EaseUS MobiMover

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[Guide]How to Transfer MP3 from Mac to iPhone with/without iTunes

Myra updated on Jan 08, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

When it comes to transferring MP3 files from Mac to iPhone, two methods are commonly used. One is to put MP3 on iPhone with iTunes, the other is to transfer MP3 to iPhone without iTunes using programs like EaseUS MobiMover. It's no doubt that you can use iTunes to transfer MP3 from Mac to your iPhone, but it's also true that using iTunes will inevitably cause data syncing on your devices, which is undesired for most of the users. That's why how to transfer MP3 from Mac to iPhone without iTunes is so frequently searched. Luckily, there is an effective method for you to transfer music to iPhone without iTunes, which is to use MobiMover. Read on to get the details.

How to transfer MP3 from Mac to iPhone without iTunes

As a tool for iOS data transfer and file management, MobiMover enables you to add files to iPhone/iPad (in iOS 8 or later) from computer (Mac or PC), export content from iDevice to computer, sync data from one iDevice to another and manage iDevice files by deleting, editing, and adding items 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

With MobiMover installed on your Mac, you can transfer not only MP3 but also other audio formats including M4A, M4B, M4P, M4R, RM, WAV, WMA, MDI, and AAC to or out of your iPhone. Thus, you can also add M4R to iPhone if you need. Now, follow the steps below to transfer MP3 from Mac to iPhone without iTunes. (The steps below can also be applied to iPad running iOS 8 or later.)

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the Mac with a USB cable and tap "Trust This Computer" on your device if you are asked > Run EaseUS MobiMover for Mac > Choose "Mac to Phone" on the main screen > Click "Select Files" to continue.

transfer MP3 or music from Mac to iPhone - step 1

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

transfer MP3 or music from Mac to iPhone - step 2

Step 3. Check the selected items and click "Transfer" to start moving MP3 files from your Mac to your iPhone or iPad. When the process is done, open the Music app on your iPhone or iPad to check the transferred items.

transfer MP3 or music from Mac to iPhone - step 3

Don't forget that MobiMover also helps in data transfer between two iOS devices or between iOS device and computer. No matter you want to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone or save iPhone text messages to computer, you can use MobiMover to get things done.

How to transfer MP3 to iPhone with iTunes

While if you don't mind the data loss caused while using iTunes to transfer music to your iPhone or don't want to download third-party software on your computer, using iTunes is also a choice for you. To avoid problems like iPhone not showing up in iTunes, you need to go to App Store to update iTunes to its latest version. Then follow the steps below to transfer music from Mac to iPhone with iTunes.

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

Step 2: Click the Device button and choose Music.

Step 3: Click the checkbox next to Sync Music and choose the files you'd like to transfer from Mac to your iPhone.

Step 4: Click Apply to start to transfer MP3 files from Mac to your iPhone with iTunes

How to transfer MP3 from Mac to iPhone with/without iTunes