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2018 Ultimate Guide: How to Sync Music to iPhone in Multiple Ways

By Claire Wilson

October 28, 2018

Apple has unveiled its iPhone for 2018, bringing out three choices like iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. Not matter you are intended to upgrade your devices or choose an older version of iPhone for a lower price, you may wonder how to sync music to iPhone. As music features largely in modern daily life, losing the collected music can be annoying especially when you invest enormous time and effort on managing your customized playlists. This post will offer you multiple ways to transfer music to iPhone, which can be applied to several circumstances respectively. Follow the steps to sync iPhone music with ease!

Apple Music


Overall, we are going to introduce to you four methods to sync iPhone music, which covers almost all possible usage scenarios, including transfer music from iOS devices (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad) to iPhone, transfer music from PC to iPhone, transfer music from iTunes to iPhone, and transfer music from iPhone to PC/iOS devices. You can go to the right part directly, or browse all the methods for further unexpected needs.


CONTENTS


Part 1. Transfer Music from iOS Device to iPhone

Unlike syncing music to iPhone with iTunes, we promise that the methods we provided will never erase your previous music data. As a result, you can add music to iPhone as long as you want without losing any beloved tracks. To realize the goal, a transferring tool is needed: TuneFab WeTrans. It is a professional software that focuses on transferring media files like music, photos, videos, contacts, messages between iOS devices and between iOS devices and PC with a fast speed. Any kind of standard music formats are available for TuneFab WeTrans to move. Click the button below to download this software and have a good experience!

Step 1. Install and Launch TuneFab WeTrans

Follow the instruction of installation, and then launch TuneFab WeTrans. The main interface will appear on the screen. Seven options are listed on the left side: Home, Photos, Music, Videos, Contacts, Messages, and Toolbox—all of the functions can be known by the names.

Main Interface

Note:

#1. Before you launch TuneFab WeTrans, please make sure that you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer, which will cooperate WeTrans for a better performance. If you have installed iTunes, please check whether it is the latest version, if not, just upgrade it.


#2. If the music that you want to transfer comes from Apple Music, then you should note that they can't be played on non-authorized iOS devices because of DRM. To remove DRM, you need to convert them to DRM-free format like MP3. TuneFab Apple Music Converter can help you download and convert Apple Music while deleting DRM restriction. Therefore, before you sync music to iPhone, you can convert the music via TuneFab Apple Music Converter, and then sync the DRM-free music to the target iPhone. Just take this article as a converting example: Sync Apple Music to iPhone X.

Step 2. Connect iOS Devices to Computer

Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to computer with a USB cable. Once connected, the basic information of the device will be listed on the main interface.

Connect iOS Device


Step 3. Connect iPhone to Computer

Similarly, you can connect your target iPhone to computer with a USB cable.

Note:

Click the downward arrow at the top center menu bar to bring up the connected devices. Click the source iOS device so that you can see all the files in it.

Step 4. Select Music to Transfer

Click the "Music" option on the left side and then all the music file on the iOS device will be listed in categories: Music, iTunes U, Podcasts, Ringtones, Audiobooks, Video Memos, and Playlists. Besides, the information of the songs is also available for you to edit, just click the pencil-like icon and you can edit some tags.

Select Music to Transfer


Step 5. Add Music from iOS Device

Tick the checkbox to choose the songs that you want to sync. You can either choose them one by one or select all music at the same time.


Step 6. Sync Music to iPhone

Click the phone-like button with an inward arrow, which lying at the top center and then you can have the songs transferred to iPhone.


Part 2. Transfer Music from PC to iPhone

After the installation and activation of TuneFab WeTrans, don't forget installing the latest version of iTunes. Now let's transfer music from PC to iPhone.


Step 1. Connect iPhone to Computer

With a USB cable, you can connect iPhone to computer easily. The basic information of your iPhone will show at the center part of the interface.

Connect iPhone to Computer


Step 2. Choose Music from Computer

Click "Music" on the left side and all music files on your iPhone will be shown beside it. Click the add button with a downward arrow to choose the songs from computer. You'd better put all the songs that you want to add to a folder first.

