Solved: How Can I Transfer Music from iPhone to Mac in 3 Ways

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Brithny Updated on Oct 10, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

How can I copy music from iPhone to my Macbook?

"Recently, I have bought a new iMac and want to know how to transfer all my music from my iPhone to my iMac. I know I can use iTunes, but it seems a little bit difficult for me. Can anyone show me how to do it or introduce some easier workarounds? Thanks in advance."

Transferring songs from iPhone to Mac has always been a great demand for iDevice users. And in fact, it is pretty easy to make things done if you have known any of the following solutions on how to move music from iPhone to Mac.

Solution 1. How to import all the iPhone music to Mac in 1-click

EaseUS MobiMover is the only one 100% free iOS data manager that enables you to transfer data between the iOS device and Mac/PC/laptop or between two iOS devices. You can use it to sync music, photos, videos, messages, contacts, books, podcast, and more from iPhone to Mac, or in the vice versa. You are free to send all the files at one time or specifically export a certain data category/file.

Now, download MobiMover by clicking the Free Download for Mac button to download music from iPhone to Mac right now. It’s a free and green software, feel free to use. 

Step 1: Connect your iPhone/iPad to your Mac with a USB cable. Tap Trust This Computer on your iPhone screen to continue if necessary. Open EaseUS MobiMover Free for Mac and choose the iDevice to Mac on the main screen.

how to transfer music from iPhone/iPad to Mac - step 1

Step 2: MobiMover will automatically load and select all the transferable items on your iPhone/iPad. To transfer music from iPhone/iPad to Mac, you can either use the 1-Click Transfer feature as shown you here or use the custom transfer feature by clicking your device name in the main interface and choosing Audio > Music.

how to transfer music from iPhone/iPad to Mac - step 2

Step 3: Then, go to the upper-right corner on the screen, and click the Folder icon to set the storage path for iPhone music to be exported. You are free to save the files anywhere on your computer as you like.

how to transfer music from iPhone/iPad to Mac - step 3

Step 4: Now, click the Transfer button to begin transferring iPhone music to your Mac. When the shifting finishes, click View to check the music files.

how to transfer music from iPhone/iPad to Mac - step 4

Other popular functions of MobiMover you may need:
  • Back up iOS files to the computer in a readable way
  • Sync data from one iOS device to another directly without iCloud
  • Add, edit, and delete iOS files with comprehensive management solutions
  • Download online videos using URL from YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

[Further reading: How to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone directly]

Solution 2. How to transfer music from iPhone to Mac with iTunes

iTunes Store provides people with numerous authorized music with high quality. Therefore, many iPhone users tend to buy songs there. If your music files on iPhone are purchased from iTunes Store, this solution is very suitable. You can complete the process by following the guide below.

iTunes only allows you to transfer songs from iPhone to Mac which are purchased from the iTunes store. If you have some free music to be exported, iTunes is unavailable, and you can use MobiMover in solution 1 to help you.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the Mac via the USB cable. Open iTunes on Mac.

Step 2: Go to find the "File" tab > Devices and click "Transfer Purchases from [your device]" from the drop-down menu.

import music from iphone to mac with the help of itunes

Solution 3. How to get music from iPhone to Mac with iCloud Photo Library

When the iCloud Music Library is turned on and you have joined in the Apple Music(with cost), you can download music across your iPhone and Mac wirelessly. All you need is to sign in to the two devices with the same Apple ID. 

Step 1: On your iPhone, go to "Settings" > "Music", and tap "iCloud Music Library" to turn it on.

Step 2: Go to the main screen on your Mac. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen, choose "iTunes" > "Preferences".

Step 3: On the "General" tab, select "iCloud Music Library" to turn it on. Finish this process by clicking the "OK" button.

import music from iphone to mac with the help of icloud music library

Notice
This method can be viable only after you have paid for the Apple Music, if you have no budget for this, get back to solution 1 and use MobiMover to transfer the whole or specific music items from iPhone to Mac in an easier way than ever.