How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Easily and Quickly

Want to transfer songs from iPhone to computer but do not know how? This guide will tell you how to transfer music from iPhone to computer with ease.

By iMobie | Posted on: Sep. 18, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 15, 2019

Are you fed up with iTunes, which allows transferring only purchased songs to computer, and just five authorized computers are supported? Have you met such an inconvenience that there is no way to transfer non-purchased music from iPhone to computer?

Worry not. In this guide, we will offer you a quick way to complete the job. Since iTunes only supports transferring purchased music, here we will not only show you how to transfer music from iPhone to computer (PC/Mac) with iTunes but also share you another simple yet efficient way to transfer music from iPhone to computer without iTunes, including both purchased and non-purchased songs.

Also Read: How to Get Music off iPhone onto Another iPhone/iTunes >

Part 1. How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer without iTunes

If you prefer an easy and quick method to transfer music from iPhone to computer, then one professional iOS data management tool – AnyTrans for iOS can be your first choice. Below are its outstanding features:

How about give it a try? It works well with all iPhone models: iPhone 8/7 Plus/7/SE/6s/6, and the latest iPhone XR/XS (Max)/X, and compatible with all computer systems: Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, macOS sierra and Mac OS X 10.13/10/9/8. Click here to get it >

Steps to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer

Step 1Free download AnyTrans for iOS and install it on a computer > Open it and connect your iPhone to the computer. After it recognizes your device, click to enter category management screen.

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How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer – Step 1

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer – Step 1

Step 2Select Audio > Click Music.

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

Step 3Select the music you wan to transfer > Click To Computer button to copy music from iPhone to computer directly.

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer – Step 3

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer – Step 3

Step 4Now you have successfully transferred songs from iPhone to computer. Click on “View files” on screen to have a check.

Some other features of AnyTrans for iOS

Besides transferring music from iPhone to computer, AnyTrans for iOS also allows you to add music to computer without data loss, copy songs from iPhone to iPhone directly.

Besides music, it also supports managing other 20+ types of iOS files, like ringtones, videos, photos, contacts, messages, notes, etc.

In a word, AnyTrans for iOS can always help you put your important data in the right place. Now that it offers free trial without any conditions attached, just give it a try by yourself >

Also watch: How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer via AnyTrans >

Part 2. How to Transfer Purchased Music from iPhone to Computer with iTunes

Just as mentioned above, this method is only available when your songs are purchased from iTunes. In addition, many users complain that sometimes iTunes may fail to finish the transferring task for some unknown reasons, and the original data on their device is replaced easily during the transferring process. If you want to keep all your data safe and prefer a stable way to transfer music from iPhone to computer, referring to Part 1 to make it.

Step 1Download and install the latest version of iTunes on your computer > Connect your iPhone to your computer.

Step 2Click File on the upper left corner of iTunes window > Devices > Transfer Purchases from “your iPhone name”.

Step 3Wait for the purchased music to finish transferring > Click Recently Added on the left side of the iTunes window > Choose the purchased music that you want to save > Click on Download button. If you don’t see the Download button, the music is already on your computer.

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

When you do not have a USB cable at hand, or your iPhone  cannot be recognized by your computer, you can try this tool to find a better way to transfer files – AnyTrans app on iPhone, which can easily help you to transfer music from computer to iPhonewirelessly.

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

Step 1. Install AnyTrans app on your iPhone.

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

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

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

Step 3. On your iPhone: Select the music you want to transfer and click Send button.

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

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

The Bottom Line

With the help of AnyTrans for iOS, you can easily transfer songs from iPhone to computer. Except for transferring music from iPhone to computer, you can also get music from iPhone to iTunes, even transfer music from computer to iPhone. If you will need to transfer other iOS files from iPhone to iPhone/computer/iTunes, or from Mac/PC/iTunes to iPhone, turn to AnyTrans for iOS to help you make it in minutes. Start free trial Now >

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.

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