How do you transfer music from computer to an iPhone? Read on this complete guide to transfer music from computer to iPhone, with or without iTunes.
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Transferring music from Windows or Mac computer to your iPhone is supposed to be quite simple and familar to every iPhone user since iTunes is born to do it with easiness. However, as your music source has been dramaticaly expanded, in many cases you'll need multiple tactics to put music from computer to your iPhone.
You can transfer your music collection, so does other media content like your movies, between your iPhone and iTunes on your Mac or Windows computer. Although transferring music from computer to iPhone with iTunes will overwrite existing songs on your iPhone, the procedure of iTunes synchronization is completely hassle-free:
Step 1: Open iTunes > Connect your iPhone to your computer > Find and click the small iPhone icon or choose your device button on the left if you enbled viewing sidebar:
Step 2: Go Music tab > Check Sync Music > Based on your need, choose to copy your entire music library from computer to your iPhone or only selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres > Click Sync and iTunes will start transferring music to your iPhone:
Optional: Some presets in iTunes will make your computer to iPhone music migration much more convenient. Check the options before per your need:
Some users may wonder how to transfer these purchased music from iTunes Store on a computer to their iPhone. This is a common problem as there is no such an option in iTunes to do so. Actually, the problem you've met is an illusion as to transfer purchased music from computer to iPhone, you should operate it on your device:
Step 1: Open the iTunes Store app on your iPhone > At the bottom of the screen, tap More > Purchased > Music.
Step 2: Tap "Not on This iPhone" > Find the song that you want to download, then tap it.
Step 3: Tap the Download icon to the right of the title. It will be downloaded to your device:
Don't go hurry. One thing you should know is that the original data on your iPhone will get lost after syncing with iTunes, like your songs, playlists, and so on that already exist on your iPhone. Here are more tips you need to know before starting transfer music from computer to your iPhone with iTunes:
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Downloading and installing PrimoMusic first on your computer, and the detailed operating steps bellow will help you transfer music from your computer to iPhone with few steps.
Step 1. Run PrimoMusic on your computer > Connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable.
Step 2. Click "Import to Device" > Select songs you want to transfer.
Step 3. Click "Import" button to download songs on computer to your iPhone.
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Yuri A young but experienced iPhone Pro Tip editor at @PrimoSync, also a hiking lover for couple years. Enthused by sharing daily tips on all Apple related topics.