Transfer Music from Windows Media Player to iPhone

Can’t sync music from Windows Media Player to iPhone? Just read this post to easily make it, suitable for transferring songs from Windows PC to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: May. 25, 2020

You may have read Microsoft tutorial about how to copy songs from Windows Media Player to MP3 player and believed that you could also apply it to syncing music to your newly bought iPhone. In fact, you cannot make it because Windows Media Player is different from iTunes.

To get songs from Windows Media Player to your iPhone, you have to use iTunes or an iPhone transfer tool. And in this post, we provide you with two methods, one is using iTunes, and the other is using a third-party tool – AnyTrans. Now keep reading and check more details about it.

Method 1. Sync Music from Windows to iPhone with iTunes

iTunes is the officially recommended tool for iOS users to manage their device media content. You can add, purchase, delete, and sync music, TV shows, and Podcasts with the help of iTunes. To use iTunes to sync songs from Windows to your iPhone, just follow the steps below.

Step 1. Download and launch iTunes on your computer, then connect your iPhone to it.

Step 2. iTunes will automatically recognize your device.

Step 3. If you want to add some music to your iTunes library first, click “File” and then “Add File to Library”. When the adding process is finished, go to your device icon on iTunes.

Add Music Files to iTunes Library

Add Music Files to iTunes Library

Step 4. Click Music you will see the sync options. You can choose to sync the entire music library or some selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres.

Step 5. When you have made your decision, click Apply to start.

Sync iTunes Music to iPhone

Sync iTunes Music to iPhone

If you sync with a different iTunes library, iTunes will erase all the songs, TV shows, Playlists, and iBooks on your device. Please make sure you have made backups.

Method 2. Get Windows Media Player Songs to iPhone with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is an all-in-one iOS content manager. Its transferring feature enables you to move songs between computer and iPhone quickly and easily. After downloading and installing it on your Windows computer, you can follow the steps below to easily import songs to your iPhone.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 1. Launch AnyTrans > Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable > Tap “+” on the homepage of your device.

Click Add Content button on the main interface

Click Add Content button on the main interface

Step 2. Find and select the music you want to transfer from Media Player to your iPhone > Click Open to start transferring.

Select Music to Transfer

Select Music to Transfer

Step 3. When the transferring process is over, you can check the transferred music on the Music App.

You can find the Windows Media Player music folder by opening Windows Media Player and right-clicking the songs > Open file location.

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The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to transfer music from Windows Media Player to iPhone. If you will meet other problems while transferring songs from Windows PC to your iPhone, feel free to leave them in the comment section and we will reply to you soon.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.