How to Transfer Music from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus) to iCloud

There are several ways for the transfer music from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus) to iCloud. Before going to the section, we may bring a short introduction of iCloud for those readers who are unaware of the word ‘iCloud’.

Part 1: What is iCloud?

iCloud is a cloud storage service, which is launched by Apple Inc. This iCloud serves the purpose of the providing the services to the users of creating the backup of data and settings on iOS devices.  Thus, we can say that the iCloud is for backup and doesn't store music (other than music purchased from the iTunes store, which can be re downloaded for free if still available in the store).

Your music should be stored in your iTunes library on your computer. Once there, you can uncheck the songs you want to remove from your phone, then sync to remove them. You can always sync them back by rechecking the songs and syncing again.

Part 2: Back up or transfer music from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus) to iCloud

Using iCloud, the backup can be completed as follows.

  1. Go to Settings, then click iCloud and go to Storage & Backup.
  2. Under Backup, you need to turn on the switch for iCloud Backup.
  3. Transfer Music from iPhone to iCloud - turn on the switch for iCloud Backup

  4. Now you need to go back one screen and turn on or off the data you want backed up from the selections.
  5. Transfer Music from iPhone to iCloud - turn on or off the data you want backed up

  6. Scroll all the way down to Storage and Backup and tap it
  7. Choose the third choice as shown in the screenshot and then click Manage Storage.
  8. Kindly look at the top, under the heading ‘Backups’, and select the device you want to manage
  9. After tapping on device, the next page for loading takes some time
  10. You will find yourself on a page called ‘Info’
  11. Under the heading Backup Options, you'll see a list of the top five storage-using apps, and another button reading ‘Show All Apps’.
  12. Transfer Music from iPhone to iCloud - Show All Apps

  13. Now, press Show ‘All Apps’, and you can now choose which items you want to back up
  14. Connect your iPhone or iPad to a Wi-Fi signal, plug it into a power source and leave the screen locked. Your iPhone or iPad will automatically backup once a day when it meets these three conditions.

Part 3: Back up or transfer music from iPhone to iCloud manually

Manually, you can also run a backup to iCloud by connecting your iPhone or iPad to a Wi-Fi signal and then adopting the process.

The process is explained as follows:

  1. Choose iCloud
  2. Select Settings
  3. The choose icloud and then select Storage & Backup and you are done
  4. select Storage and Backup

Part 4: Transfer easily music from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus) to computer wihtout iCloud or iTunes

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How to transfer music from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus) to computer for back-up easily

Step 1. Download and install dr.fone, then run it on your computer and choose Transfer.

Transfer Music from iPhone to iCloud - step 1 without itunes

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to computer. Tap Music, it will enter the default window Music, you can choose also other media files such as Movies, TV Shows, Muisc Videos, Podcasts, iTunes U, Audiobooks, Home Videos, if you want. Select the songs you want to export, click the Button Export, select then Export to PC.

Transfer Music from iPhone to iCloud - step 2 without itunes

Step 3. Exporting music playlists with music files is also another good way. Tap Playlist first, select the playlists you want to export, right click to select Export to PC.

Transfer Music from iPhone to iCloud - step 3 without itunes

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