How to Transfer Music from CD to iPhone

How to transfer music from CD to iPhone 6/7/8/X/XS (Max)/XR? How to transfer CD to iPhone without iTunes? Actually, you can rip music from CD to Mac/PC and then transfer them to your iPhone in a few steps. And this post tells you the details.

By iMobie | Posted on: Oct. 18, 2018, Last Updated: Oct. 30, 2018
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Transfer Music from CD to iPhone

How to Transfer Music from CD to iPhone

As a music lover, you may have collected many CDs with the songs you love so much. However, since the streaming media service gets more and more popular, playing CDs to enjoy music becomes quite inconvenient and out of time. In this case, wouldn’t it be nice for you to know some good methods on how to transfer CD to iPhone without iTunes?

And in this post, we tell you the method on how to transfer music from CD to iPhone so that you can enjoy your favorite songs anywhere anytime. To download an audio CD to iPhone, basically, it contains two steps for you to take: first, transfer your CD songs to computer/iTunes; second, sync the songs from computer/iTunes to iPhone. So below we make this tutorial into two parts and give you some tools you can use to easily transfer music from CD to iPhone 6/7/8/X/XS (Max)/XR.

Don’t miss: How to Transfer Songs from iPhone to iPhone Directly

Part 1. How to Transfer Music from CD to iPhone – Export Music to Computer/iTunes from CD

This is the first step of getting songs off CD to your iPhone. And there are two tools you can use to import songs from a CD to your computer: iTunes and Windows Media Player.

Method 1. Transfer Music from CD to iTunes (For Windows/Mac)

Step 1Launch iTunes on your Mac/PC > Insert the audio CD into your computer > Click the CD icon.

Step 2A window would pop up asking would you like to import the CD into your iTunes library. If you want to transfer all tracks in the CD to your iTunes library, click “Yes” in the window. If not, you can click “No”.

Step 3Checkbox the songs you want to import > Click “Import CD” > Select the import settings > Click OK.

How to Transfer Music from CD to iTunes

How to Transfer Music from CD to iTunes

Method 2. Transfer Music from CD to Computer without iTunes (For Windows)

Step 1Connect to the Internet on your PC > Insert an audio CD into the CD drive.

Step 2You can select a different format or bit rate for the files copied to your computer. In the Player library, click Rip Settings > Format or Audio Quality.

Step 3Checkbox the songs you want to transfer from CD to computer > Click Rip CD in Now Playing mode or in the Player Library to start your ripping.

How to Transfer Music from CD to Computer without iTunes

How to Transfer Music from CD to Computer without iTunes

Part 2. How to Transfer Music from CD to iPhone – Sync Music to iPhone from Computer/iTunes

After ripping songs from CD to your Mac or PC, now you can easily get them to your iPhone by using sync tool iTunes or iPhone transfer tool AnyTrans for iOS. These tools are different in getting music to your iPhone 6/7/8/X/XS (Max)/XR.

Method 1. Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes

iTunes only supports one-way synchronization to iPhone, which means it will erase all songs on your iPhone before transferring songs to your device and make you have the same songs on both iTunes and iPhone. Don’t want to lose current music on your iPhone? You can try method 2 below.

Step 1Launch iTunes on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer > Click on the Device icon.

Step 2If your CD songs didn’t add to the iTunes library, click File in the menu > Add to Library > Select the CD songs in your computer > Click Open.

Step 3Under Summary tab > Click Music > Click the checkbox of “Sync Music” > You can select the songs and playlists you want to transfer > Click on “Apply” button to sync music to your iPhone.

How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes

How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with iTunes

Method 2. Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS

AnyTrans is a professional iOS data manager, which won’t erase anything on your iOS device while transferring data. And it can help you transfer songs directly from computer to iPhone without the need to backup and restore.

More than music, AnyTrans can assist you to transfer almost all kinds of iOS data like videos, photos, contacts, messages, notes between devices.

Now download AnyTrans for iOS now and follow the below steps to know how to transfer CD to iPhone without iTunes.

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Step 1Download and launch AnyTrans for iOS on your computer > Click the button on the top bar > Choose iTunes Library.

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone - Step 1

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone – Step 1

Step 2Select the CD songs you want to transfer > Click on To Device button.

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone - Step 2

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPhone – Step 2

Step 1Free Download AnyTrans for iOS > Connect your iPhone with your PC/Mac > Under Device Manager, switch to Category Management > Click Audio folder > Music.

How to Transfer CD to iPhone without iTunes - Step 1

How to Transfer CD to iPhone without iTunes – Step 1

Step 2Click on Add button > Select the CD songs you want to transfer > Click OK to start the transfer.

How to Transfer CD to iPhone without iTunes - Step 2

How to Transfer CD to iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

The Bottom Line

This post is also available for transferring CD to iPad or iPod. Of course, you may have some better ideas about how to transfer music from CD to iPhone 6/7/8/X/XS (Max)/XR, just share them on the comment section below. Thanks for your viewing and have a nice day!

iMobie

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