How To Transfer Videos From PC to iPhone Camera Roll

I created an intro video I would like to attach to my videos before I upload them to iTunes, I understand the iMovie for the iPhone only see videos that are on the camera roll. Is there a way to import a video to the camera roll?

Photos and videos shot with an iPhone (or iPad) are automatically stored in the Camera Roll location in Photos app on your iPhone/iPad. On the other hand, when you sync photos and videos from computer using iTunes, they are stored in a separate location (Photo or Video Library), not in Camera Roll. But what if you wanted to store photos and videos from your computer to the Camera Roll instead. This article takes you through on how to transfer videos from your PC to iPhone Camera Roll by sync with iTunes. There is also a powerful iOS Manager which could help you transfer videos from PC to iPhone easily.

Camera Roll on iPhones is designed to store photos and videos on our iPhone. It allows you to store videos that you have taken from your iPhone. You can also set your iPhone to store app videos like WhatsApp or downloaded videos from preferred sharing site. However, you may have videos on your PC, and you want to transfer them to your Camera Roll. Here, you can easily transfer videos to iPhone Camera Roll using iTunes.

How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone camera roll with iTunes

The first way that you can transfer videos from PC to iPhone is by using iTunes. As mentioned above, the general syncing method using iTunes won’t save photos and videos to Camera Roll. However, some apps, like Documents 5, allow you to import files from a computer to its local storage via iTunes using the Document Sharing feature. The following steps mentioned below will guide you to transfer files from your computer to the local storage of Documents app. To do so, follow these steps.

Step 1 Install Documents 5 App to your iPhone or iPad to transfer videos from PC to iPhone camera roll.

How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone camera roll with Documents 5

Step 2 Open the iTunes on your PC, and ensure it is the latest version.

Step 3 Take a USB cable and use it to connect your iPhone to the PC. You will be required to enter a passcode or to trust the computer.

Step 4 Now turn to your PC and click on your iPhone button at the top left corner of the iTunes window..

Step 5 Go to the Apps tab, and scroll down to the File Sharing section.

Step 6 Scroll the app list on the left side and select Documents. A list of files stored in its local storage is displayed on the right pane.

Step 7 Drag and drop photos and videos from your computer to the right pane containing the list of files. Alternatively, you may also click the “Add file…” button and browse for the photo and video file you want to transfer to your iPhone Camera Roll.

How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone camera roll with iTunes

Hence, your selected photos and videos will be transferred to Documents app’s local storage. Next, we need to save the same photos / videos to the Camera Roll (“Recently Added” on iOS 8) folder.

Step 1 Open the Documents app on your iOS device and go to the location where you have saved the specific photos and videos.

Step 2 Tap on the Edit button in the top right corner, and select the files you want to transfer into Camera Roll.

Step 3 Tap the Copy icon in the bottom left corner. Allow Documents to access your photos. This will open the list of available folders.

Step 4 Open the Photos folder and tap the Copy button at the top right corner. This will transfer the selected videos to iPhone Camera Roll.

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How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone

Step 1 Open Wondershare dr.fone on your PC and click on the option of “Transfer” from dr.fone interface. Next, you need to connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable

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Step 2 On the home interface you click on “Videos” and the click on “Movies”, and below it, you can select “Music Videos, TV Shows, Podcasts” and others.

Step 3 From there, you can then mark on the video types that you want and click on “Add” button and click on “Add Folder or Add files” option.

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Alternatively, you can mark the files and drag them to the program window. Once you drop them, the files will be added to your iPhone.

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That is how to transfer videos from PC to iPhone with Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS). Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) software is an iPhone transfer software that has transformed how we transfer files from PC to iPhone. It is easy to use software that allows one to transfer files effortlessly between devices. To add on it supports different devices. Download Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) software today and enjoy the ease of transferring files between PC/Mac to phone.

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