunes library after an iTunes update? Is your iTunes library on your new PC empty? No problem. If you already have the songs and playlists loaded on an iPod or iPhone, you’ve come to the right place.
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Recover your iTunes library with these easy steps. The method is compatible with all iPhone models including iPhone X and with Windows 7, 8, and 10.
First, download CopyTrans:
Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans, check out the installation guide.
Make sure that iTunes is closed. Run CopyTrans.
Connect your iPhone to the PC. CopyTrans displays the iPhone songs, videos and playlists.
To begin the backup, click “Start backup”. Even if your iTunes library is not empty, CopyTrans matches up the contents of iTunes with the contents of your iPhone or iPod. This way, only the needed tracks and playlists are copied to iTunes without creating duplicates.
Wait until the backup is finished:
Once the backup is done, your iTunes library is back to the way it was: songs, playlists, album art, star ratings and playcounts included.