[3 Tips]How to Transfer Music from Mac to iPhone 8/iPhone X Easily and Quickly

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Myra Updated on Jun 11, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

When it comes to importing files from Mac to iPhone, you can always to iTunes to help you make it. With iTunes, you don't need to transfer music from Mac to your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X with the help of third-party software. However, the only problem of using iTunes to sync music to your iPhone is that the synced music will replace the existing music, movies, TV shows and more on your device. If that's what you have expected or accepted, follow the steps below to learn how to import music from Mac to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X in iOS 11 with iTunes.

How to transfer music from Mac to iPhone 8/iPhone X in 3 ways

Tip 1: Transfer music from Mac to iPhone without data syncing

What will you do if you don't want to use iTunes to avoid data loss and want to copy these songs from PC to your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X? If you don't know how to make it, you can use the world's first completely free iOS data transfer softwareEaseUS MobiMover Free, to help you import music from Mac (or PC) to your iPhone in iOS 11. With MobiMover installed on your computer, you can export files from computer to iPhone/iPad (in iOS 8 or later), back up iPhone/iPad contents to computer and transfer data from one iPhone/iPad to another. What's more, MobiMover can also serve as a free iPhone content manager with its file management features. If you need, you can transfer music, ringtones, voice memos, photos, movies, TV shows, contacts, messages, notes and more without any cost. Can't wait to have a try? Follow the steps below to learn how to transfer music from Mac to iPhone 8/iPhone X with MobiMover.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the Mac with a USB cable and tap "Trust This Computer" on your device if a pop-up occurs and asks. Run EaseUS MobiMover free for Mac and choose "Mac to iDevice" on the main screen.

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Step 2: Go to your Mac to find the music files/folders you need to transfer to your iPhone. Or drag & drop files to the window directly. The music formats supported by MobiMover are M4A, M4B, M4P, M4R, WAV, WMA, MID, and AAC.

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Step 3: If you choose a folder that contains other compatible file types, MobiMover can check and send them all together with music. If you need music only, uncheck others and keep Music in Audio box selected.

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Step 4: If you don't need other files, click "Edit" and select wanted files.

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Step 5: Click the "Transfer" button to transfer music from Mac to iPhone with MobiMover. You are free to add batches of music files at a time. When the transferring completes, open the Music app on your iPhone to check the data.

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MobiMover also helps a lot when it comes to data transfer between two iOS devices. For example, you can transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone, sync contacts from iPhone to iPad or import music from one iPhone to another. In a word, MobiMover is an unmissable tool for iDevice users like you. Don't hesitate to have a try.

Tip 2: Transfer music from Mac to iPhone automatically

Before you use iTunes to sync music, you'd better update your iTunes to its latest version by going to App Store > Update > Install on your Mac to avoid problems like "iPhone not connecting to iTunes" or "iTunes won't sync to iPhone".

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 8/iPhone X to your Mac and launch iTunes if it doesn't open automatically.

Step 2: Click the Device button shown in the iTunes window and click Music in the left panel.

Step 3: Click the checkbox next to Sync Music and choose the music you'd like to transfer from Mac to your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X.

Step 4: Click Sync to begin to import music from Mac to your iPhone.

How to transfer music from Mac to iPhone 8/iPhone X

Tip 3: Copy Music from Mac to iPhone manually

You can also manually add music to your iPhone from iTunes Library. (Don't forget to update your iTunes to the latest version before you start.)

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X to your computer and launch iTunes if it doesn't open automatically.

Step 2: Choose Songs from the left sidebar and select the music you'd like to copy from your Mac to your iPhone in iTunes Library.

Step 3: Drag the songs you have selected to your iPhone in the left sidebar to add music to your iPhone from the computer.