By AOMEI / Last Updated December 9, 2020

Why transfer music from iPhone to iTunes?

Music is one of the most important aspects of our lives. You may spend thousands of dollars and hours building an awesome music library on your iPhone. If necessary, you could transfer songs from iPhone to iPhone using AirDrop. However, music on your iPhone might be in danger as millions of smartphones are lost, stolen or damaged every day. In this case, it’s quite necessary to backup your iPhone music.

iTunes is an application to organize and enjoy the music, movies and TV shows on your computer, So, you may choose to backup your iPhone music to iTunes. If you are seeking a way to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes for free, you can keep reading to know how to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes on Windows computer.

iTunes Logo

How to sync iPhone music to iTunes directly?

1. Make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer, and launch iTunes.

2. Go to the Account > Authorizations and choose to Authorize This Computer in order to get the computer permitted to access and use your Apple ID.

3. Next, log in with your Apple ID and password, then click on the Authorize button to ensure the computer is authorized to play iTunes Store purchases.

4. Select Account and then Purchased in the toolbar. If you are in a family sharing group, you will see Family Purchases.

5. Select the Music section on the left and download the music you purchased on iPhone to computer.

iTunes Purchased

This is how to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes directly. You can only transfer your purchased content and can’t move your audio files between different sources.

Actually, if you want to transfer music from iPhone to computer to keep a backup, you can transfer your music from iPhone to computer directly via a third-party software like AOMEI MBackupper.

Another way to import iPhone music to iTunes

AOMEI MBackupper is professional iPhone data transfer, which can help you easily transfer not only music, but also messages, photos, videos and contacts to your PC with Windows system on a simple pane.

It has the following advantages:

  • It has clear interface, user-friendly design, and no advertisings.

  • The transfer speed is so fast, saving much time.

  • It allows you to select music from iPhone.

  • It is fully compatible with iPhone 12/11, iPad 8/ Air 4, and supports iOS 14.

Now, download AOMEI MBackupper, install and launch it. Then, follow the steps below to transfer music from iPhone to Windows 10/8/7 with AOMEI MBackupper:

Step 1. Download AOMEI MBackupper and connect iPhone to computer with USB cable.

Step 2. Select Transfer to Computer on the home screen.

Transfer to Computer

Step 3. Click the plus icon to add music files.

Add Files

Step 4. Select the songs from your iPhone and click OK.

Choose Songs

Step 5. Click Transfer to export songs to computer.


Step 6. Open iTunes. Click File in the upper-left corner, select Add File to Library, locate the songs, and then add downloaded music to iTunes.

Add File to Library

Note: After the music transfer is completed successfully, you can see all backup tasks in the Backup Management.
Positioning: once click this option, the folder where the backup is stored will be opened.
Browse: you can preview photos from backup files.
Delete: you can only delete the backup task in the list or delete the backup task and files together.


You can learn how to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes above. However, sometimes you could not use iTunes due to problems with updating the App. In addition, the procedures and interface of iTunes are quite complicated that using iTunes would really take a long time for you to transfer music.

Therefore, AOMEI MBackupper may be a better tool as iPhone data transfer on Windows 10/8/7. You can transfer music from iPhone to iTunes and gives you more flexible selections with simple operations. In addition, AOMEI MBackupper is an excellent iPhone backup software, if you want to backup iPhone to computer, you can try it.

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