How to transfer music from iPhone to Computer
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How to transfer music from iPhone to Computer

Transferring music between iPhone and a computer has always been a problem. Although you can use iTunes to transfer music from Computer to your iPhone. However, if something bad happens with your computer and you have to get a new computer. Natively, there is no way of transferring the music to this new computer from your iPhone. Although, you can download already purchased tracks from the iTunes. The worst part is that Apple has closed the iOS and if you will sync music between iPhone and new computer, it will erase whole music library from your iPhone too.

So, what should we do in a situation like this? Well, there are hundreds of apps available for Windows and Mac that will let you transfer music from your iPhone to Windows PC or Mac. Most of these apps are paid, however, some apps are absolutely free of cost and works like charm.

The main advantage of using a paid application is that they a beautiful user-interface and managing all kinds of music on them is not a problem. This article will focus on transferring music from iPhone to computer using free and paid app.

See more: Tayyab Sadiq’s article: How to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone

Ways to transfer music from iPhone to Computer (PC, Mac)

  1. Transfer Music using iTools for Mac and Windows PC

This is the best and easiest way to transfer music from your iPhone to Windows PC. We have tested this method with the older and latest iPhone 6S and it works perfectly even on the iOS 9.2.1. Overall user-interface of the new version of iTools is great and pretty much easy to use. The best part about iTools is that it is absolutely free of cost and works perfectly on Windows PC and Mac OS X. It’s not just a free tool to transfer music from your iPhone to Windows PC or Mac.

However, it is all in one iTunes replacement, you can transfer photos, books, videos, apps and can even update your iPhone to the latest firmware. Here’s how you can use iTools to transfer music from iPhone to Windows PC or your Mac.

Requirements:

  • Although it is an independent software, however, make sure that you have installed iTunes on your Windows PC for iPhone driver. Click here to download iTunes for Windows.

  • Download iTools for Windows: Click Here

  • Download iTools for Mac: Click Here 

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer using iTools?

After downloading iTools, follow the instructions to install it on your Computer. Once the installation is finished, a dialogue will be shown. Click on Launch to run it on your computer.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone with the PC and click on Music in the top tab. Here it will show all the music on the local library of your computer and your iPhone. Make sure that you have selected the right library under your iPhone.

Now, select the tracks that you want to transfer and click on the Export button at the top.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

Select the folder where you want to copy all these tracks and click on OK

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

It may take some time depending upon the music library that you have selected.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

Pro-Tips:

  • If you want to transfer specific music by an artist, album or genre, sort the music by clicking on that tab and now select the music using shift button. It will save you a lot of time.

  • You can also make ringtones directly from this software by clicking on the Make Ringtones.

Although, iTools is a free software that will let you transfer the tracks from your iPhone to PC. However, if you want a standalone music manager for your iPhone, there are many paid software to do that task for you such as Share Pod, iSkysoft TunesOver and Wondershare Tunes GO? Most of these software work in the same pattern and will cost you around $50. Here’s an example on how you can transfer the music from your iPhone to computer.

Transfer Music from iPhone to computer using iSkysoft TunesOver

Requirements:

  • Download iSkysoft TunesOver for Windows: Click Here

  • Download iSkysoft TunesOver for Mac: Click Here

How to use iSkysoft TunesOver?

Download the software from the above links and install it on your computer. Connect your iPhone with the PC and it will show on the main screen.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

Click one the Media in the left panel and here it will find all the tracks on your computer. Select the tracks that you want to transfer to the computer.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

After selecting the music files, click on the Export button in the top bar and you can either select the iTunes or My Computer.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

Select the folder where you want to transfer the files and Click on OK.

How to transfer music from iPhone to computer

That’s it! If you connect another iPhone with PC, you can transfer all the music to the new iPhone.

Conclusion

Although iSkysoft TunesOver is a great tool to manage everyday task and transfer the music and playlists but it doesn’t worth the price as compared to the features of this software. However, iTools for Windows and Mac is absolutely free software that will do every task in relatively great way. Do you have any other tool in the mind? Let us know in the comments section below.


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Tayyab Sadiq
Tayyab Sadiq

Tech Savvy, Avid Reader, Phamacist by Profession and a Passionate Writer who loves to help people by his writing guides and tutorials. Need help on Computer or Smartphone, Shoot a question on twitter: @tayyabsa and don't forget to follow me!

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