How to Transfer Audiobooks to iPhone [4 Methods]

Are you looking for a method for how to transfer audiobooks to iPhones? Here in this post, you can add audiobooks to the iPhone easily with iTunes, or download from PC directly.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Feb. 21, 2022
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Free download AnyTrans to add audiobooks to iPhone from iTunes Library with ease. Also, you can transfer audiobooks to iPhone from PC directly and without syncing.

Like reading but have no time to read books at home, and most of your time is on the road? Listening to audiobooks on iPhone is a good choice to make full use of the time when you are on the road.

Add Audiobooks to iPhone

Listen to Audiobooks on iPhone

Here in this post, you can find where audiobooks are on iTunes and get audiobooks from iTunes to your iPhone. So you can listen to audiobooks from the library easily. Besides, we will share how can you transfer audiobooks to iPhone without iTunes to avoid audiobooks not syncing to iPhones, add audiobooks to iPhone from PC directly.

Transfer Audiobook to iPhone with iTunes

iTunes for Windows allows you to manage all your media files. You can purchase music and movies from the iTunes Store, sync data from your computer to your iPhone, or back up iPhone to computer with iTunes. And also, you can browse audiobooks to buy or listen to.

To transfer audiobooks from iTunes to iPhone:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Where you can find the Audiobooks icon: Move your mouse next to the iPhone icon, click it and choose Audiobooks.

Where Do I Find Audiobooks on iTunes

Where Do I Find Audiobooks on iTunes?

Step 3. Click on Sync Audiobooks and then choose the audiobook you downloaded just now.

Step 4. Tap on the Apply button in the bottom right to start transferring audiobooks.

It seems to be very simple for you to download audiobooks to iPhone as the above steps show. However, when you are syncing with iTunes you may meet some problems like audiobooks are not shown on iPhone or failing to sync audiobooks to iPhone, or losing all the music and ringtones after syncing. What if you are stuck in any situation above? Keep reading to get another method to sync audiobooks to iPhone without iTunes.

Transfer Audiobook to iPhone without iTunes

If you find audiobooks not syncing to iPhone with iTunes, or need an easier way to add audiobooks from computer to iPhone, AnyTrans will help you a lot.

As an excellent iTunes alternative, it allows you to add data from computer to iPhone, including audiobooks, photos, videos, apps, etc. So you can just get the audiobooks to your device in just a few seconds. Besides, AnyTrans allows you to transfer your iTunes library to your iPhone, including audiobooks, playlists, movies, home videos, etc., without erasing the previous iOS content.

Now download and install AnyTrans on your computer (Mac & Windows PC) firstly.

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Steps to Add Audiobooks to iPhone from PC Directly:

  1. Connect your iPhone and Manage Audiobooks. Open AnyTrans and connect your iPhone > Go to Device Manager > Click More button to manage Audiobooks.

    Go to Device Manager and Click Videos

    Click More to Manage Audiobooks

  2. Click to Add New Content. Click Add button to get audiobooks from a computer. Later, you can sync to another device.

    Click Add New Content

    Click Add New Content

  3. Select Audiobooks from PC. Choose the audiobooks you want to add to your iPhone and open them, and transferring process will start. You can download free audiobooks from Google.

    Choose Audiobooks from Computer

    Choose Audiobooks from Computer

  4. Audiobooks Transfer Completed.

    AudioBooks Transfer Completed

    AudioBooks Transfer Completed

  5. Check Added Audiobooks on iPhone. Now you can back to your iPhone, open the Books app and you will get the transferred audiobooks from your PC.

    Add Audiobooks to iPhone Successfully

    Add Audiobooks to iPhone Successfully

Sync Audiobook from iTunes Library to iPhone

Except for transferring audiobooks to iPhone without iTunes, AnyTrans provides you a way to access iTunes Library. Here, you can view all media files from your iTunes Library, including audiobooks, playlists, music, home videos, podcasts, etc. Therefore, you can transfer audiobooks from iTunes Library to your iPhone, download them to your computer, or add from a computer, either.

To download audiobooks on iPhone:

Step 1. Also, get AnyTrans on your computer. Launch the software and plug in your iPhone to the computer.

Step 2. Tap on iTunes Library > Click on Audiobooks > Select the audiobooks you want to sync > Click To Device button to download audiobooks from iTunes Library to iPhone.

Transfer Audiobooks from iTunes to iPhone

Transfer Audiobooks from iTunes to iPhone

Sync Audiobook from iTunes Library to iPhone

Do you know how to restore the iTunes Library data that will not erase the original data on your iPhone? Next, we recommend a professional data transfer tool — PhoneTrans. With PhoneTrans, you can easily transfer all the media files saved in the iTunes library, such as audiobooks, videos, music, books, and podcasts to iOS or Android devices without any data loss. Let’s check how to use it:

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Step 1. At first, you need to free download PhoneTrans and launch it on your computer > Choose the Phone Restore> iTunes Library and then click on the Start Transfer button.

Click on the iTunes Library

Click on the iTunes Library

Step 2. Connect your iOS device to your computer and it will detect your iPhone automatically > Tap on the Transfer button.

Step 3. Please select the Audiobook to restore and click the “Transfer Now” button.

How Do I Download Audiobooks to Apple Books?

If you enabled Family Sharing on your iPhone, you can transfer books and audiobooks between iOS devices. That is to say, you can download audiobooks to Apple books with ease, including previously purchased audiobooks by you and your families. Here are the steps:

  1. Open the Books app on your iPhone, and tap your photo in the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. Click Audiobooks under My Purchases, or click a family member’s name.
  3. Click Not on this iPhone.
  4. Search the audiobook that you want to download, then tap the Download button.

How Do I Download Free Audiobooks to my iPhone?

Here are some websites for you to download free audiobooks. Once you downloaded free audiobooks on your computer, you can add them to your iPhone with the above method easily. Or, you can download free audiobooks to your device directly.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how can you transfer audiobooks to iPhone with or without iTunes. And, not just audiobooks, you can transfer music, videos, apps, podcasts, and ringtones from iTunes to iPhone via AnyTrans without erasing your previous data on iPhone, just download it for a try. If you have any questions or problems when using AnyTrans, be free to contact our team by email.

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