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How to Transfer MP3 to iPhone

“Have an old MP3 player which I have kept for 5 years. This MP3 player still works fine, but it’s just kind of out of date, so I decide to move the music files to my iPhone 5s. I’m new to Apple products so I’m not sure whether I can directly drag and drop the music files to iPhone. Could you help me please? Thanks in advance.”

Some people may have used an MP3 player for years, and save tons of songs in their devices. And now they have changed to iPhone with the development of society. Thanks to the large storage space of iPhone, people can transfer their favorite songs from MP3 Player to iPhone for an enjoyment. It’s common for most users that they have no idea about how to transfer MP3 files to iPhone. The post will introduce users how to finish the task.

Transfer MP3 files to iPhone with Leawo iTransfer

People can also take advantage of iPhone transfer software to transfer music from MP3 player to iPhone. Leawo iTransfer will provide much help on this issue. This software is used for transferring files among iOS devices, iTunes and PCs, and it helps users to transfer various kinds of files. 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. Leawo iTransfer is an excellent music manager which can manage the playlists of iOS devices and iTunes easily. At the same time, it could help users to make full use and take full control of the media files on the iOS devices. Furthermore, this program is quite fast in the running speed and could transfer all the data safely. No matter you are transferring music, videos, photos, SMS, this tool could transfer these data between computer and iOS devices seamlessly. At the same time, it is quite excellent in other bonus features. Asides from the key functions, 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. The following guidance will show you how to transfer MP3 files to iPhone, and you can free download the software and have a try.

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  • Leawo iTransfer

    • Transfer files among iOS devices, iTunes and PCs with ease.
    • Transfer up to 14 kinds of data and files without iTunes.
    • Support the latest iOS devices like iPhone X, iPhone XR, etc.
    • Play back, view, and delete data and files on iOS devices.

Step 1. Download and install Leawo iTransfer on your computer.

Step 2. Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPhone to computer with USB cable. Click the name of your iPhone and choose Music in the left sidebar.

Step 3. Click File > Add > Add File/Add Folder at the upper right corner to add music files from your MP3 player. Of course, the MP3 player should have been connected to computer with USB cable by now. Then you can transfer MP3 to iPhone.

Step 4. 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 to transfer MP3 files to iPhone.

Transfer MP3 files to iPhone with iTunes

Sometimes, iTunes could be one of the easiest way to transfer your MP3 files to your iPhone. If all your preferred music files are stored in your iTunes Library, then transferring MP3 files to iPhone is quite convenient. Even if your MP3 files have not been stored in your iTunes Library, you can also add the MP3 files to your iPhone. To transfer music from MP3 player to iPhone, people will need the help of iTunes. The following guidance will show you how to do that.

Step 1. Connect MP3 player to computer with USB, and launch iTunes.

Step 2. Click File > Add Files to Library in iTunes. Then add the songs from MP3 Player to iTunes Music Library.

Step 3. Plug iPhone in and click the iPhone icon in iTunes. Then sync music from iTunes to iPhone. When the sync is finished, you’ll get the songs in your iPhone.

Transfer MP3 files to iPhone with 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 MP3 files to iPhone with 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 MP3 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 MP3 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. Now, you can play the MP3 files on your iPhone wherever you would like to go and furthermore, if you don’t want to connect to Internet all the time, you can choose the download the transferred MP3 files to your iPhone ahead of time.

Referring to above solutions, we can easily find that all of them can help users know how to transfer MP3 files to iPad. All of these useful tools, including Google Drive, Documents and Leawo iTransfer are both all-in-one iPhone/iPad/iPod data transfer tools for Windows/Mac users. There are some similarities and differences among these solutions. If you can handle with these issues with the help of iTunes for free, then you can adopt this method as your firm option. If you needs more advanced option on transferring MP3 files to your iPhone, then Leawo Music Recorder could be your best choice. Without iTunes, Leawo Music Recorder would transfer MP3 to iPhone without any quality losses and the steps are quite simple. Hope the above tutorial would be referential to you. You can give it a try!



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