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What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?

2017-11-14 1949 Posted by 3uTools

More and more iOS users are using 3uTools, our team members are making efforts on a multi-functional 3uTools for users. 


But if you are a newbie of 3uTools, you may ask what's the difference between iTunes and 3uTools?


The short answer is 3uTools simplifies all complicated process in iTunes, and you can handle it easier in 3uTools.


What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


We can read more from some important aspects:  


1. Software feature

iTunes is a media player, media library, online radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. Mobile device management is one of the features in iTunes.


3uTools is the most efficient iOS files & data management tool, and all-in-one iOS helper with useful, plentiful features.


2. Update Feature

iTunes lets you Update (retain data, likes OTA) and Restore (without data) your iOS devices, but only to the latest iOS version.

Tip: you could hold Shift and click Restore to import available firmware you have downloaded on your PC.


What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


3uTools lets you choose and download all availale firmwares on Easy Flash page, and you could select "Retain users data" manually. You can flash any available iOS (including beta for developers) for your devices at anytime.

You just need to click flash, and 3uTools will download the firmware automatically.


Easy Flash to Public iOS 11.1 using 3uTools.


What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


3. Back up and Restore Feature

iTunes can back up the complete data contained in an iPhone or other devices. You can turn on/off Automatically Back Up from Edit- Preferences- Devices. 


What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


3uTools lets you back up your iDevice in 2 ways: Back up a whole iDevice, or you could also choose to save some customized backups. Vise versa, you can restore your iDevice using Restore Data or Customized Restore.

What's more, you can view all back up files or set a password for your backup.



What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


4. Import/export photos 

iTunes lets you move photos to your iPhone or iPad, but it does not allow you to move them from your iPhone or iPad to your computer.


What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


Tip: If you want to copy photos to PC, you could click Computer-iPhone-Internal storage to find all folders. As below:


What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


At 3uTools, you could do both import and export on all albums/ photos easily. Head to Photos on 3uTools as below:

How to Transfer Photos?


What's the Difference Between iTunes and 3uTools?


5. Ringtones

Previously, we wrote a tutorial about how to set ringtones in 3uTools and iTunes, you could read here to know the difference.


Summary

iTunes is effective to manage music and other media files, but sometime I find it's hard to process because some features in iTunes are invisible. 3uTools is an all-in-one tool by simplifying complicated process in iTunes to help you manage your iOS devices. So you can handle all steps easier. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, our team members will help you if you need our support anytime.

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