How to Transfer Music between Computer and iPhone

There are still some people that do not know how to transfer music from computer to iPhone, especially those CD ripped songs. Actually, it's very simple to do it. For most people, the hard part is the other way around: how to transfer music from iPhone to computer. Whether you'd encountered the first problem or the second one, you can find the answer here. This article would guide you how to transfer music between computer and iPhone easily.

Part 1. How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer

What You Will Need:
  • Your iPhone and its USB cable
  • A computer
  • dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

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How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer

Step 1. Download and install dr.fone on your computer. Run dr.fone and choose Transfer from the main window. Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone with your computer. Your iPhone will appear like the snapshot as below.

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Step 2. Transfer music playlist from iPhone to Windows PC or Mac

You can transfer all the music on iPhone to computer. On the main window, click "Music" on the top then you can see the option "Music" on the left side . Simply right click to select "Export to PC". A dialogue box will ask you to select a folder on your computer to save these being transferred songs. This is the quickest way to transfer music from iphone to computer.

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You can also transfer selective music files on iPhone to computer. Click "Music" and select the music which you want to tranfer to PC. From here, click "Export" > "Export to PC".

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Part 2. How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone

Basically, there are 2 simple ways to transfer music from computer to iPhone. You can sync music from computer to iPhone with iTunes, or simply with the iPhone transfer tool. Check them as below.

For sure, iTunes is the top choice for users to transfer songs from computer to iPhone. And it seems iPhone users are trying to use iTunes to send songs to their iPhones at the very begining. However, it is limited to one computer, which means if you trying to transfer music from another computer to your iPhone, you'll lose your iPhone data. This is why people don't like iTunes syncing, because it is so hard for people who have more than one computer to enjoy music on iPHone. If you happen in this kind of situations, you can transfer songs from computer to iPhone without iTunes, but dr.fone - Transfer (iOS). Here are the steps for how to transfer music from computer to iPhone with dr.fone iPhone Transfer tool.

What You Will Need:

  • Your iPhone and its USB cable
  • A computer
  • dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

Step 1. Run dr.fone to transfer music between computer and iPhone

Run dr.fone on your computer and choose Transfer. Connect your iPhone with your computer via your iPhone USB cable. In a second, you can see that your iPhone appear in the main window of dr.fone.

Step 2. Copy Music from Computer to iPhone

Click "Music" in the sidebar. click the "Add" to select "Add File" or "Add Folder". If you're planing to pick some music from your collection to your iPhone, select "Add File". When all your wanted songs are in a folder, click "Add Folder". Next, click "Open" to transfer songs to your iPhone. The progress will last a few seconds.

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How to transfer music from computer to iPhone with iTunes

It's very easy to sync music from computer to iPhone with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS). If you would like to sync music with iTunes, simply read on.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone with your computer

Launch iTunes on your computer. You'll have a good view of your iTunes Library. Connect your iPhone with your computer via the iPhone USB cable. When connected successfully, your iPhone will appear under DEVICES in the sidebar. If you haven't put songs from your computer to your iTunes library yet, you should click the "File" menu and select "Add to Library" to import songs first.

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Step 2. Transfer Music to iPhone via iTunes

Click your iPhone under "DEVICES" in the sidebar. And then click the "Music" tab on the right side of window. Check "Sync Music" and choose either to transfer all songs in the library or selected songs to your iPhone. Click "Apply" to carry out the transfer process.

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