Free Methods to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes/Computer

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Lionel Updated on Aug 16, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or other iPhones running iOS 8 and later

It's an amazing thing to download hundreds of your favorite songs on your iPhone. You can enjoy the music wherever you are. Music makes you relax and peaceful, so perhaps they are the most important content on your device. However, we all know that any kind of data can be lost unexpectedly, thus making a backup of the important data really make sense. Or if you want to enjoy these songs on another device, like a computer, it's necessary for you to import music from your iPhone to the computer. Fortunately, Apple has provided you with iTunes, the free iPhone content manager, with which you can move music from iPhone to iTunes free of charge. Besides, with freeware like EaseUS MobiMover Free, you can easily and quickly transfer music from iPhone to computer (PC or Mac). In this article, we'll introduce you the simple steps to copy music from iPhone to iTunes or computer. Follow the methods below to give a shot.

Part 1: How to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes for free

If you utilize iTunes to copy music from iPhone to computer, the music supported is limited to the purchased items on your device, which means the downloaded songs on your iPhone will not be imported to your computer. Thus, if you prefer to transfer all music from your iPhone to iTunes, you are recommended to use EaseUS MobiMover in Part 2 instead of iTunes. Here are the steps to move music from iPhone to iTunes.

Step 1: Make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer, and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Go to the Account > Authorizations and choose to Authorize This Computer in order to get the computer permitted to access and use your Apple ID.

Step 3: Next, log in with your Apple ID and password, then click on the Authorize button to complete the authorization process.

Step 4: Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable, select File > Devices, and choose Transfer Purchases from [your iPhone name] to finish the process.

Step 5: When the process has finished, click Recently Added in the left panel of iTunes to check the newly imported songs. If you need to save these items to your computer, choose the music and tap Download.

With EaseUS MobiMover, you can transfer music from your iPhone to computer directly for free without any operation in iTunes.

How to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes for free

Part 2: How to import music from iPhone to computer

Do you want to transfer both purchased music and downloaded music from your iPhone to computer, either PC or Mac?

If so, using iTunes is not the right choice for you. As mentioned above, You can just copy purchased music from your iPhone to computer via iTunes. For you to get all your iPhone music to computer, you will need the free iOS data transfer tool, EaseUS MobiMover Free.

With MobiMover installed on your computer running Windows or macOS, you can use it for:

# Data Transfer

Note: The transferrable file types including music, ringtones, voice memos, photos, videos, contacts, messages, and more.

# File Management

  • Delete iPhone/iPad data from computer
  • Create new items from computer
  • Edit the existing files on iDevice from computer

# Video Download

In a word, EaseUS MobiMover is a versatile and unmissable tool that can bring much convenience and enjoyment for you.

Now, let's take a look at how to transfer music from iPhone to computer for free using EaseUS MobiMover.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the Mac/PC with a USB cable. Tap Trust This Computer on your iPhone screen if you are required. Run EaseUS MobiMover Free for PC and choose the iDevice to PC on the main screen to back up all the iPhone music to the computer with one click.  

If you are a Mac user, you should use EaseUS MobiMover Free for PC and transfer iPhone music to the Mac following the same steps here.

how to transfer music from iPhone to computer - step 1

Step 2: MobiMover will automatically load and check all the compatible data on your iPhone. To export music only, you need to unselect other data manually and keep the music left.

how to transfer music from iPhone to computer - step 2

Step 3: Then, go to the top-right screen and click the Folder icon to set the file path for the exported music. You are free to save the files at any location.

how to transfer music from iPhone to computer - step 3

Step 4: Now, click the Transfer button to download iPhone music to the computer at a fast speed. Please don't disconnect the USB connection while files are moving. When the process accomplishes, click View to check the songs exported.

how to transfer music from iPhone to computer - step 4