When the number of songs increases on your iPhone, they will take up too much internal storage. How to deal with your songs? In most cases, it is a good idea to transfer them to the computer because there is lots of storage on the computer. So, is there a way to transfer music from an iPhone to a computer for free? Can only iTunes do it?
Perhaps using iTunes was the unique method ten years ago, but not now. With the development of technology, more powerful and user-friendly transfer tools have appeared. Subsequently, we will talk about 4 effective approaches to move iPhone music to the computer for free below. They can help you breezily complete the music transfer task.
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How can you swiftly transfer music from your iPhone to your computer for free? Your ideal helper is MobiKin Assistant for iOS (Free), which allows you freely select and export iOS music to the computer. That means you can preview detailed music files on the computer before transmitting.
Besides, it is not only a music transfer tool, but also an iOS data transfer and management program. You can seamlessly back up your contacts, messages, bookmarks, notes, and more to the computer. Surprisingly, you can also import data from the computer to the iPhone, edit contacts, uninstall apps, etc. What’s more, it can work with almost all generations of iPhones.
Please follow the guide to transfer music via MobiKin:
- Step 1. Install the Program
In the beginning, please download and install the software on your computer.
- Step 2. Make a Connection
Use a data cable to connect your iPhone to your computer. Then click the “Trust” option on the smartphone. The connection will be successful.
- Step 3. Export Music to Computer
Choose the “Music” category on the left panel, and tick off the desired songs on the right side. Next, tap the “Export” icon to save the selected songs on your computer.
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MobiKin, as a superior mobile data management solution provider, combines the pro-level data management software (e.g. MobiKin Assistant for iOS) and the effective solutions for all Android and iOS users, effectively helping over 2000,000 users around the world to solve the problems on data transfer, data backup and restore, deleted data recovery, data clean, data management, etc. since 2007.
[title style=”center” text=”Way 2: How to Send Music from iPhone to Computer for Free via AirMore” tag_name=”h2″ icon=”icon-star” margin_top=”20px” size=”80″]
AirMore is capable of wireless data transfer, so that you can wirelessly send music from the iPhone to the computer free of charge. You don’t have to install a client on the desktop, because it allows you to browse your iOS data on the web. In addition to music, it can help you send contacts, videos, documents, and the like.
Please note that it supports these browsers: Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Also, it can effortlessly copy files from the computer to the iOS device. But if your network is not unstable, it will be slow to transfer songs. By the way, it requires iOS 8.0 or upper.
Please follow the guide to send music via AirMore:
- Step 1. Install the App on iPhone
Please download and install AirMore from Apple Store to your iPhone. Then browse its webpage on the computer.
- Step 2. Connect iOS to Computer
Tap the “Launch AirMore Web to Connect” icon on the webpage, and hit the “Scan to connect” icon on iOS. Then scan the QR code for connection.
- Step 3. Copy iPhone Music to PC
Once selected, please click the “Export” button to copy the songs to a folder on your computer. Then you will complete the transmission.
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As we know, we can use send and receive email free of charge on mobile phones, tablets, and computers. And it not restricted by the operating system. To be honest, it is handy to transfer several music files via email, since the only you need is a mail app. The only disadvantage is that you cannot send files over 50MB once.
If you intend to send several songs only, it is recommended to use email to transfer music. But it will be time-consuming when you send batches of music files.
Please follow the steps to send music via email:
- Step 1. Run the Mail App
Please open the mail app on your iPhone, and click the “Attach” icon like a paperclip.
- Step 2. Select Music Files
Select the music you plan to send, type your email address, and click the “Send” button.
- Step 3. Receive Music on Computer
Go to the browser on the computer, and log in to your email account. Then click the email, and download the attachment file. Once done, you can view the music files on the computer.
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[title style=”center” text=”Way 4: How to Sync Music from iPhone to Computer for Free via iTunes” tag_name=”h2″ icon=”icon-star” margin_top=”20px” size=”80″]
The last method introduced is to use iTunes. As you know, it can sync music from the iPhone to the computer for free via a USB cable. It allows you select to can synchronize playlists, artists, albums, and genres simultaneously. But please make sure you have chosen to manually manage music in advance.
However, it can only transfer the songs purchased with Apple ID to the computer, but not the songs downloaded from the third-party apps. Moreover, its backup feature cannot back up music. To some extent, these restrictions prevent many users from using it to transfer music.
Please follow the guide to transfer purchase songs via iTunes:
- Step 1. Download the Latest iTunes
Please install the latest iTunes on your computer. If you have installed it, please check to update to the latest version. Then connect the smartphone to the computer with a data cable.
- Step 2. Sign In with Your Apple ID
Click the “Account” > “Authorizations” > “Authorize This Computer” option to enter your Apple ID. Then click the “Authorize” icon.
- Step 3. Transfer Music to Computer
Tap the “File” > “Devices” > “Transfer Purchases from iPhone” option to move the songs to the computer.
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Although it is not practical enough to use iTunes to send songs, you still can choose the other 3 methods mentioned above to easily transfer music from the iPhone to the computer for free. With them, you can back up and enjoy your iPhone music on the computer soon. So, seize this opportunity to start transmission without delay.
Finally, please feel free to write down your questions about this topic in the comments section. We’ll be glad to answer you.