By MiniCreo, on Sep. 27, 2018, in iPhone Transfer | 3-5 Mins |

How to get started?

In this article, we help you to learn How To Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone Xs/iPhone Xr/iPhone Xs Max by using our Mac To iPhone Transfer software - SyncBird Pro. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.


Background Knowledge

A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or your new bought iPhone Xs/iPhone Xs Max. Popular online music stores that sell downloadable singles and albums include the iTunes Store, Amazon MP3, fairsharemusic, eMusic, Google Play, CD Universe, Nokia Music Store, Xbox Music.

Wherever your downloaded music from, so how do you transfer these digital music from your Mac to your iPhone? Read on to find out how to put your downloaded music from a Mac computer to your iPhone.



Part 1: The Tool You'll Need

iTunes is the default iPhone music (and other iOS content) manager software but not everyone is keen on this app. Too much limits and inconveniences are haunting iTunes. For example, whenever you want to copy new songs from iTunes to another iPhone, you have to compromise existing ones on that iPhone. But don't worry. Check out what you need in regard of copying downloaded music from Mac to iPhone Xs with and without iTunes (Get Best iTunes Alternatives 2018).

  • SyncBird Pro is a versatile Mac To iPhone Music Transfer software that can copy your downloaded music from iPhone, iPod to your computer or iTunes; transfer new songs from computer to your iPhone without iTunes; or directly copy iTunes music to your new iPhone XS, iPhone Xr or iPhone XS Max, without erasing existing songs. Free Download
  • You also need a computer and USB cable to connect your iPhone.

Part 2: Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone with iTunes

Every Mac comes with in-built iTunes app and this is an advantage since you don't need to download additional apps. Here are step-by-step guide on how to transfer downloaded music from your Mac to your iPhone with iTunes.

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    Step 1:

    Connect your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max to a Mac computer > Open iTunes > When you see a device icon shows on iTunes, click it to enter the Summary panel of your iPhone:

    Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone with iTunes
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    Step 2:

    Check iTunes syncing settings in Options panel > add your downloaded music into iTunes library > then click Sync to start adding downloaded music from your Mac to your iPhone Xs.

    Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone with iTunes


Part 3: Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone Xs without iTunes

The downside of transferring music from Mac to your iPhone with iTunes is that you have to add your downloaded music to the iTunes library first. Besides, you cannot only add these newly downloaded songs, instead, you have to perform the syncing of the entire iTunes library, which will consume a large a mount of time.

This is where SyncBird Pro comes in. As a simple and powerful iPhone Music Transfer software, SyncBird Pro can help you copy your downloaded music from your Mac to your iPhone just like moving files from one folder to another. Here are detailed steps:

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    Step 1:

    Connect your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max to a Mac computer > Open SyncBird Pro after downloading > Click Music in Device column:

    Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone Xs without iTunes Step 1
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    Step 2:

    Click Add button on the right top side of SyncBird Pro > Choose the downloaded music you want to send to your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max > Click Open to start transfering:

    Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone Xs without iTunes Step 2
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    Step 3:

    After few minutes, SyncBird Pro will finish copying your downloaded music from Mac to your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max. In the complete window, you can see how many songs have been sent.

    Transfer Downloaded Music from Mac to iPhone Xs without iTunes Step 3

The Bottom Line

As you can see, the purpose of SyncBird Pro is for removing kinds of iTunes limits so as to give better iPhone experience. As a perfect iTunes alternative, SyncBird Pro is also capable of adding/syncing your photos, videos, podcasts and other iOS content between your iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac. Free Download now to have a try.


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SyncBird Pro

Requirements: OS X 10.8+ , 33.1Mb free space
Version 2.3.1 (17 Sep, 2018) / Support iOS 4 - iOS 12
Category: iPhone Transfer