Why no drag and drop simple option?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Alienworkshoper, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. Alienworkshoper macrumors member

    Jan 2, 2011
    Why the hell can't I just drag apps or a playlist from itunes or a folder from iphoto into the iphone icon.

    It would make sense. It would be simple. It would be appriciated. Yet, it doesn't let me do it.. Only lets me do some idiotic "synching" process that has 3 steps, starting with "backing up"... wtf backing up what.
  2. verwon macrumors 68030


    Jul 26, 2011
    Switch to manually manage and you can do it with music and stuff, just drag it to the phone in the sidebar.
  3. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Because then you'd run into issues of "dropping" things and not being able to find them. The touch interface isn't good enough to allow true drag and drop in a crowded environment like the music app.

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