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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 three ways you can use to download music to iPhone in this guide. Now, choose one method catering to your needs most to put music on iPhone.

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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 of you might want to get the old iPhone 6s/6/SE/5s/5 or Android phone replaced by the brand new iPhone which can bring better music listening experiences. However, no matter you are switching from Android to iPhone or old iPhone to new iPhone, questions like how to download music to iPhone directly or how to add songs to iPhone can always rock in your mind.

here are actually many ways to download music to iPhone. When it comes to purchased music, you can put those music to iPhone by re-downloading. With iTunes, you can also download any music from computer to iPhone. However, while adding music to iPhone via iTunes, all previous songs, movies, TV shows, Books, Tones and others will be erased.

Under this circumstance, besides showing you how to download music to iPhone via iTunes, we will also show you one way that helps you put music on iPhone without any data loss. Please refer to those methods one by one and choose one way that caters to your needs most.

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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 for iOS, 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. Allow you to put music on iPhone 5s/6/6s/7/8/X directly. The whole process is quite easy and no data loss would occur.

2. Selectively download music to iPhone from iTunes library or computer hard drive, which means you can add music to iPhone from computer as you need.

3. Offer fast transferring speed and automatically convert incompatible music formats on your iPhone.

4. Besides music, support managing and transferring videos, photos, contacts, messages, etc., between iDevices, between device and computer as well.

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

1. Launch AnyTrans for iOS 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, 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 Add Music to iPhone from iTunes Library

How to Add Music to iPhone from iTunes Library

Solution 2: Put Music on iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/5s 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 side of the screen in iTunes, click on the “Music” tab.
  • Step 2. Check the box of Sync Music. A message would pop out saying that existing music, movies, TV shows, books and tones would be erased from this iPhone. Click Remove and Sync to continue.
  • 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 iPhone.
  • Step 4. Click on the “Sync” button and you will soon have selected music on iPhone.

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Solution 3. How to Download Free Music on iPhone from Internet

There are thousands of free music downloads at jamendo.com, making it a good websites for you to download music on iPhone from Internet. You can discover new music at Jamendo by viewing the most popular, most downloads, most played, the latest releases of the free music downloads, and editor-curated lists. You can also search for artists that you know to see if their music is available for download. Now follow the steps:

1. On your computer, go to the download page.

2. Select a track you like and hit the download icon.

How to Download Free Music on iPhone from Internet – Step 2

How to Download Free Music on iPhone from Internet – Step 2

3. Click “FREE DOWNLOAD FOR PERSONAL USE MP3 QUALITY” button.

4. Click on “CREAT AN ACCOUNT” option.

5. Do as the screen instructions to create your account.

6. Then you can free download the songs you like. Then check the track on computer.

How to Download Free Music on iPhone from Internet – Step 6

How to Download Free Music on iPhone from Internet – Step 6

Note: Then you need to transfer music from computer to your iPhone X/8/76s/6/SE/5s, and the Solution 1 can help you.

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 iOS to 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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