Just got a span-new MacBook and want to transfer some songs from iPhone to the Mac? Read on this easy-to-understand post to find a solution in minutes.
AnyTrans is the best iTunes alternative to transfer and manage your iPhone music and it allows you to transfer music from iPhone 8/X/7/6s to MacBook. Download it to have a try now >
Tip: We received a lot of requests asking about how to transfer music from Mac to iPhone. If you also are stuck on this problem and want to know how to sync music from iMac/MacBook to iPhone iPad, please move to this guide: How to Put Music on iPhone iPad from Computer without data loss >
Question: "Just bought a MacBook Pro as a birthday gift for my husband and he is thrilled with it. He hasn't used an OS X Mac before, but since he has an iPod, iPad and iPhone, he decided to give this MacBook Pro a try. Now he is extremely happy with his new Mac. Only one question: How can we transfer the music from our iPhone to the MacBook Pro?"
Answer: iTunes is helpless on this for the single-way transferring feature of it only allows you to sync music from the computer to your iPhone. When it comes to the opposite way: transferring music from iPhone to MacBook Pro/Air, you will need the help of an iTunes alternative that lets you transfer songs from iPhone to any Mac and vice versa. AnyTrans for Mac is the tool you need.
Also Read: How to Import Photos from iPhone to Mac >
As a full-way iOS content management tool, AnyTrans allows you to freely transfer music from iPhone to MacBook Air/Pro, and you can move songs from Mac to your iPhone without replacing data. It also lets you transfer music from iPhone to iTunes, and from iPhone to another iPhone directly. Besides music, it also supports transferring ringtones, voice memos, voicemails, videos, photos, messages, contacts and more from iPhone to Mac in few steps.
More than anything, AnyTrans supports for all the modes of iPhone, iPad and iPod, including iPhone 8/X/7/6s. No mater what mode of device you are working with, you can easily transfer music from iPhone to Mac in minutes.
Step 1: Run AnyTrans on your Mac > Connect your iPhone to computer > Choose Device Manager > Go to category management screen > Click Audio.
Step 2. Click Music.
Step 3. Select the songs you want to transfer to Mac from iPhone > Click To Computer button to transfer music from iPhone to MacBook.
- This tutorial also can be used to transfer music from iPad or iPod touch to Mac computer.
- If you want to upgrade your Mac to the latest OS X El Capitan, we prepare you a post about how to prepare for El Capitan Update. At same time, don't forget to check the possible problems and fixes to OS X upgrade.
Transferring & managing your iPhone data on Mac would be much easier with the help of AnyTrans. It helps you transfer music and more among iDevices, iTunes and computer.
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