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How to Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 Easily

By Iris Holmes

January 07, 2019

With the iPhone models constantly and progressively updated, the music transfer matter are always annoying for all the iOS users, even worse when it comes to the newly purchased iPhone, like the iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS or iPhone XR. However, things goes different and easy provided that you own an iPad. Since you have all the music stored on your iPad, you will be curious about the frequently asked question. That is, how to transfer the music from iPad to your newly purchased the iPhone XS Max and other iPhone models like iPhone X, iPhone 8 and etc on earth? And thus, we would like to walk you through the how-to guide on transferring Music from iPad to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 and also the iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS and the other iPhone model with the brand new way of TuneFab WeTrans and the common way of AirDrop. Just learn it now!


Part 1. How to Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone with TuneFab WeTrans

In order to save your time and simplify the whole transfer progress, a brand new way will share with you all to transfer music from iPad to iPhone with ease, that is using TuneFab iPad to iPhone Transfer and the name is TuneFab WeTrans.

TuneFab WeTrans is a professional and powerful iOS data transfer for transferring music, videos between iOS devices and pc and syncing the personal information like contacts, photos and messages to your computer. Following is the main features of the TuneFab WeTrans.

TuneFab WeTrans: The Powerful iPad to iPhone Transfer Close at Hand

#1 Transfer music from PC/ iOS devices to iOS devices/PC, like Playlists, Albums, Voice Memo and etc.

#2 Transfer videos in between PC and iOS devices and in between iOS devices, like Movies, TV shows, and etc.

#3 Manage the photos, messages and contacts without any worry about the personal data loss.

#4 Make a ringtone from the music from you device or from your computer.

#5 Convert the HEIC photos from your iPhone and then you can add to your devices and even store on computer.

#6 Superfast transmission speed for transfer music, video and so on from iDevices to PC or vice verse.

Complete Tutorial: Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone with TuneFab WeTrans

Step 1. Download TuneFab WeTrans and Run TuneFab WeTrans

From the above button, click and download TuneFab WeTrans and then fully install TuneFab WeTrans on pc. Then you can see the main interface of WeTrans below.

Main Interface of WeTrans

Step 2. Connect the iPhones and iPad with USB Cable to the WeTrans

This step, you need to plug-in the USB cable with iPhones and iPad and connect to the pc. Don't forget to unlock the iPhone and iPad screen to "Trust this Computer" to read the data from your iPhone and iPad.

Trust iOS Devices of iPhones and iPad

Step 3. Click to Choose iPad to Get Ready to Transfer Music from iPhone

On the center of the main interface, there is a select bar for selecting the devices, so click to the download-arrow button to select the iPad.

Choose iPad

Step 4. Select Music and Get Ready to Transfer

On the left side of the bar, there are lots of button that you can use to transfer from your iPad to iPhone, like photos, music, videos and so on. And here, we are going to choose "Music" to load the music files from your iPad. After successfully loading the music from iPad, you can select the music playlists, and then check the textbox in front of the music you want to transfer to iPhone. Next, click to the iPhone-shaped button and select your iPhone devices to transfer music to iPhone.

Select Music to Transfer

Step 5. [Optional] Edit the Music Info for Transferring

You might have noticed that each of song has a pencil-like button. It is an optional button for you to click and edit the music info.

Just click to "Pencil-like" button > Enter the music info at your own will > Click to "Apply Changes" then you can edit the music info before transfer to your iPhone.

Edit Music Info iPad

Step 6. Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone XS Max/ XS/ XR/ X/ 8 and etc

After clicking to the "iPhone-shaped" button, you will see the transmission progress is running. Please waiting for a little while for the whole transfer finished, then you can enjoy Music stored on iPad and now through iPhone.

Transfer Music From iPad to iPhone

Note: What if the Music is Apple Music?
Answers: If your music is Apple Music, then it is unplayable on iPhone after transferred, as a result of Apple Music is DRM-protected. So in order to transfer the playable Apple Music to iPhone, here you need to convert the Apple Music to playable music files formats, like MP3, M4A, AAC and etc. Here come a professional Apple Music Converter for converting Apple Music to the high quality files. And the name is TuneFab Apple Music Converter, which iOS users can use it to convert whatever Apple Music playlists, albums and so forth to multiple file formats with the available reset functions of bitrate, samplerate, channel provided. Most importantly, the whole conversion speed can be self-adjusted, from 1X to 16X based upon your needs. So you don't need to worry about transfer the DRM-protected Apple Music to your iPhone.

Part 2. How to Airdrop Music from iPad to iPhone

With the new system of iOS 12, iOS users can also use the function of AirDrop, which is for transferring files from one iOS devices to another and coined by Apple Inc., including the music.

Note: This methods requires turning on the AirDrop of both iPad and iPhone, so please don't forget to turn on the Bluetooths and WiFi.

Step 1. Turn on Bluetooths and WiFi for iPad and iPhone.

Step 2. Open the Airdrop from the home control center for both iPad and iPhone.

Step 3. Select the Music/Playlists that you want to transfer to your iPhone from the Music App on your iPad.

Step 4. Tap the "…" > "Share song/ Share Playlist…" > Tap the Devices, here I would choose iPhone X.

AirDrop Music From iPad to iPhone


Compared with AirDrop, iOS users with TuneFab WeTrans can free from the repeadly operations on selecting the music and transferring music from iPad to iPhone. What's more, TuneFab WeTrans can transfer more media files and personal information at a time, like videos, photos, contacts and more, which is uncomplicated and convenient. Now, it is your time to have a try and determine on your own way to transfer music from iPad to iPhone X/8/7 and more.

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