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 and run EaseUS MobiMover.

Allow EaseUS MobiMover to access your iPhone by clicking "Trust" on the phone and "Allow" on the program.

Select the transfer mode - "PC to Phone", click "Select Files" to continue and move to the next step.

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.

how to transfer music from computer to iPhone - step 1

Step 2. Browse saved music files on your PC and click "Open" to confirm.

how to transfer music from computer to iPhone - step 2

Step 3. Check the Audio box, all selected music files will be classified there, and click "Transfer" to start the transferring.

If you need to add items to transfer, drag and drop them on this window before clicking the Transfer button.

When the process finishes, open the Music app on your iPhone X, 8 or 7, you'll be able to check and play all the transferred music files.

how to transfer music from computer to iPhone - step 3

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.