How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes

Just got a new iPhone and would like to learn how to transfer specific music from computer to your iPhone? Read on this tutorial to find a solution with iTunes 12.

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If you cannot wait for iPhone 7s or iPhone 8 this September, and have just bought a new iPhone, making it a perfect mobile media player is as important as using your iPhone as camera and Internet Surfer. Follow this tutorial to learn how to transfer music from computer to your iPhone with iTunes.

How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone

How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone

Tutorial Summary:


Part 1: Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes Manually

As a desktop media player, media library, online radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application, iTunes is used to play, download, and organize digital downloads of music and video (as well as other types of media available on the iTunes Store) on your personal computers. To transfer music from computer to iPhone with iTunes, always make sure that you have the latest version for better stability and improved performance. Here are detailed steps:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer > Open iTunes.

Step 2: Make sure that the "Manually manage music and videos" option is turned on.

Step 3: Choose the music tracks that you want to add from computer to your iPhone.

Step 4: Look in the left sidebar for your device, then drag the content to your iPhone.

How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone

How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes Manually



Part 2: Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes Automatically

By default, iTunes is designed to sync your iPhone once it connects to your computer. This way, whenever you plug in your device, iTunes will start transferring music from iTunes library to your iPhone spontaneously. If you rely on just on iTunes library, and would like the music library on your iPhone is exactly the same as on your computer, this approach is quite convenient and labor-saving.

To enable automatically syncing feature in iTunes, check and make sure the "Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected (to computer)" option is turned on.

How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone

How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes Automatically

The Bottom Line

In general, iTunes gives us handy and versatile options to transfer music from computer to our iPhones. However, in some circumstances, you definitely need an iTunes alternative to handle this task. To transfer your music from multiple iTunes library on different computer, for instance, you can rely on SyncBird for its flexibility and convenience. Read this tutorial to find out how to put music on iPhone with and without iTunes >