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How to Put Music on iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/SE/5s

How to put music on iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/SE/5s? There are two ways that you can use to download music to iPhone in this guide: choose to put music on iPhone with or without iTunes.

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If you get one new iPhone X/8(Plus) to replace the old one, you can refer to this Transfer Everything to New iPhone X/8(Plus) guide to make a smooth upgrade.

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How to Add Music to iPhone 

How to Add Music to iPhone

It has been a couple of days since the release of the brand new iPhone X/8(Plus). And many users want to get one to replace the old iPhone 6s/6/SE/5s/5 or Android phone. The new iPhone will bring you a better music listening experience.

For some users who want to switch from Android to new iPhone X or iPhone 8, the question may rock in their mind: How to download music to iPhone directly? As we know that music can be put on iPhone by purchasing songs directly from iTunes or by syncing your phone to your home computer with iTunes.

Here we’ll talk about two ways to download music on iPhone with or without iTunes. You know, when syncing music from computer to iPhone with iTunes, all the previous songs, movies, TV shows, Books, Tones and others will be erased. Therefore, to keep you your iPhone data intact, we will show you a new way firstly that helps you put music on iPhone without iTunes and won’t lose any existing data on your iPhone.

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Solution 1: How to Download Music on iPhone without iTunes and Data Loss

Without doubt, to keep all the iPhone data safe during syncing, you have to take advantage of some third-party software. And here we highly recommend AnyTrans, which has been trusted by millions of iOS users for data management. It helps you manage music as well as other up to 30 types of contents on your new iPhone in a smart way, and also fitted with many fantastic features:

1. Allows you to put music on iPhone in just 1 click. Also, unlike iTunes, it will not erase any existing data on iPhone.

2. Except music, also supports putting photos, videos, TV shows, movies, iBooks, ringtones and other media files, from comuter or iTunes library to iPhone directly, and won’t erase the previous data on your iPhone.

3. Enables you to rebuild iTunes library by 1-Click. With AnyTrans, you can easily copy all songs from iPhone/iPod to iTunes.

Before starting tutorial, let’s download and install AnyTrans on your computer firstly. It supports PC (including Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP) and Mac (Mac OS X 10.8/9/10/11) computer. And then follow us to put music on iPhone without iTunes and data loss.

1. Launch AnyTrans and connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable. Scroll down to the category page.

How to Put Music on iPhone without iTunes – Step 1

How to Put Music on iPhone without iTunes – Step 1

2. Click on Audio, and then choose "Music".

How to Download Music on iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

How to Download Music on iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

3. Click the add button, and browse the music on your computer, then click Open to add the selected music to iPhone.

How to Add Music to iPhone without iTunes – Step 3

How to Add Music to iPhone without iTunes – Step 3

Note: If you want to add music to iPhone from iTunes library instead of computer’s hard drive, you can follow the steps below: On Homepage of AnyTrans, click iTunes Library tab > select Music > Pick up the songs you want to put on new iPhone > Click To Device button to transfer music from iTunes Library to iPhone.

How to Transfer Music from iTunes Library to iPhone with AnyTrans

How to Transfer Music from iTunes Library to iPhone with AnyTrans

Solution 2: Put Music on iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/SE/5s with iTunes

When putting music on iPhone with iTunes, all existing media files (like Music, iBooks, TV Shows, Ringtones, etc.) synced from iTunes library will be erased. If you don’t want to lose any existing data on your iDevice, you can move to Part 1 to see how to add music to iPhone without iTunes.

  • Plug your iPhone into your computer with a USB cord. Your computer will recognize your iPhone and will launch iTunes automatically.
  • Put Music on iPhone with iTunes on a New Computer

    Put Music on iPhone with iTunes on a New Computer

  • Step 1: Click on the iPhone logo under "Devices" on the left-hand side of the screen in iTunes.
  • Step 2: Click on the "Music" tab.
  • Step 3: Choose "Entire Music Library" to put all of your music from iTunes to your iPhone; Choose "Selected Playlists, Artists, and Genres" to add certain artists or playlists to your iPhone.
  • Step 4: Click on the "Sync" button.

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The Bottom Line

AnyTrans can not only put music from computer on your iPhone directly, it can also put movies, apps and any other type of entertainment file directly on your Apple devices. Now get AnyTrans for your PC or Mac. By the way, any question about this guide or AnyTrans is warmly welcomed, please don't hesitate to let us know.

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