There are a lot of people out there who don’t yet know how to transfer music from iPhone to computer or vice versa. This is especially true for people who own a new iPhone 2018. We already know that transfer processes in iPhones are pretty complicated, and that’s still true for the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

However, if you’re wondering how to transfer music between computer and iPhone, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll show you how to transfer to new iPhone or transfer to computer using a number of different methods.

Part 1: How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

If you want to transfer music from iPhone to computer, your best bet is to use a tool called dr.fone – Transfer. This is one of the most reliable third-party tools out there and it has been rolled out by Wondershare, the world’s leading technology enterprise.

The best part about dr.fone – Transfer is that you can use it to transfer music between computer and iPhone, but it’s not limited to that. It can also be used to transfer photos, contacts, messages, or create custom ringtones!

dr.fone – Transfer

Transfer music between computer and iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max without iTunes.

  • Can transfer music from iPhone to computer and vice versa.
  • Can also manage and export/import the music file.
  • In addition to music, can also transfer photos, contacts, SMS, and other data.
  • Fully compatible with iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR and all other iPhone models.
  • Fully compatible with all iOS versions and all Windows and Mac OS versions.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer using dr.fone – transfer

  1. Download and install dr.fone toolkit, and then launch it.
  2. From the main menu, select the ‘Transfer’ option and connect your iPhone to the computer using a data cable.
  3. dr.fone will automatically detect your iPhone and you’ll be taken to another screen.
  4. Go to the ‘Music’ option in the toolbar on top, and then select ‘Music’ from the left-hand panel as well. Right click on that option and select ‘Export to PC’. Your entire music collection will get transferred from iPhone to computer.
  5. You can also select the specific music files you want to transfer and click on Export > Export to PC.

Part 2: How to transfer music from computer to iPhone

There are two primary methods to transfer music between computer and iPhone — iTunes and a third-party application like dr.fone – Transfer. In this section, we’ll show you how to transfer music from computer to iPhone both with and without iTunes.

Using dr.fone – Transfer

  1. Download, install, and launch the dr.fone toolkit.
  2. Connect your iPhone to the computer using a data cable. dr.fone will automatically detect it.
  3. Click on the ‘Music’ option and then select Add > Add File/ Add Folder. If you want to select specific songs, you can choose Add File, and if you want to transfer an entire folder of music, select Add Folder.
  4. A progress bar will show you transfer music between computer and iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max, and then it will be done.

Using iTunes:

  1. Launch the latest updated iTunes in your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer using a data cable.
  2. To import songs into the iTunes library (if they’re not already there), click on File > Add File to Library. You’ll be able to select songs from your computer and add them to the library.
  3. Select your iPhone from the Devices category and then click on the ‘Music’ option. Click on ‘Sync Music’ and select the type, genre, artists, or albums to transfer to new iPhone.
  4. This will allow you to transfer music between computer and iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max within a few seconds.

Caution

iTunes is certainly the most popular method to transfer music between computer and iPhone. However, it’s also quite risky. Various people have said that it leads to the old music in the iPhone being completely deleted and replaced with the new music. Furthermore, several users comment on how iTunes is complicated to navigate.

Conclusion

I hope this article has shown you how to transfer music between computer and iPhone easily. If you want to transfer music from iPhone to computer, you need to use dr.fone – Transfer. However, if you want to transfer music from computer to iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max, you can use either iTunes (which is difficult and risky) or dr.fone – Transfer.