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Easy Solution - How to Transfer MP3 Files to iPhone

By Tony Moton

February 28, 2019

iPhone is the most popular smart phone in the world and welcome by many users for its good quality. Listening to music on iPhone could be an entertainment if you can do that whenever you want. One of the simplest ways to realize the goal is to transfer MP3 to iPhone. If the users have already collected hundreds of or even thousands of MP3 on computer, then an efficient tool is needed while moving the MP3 files. Therefore, if you know how to transfer MP3 to iPhone, you can enjoy yourself in the world of music and listen to them as long as you want to.


Part 1. How to Transfer MP3 to iPhone Without iTunes

As we all know, if we transfer music with iTunes, the previous music data on your iPhone will be erased and then replaced by the new ones from the iTunes library. So if you don't want to lose any songs on iPhone, TuneFab WeTrans is highly recommended - not only can it transfer all kinds of data for you, such as music, videos, photos, contacts backups, SMS, etc. but also do no harm to the previous data. 

As a one-stop solution between iOS devices and computers, TuneFab WeTrans enables you to edit the ID3 tags like title, artist, name, etc. while transferring MP3 from computer to iPhone. In addition, you can also customize your own iPhone ringtone with this handy software. Now follow the steps to transfer MP3 to iPhone!

Step 1. Download and Install TuneFab WeTrans

Click the download button below to download TuneFab WeTrans, and follow the instruction to install it.

Step 2. Run TuneFab WeTrans

Before you launch TuneFab WeTrans, you need to install the latest version of iTunes first; if you have installed it, please upgrade to the latest version. After that, launch TuneFab WeTrans. The main interface will be like this:

Main Interface

Step 3. Connect iOS Device to Computer

Connect iPhone to computer with the USB cable. Before it is connected, a message "Trust This Computer?" will pop up on iPhone, tap on "Trust".

Trust Computer

If your iPhone is connected, its basic information will be shown on the interface. by clicking the pencil-shaped icon, you are free to rename your iPhone.

Connect iPhone to Computer

Step 4. Select Music from Computer

Click the "Music" option on the left column of the interface and all the music files on you iPhone will be listed beside it, including Music, iTunes U, Podcasts, Ringtones, Audiobooks, Voice Memos and Playlists. If you want to edit the information of the songs, just click the pencil-like icon on the right side of each song.

Music Section

#1. Generate New Playlist

Before you move MP3 files to iPhone, you can create a new playlist to save them. Right click the "Playlist" option and then choose "New Playlist", after which give the playlist a name as you like.

Add Playlist

Click the add button to bring up a drop-down list. There are two ways to import songs from computer:

#2. Add File(s):

If you just want to add several MP3 files to iPhone, then you can choose this kind of method.

#3. Add Folder

If your MP3 files are put into one folder, then choose it will save you a lot of time and energy.

Select Music from Computer


#1. If you want to add more than 10 MP3 files, put them into a folder before the transferring process would be better and brings you more convenience.
#2. Apart from transferring MP3 files to iPhone, you can also sync Apple Music to iPhone with ease. click the link to read more!

Step 5. Transfer MP3 to iPhone

After you have finished selecting MP3 files, click the cellphone icon with an inward arrow to start the process.

Part 2. How to Transfer MP3 to iPhone with iTunes

The method mentioned above is suitable for both users who want to maintain the previous data and those who want to add a few songs. If you need a brandy new music library, then you must be interested in the following contents. iTunes will remove your data, on the one hand, however, on the other hand, it can offer you a new music library as well. So let's take a closer look at the steps that how to transfer MP3 files to iPhone with iTunes.

Step 1. Download and Install iTunes

Go to the official website to download the latest version of iTunes and then install it. If you have already installed one before, please check whether it is the latest version, if not, just upgrade it.

Step 2. Connect iPhone to Computer

Launch iTunes, and connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. When it is successfully connected, the iPhone icon will appear at the top-left of the interface.

Step 3. Add MP3 Files to Library

Click "File" and you are free to add all the MP3 files that you like. There are two ways to do so: if you want to add a few MP3 files to iPhone, choose "Add File to Library", after which navigate the path of the MP3; if you click "Add Folder to Library", then the whole folder will be added to iTunes Library.

Add File to Library

Step 4. Sync Music to iPhone with iTunes

Click the iPhone icon and then click the "Music" option under "Settings". Check "Sync Music" to get ready. If you want to put all music in Library to iPhone, then click "Entire music library". If you just want some of them, then "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres" will be the best choice. After the selection, click "Apply".

Sync Music to iPhone


Both of these two solutions are efficient enough for you to transfer MP3 files to iPhone. To sum up, TuneFab WeTrans functions as a more comprehensive and competent tool when it comes to transferring data between iOS devices, because it will not remove any previous data and the speed of transferring is so fast. Download one and have a try, you won't be disappointed!

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