Find iTunes not syncing all music to iPhone, iPad, or iPod? This article will show you some quick solutions to fix the some songs not syncing to iPhone problem easily.
Question 1: I have had the iPhone 11 Pro for some time now, but I am frustrated with the fact that I can’t sync music to my iPhone. It’s almost as if anything I purchased prior to getting the iPhone 6s would not sync. I have tried syncing music, removing everything, restoring, but my iPhone will not show up in iTunes. Why is my music library not syncing?
Question 2: iTunes syncs fine with my iPod with no issue. No matter what I try about 200 of the 500 songs I am trying to sync are actually on my iPhone, yet all of them are on the iPod just fine. To the point, I bought two of them a second time. Why some songs won’t sync to the iPhone?
Although we just list two examples of some songs that won’t sync to iPhone or iPod, it also happened on the iPad and iPod. After all, if you are puzzled by this problem – iTunes won’t sync music to iPhone, iPad, or iPod, you can try to fix it with the following solutions.
Double-check if the songs on your iTunes library have the same folder location as before. Sometimes iTunes does not indicate which songs it cannot find until you select them. Songs in your library that iTunes can’t locate, won’t be synced to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.
If the above methods didn’t fix iTunes won’t sync with iPhone, then you can try a software named AnyFix – iOS System Recovery. It is designed to fix various iOS/iPadOS/tvOS/iTunes issues in minutes, and bring your Apple devices back to normal without data loss. With AnyFix, you can fix 200+ iTunes errors easily. Also, it supports fixing over 130 system issues (iPhone 12 & iOS 14 are supported). The four main errors are listed below:
Now, you can follow the step-by-step guide to fix songs won’t sync to iPhone/iPad/iPod:
Step 1. Download AnyFix on your computer. Install and then launch it. Tap on iTunes Repair from the homepage.
Step 2. Choose iTunes Sync/CDB Errors and continue.
Step 3. Connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 4. The repairing process will begin. Wait a moment and you will see Repair Completed page.
When syncing music to iPhone, iPad, iPod with iTunes, go to the Music tab – is the “Entire music library” selected? If not, go to Music (in your iTunes library), click on the checkmark next to the “Name” column header (to sort by checked music), and scroll to the bottom, or any unchecked music won’t sync.
If iTunes says “iCloud Music Library is On”, just go to Settings on your iPhone > Settings > Music > turn off the “iCloud Music Library” off. To do so, from the iPhone screen, navigate to and place the switch to the Off position, next reconnect the iPhone with iTunes.
Apart from syncing devices, iTunes is also overhauled with iTunes Store, Media Player functions. That’s why iTunes get everything well-organized. However, iTunes might not be the only choice when users want to sync media files (like Music, Apps, iBooks, etc.), as users may meet many kinds of iTunes problems, such as:
No matter which situation above you have stuck on, you can transfer music from iTunes to iPhone by using iTunes alternative – AnyTrans. It offers you a smart way to transfer iTunes music to iPhone, iPad, iPod. Now follow the steps to find out how to transfer iTunes music to iOS devices with a few clicks.
Step 1. Get AnyTrans installed on the computer, run it, and connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer > Click on the left-side menu, choose iTunes Library.
Step 2. All the music in your iTunes will be listed on the panel> Select the songs that can’t sync to iPhone/iPad/iPod > Click To Device button to transfer music from iTunes Library to iPhone/iPad/iPod again.
Step 3. After the process completes, you can check whether your iTunes library music has all synced on your iPhone.
As iPhone 12 is coming soon, to sync music from your new iPhone, iPad or iPod to iTunes, you have two options to do the job: Using iTunes and iPhone music transfer tool. But iTunes only supports transferring the purchased music from your iPhone. Here’s how you can sync music from your iPhone to iTunes:
After the process completes, your purchased music should be saved in iTunes. If you would prefer to transfer your non-purchased songs, refer to this guide to get more details: How to Transfer Music from an iPhone to iTunes >
As you can see, it is not hard to fix the “iTunes not syncing all songs to iPhone/iPad/iPod” issue with the assistance of AnyFix. We have helped millions of iTunes users to get it back. It can repair more than 200 iTunes errors with a few clicks. It is worth trying AnyFix.
Whats’ more, as an iTunes alternative, not only does AnyTrans does well in syncing your iTunes library to your iPhone but also does well in managing iOS contents, such as music, photos, videos, contacts, messages, and other iPhone data on your computer. If you are tired of iTunes, this is the best time to manage your iOS content with AnyTrans!
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