Add Songs from Computer


Step 3. Transfer Music to iPhone

Click the button next to the add button, you can import the songs to iPhone with just one click.


Part 3. Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone

In this part, you will know the method that can put music from iTunes to iPhone without erasing any previous data. Just download and install TuneFab WeTrans and the latest version of iTunes on computer first.

Tip:

If you subscribe to Apple Music, you can download Apple Music up to ten iOS devices. However, the songs you downloaded can't be transferred or played on any unauthorized device due to DRM. Just as mention in Part 1, TuneFab Apple Music Converter will definitely help you remove the DRM and download Apple Music for you. You can use it to convert Apple Music to MP3 through Apple Music Converter first, and then you can upload music from PC to iPhone with the help of TuneFab WeTrans. Go to part 2 to find out how to transfer music from PC to iPhone.

If you have subscribed to Apple Music and want to download songs from iTunes directly, then please follow the steps with us.


Step 1. Launch iTunes

Open iTunes on your computer. Click "Account" > "Purchased".

Download iTunes Purchased Music


Step 2. Select iTunes Music

Click the "Music" option at the right side of the interface.

Select iTunes Music


Step 3. Pick up Songs to Download

#1. Click on the "All" button at the center of the interface.

#2. Click "Download All" at the lower right of the interface and then all files shown on the screen will be downloaded.

Download iTunes All


Step 4. Install and Launch TuneFab WeTrans

Follow the instruction of installation, then open TuneFab WeTrans. You will see the main interface shown as below.

Main Interface


Step 5. Connect iPhone to Computer

Connect iPhone to the computer with just one USB cable and the information of iPhone will appear on the interface.

Connect iPhone to Computer


Step 6. Select Music from Computer

Click the "Music" option from the left and all the music on iPhone will appear. Click the pencil icon at the end of each track, you are able to edit the information of the songs.

#1. Click the add button with a downward arrow at the top center, so that you can choose the music that interests you.

#2. Either you can add the whole folder that contains all the music that you like, or add single songs one by one.


Step 7. Transfer Music from PC to iPhone

After you finish picking up songs, click the import button to move songs to iPhone.


Part 4. Transfer Music from iPhone to PC/iOS Devices

Since the contents above are all about moving music to iPhone, now we are going to introduce to you the way to transfer music from iPhone to PC/iOS devices respectively. Before we get started, you can follow the instruction of installation and then launch TuneFab WeTrans. If you are not clear about the process, please go to Part to check the details.


Step 1. Install and Launch TuneFab WeTrans


Step 2. Connect iPhone to Computer with USB Cable


Step 3. Select Music from iPhone

Now click on the "Music" option and all music files on iPhone will appear next to it. There are several categories for you to choose music from, such as Music, iTunes U, Podcasts, Ringtones, Audiobooks, Video Memos, and Playlists.


#1. You can tick the checkbox to choose the songs you want one by one, or select all at the same time.

#2. Click the pencil icon at the end of each song, you are free to edit the basic information of the track.

Select Songs from iPhone


Step 4. Transfer Music from iPhone

#1. Transfer Music to PC

It is quite easy to do so. You just need to click the export button, and then choose a folder to save the songs. Please note that the Apple Music songs you transferred may not able to be played because of DRM. To solve the problem, you can read the reference article shown in the former part.

Transfer Music to Computer


#2. Transfer Music to iOS Devices

If you want to transfer music from iPhone to iOS devices, you need to connect both iPhone and other iOS devices to computer as well. And then click the phone-like icon with an inward arrow to put music from iPhone to iOS devices.


Conclusion:

Have you got the methods shown above? TuneFab WeTrans can help you with almost all the difficulties to transfer music between iPhone and PC or between iOS devices. How to sync music to iPhone no long becomes a problem if you download the software and follow the tutorial step by step. TuneFab WeTrans can maintain the previous data while adding new songs to iPhone, which is much more convenient than iTunes when transfer music to iPhone. Why not have a try and give yourself a new experience?


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