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2 Methods to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone

Many users like to enjoy music on their iPhone, iPad or iPod, which can make people feel relax after a busy day. And there are some Apple users who have purchased some wonderful songs on iTunes, wondering how to transfer music from iTunes to iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/SE and etc.

You might have know how to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes, but do you know how to sync music from iTunes to iPhone? Here is the guide for you to learn how to transfer music from iTunes to iPhone.

Method 1. How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone Manually

Method 2. Guide to Sync Music from iTunes to iPhone Automatically

Method 1. How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone Manually

If you don't want to delete or replace the existing songs on iPhone with the music transferred from iTunes, it is recommended to selectively drag and drop the songs you like from iTunes to iPhone. Using this way you can freely preview and choose the songs you want to import to iPhone from iTunes before transferring.

Here is way to go:

Step 1. Connect iPhone to computer and launch iTunes on PC.

It is better to use the latest iTunes to avoid unexpected iTunes errors, like iTunes error 1/6/27/9006 and etc. If you are running an outdated iTunes, you can go to Help > Check for Update to get a latest iTunes.

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Step 2. After iTunes has detected your device, click on iPhone icon in iTunes. Then visit Summary section, check the box of Manually manage music and videos.

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Step 3. Click the menu besides iPhone icon to scroll down and select Music option.

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Step 4. Return to Library for iTunes music. Click to select the songs you want to transfer and drag them to your device name on the left panel.

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After that, all the selected songs will be imported to iPhone immediately without replacing the old music on iPhone.

See Also: How to Put Music on iPhone without iTunes

Method 2. Guide to Sync Music from iTunes to iPhone Automatically

There is another free way to export songs from iTunes to iPhone, however, please be aware that using iTunes sync feature to transfer music from iTunes to iPhone will delete or replace the previous songs on your iPhone. And this method enables you to transfer the whole iTunes music library into iPhone. Please choose your preferred way.

Here is how to share music from iTunes to iPhone:

Step 1. Connect iPhone to computer and run iTunes on PC or Mac.

Step 2. Click on the iPhone icon in iTunes, then select "Music" tab under Settings. Turn to the right side and make sure the "Sync Music" option is checked.

Step 3. Check the options under Sync Music/Playlists, tick off the box related to the songs you want to transfer from iTunes to iPhone, such as "Entire music library", "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres", "Classical Music" and etc. After selecting, click "Apply" option and it will automatically sync.

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