When Apple launched MacOS Catalina, it killed off iTunes for good, changing it with Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts. One consequence is you may now not use iTunes to sync your music to and out of your Mac. However don’t fear, the characteristic isn’t gone — it’s simply been moved.
As an alternative of in iTunes, you now use Finder to import music in MacOS Catalina. With only a few clicks, you’ll have the ability to sync all of your music, films, audiobooks and extra.
Step 1: Join your gadget
Initially, open Finder. It’s the far-left icon within the Dock that appears like a blue and white smiling face. Subsequent, join your gadget to your Mac utilizing a USB cable. Your gadget ought to begin charging mechanically.
Step 2: Select your gadget in Finder
Your gadget ought to now be listed within the Finder sidebar on the left-hand facet; click on it to open its Finder web page. At this level you could be prompted to belief it, so click on Belief to proceed.
Now, you have to be offered with a web page of particulars in your gadget, together with its title, how a lot house it has obtainable and its battery cost degree. Beneath it is a listing of tabs, corresponding to Common, Music, Films and extra. Click on Music.
Step three: Determine what to sync
Just under the row of tabs is a checkbox subsequent to the phrase Sync music onto [device name]. Tick the checkbox, then select whether or not you wish to sync your total music library onto the gadget or simply chosen artists, albums, genres and playlists.
You can even select whether or not to sync movies, and whether or not to mechanically fill free house with songs.
Step four: Solely sync chosen content material
If you happen to select to solely sync chosen artists, albums, genres and playlists, you may select which of them to incorporate utilizing the tabs and search field on the backside of the window. Tick or untick the content material you wish to sync, or use the search field to discover a particular entry.
Step 5: Click on Sync
Now all that continues to be is so that you can click on Sync or Apply, relying on whether or not you’ve made any adjustments. When you’ve got loads of content material to sync or replace, this may increasingly take some time.