How to Transfer Music from USB/Flash Drive to iPhone Easily

Want to transfer music from USB/flash drive to iPhone without iTunes? Read this guide to learn a simple way to transfer songs from USB/flash drive to iPhone.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 22, 2020

Question: My son wants to take music from a flash drive and put it in his iPhone. We cannot seem to figure out how to do it. Tried using iTunes but all it wants to do is SYNC, is there a way to do it without syncing? Thanks!

— A user from Apple Support Communities

Analysis: Most people may meet the same situation like above. They want to transfer music from USB or flash drive to iPhone for enjoying, but don’t know how to make it. Try using iTunes, but it is so complex. You need to move your music from USB or flash drive to iTunes firstly, and then sync your music from iTunes to iPhone, but you may lose the existing songs on your iPhone during syncing. So is there any easy and direct way to transfer music from USB or flash drive to iPhone?

Solution: If you want to transfer music from flash drive to iPhone without iTunes and prefer the easiest way, then one professional iOS content management tool named AnyTrans can be your best choice. It can help you download music from USB to iPhone without effort. Now let’s first have a brief introduction of AnyTrans.

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How to Transfer Music from USB/Flash Drive to iPhone with AnyTrans

AnyTrans for iOS is an all-in-one iOS content manager that can always put your music and other important data in the right place.

AnyTrans – Flash Drive Music to iPhone

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Besides music, AnyTrans also supports managing photos, videos, ringtones, contacts, messages and more. If you just get one new iPhone, it can help you transfer everything to your new iPhone and help you manage iPhone content with ease.

You should firstly download and install AnyTrans on your computer (version Mac or Windows) then follow below steps to transfer music from USB/flash drive to iPhone.

Step 1: Launch AnyTrans for iOS on your computer > Connect your iPhone and USB to the computer > Choose the “Device Manager” mode > Click the “+” button to add music from computer.

Transfer Music from Flash Drive to iPhone with AnyTrans - Step 1

Transfer Music from Flash Drive to iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2: Choose your USB > Select the songs you prefer > Click the “Open” button to continue.

Transfer Music from Flash Drive to iPhone with AnyTrans - Step 2

Transfer Music from Flash Drive to iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3: Click the Next button to start transferring the selected songs from computer to your iPhone. You can click the  “>” to check the details.

Transfer Music from Flash Drive to iPhone with AnyTrans - Step 3

Transfer Music from Flash Drive to iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 3

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The Bottom Line

AnyTrans can help you transfer music from flash drive to iPhone quickly, and you can also transfer photos, videos and more with ease. For this guide, if you have any question or further problem about how to transfer music from flash drive to iPhone, don’t be hesitate to let us know by Email or comments. We’ll reply to you within 24 hours.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.