Methods to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes/Computer

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Lionel Updated on Dec 06, 2019 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 iPhone content manager, with which you can move music from iPhone to iTunes. Besides, with EaseUS MobiMover, you can easily and quickly transfer music from iPhone to a computer (PC or Mac). In this article, we'll introduce you to 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

If you utilize iTunes to copy music from iPhone to the 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 iOS data transfer tool, EaseUS MobiMover.

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 the 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 the computer  using EaseUS MobiMover.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the Mac/PC and run EaseUS MobiMover.

Allow EaseUS MobiMover to access your iPhone by tapping "Trust" on the device and clicking "Allow" on the program.

Select "Content Management", click "Audio" and select "Music" to continue.

how to transfer music from iPhone to computer - step 1

Step 2. Select Music files to transfer from iPhone to your computer.

To do so, you need to click "Music" to select desired music files on your iPhone and click "Settings" at the right top corner to choose a safe location on your PC for saving these files.

how to transfer music from iPhone to computer - step 2

Step 3. Click "Transfer to PC" and start the transferring process. 

When the transferring process finishes, you can check and play the transferred music files on your computer. 

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