EaseUS MobiMover

All-in-One iOS Content Manager & Free Video/Audio Downloader

  • An iOS data transfer tool to transfer files to or from iPhone/iPad
  • An iPhone manager to manage files on iPhone/iPad from a computer
  • A free video downloader to download online videos to a computer or iPhone/iPad

How to Put/Download Music on iPad without iTunes

Putting/downloading music on the iPad is easy, which can be quickly done through iTunes. But if users don't use computers at all or sometimes iTunes goes wrong, it would be quite another matter. Whether you're in one of those groups or have other reasons to avoid using iTunes, this guide will tell you how to put/download music on an iPad without iTunes.

Method 1. Put music to iPad and iPhone without iTunes by using EaseUS MobiMover
Method 2. Download music on iPad without iTunes by Using Apple Music
Method 3. Download music on iPad with iTunes

Method 1. Put music to iPad and iPhone without iTunes by using EaseUS MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover is a handy program that provides functions similar to iTunes - managing your data and transfering data from iPad to iPad (or iPhone to iPhone), or between an iOS device and a computer. To some extent, it can replace iTunes for some functions and has many great features that iTunes doesn't have. For example, you can use it to download music from SoundCloud, Spotify, or other audio-sharing websites to your iPad directly or unlock the iPad when you forget the passcode. Besides, it has many other awesome functions are worth exploring.

Now, you can download one and give it a try

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

Allow this program to access your iPad by clicking "Allow" on the program and "Trust" on your iDevice.

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

how to transfer music from computer to iPad - step 1

Step 2. Browse to open the Music folder on your PC, select music files and click "Open" to continue.

how to transfer music from computer to iPad - step 2

Step 3. Check the selected Music items and click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

You can also drag and drop new items to this window and add more files before the transferring. 

After the process, you can open the Music app on your iPad to check the transferred files.

how to transfer music from computer to iPad - step 3

If you also want to download other files to iPad with EaseUS MobiMover, such as transfer photos from PC to iPad, or copy videos to iPad, the related online guides are offered to you. 

Method 2. Download Songs on iPad and iPhone without iTunes by using Apple Music

In addition to using desktop-based software, you can also use Apple music to download songs to iPad, iPod, or iPhone. Unlike iTunes, Apple Music is a subscription-based streaming service that allows you to access to a catalog of sons through a monthly subscription fee. It lets you have a free trial for three months. During this time, you can play and download any track in it. Three months later, you will pay $9.99 per month. If you cancel your subscription, the music goes away.

Step 1. Open Music app on your iPhone or iPad > Select the song or album you want to download. (you can search for your favorite music by tapping the search bar)

Step 2. Tap it to enter the detail view of music > Tap the "+" or "+Add" button next to the song or album. Or you can also tap the cloud icon to download a song or album.

Download music from Apple Music

Step 3. Then, the music will be automatically downloaded to your iPad. After downloading, you'll see albums marked as Downloaded.

Apart from Apple music, there are many other apps or online services available for downloading music to iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you're also interested in downloading songs from SoundCloud, then you can check this top best SoundCloud downloader list.

Method 3. Download music on iPad with iTunes

To download music from iTunes, you'll need to purchase the song. Once you buy music from iTunes, then you can download these songs to your device or computer to keep them forever, even if you cancel your subscription. Now, you can follow us to download music on iPad with iTunes.

Step 1. Launch the latest version of iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Choose Account > Purchased > Click the Music tab near the top-right section of the interface.

Download Music from iTunes

Step 3. Click "All," centered near the screen's top > Select "Download All" in the bottom-right corner of the interface.

Step 4. Then, all purchased music will be downloaded to your computer. And you can import music from iTunes to the iPad with ease.

The Bottom Line

Putting music on the iPad without iTunes is easy. With the methods we offered in this guide, you can easily download or put any music to your iPad for offline listening, whether you have iTunes or not. Apart from music, we suppose that you may want to download some amazing videos to iPhone or iPad for offline viewing. If that is your case, don't miss this complete guide to download 4K videos from YouTube.