As one of the best ways to enjoy your life, listening to music can be an important part for iPhone users. You can be allowed to purchase all kinds of music tracks via Apple music, iTunes and so on. What’s more, if you prefer to play the music tracks on your computer, then transfer music from computer to iPhone could be a necessary part you should know. Furthermore, imaging that you have some nice music stored on your computer and you want to copy them from your computer to your iPhone, have no idea about how to accomplish it? When it comes to transferring music to iPhone, it may make some people puzzled. Don’t worry, the post will introduce you three methods to transfer music from computer to iPhone at ease.
Transfer music from computer to iPhone with iTransfer
In order to transfer music from computer to iPhone, all the transferring process could be quite simple if you can obtain a useful transferring tool. Among various third-party programs, you should not miss Leawo iTransfer. Leawo iTransfer’s main function is to transfer data among iPod, iPad and iPhone devices. Also, it could provide exact solutions for the transfer issues among these devices, including Quick Start not working issues and so on. It also can be capable of transferring 12 kinds of files among Apple devices, including photos, music, videos, SMS, contacts and so on.
As an excellent music manager which can manage the playlists of iOS devices and iTunes easily, it could help users to make full use and take full control of the media files on the iOS devices. At the same time, it is quite fast in the running speed and could transfer all the data safely. No matter you are transferring music, videos, photos, iPhone Messages, this tool could transfer these data between computer and iOS devices seamlessly. Besides, other bonus features also make Leawo iTransfer more attractive. In details, it is also quite splendid in its interface design and simple operation process. You don’t have to grasp more complicated skills to handle with this tool. Now, please refer to the following steps for more information.
Step 1. Download and install Leawo iTransfer on your computer.
Step 2. Prepare your iPhone and connect it to your computer with the USB cables. Then open Leawo iTransfer and run the software.
Step 3. Detect all the contents on your devices. Once your iPhone has been connected to your computer, this software would detect the data automatically and then all the libraries in the device would be showed. Then, select the content or the library you would like to transfer between your iPhone with the computer.
Step 4. Add music you like from computer to iPhone 6s.
Note:There are 5 ways to add files from computer:
- Drag and drop the computer files directly into the window of the software;
- Right-click music library and choose “Add File” or “Add Folder”;
- Click “File” on the upper right corner, and choose “Add > Add File/Add Folder”;
- Right-click music library and click “Add File”;
- Click “Add” button on the top left, then choose “Add File” or “Add Folder”.
Step 5. Set more parameters related to the transferring. First, you can add a new folder to store the transferred files. When you start to transfer the files, then you can see the dialog of transfer settings pop-up on the screen. Then you would be required to select a target device where you would like to transfer these content to. Besides, you need to confirm the Save to folder. When all of them have been set, then click Transfer Now button to start transferring the music from computer to iPhone.
Transfer music from computer to iPhone with iTunes
iTunes is always the first choice for most of iPhone users when it comes to transferring music from computer to iPhone. As the official transfer tool, iTunes can help you to transfer and back up files easily.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to PC via matched USB cable.
Step 2. Click the phone icon on the left corner of the interface. To manage your media files manually, you’d better go to “Options” under “Summary” tab, cancel “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” and check “Manually manage music and videos”. Don’t forget to click “Apply” when it’s done.
Step 3. Import music into iTunes library from computer by clicking “File” and then “Add File to Library”. Once transferred successfully, you can select the music icon on top to see all the songs.
Step 4. Click “Music” under “Settings” tab. Choose “Sync Music”. You can either sync entire music library or selected playlists as you like. Then click “Sync” button at the bottom.
Above steps have introduced how to transfer songs from computer to iPhone with iTunes. Though it’s widely used by many Apple users, there are some unavoidable shortcomings that you need to know.
- Instead of merging with the original playlist in your iPhone, iTunes will replace it with that in iTunes library, which means you may lose the existing music in your iPhone.
- iTunes allows you to select playlist, artists, albums and genres to sync, but it doesn’t empower you to go for specific songs precisely.
Transfer music from computer to iPhone using Google Drive
When it comes to transferring music from computer to iPhone, you can also use the available Cloud services. There are three Cloud services to be recommended, and you can choose anyone you like. Without iTunes, you can still transfer music from computer to iPhone using Google Drive. Asides Google Drive, you can also choose other cloud storage services, like Amazon Music and Dropbox etc. Here, I will choose Google Drive to show you how to transfer music from computer to iPhone without iTunes.
Step 1. Log in to the Google Drive by inputting the Google account and password via browser.
Step 2. Upload the MP3 on the browser. Once you entered the browser, you can see the upload option.
Step 3. Then you only need to simply upload your preferred MP3 files from the list to the folders. If you are adopting other programs, you have to copy all of the MP3 files to the synced folder.
Step 4. Download and install Google Drive on your iPhone and open the app on your iPhone. Then you can search for the uploaded MP3 files from the computer.
Step 5. View all the uploaded files on your iPhone. Once all the files have been uploaded, then you can see the files on the list, asides from downloading from the list, you can also view other similar files accordingly by clicking on the three-dot icon. You can scroll down to see the rest files. Finally, you can click on the Available Offline option to see all the MP3 files that could be viewed offline.
When you have uploaded all the MP3 files to Google Drive, then you can be free to listen to all the music files without any internet connection if they have been shown offline. By the way, if you would like to transfer some files on your iPhone to computer, you can also refer to the same method. Of course, if you prefer other cloud services, you can adopt other programs to transfer music from computer to iPhone.
Transfer music from computer to iPhone using the Documents app
Asides, you can also transfer music from computer to iPhone using the Documents app. As an impressive app which can allow you to manage the files on your iPhone, Documents can easily transfer the computer data to your iPhone. But you should make sure that your computer and iPhone are connected to the same Wi-Fi connection. Here are the detailed steps.
Step 1. Download and install Documents on your computer. Then open and run it.
Step 2. Go to the settings panel and click on the Wi-Fi drive.
Step 3. Before carrying out the next step, make sure your computer and iPhone are connected to the same network. Next, input the URL in your iPhone and then your iPhone could be connected to your computer. Once entered, there will be a pop-up window on the iPhone. Click OK to accept it to enter the next step.
Step 4. Now start transferring the files from computer to your iPhone. Once connected to your computer, your iPhone can browse all of the files on your computer. Confirm your target file and then transfer them to your iPhone. Once it is done, all the data your preferred on your computer would be transferred to your iPhone.