How to Transfer Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X

How do I transfer music from my laptop to my iPhone? 2 ways in the guide can help you import music from laptop to iPhone X/8 (Plus).

By Lydia Smith | Posted: Apr. 26, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 26, 2018
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Imagine that you have a large music collection on your laptop and now you want to transfer music from laptop to iPhone X/8 (Plus). Every iOS user knows the high reliance upon iTunes for all music syncing needs among all Apple’s mobile products. But unfortunately, iTunes syncing only supports the music downloaded via iTunes, let alone the inevitable loss of existing media files on iPhone 8/X, such as music, iBook, ringtones, etc. So what are the alternatives? Here in the post, an excellent iOS content manager – AnyTrans for iOS is strongly recommended to help you transfer music from laptop to iPhone 8/X. Check for further details.

Part 1. How to Transfer Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X without iTunes

The iTunes alternative, AnyTrans for iOS is an all in one iOS content management program, enabling you to transfer music from laptop to iPhone without data restore. It is available on both PC and Mac computers and works for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod, old 5s/6/6s/7 to new iPhone 8/X.

Now get AnyTrans for iOS installed on your laptop to have a free trial.

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Step 1 Run it and connect iPhone to laptop via USB cable. After loading iPhone data, scroll down to the category page.

How to Transfer Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 1

How to Transfer Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 1

Step 2 Click Audio > Select Music.

How to Transfer Songs from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 2

How to Transfer Songs from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 2

Step 3 Click “+” button to put music on iPhone from laptop > Select the music you want to transfer > Click Open to start transferring.

How to Transfer Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 3

How to Transfer Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 3

Part 2. How to Import Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X with iTunes

The Traditional iTunes way is also offered here. To avoid the unnecessary data loss on iPhone 8/X, you’d better go back to part 1 to put music on iPhone from laptop.

Step 1 Connect your device to your computer.

Step 2 Open the latest version of iTunes.

Step 3 Choose the songs that you want to import to iPhone from your iTunes library.

How to Import Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 3

How to Import Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 3

Step 4 Look in the left sidebar for your device, then drag the content to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.

How to Import Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 4

How to Import Music from Laptop to iPhone 8/X – Step 4

The Bottom Line

As you can see, compared with the traditional iTunes way, AnyTrans for iOS can help you transfer music from laptop to iPhone 8/X faster and easier, saving you from the tedious backup and restore process. So what are you hesitating for? Head to download AnyTrans for iOS to start a free trial right now >

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.

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