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How to Use AnyTrans

Welcome to AnyTrans Online Guide. Here you can find all detailed tutorials about how to manage your iOS contents between iOS devices, iOS device & computer, iOS device & iTunes, iOS device & iCloud as well as data stored on iTunes and iCloud backups, and even move Android device data to iTunes, iCloud and iOS device directly. If you still have questions after reading this guide, please do not hesitate to contact our Support Team, and you will receive reply within 24 hours.

Music Management

People use Music to enjoy music stored on iOS device as well as music streamed over the internet. Music Management function aims to help you manage iOS device music in an easy way. With this function, you can transfer music from iOS device to computer & from computer to iOS device, between iOS devices directly and even delete unwanted music. Please refer to the detailed guide to make good use of AnyTrans.

Step 1: Preparations.

Do as following:
  • Launch AnyTrans on your computer
  • Connect iOS device to computer with the USB cable

By default, AnyTrans will detect your iOS device automatically. If you don't connect your iOS device or your iOS device isn't recognized, you will see "Please plug-in your iPhone, iPad or iPod, Start your journey" interface.

Please Connect Device

Once your iOS device is recognized, the interface below will display.

AnyTrans Main interface

If AnyTrans fails to recognize your iOS device, you can try to fix this issue by following troubleshooting steps:

① Please download the latest version of AnyTrans.

② Check whether your USB cable is loose. If it is, please reconnect it. If USB cable is broken, please give new one a try.

③ Reinstall iTunes.

④ Please log in your computer as Administrator account.

⑤ If problem persists, please contact our Support Team for further diagnosis.

Step 2: Selection.

Do as following:
  • Click the button to manage files by category
  • Click the Audio option
  • Choose Music

Once you unfold the Audio option, you will see the Music option. After the loading process completes, it will present you the number of songs on the upper right of the Music icon. If it shows empty in Music icon, it indicates that there is no any music in device.

AnyTrans Audio page

If you want to selectively choose your desired music, you can constantly press the Shift key (for Mac) or Ctrl key (for Windows) on keyboard to make it.

Step 3: Transfer.

Do as following:
  • Choose the music you want to transfer
  • Click button (To Computer)
  • Select the saved path on computer

For better management of your music, you can change the preview mode by clicking . Except for transferring music to computer, you can also transfer music between iOS devices by clicking button. To add music from computer to iOS device, you can click button. By clicking button, you can transfer music to iTunes. And if you want to delete unwanted music, please click button. If AnyTrans doesn’t load your music correctly, please click button to refresh the page.

Music View page

1. Your purchased music is encrypted media files because of Apple restriction. Thus, they are not playable when you transfer them to Device or to Computer.

2. iTunes can’t delete purchased music because iTunes doesn’t support encrypted files.

Once the transferring process is completed, you will see Transferring Complete Page. To locate music exported on computer, please click "view files". To go back to previous page, please click "transfer more items".

Transfer Complete page

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