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How to Download Music on iPhone 8/X/11/12

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It's delightful to get a newly released iPhone, capturing images with the advanced camera, watching videos with an upgraded, full-scale screen, and enjoying smooth operations. To enrich your new iPhone, you may want to add some music to it. In this article, we will discuss how to put music on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/11/12 when it's a blank device at the very beginning. You can also get more info about how to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone with this online reference.

How to Download Music on iPhone 8/X/11/12 with iTunes

Apple's iTunes is designed to manage the contents on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, including music, TV shows, movies, and more. You can use iTunes to manually put music on iPhone 8/X/11/12. Besides, it's quite good for keeping your data safe if you regularly backup iPhone to Windows 10 with iTunes.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer with its original USB cable.

Step 2. Make sure you have installed the latest iTunes version and launch it.

Step 3. Choose the music files you want to add to the iPhone and drag the music contents to the iPhone device in the left sidebar.

Step 4. Check the added music files in the "Music" app on your iPhone.


How to Download Music on iPhone 8/X/11/12 Without iTunes

Although iTunes is the official method to transfer music from computer to iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, the interface is very messy, which makes it difficult to find the option you want. Some users also complain that iTunes often crashes and fails to transfer music. Therefore, you can know more methods to download music on iPhone to choose from, including third-party software, Apple music, and so forth.

How to Download Music on iPhone 8/X/11/12 with EaseUS MobiMover

As we know, it's complicated to use iTunes to put music on iPhone or iPad, besides, it's very time-consuming. Therefore, it's necessary to use a certain, easy-to-use third-party program to help you quickly download music on your iPhone. Now, here comes the easy and fast solution to download songs to iPhone 8/X/11/12, that is by using EaseUS MobiMover, the reliable iPhone transfer software to move files from computer to iPhone. Follow the guide below to transfer music to your iPhone within minutes.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your PC and launch EaseUS MobiMover, from whose screen choose "Content Management," then select "Audio," select "Music."

how to put music from PC to iPhone 8 - step 1

Step 2. Click "Music" and click on "Add Contents" and browse to select music files on your PC to transfer to your iPhone or iPad.

how to put music from PC to iPhone 8 - step 2

Step 3. After select saved music files on your PC, click "Open" to start the transferring. After it's done, you can go to your iPhone or iPad to check the transferred music files at the Music app.

how to put music from PC to iPhone 8 - step 3

In addition to music, do you still need to add contacts to a new iPhone to quickly start using it? Use EaseUS MobiMover to easily add contacts to iPhone along with more contacts management solutions, like adding contact images, and editing specific contacts info. 

How to Download Music on iPhone 8/X/11/12 with Apple Music

Other than iTunes, another wireless way to put and add music to iPhone is by using Apple Music. But the prerequisite is that you have subscribed to Apple Music. You can only download the purchased music on your iPhone with this method. If this is what you need, check the operations as follows.

Step 1. Go to "Settings" on your iPhone, and scroll down to find "Music."

Step 2. Tap it, turn on "Show Apple Music." 

Step 3. Turn on "Automatic Downloads." Any music new purchased will be automatically downloaded to your iPhone.

Step 4. Back to the "Music" app, open it, tap "Search" in the lower right corner.

Step 5. Choose "Apple Music" below the search bar, and search for a favorite song with a specific name.

Step 6. Tap the "Plus" button to add the music to your music library. 

Step 7. Back to your library, touch and hold the song, album, or playlist that you've added from Apple Music, then tap "Download."


How to Download Music on iPhone 8/X/11/12 with iCloud Drive

iCloud Drive is iCloud's file hosting service. It will sync all the files you updated from one device to all other devices logged in to the same Apple account. Therefore, this is also an alternative method to download music on iPhone.

Step 1. Go to visit on your PC and sign in with your Apple ID (the one you use on your iPhone or iPad).

Step 2. Choose "iCloud Drive" among the options.

Step 3. Click the "Upload" button and select to open the files you want to transfer to your iPad from the computer.

Step 4. Open the "Settings" app on your iDevice and click [your name] > "iCloud" > "iCloud Drive."

Step 5. Go to the "Files" app and click "Browse" > "iCloud Drive." Now you should see the items from your PC existing on your iPad.


The Final Words

If you have subscribed to Apple Music or bought music in the iTunes store, you can sync the music on your iPhone easily. For the music downloaded elsewhere, cloud service and data transfer software are choices for you to add the songs to your iPhone. What's more, you can also download music from SoundCloud to your iPhone directly to enrich your music library.

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