Free and Simple Ways to Backup Songs from iPhone to PC

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Alisa Updated on May 23, 2019 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

You may have stored many of your favorite songs on your iPhone so that you can listen to the music on the go. Music files are so important that many iPhone users want to keep a backup on PC. Unfortunately, transferring music from your iPhone to your computer is not a simple, straightforward process. It can be pretty difficult to copy anything (or everything) back to your computer without a lot of trouble and sacrifice. This tutorial is designed to show you the free and simple ways to backup songs from iPhone to PC with or without iTunes.

Part 1 Backup Purchased iPhone Songs to PC with iTunes

iTunes allows you to transfer iPhone songs to PC, but only when the music was purchased from the iTunes Store. This method will not work if your iPhone music comes from another source, such as a CD, website, or other online stores.

Step 1: Open iTunes. Find the iTunes icon on the desktop, and then double-click to open the program.

Step 2: Navigate to the Store menu. From the Store menu, select the Authorize This Computer option.

Step 3: Enter your log-in information. Fill in your Apple ID and password when asked. Click on the Authorize button in the dialog box to complete the authorization process.

Step 4: Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable.

Step 5: Transfer your purchased songs. If an alert pops up asking you whether you want to "Erase and Sync" or "Transfer Purchases," click on the Transfer Purchases option to transfer your iPhone music to your computer. If you click on Erase and Sync, any content on your iPhone will be deleted.

Part 2 Backup All Songs from iPhone to PC with MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover Free, the only all free iPhone data transfer software in the market, works effectively to copy music files from iPhone to PC or external hard drive so that you can backup songs to your computer safely. It is also the only freeware that can sync data between iOS devices and PC. You can easily sync movies from iPhone to iPhone/iPad. MobiMover Free will backup your entire music source, including the free one, to PC with few simple clicks. Now let's take a look at how to backup songs from iPhone to PC with EaseUS MobiMover Free.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your PC/Mac with a USB cable. Tap Trust This Computer on your iPhone screen if you are asked. Run EaseUS MobiMover Free for PC and choose the iDevice to PC on the main screen. If you want to export songs from iPhone to Mac, you need to use the EaseUS MobiMover Free for Mac. And the operating steps are the same.

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Step 2: MobiMover allows you to transfer the whole songs from iPhone to the computer at a time. Or optionally, you are free to import the specific items by using the custom transfer feature by clicking your iPhone Device on the main screen > choose Audio > Music.

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Step 3: Then, click the Folder icon in the upper-right corner to set the storage route for the exported songs. You can save the files to anywhere you like on your disk.

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Step 4: Now, click the Transfer button to begin transferring songs from iPhone to the computer quickly and safely. Please don't disconnect the USB connection while data is moving. When the process finishes, click View to check the files.  

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After MobiMover Free finishes the transferring, you can check the songs in the folder you selected in step 5 above. If you want to copy all music files from iPhone to PC, you can try the “Transfer to Computer” feature from the primary window. Follow the guide, and you will be able to transfer the whole music folder on your iPhone to PC with only few clicks. In the “Transfer to Computer” section, you can select any file to transfer to PC, such as to transfer voicemails from iPhone to computer.