How to Get iTunes Library to iCloud

How to get iTunes library into iCloud? Here we’ll show you how to backup iTunes library to iCloud so that you can access your entire iTunes Library and any music that you add from the Apple Music catalog on all of your iOS devices.

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“How do I get my iTunes library into iCloud? I want to access my iTunes library content on all my iOS devices with ease. Is there any quick way to make it?”

A user from Quora

iCloud Music Library is a feature in iOS and macOS that allows you to access all of your songs, albums, and playlists from any of your devices, as long as you’ve signed in to those devices with the same Apple ID and have iCloud Music Library turned on. Apple’s iCloud Music Library is similar to iCloud Photo Library, but of course for music. Now let’s walk through this article and get detailed steps to backup iTunes library to iCloud.

Part 1: How to Get iTunes Library to iCloud on iPhone/iPad

Before the start, you need to sign up for Apple Music or iTunes Match.

Step 1. Go to Settings on iPhone or iPad > Music, and turn iCloud Music Library on. You won’t see an option to turn on iCloud Music Library if you didn’t sign up for Apple Music or iTunes Match.

How to Get iTunes Library to iCloud on iPhone/iPad

How to Get iTunes Library to iCloud on iPhone/iPad

Step 2. If you already have music on your iPhone or iPad, then you’ll be asked if you want to keep the music on your device.

If you choose Delete & Replace, the music on your device will be replaced with the content of your iCloud Music Library.

If you choose Keep Music, the music from your iPhone/iPad will be added to your iCloud Music Library.

If you choose Merge, songs on your iPhone/iPad that are in the Apple Music catalog will be instantly available to access on your other devices.

Part 2: How to Get iTunes Library to iCloud on Computer

Step 1: On your Mac: From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen, choose iTunes > Preferences. On your PC: From the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window, choose Edit > Preferences.

Step 2: On the General tab, select iCloud Music Library. You won’t see an option to turn on iCloud Music Library until you sign up for Apple Music or iTunes Match.

How to Get iTunes Library to iCloud on Computer

How to Get iTunes Library to iCloud on Computer

Apple TV, iPad and some other devices access iCloud Music Library as long as you sign in the same Apple ID that you use for Apple Music on all devices.

Part 3: How to Backup iTunes Library to iPhone

We all know that iTuens only support syncing music from iTunes library to your iPhone or iPad, but it will remove all your existing music on your iPhone/iPad. Sometimes, you may want to backup iTunes library to iPhone selectively without wiping existing data on iPhone. For this purpose, AnyTrans for iOS is exactly what you need. It can help you backup iTunes library to iPhone without removing existing data on iPhone, and you can preview or select them before backing up.

Now just free download AnyTrans for iOS to your computer and then follow the steps below to backup iTunes librray to iPhone selectively.

Step 1: Run AnyTrans for iOS on your computer and connect your iPhone. Click on iTunes Library tab.

How to Backup iTunes Library to iPhone - Step 1

How to Backup iTunes Library to iPhone – Step 1

Step 2: Choose the category you want to backup, for example, Music > select songs you want to backup then click To Device to start.

How to Backup iTunes Library to iPhone - Step 2

How to Backup iTunes Library to iPhone – Step 2

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to get iTunes library to iCloud on iPhone, iPad and Mac computer. If you want to backup iTunes library to iCloud then you can turn on iCloud Music Library to access all your library content on all devices. Also, AnyTrans for iOS can help you manage iTunes library as easy as ABC. Now just get this tool and transfer music from iPhone to Android with ease >

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.