How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer

Want to transfer music from phone to computer? This guide will tell you how to transfer music from Android phone/iPhone to PC or Mac computer with ease.

By Alexis Hay | Posted on: Feb. 24, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 22, 2019
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You may want to move the music from your phone to computer so you can make a CD, or you may just get one new Android phone/iPhone to replace the old one, and want to make a backup for the old phone music.

You definitely prefer an easy way to transfer music from phone to computer and you’ve come to the right page. Here in this guide, we will tell you how to transfer music from Android phone/iPhone to computer, no matter to a PC or to a Mac.

Part 1. How to Transfer Music from Android to Computer

To easily access and transfer music from Android to computer, AnyTrans for Android is highly recommended. It’s one all-sided Android data transfer tool that can help you take complete control of your Android data.

  1. Lets you transfer all the songs at once & first preview and select the music you need.
  2. Lets you set the export path, which allows you to easily find the transferred music on your computer.
  3. Fast transfer speed – Transfer 3000 songs from device to computer in 5 minutes.

How about give it a free try? Click here to download it on your computer and follow the steps below to download your music.

Steps to Transfer Music from Android to Computer

Step 1 Download, install and launch AnyTrans for Android > Plug in your Android phone or Connect it to your computer via Wi-Fi.

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How to Transfer Music from Phone to PC/Mac for Android Users – Step 1

How to Transfer Music from Phone to PC/Mac for Android Users – Step 1

Step 2 Click the Device Manager tab > Choose Music.

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer for Android Users – Step 2

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer for Android Users – Step 2

Step 3 Choose the songs you need > Click Send to Mac/PC button to start transferring.

How to Get Music from Phone to Computer for Android Users – Step 3

How to Get Music from Phone to Computer for Android Users – Step 3

Note – Other Features of AnyTrans for Android

  1. Also allows you to transfer music from computer to Android easily, and even from one Android/iPhone to another Android phone directly.
  2. Besides music, it also supports transferring ringtones, videos, photos, contacts, messages, apps etc.

Part 2. How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer

As is known to all, iTunes supports getting only purchased items from your iOS device to your iTunes, and it doesn’t allow you to transfer only music or non-purchased from iPhone to computer. You need third party software to transfer iPhone songs, and AnyTrans for iOS is here for help. It’s one professional iOS data transfer tool that can always help you put the important content in the right place.

  1. Helps you transfer music from iPhone to computer, including purchased and non-purchased songs.
  2. Transfer songs with the playlist, artist, genre, and other info in super fast speed, 3000 songs in 5 minutes.
  3. Lets you first preview and then choose the songs you need, and lets you set the export path as well.
  4. Besides that, it also enables you to add music to iPhone from computer/iTunes, from Android/iPhone to new iPhone directly, no data erase.
  5. Also supports managing photos, videos, ringtones, contacts, messages, calendar etc.

Steps to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer

Step 1 Download, install and launch AnyTrans for iOS > Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable > Go to category management page.

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How to Transfer Music from Phone to PC/Mac for iPhone Users – Step 1

How to Transfer Music from Phone to PC/Mac for iPhone Users – Step 1

Step 2 Click Audio > Choose Music.

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer for iPhone Users – Step 2

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer for iPhone Users – Step 2

Step 3 Select the songs you want to transfer > Click Send to Mac/PC button to start.

How to Download Music from Phone to Computer for iPhone Users – Step 3

How to Download Music from Phone to Computer for iPhone Users – Step 3

Bonus Tip: How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer Wirelessly

When you do not have a USB cable at hand, your phone cannot be recognized by your computer, you can try this way to transfer music from phone to computer – AnyTrans app, which can easily help you to transfer music from Android phone/iPhone to PC/Mac wirelessly.

More than transferring music from phone to computer and vice versa, with AnyTrans app, you can manage files like photo, video, documents on your Android/iOS device. After installing it on two devices(both iOS and Android are compatible), you can directly transfer files from one device to another wirelessly via this app.

Make sure both your computer and phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network, and cellular data would not work in the following steps. Now follow the steps below to transfer music from phone to computer.

Step 1. Install AnyTrans app on your Android phone or iPhone.

Step 2. On your computer: Enter anytrans.io in your browser, then you shall see a QR code on this page.

On your phone: Open AnyTrans app, and tap on the Scan button to scan the QR code on your computer.

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer Wirelessly - Step 2

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer Wirelessly – Step 2

Step 3. Then you shall see all the music saved in your phone on the computer > Enter Music tab > Select the songs you want to transfer > Click “Download”.

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer Wirelessly - Step 3

How to Transfer Music from Phone to Computer Wirelessly – Step 3

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to transfer music from phone to computer. As you can see, AnyTrans can help you make it without effort, so why not give it a try? If you like this guide, just share it to help more people.

Alexis Hay

Member of iMobie team, a great lover of iDevices. Always enjoy helping to solve all kinds of iOS and Android problems.