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How to Put Music on iPhone 6/6s/5/5s/4s/SE

How to put music on iPhone 6/6s/5/5s/4s/SE? There are two ways that you can use to download music to your iPhone in this guide: choose to put music on iPhone with or without iTunes.

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How to Put Music on iPhone 6/6s 

How to Put Music on iPhone 6/6s

It has been some months since the release of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. And the new iPhone SE is recently announced. Absolutely, now many people are flocking to get a brand new iPhone SE, although not all Apple fun love small-size smartphone.

For some new iPhone users who have just switched from an Android to an iPhone 6/6s/SE, the question may rock in their mind: How to add 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 put music on an 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: Put Music on iPhone without iTunes and Data Loss

Without doubt, to keep all the iPhone data safe during syncing, you need to use some third-party software. After all, without iTunes you even can’t view or manage iPhone contents on computer directly. Here this highly recommend tool is AnyTrans, which is a great manager to manage music and other types of contents on your new iPhone, and fitted with many fantastic features:

1. Allows you to transfer music from computer to iPhone without erasing the existed iOS data. And it supports all the iPhone modes, including iPhone SE, iPhone 6/6s/5/5s/4s.

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 without erasing any data.

Before starting tutorial, you need to 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 data loss.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer (PC or Mac) with USB cable.

Put Music on iPhone 6/6s without iTunes – Step 1

Put Music on iPhone 6/6s without iTunes – Step 1

2. Launch AnyTrans, and on the homepage of AnyTrans, click "Audio" button, and then choose "Music".

Add Music to iPhone 6/6s without iTunes – Step 2

Add Music to iPhone 6/6s without iTunes – Step 2

3. Click the add button, and browse the music on your computer, then click open to start transferring.

How to Put Music on iPhone 6/6s without iTunes – Step 3

How to Put Music on iPhone 6/6s without iTunes – Step 3

Note: If you want to put music on 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 o transfer music from iTunes Library to iPhone.

 Put Music on iPhone from iTunes Library with AnyTrans

Put Music on iPhone from iTunes Library with AnyTrans

Solution 2: Put Music on iPhone 6/6s/5/5s/4s/SE 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.

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

    Put Music to 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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