How to Transfer Downloaded Music from iPhone to Computer Easily

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Lionel Updated on Jun 21, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

I got a new surface pro and there was a lot of music on my iPhone, so I wanted to transfer them to the surface pro, but I didn't find an efficient way, neither with iTunes nor any other tools, can anybody help me?

iPhone is a great music player with a high quality of sound, and iPhone users love to enjoy some fantastic music on iPhone after downloaded or purchased. However, when they've downloaded more and more music on the device, they found that their iPhone hasn't enough of storage space, so perhaps they want to transfer downloaded music from iPhone to computer in order to free up space on iPhone. Meanwhile, they consider that it will be reasonable to backup all the music files on any other place like the computer due to the accidental data loss, so how to send the music to computer become an important thing. In this pose, we'll suggest you two free ways to resolve your problem.

Part 1: Transfer downloaded music from iPhone to computer with a free iPhone data transfer software

To make the transfer efficiently and quickly, we suggest you use a third party free iPhone data transfer software which called EaseUS MobiMover to copy your music from iPhone to computer with just a few simple clicks. It is a powerful tool to help you not only transfer everything to the computer, but also manage the iPhone data easily, like editing iPhone contacts on PC easily. Let's take a look at how it works, please follow the steps below.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the Mac/PC with a USB cable. Tap Trust This Computer on your iPhone screen if you are required. Run EaseUS MobiMover Free for PC and choose the iDevice to PC on the main screen to back up all the iPhone music to the computer with one click.  

If you are a Mac user, you should use EaseUS MobiMover Free for PC and transfer iPhone music to the Mac following the same steps here.

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Step 2: MobiMover will automatically load and check all the compatible data on your iPhone. To export music only, you need to unselect other data manually and keep the music left.

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Step 3: Then, go to the top-right screen and click the Folder icon to set the file path for the exported music. You are free to save the files at any location.

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Step 4: Now, click the Transfer button to download iPhone music to the computer at a fast speed. Please don't disconnect the USB connection while files are moving. When the process accomplishes, click View to check the songs exported.

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Part 2: Transfer downloaded music from iPhone to computer via iTunes

As is known to all the iPhone users, we can use iTunes 12 and newer versions to transfer the purchased music from iPhone to the authorized computer, here are some suggestions that we offer. 

Step 1. Open iTunes, and turn to Store menu, select the Authorize This Computer option.

Step 2. Log in to your Apple account with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3. Connect your iPhone to this computer with USB cable, then turn to the File menu and the Devices menu. From there, choose Transfer Purchases from iPhone to complete the process.