How to Sync Music from iTunes to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X

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iTunes is Apple's official and comprehensive tool to manage your iPhone and iPad songs, playlists, audiobooks, movies, TV shows and other audio & videos files. Apart from the ultimate music manager, iTunes is a helpful tool to sync music to the iOS device with ease when you change to new iPhone, like to iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X. When the iTunes syncing is done, you can enjoy the same music on the old iPhone. In this post, we will talk about how to sync music from iTunes to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X in details. Moreover, in the second part, we also introduce you the EaseUS MobiMover Free to sync music to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X when the iTunes is unavailable to you.

How to sync music from iTunes to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X

iTunes is the traditional and effective way to sync music to iPhone or iPad as long as there is no existing media file on your iPhone. Otherwise, the previous data will be erased by iTunes syncing. As the process to sync music from iTunes to iPhone is a little bit complex, please follow the step-by-step guides below.

1. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable and run iTunes, please update to the latest iTunes version if necessary.

2. Click the iPhone device icon at the top-left corner of iTunes, then it will display the content you can sync from iTunes. Here, if you find the iTunes can't recognize your iPhone, you can fix it based on the effective tips offered. 

3. Choose "Music" in the left sidebar, and then check "Sync Music".

4. Select the music types you want to sync from iTunes to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X, like playlists, albums, and genres. Next, click "Apply" to start to sync.

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How to sync music to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X with MobiMover Free

If you have had some media files on your new iPhone and you don't want to lose them, then you can't choose iTunes anymore. Here, EaseUS MobiMover Free, the top one 100% free iPhone manager in the world comes to help you to sync music to new iPhone without any data loss with the feature of transferring files from PC to iPhone. Except for music, you can transfer other items to iPhone to enjoy media files in a quick way, including photos, videos, music, ringtones, audiobooks, contacts, notes, and Safari bookmarks.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 to your computer (Mac or PC). Run EaseUS MobiMover and select "PC to iDevice" to transfer music from Win computer to iPhone.  If you are a Mac user, you need to install and use EaseUS MobiMover Free for Mac and put music to iPhone X/8/7 with the same steps.

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Step 2: Then click "Add File" or "Add Folder" to transfer music from computer to your iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 7. You can also drag to the window directly. Audio formats, including M4A, M4B, M4P, M4R, MP3, WAV, WMA, MID, and AAC, are all transferable with MobiMover.

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Step 3: Keep the Music in Audio box selected. If you choose a folder that contains other file types, MobiMover will automatically select all the transferable items in it. Keep the category/categories you want to sync from computer to your iPhone X/8/7 chosen.

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Step 4: Click "Edit" and select files in the category.

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Step 5: Now click "Transfer" to start transferring music from computer to your iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 7. When it has completed, you can open the Music app on your iPhone to check the newly imported songs.

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Except for music, MobiMover Free still allows you to sync more files to iPhone like said before, such as add ringtones to iPhone 8, transfer contacts from PC to iPhone X and download MP4 to iPhone 8 Plus.