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[Fixed]Transfer Purchases from iPhone to iTunes Not Working

“There are some apps i need to transfer them from my iPhone to iTunes, and i have synced my iPhone with iTunes, then i find those apps are still not on my iTunes. It seems my transferring purchases from iPhone to iTunes not working, how could i fix it?”

Sometimes this issue will happen from the start of the process, and we couldn’t find anyting on our iTunes when finish transferring. What’s wrong with our iTunes? Or what’s the matter with built-in feature “Transfer Purchases from iDevices”? now we’ll see how to fix transferring purchases from iPhone to iTunes not working issue.

Why Transferring Purchases from iPhone to iTunes Not Working

There are many factors that can cuase the failure of transferring purchases from iPhone to iTunes, like there is some bugs with our iTunes, and there is some incompatible issues with our iPhone and iTunes.

Or our iTunes is still with iOS 9 version, which have been disabled by Apple with this feature.

Also the apps you need to transfer is introduced by Apple device with iOS 9.

Fix Transferring Purchases from iPhone to iTunes Not Working Issue

After knowing the reasons, we can find some solutions for it.

1.Update iPhone with Latest Version and iTunes:

Firstly, we’ll need to check if our iPhone is with latest iOS version, and also update our iTunes with latest version. Now just go to Setting--General--Software Update, then update your iOS version and some apps.

Also you can update your iTunes by opening your iTunes, then click Help--Check for Updates, and tap on Download iTunes to update it.



2.Restart iPhone and iTunes:

When there is some bugs with our iPhone or iTunes, we can restart it to do some fix.

Now press your power button and hold on until it appears “Slide to Close Phone”, then slide it to close your iPhone.

Then wait one or two minutes, press your power button and home button together, and hold on until it appears Apple logo on your home screen. Then release the buttons, and your iPhone will be open.

3.Check if We have Purchased Those Apps:

Also we’ll need to check if we have purchased those apps, otherwise it won’t allow us to sync them from iPhone to our iTunes.

4.Set Automatic Download Feature on iTunes:

And we can set auto download feature on iTunes, then it will help us download apps from our iDevice to iTunes everytime we sync our iDevice.

Now open your iTunes and go to iTunes menu, then click Preference, select Store tab, enter Automatic Download page, and check Apps with right image icon, then click OK.



Transfer Purchases from iPhone to iTunes

If you haven’t use this feature before, or when you don’t know how to do it, you can follow below steps and have a try.

1.Launching iTunes on your PC, then connect your iPhone with PC, and authorise your iPhone on this computer with your Apple ID.

2.Then go to Files--Devices, find and click “Transfer Purchase from iPhone”.

3.Now it will begin transferring all your purchases from iPhone to iTunes.



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