How to Put MP3 on iPhone with or without iTunes

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Myra Updated on Feb 19, 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, Windows PC, MacBook, iMac

If you are looking for the way to put MP3 on your iPhone, this article is exactly what you need. Copying MP3 files to your iPhone can be done with the help of iTunes if you don't mind the data syncing it will cause. However, if you want to avoid data loss, you may need an iTunes alternative get things done. There are iTunes alternatives that help to transfer and manage your iDevice content, but if you want a really easy one, EaseUS MobiMover is what you need. Read on to get the details of these two methods and choose the one you prefer to apply to your devices to put MP3 to iPhone.

How to put MP3 on iPhone without iTunes

With EaseUS MobiMover installed on your Mac or Windows PC, you can transfer files between iOS device (iPhone/iPad in iOS 8 or later) or between two iOS devices and manage your iDevice content by deleting/editing the existing files on your iPhone to create new items to your device from computer.

What can MobiMover transfer or manage for you:

Photos: Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, Photo Videos

Videos: Movies, TV shows, Music Videos

Audios: Music, Ringtones, Voice Memos, Audiobooks, Playlists

Others: Contacts, Notes, Messages, Voice Mails, Books, and Safari Bookmarks

In addition to MP3 files, the audio formats you can transfer to your iPhone also include M4A, M4B, M4P, M4R, RM, WAV, WMA, MDI, and AAC. In addition to audios, you can also transfer other files with MobiMover. For example, you can transfer videos from PC to iPhone, sync contacts from iPhone to iPad, and save iPhone text messages to computer via MobiMover if you need. Now follow the steps below to put MP3 on your iPhone without iTunes to have a try.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer and run EaseUS MobiMover. 

Tap "Trust" on the iDevice screen and click "Allow" on EaseUS MobiMover to allow this program to access your iPhone or iPad.

Then click "PC to Phone" on the main screen of EaseUS MobiMover, click "Select Files" to continue.

how to transfer MP3 from computer to iPhone or iPad - step 1

Step 2. Select the music files saved on your PC, like MP3, and click "Open" to continue.

how to transfer MP3 from computer to iPhone or iPad - step 2

Step 3. Check the selected items and click "Transfer" to start moving MP3 files from your computer to your iPhone or iPad.

When the process is done, open the Music app on your iPhone or iPad to check the transferred items.

how to transfer MP3 from computer to iPhone or iPad - step 3

If you equip your computer with EaseUS MobiMover, you can enjoy lots of conveniences not only in this case of transferring MP3 on iPhone but also in other cases related to iOS data transfer. What's more, as mentioned above, MobiMover can also serve as an iPhone content manager with its file management features. Don't hesitate to try MobiMover and make it your good helper.

How to put MP3 on iPhone with iTunes

To ensure a smooth transfer process, you'd better update iTunes on your computer to the latest version first and then follow the steps below to put MP3 on iPhone with iTunes. (If your iPhone is not showing up in iTunes, learn how to fix the issue from the solutions provided.)

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer and run iTunes if it doesn't open automatically.

Step 2: Click the Device button and choose Music among the options.

Step 3: Click the checkbox next to Sync Music and choose the items you want to put on your iPhone.

Step 4: Click Apply to start to put MP3 on iPhone with iTunes.

How to put MP3 on iPhone with iTunes