By kenny, 4 November, 2016 Forum macOS and Mac Apps how do i transfer my apps from my phone to iTunes? my phone is on 10.1.1 I'm running mac os 10.12.1 and iTunes 188.8.131.52. Options Log in or register to post comments Comments Not possible This is not possible anymore. Apple has removed this option with iOS 9 due to the app thinning thing that only downloads parts of apps to your device. You may be able to create an encrypted backup with the app data, but I don't think it saves the actual application file to your computer.