FAST | How to Transfer iPhone Music to Computer in 2 Ways

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Nathalie Updated on Feb 13, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s (any iPhone/iPad in iOS 8 or later)

For iPhone users, there is a common problem that it's difficult to transfer iPhone music to computer. Even though iTunes allows users to transfer music purchased from iTunes to five authorized computers, it doesn't support the transfer of non-purchased music. Now in this guide, we will provide you with a powerful iPhone data transfer tool, EaseUSMobiMover, that can help you transfer all your music purchased from iTunes or downloaded from other sources from iPhone to computer without iTunes (Method 1). And, in case you need it, the way to copy music from iPhone to computer using iTunes (Method 2) is also detailed.

"without iTunes" means you don't need to operate in iTunes when import songs from iPhone to computer. However, to help your iPhone get identified, it's necessary for you to install iTunes on your computer.

Method 1. Transfer music from iPhone to computer without using iTunes

What can MobiMover do for you?

  • Transfer data between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad in iOS 8 and later) or between an iOS device and a computer (Mac or PC). Whether you want to transfer music from iPhone to computer, put music to iPhone from computer, or copy songs from one iPhone to another, you can use MobiMover to do it.
  • Manage content on your iOS device by deleting, editing, adding items from the computer.
  • Download videos from websites, like YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Metacafe, Dailymotion, BBC News, and more. You can choose to download videos from any site using the URL to your computer or iPhone/iPad.

What are the file types MobiMover supports?

In addition to music, other file types, including ringtones, voice memos, voicemails, videos, photos, contacts, messages, and more, are also transferrable using 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. 

how to transfer music from iPhone to computer - step 3

Why should you choose MobiMover:

√ It's safe and plug-in free

√ It's a versatile tool that helps in data transfer, file management, and video download

√ With MobiMover, you can transfer all files at once or copy items selectively

√ It supports almost all the file types on your iDevice

Not convinced enough to try MobiMover? Go to the product page of EaseUS MobiMover, get more about its details, and you will know it's well worth trying.

Method 2. Transfer music from iPhone to computer with iTunes

With the help of iTunes, you can transfer the purchased music from your iPhone to the computer. The detailed steps are shown below.

  • Open iTunes. Find the iTunes icon on your desktop and double-click it to open the program.
  • Navigate to the Store menu. From the Store menu, select the Authorize This Computer option.
  • 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.
  • Connect your iPhone to your computer. Plug your iPhone into your computer by connecting the two with a USB cable.
  • Transfer your purchases. 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 purchased to your computer.