How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes Library on Computer

How to transfer songs from iPhone to iTunes? Here is the best iPhone to iTunes transfer tool helps you easily make it, no matter which models: iPhone XS (Max)/XR/8/X/7/6s/6/5s/SE/5/4s, on your computer.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Aug. 29, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 19, 2019
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Want to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes library? This article is intended to show you two ways to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes library on computer. Keep reading on to learn more.

It is not rare to spend thousands of dollars and hours building an awesome iTunes music library. However, you should realize that data in iTunes library might still be in danger as millions of computers are lost, stolen or damaged every day. If you are unlucky to have lost data in your iTunes library without any backup, then you can follow this guide to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes to restore your iTunes library on your computer.

Must Read: How to Fix: iTunes Not Syncing All Songs/Music on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Way 1. Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes (Purchased & Non-purchased Music Supported)

Note that iPhone is not a storage / backup device, and syncing iPhone with iTunes is one way access – iTunes to iPhone. So you need an iPhone to iTunes transfer software, just like AnyTrans for iOS. Comparing with the similar software, it outstands because:

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Check the overview steps here:

  1. Connect your iPhone with computer and open AnyTrans.
  2. Enter Device Manager section, scroll down to the category management page.
  3. Click on Audio > Music. Select the songs you want to transfer and hit the Send to iTunes button to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes library.

The following step-by-step guide with screenshots will guide you to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes:

Step 1. Download AnyTrans for iOS and install it on your computer. Connect your iPhone to the computer > Choose Device Manager in the pull-down menu > Scroll the screen down to manage your iPhone content by categories.

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes with AnyTrans – Step 1

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Select Audio > Click Music.

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes with AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. Select the songs you want to transfer > Click on Send to iTunes button to get music from iPhone to iTunes Library.

How to Import Music from iPhone to iTunes on PC/Mac Computer – Step 3

How to Import Music from iPhone to iTunes on PC/Mac Computer – Step 3

If you just got a new iPhone, you can read this guide about How to Move Data to New iPhone 7/8/X/XS (Max)/XR to learn how to transfer content from old iPhone to new iPhone.

Bonus Tip: Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Wirelessly

If you don’t have USB cable aside, but want to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes, you can try to transfer music to computer first. Here we recommend AnyTrans app. With this tool, you could transfer music to computer without USB cable. Please follow the steps below to see how to manage it.

Please make sure that your iPhone and computer are connected in the same WiFi.

Step 1. Install AnyTrans app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Visit anytrans.io on your computer browser, then you could see a QR code.

Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Wirelessly - Step 2

Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Wirelessly – Step 2

Step 3. Open AnyTrans on your iPhone, tap the scan button on the upper right corner to scan the code on your computer.

Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Wirelessly - Step 3

Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Wirelessly – Step 3

Step 4. When your iPhone has connected with your computer, choose the music you want to transfer, tap “send” to start the transferring process.

Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Wirelessly - Step 4

Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Wirelessly – Step 4

Way 2. Import Music from iPhone to iTunes (Purchased Music Only)

You can also import music from iPhone to iTunes using the traditional way. But only the purchased music from iTunes store can be transferred. Those non-purchased songs are not included.

1. Make sure the computer you’re transferring music to is authorized to play iTunes Store purchases (choose Account > Authorizations > Authorize This Computer, then click Authorize).

2. Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable.

3. Click “Transfer Purchases” in the window that appears, or choose File > Devices > Transfer Purchases From [device].

4. When the process ends, click “Recently Added” in the left panel of iTunes to check the newly imported songs. If you want to save them to computer, choose the music and hit “Download”.

Import Music from iPhone to iTunes

Import Music from iPhone to iTunes

The Bottom Line

We believe Playlists is as important as the music itself and will benefit every music lovers, especially people who want to relieve their anxiety, sharpen memory, increase concentration, improve their mood or even relieve pain. Hopefully, this brief tutorial will successfully help you transfer music from iPhone to iTunes library on your computer. If you found this solution works well, please feel free to share it or join the conversation by leaving a comment.

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Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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