How to Use AirDrop to Transfer Music in a Free Way

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Apple Music is a pre-installed application on iPhone and Mac that offers tons of songs for users, including Hot Tracks, New Music, Recent releases, genres songs and more. Airdrop is another Apple utility that is embedded within some applications, like Music, Videos and Photos to transfer files between iPhone to iPhone, iPad to iPad, iPad to Mac and vice versa. So as long your iPhone and Mac meet following requirements, AirDrop can be used to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone and Mac to iPhone one by one.

1. Make sure that your iPhone is running iOS 7 or later and Mac is with OS X Yosemite.

2. Turn on Wi-Fi connections and Bluetooth on both iPhone and Mac.

3. Turn on AirDrop on iPhone and Mac.

How to use AirDrop to transfer music

Method 1: AirDrop music from iPhone to iPhone

1. Open the Music app on the iPhone you want to transfer music from.

2. Tap a song, and click the AirDrop button right under below the music pause button.

3. Tap the another iPhone device you want to transfer music to.

4. Choose to Accept on the pop-up notice on another iPhone to finish the Airdrop music transfer process.

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Method 2: AirDrop music from Mac to iPhone

1. Open the Music app on your Mac. Choose the song needs to be transferred, then click the built-in Share button.

2. Choose the iPhone in Airdrop option that you want to share with. Next, Go to iPhone and tap Accept on the pop-up window showing on the iPhone to allow the music Airdrop.

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How to use an AirDrop alternative to transfer music in batches

Although AirDrop provides a wireless method to transfer music, it only allows transferring music one by one. What if you have hundreds of songs need to be moved from iPhone to iPhone or from iPhone to PC, what to do? Don't worry; EaseUS MobiMover Free is launched for easy iPhone data transfer, including photos, music, calendars, notes, videos, books, and contacts. See following steps on how to use MobiMover to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone, for transferring photos from iPhone to iPhone, go to check the details.

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Step 1.  Connect your old and new iPhone to the computer and run EaseUS MobiMover.

Tap "Trust" on both phones and click "Allow" on EaseUS MobiMover to allow this software to access your iDevices.

Click "Phone to Phone" and set the transfer direction - from old iPhone to your new iPhone, such as Transfer from "iPhone" to "EaseUS". Click "Next" to continue.

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Step 2. Expand "Audio" and select "Music" on the source iPhone.

It enables you to send specific music files instead of the whole music library.

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Step 3. Click "Transfer" to start transferring music from old iPhone to the new one immediately. 

When the process finishes, go to open the Music app on your new iPhone to view the transferred content.

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Except for transferring music between two iPhones,  we also provide guidance on putting music to iPhone without iTunes, check it if necessary.