How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer

How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone

Are you getting frustrated trying to figure out how to transfer music from computer to iPhone? If you have a Windows PC, you still transfer music to your iPhone whether you decide to use iTunes or not. iTunes is available on Windows PC and MacBook. There are many different ways you can transfer music from your computer to your iPhone

How to Transfer Music from your Window PC to your iPhone Using iTunes 

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Before you get started transferring music to your iPhone, you need to make sure you have installed the latest update of iTunes on your Windows PC and your iPhone. To do so, on your Windows PC go to Google Store then type in iTunes.

Make sure it says open and not update. If it says to update, then you need to update the app before you get started. On your iPhone, go to the App Store then type in iTunes. Make sure it says open and not update. If it does say update, then you need the app before you get started. 

First, you need to open iTunes on your Windows PC. Then, in the upper left corner, click on file then choose to add the folder to the library. After you click add folder to library, it should open a Window Explorer Menu. Select the folder, then start dragging all the songs you want in that folder. When you get done dragging all the songs to the folder, the songs will be located in your iTunes library.

Next, connect your iPhone to the Windows PC using a USB cable. Then click on the IOS device icon located in the toolbar. After you click on the IOS device icon located in the toolbar, you will click on Sync. It is located at the bottom right corner. After you click Sync, all your songs will transfer to your iTunes library from your Windows PC to your iPhone.

The syncing process would take a couple of minutes depending on how many songs are being transferred over to the iTunes library. You can see the progression at the top of your Windows PC’s screen.

How to Transfer Music from your MacBook to your iPhone Using Airdrop

How to Transfer Music from your MacBook to your iPhone Using Airdrop
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If you have a MacBook Pro or MacBook air and any iPhone, you can transfer music from your MacBook to your iPhone by using Airdrop. Before you start you need to make sure your WiFi and Bluetooth connection is turned on for your MacBook and your iPhone.

Also, your MacBook and iPhone need to be near each other for the airdrop to work. Once you have completed that, follow these steps to Airdrop your music from your MacBook to your iPhone. 

First, turn on airdrop on your Macbook and your iPhone. To turn on airdrop on your iPhone go to setting, general, then airdrop. To turn on airdrop on your Macbook go to finder and click airdrop. Next, start to send songs files over. You will drag and drop the song file to the airdrop and select your iPhone as the target device. Then, the song file should start sending over to your iPhone.

In the last step, you will accept the incoming data on your iPhone. On your iPhone, you should get a notification that your Macbook would like to transfer data. Click accept and the data will start transferring over from your Macbook to your iPhone.

How to Transfer Music from your Windows PC to your iPhone Using Dropbox 

With Dropbox, it allows you to store all your files, including music on all your devices. If you do not have a Dropbox account, then you need to go ahead and create an account on your Windows PC.

In order to transfer music from your Windows PC to your iPhone using Dropbox you must make sure: You are using the same account on your Windows PC and your iPhone, have a strong and reliable network connection, and the music file does not exceed the storage limit on your dropbox account. If you do not have Dropbox on your Windows PC, go to the google store and download the app. Once the app has been downloaded, start uploading your music to Dropbox.

First, you need to sign in to your dropbox account on your Windows PC and on your iPhone. Then, open the app on your Windows PC and click on upload files to upload the songs you want on your iPhone. Next, wait for Dropbox to sync the music from your Windows PC to your iPhone.

When it is done uploading the music, go to Dropbox on your iPhone to see the songs from your Windows PC.

How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone: Conclusion 

Hopefully, you manage to transfer your music over from your computer to your iPhone by using iTunes, Airdrop, or Dropbox. Check out our best laptops under $1000 to It is possible to transfer music from your Windows PC to your iPhone, also from your MacBook to your iPhone. 

Written by Tianna Hall

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