iTunes Doesn't Sync Music to iPhone and What to Do

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Sabine Updated on Jun 13, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Question: I bought an iPhone, but I'm frustrated because iTunes songs aren't synced to iPhone. I tried to synchronize, remove and restore all the music. And that's easy with iPod.

Answer: There is no doubt that many users have experienced the problem: iTunes does not synchronize music. In this case you should fix the error manually, e. g. check iTunes settings or update iTunes, etc. The following article will analyse the problem and present two solutions. Try syncing your music from your computer or iTunes library to iPhone without overwriting!

Part 1: Why is there the error "iTunes doesn't sync music"?

Check that the songs stored in the iTunes library are in the same folder as before. Sometimes iTunes will not indicate which titles cannot be found until you select them. Songs from the library that iTunes cannot find are not synchronized with your iPhone.

In iTunes, click iPhone and select the Music tab -Did you select "All Music Library"? yes, select Music (in your iTunes library), click on the check mark next to the Title Name column and scroll to the end. The unconfirmed songs are not synchronized. Try these two tips to solve the problem easily. If this problem still exists, please read part 2!

PS: You can also disable the Manage Music and Videos manually option in iTunes.

Part 2: iTunes doesn't sync music - fixes the bug

If you don't synchronize your iTunes music, you can use another transfer tool to access and sync iTunes library music to your iPhone or iPad, so you need an free iPhone data transfer:

  • 1. EaseUS MobiMover is the best alternative to iTunes. It can fix the problem "iTunes does not synchronize music" and transfer iTunes music to iPhone with 1-click.
  • 2. During the transferring, EaseUS MobiMover will not replace and delete existing songs from iPhone, while iTunes will overwrite existing songs from iPhone.
  • 3. EaseUS MobiMover can quickly transfer iTunes music to iPhone. It can add over 500 songs within 5 minutes completely on iPhone.

Now follow the steps below and fix the problem "Transfer iTunes music to iPhone doesn't work" by syncing iTunes music to iPhone for free via EaseUS MobiMover:

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

Allow this program to access your iPhone, click "Allow" on the program and tap "Trust" on your device to confirm.

On the PC to Phone section, click "Select Files" and move to the next step.

how to transfer music from computer to iPhone - step 1

Step 2. Browse the storage location on your computer to select saved Music files, and click "Open" to continue.

how to transfer music from computer to iPhone - step 2

Step 3. Selected music files will be classified in Audios, check the box and click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

If you want to add more files, drag and drop new items at this window, and click "Transfer" to confirm.

When the process finishes, you can open the Music app on your iPhone to check these transferred files. 

how to transfer music from computer to iPhone - step 3

EaseUS MobiMover is the ultimate solution for transferring music and movies from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch to/from your computer, iTunes or between iOS devices.