By AOMEI / Last Updated February 7, 2021

How to transfer music to iPhone without iTunes wirelessly?

I don’t want to plug my iPhone into my computer, but I still feel like sending the songs into my iPhone 11 so can I complete transfer over the air? I have a lot of songs to transfer.

- Question from Apple Community

> Music files are easily shared on your iPhone or computer.

> iTunes is the platform to purchase music and also share music.

> Wi-Fi Sync is an option in iTunes to let it sync iPhone over the air.

> There are many other ways to put music to iPhone wirelessly.

Everyone uses iPhone to play music. Thanks to the large iTunes music library, you could easily buy your favorite music in iTunes Store. Is it necessary to pay for the music track every time?

Sometimes you have already pay for the albums or you have got them on your computer or old iPhone so what you need to do is transferring music from PC to iPhone or from old iPhone to new iPhone.


Tips: You could also transfer music from CD to iPhone without iTunes.

iTunes allows you to sync music on computer, even without connecting iPhone to computer. In iTunes, you need to check Sync with this iPhone over Wi-Fi. After you connect your laptop and iPhone with the same Wi-Fi, you could find your iPhone in iTunes.

However, to connect iPhone to iTunes without cable, you need to connect iPhone to iTunes with USB cable at least once because you need to check the option. If you don’t want a wired connection, get the complete ways to build wireless connection between iPhone and computer.

Section 1. Transfer music from Mac to iPhone without cable

It is easy to share data among Apple product family. You could sign in the devices with the same Apple ID and then a lot of data could be shared by iCloud but it requires the network and enough iCloud storage. How to transfer music from Mac to iPhone without the Internet?

AirDrop is a unique feature on Apple products. It works like Bluetooth but is much fast than it. You can use it to do real-time data transfer between 2 devices.

Steps to transfer music using AirDrop:

1. On your iPhone, you need to make your iPhone detectable and let it receive data from other devices. Swipe down from the upper-left corner of iPhone, tap the icon of AirDrop, and then select Everyone. Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iPhone and Mac.

2. On your Mac, right-click the music you want to send to iPhone and select Share > AirDrop. Waiting for the icon of your iPhone to appear. Click it.

3. On your iPhone, tap Receive to get the music from Mac.


Tips: You could also transfer songs from iPhone to iPhone using AirDrop.

Section 2. Transfer music from PC to iPhone with Google Drive

Internet always makes you connect devices without cable. Google Drive is a popular cloud drive. You could have at most 15GB of free storage to save data in the server. It is enough for you to get the shared music to your iPhone on Windows computer.

Steps to use Google Drive:

1. Open your browser and go to If you don’t have an account before, you need to sign up first.

2. Click the button New to upload your music files from computer.

3. On your iPhone, go to App Store, download and install Google Drive. Download the music to your iPhone.

Google Drive Upload

Section 3. Sync music to iPhone with iCloud music library

Sending files between iPhone is easy. Apart from AirDrop, iCloud music library lets you easily share music on all of your iOS devices but the precondition is that you have subscribe to Apple Music.

Steps to using iCloud music library:

1. Sign in the two iPhone using the same Apple ID and connect them to the Internet.

2. On both iPhone, go to Settings > Music > turn on Sync Library.

Sync Library

Section 4. Transfer music from PC to iPhone with Evermusic

Transferring music using AirDrop might fail if you want to transfer too many files at a time. To make sure you can always successfully transfer the songs using wireless connection, you could use the professional tool to do this. Evermusic makes you easily transfer songs using private Internet.

Steps to transfer music using Evermusic:

1. On your iPhone, go to App Store to download and Evermusic app.

2. In Evermusic app, tap Connect > Computer > Wi-Fi Drive.

3. Enter a username and password and tap Start Wi-Fi Drive.

Start WiFi Drive

4. On your computer, open a browser and enter the URL in Evermusic app.

Stop WiFi Drive

5. Directly drag and drop music from computer to your iPhone via this window.

Manage Music Files


You could definitely transfer music to iPhone without iTunes wirelessly. In this guide, you have known several ways to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone or computer to iPhone without connecting the iOS device to computer.

By the way, AOMEI MBackupper is also an excellent app for you to transfer music from computer to iPhone. It is the fastest iPhone data transfer and really worth trying.

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