can I put a movie on iphone/touch without iTunes/syncing? (urgent)

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Bathplug, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. Bathplug macrumors 6502a

    Jul 12, 2010

    I need to put a movie on someones ipod touch (to play). Their touch has not been synced with my mac before and all I need to do is put on one movie file. How can I do that without wiping out there ipod or backing it up and syncing all there apps etc to my mac?

  2. b-rad g macrumors 6502a

    b-rad g

    Jun 29, 2010
    There should be an option on the Summary page when you hook up the iPod that says "Maually Manage". If you check this you can put anything from your Mac onto the iPod or iPhone without syncing.
  3. eastercat macrumors 68040


    Mar 3, 2008
    It's likely iphone explorer would allow you to put it on the ipod touch. However, whether it's in playable condition is unknown. You'd have to look at the other media files and see if itunes does anything special to put it on there.
  4. Interstella5555 macrumors 603


    Jun 30, 2008
    I'm always confused why people don't manage their media this way. I guess you could also dropbox or email the file to yourself, depending on the size.
  5. Bathplug thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jul 12, 2010
    Thanks this worked

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