This article describes how to transfer music and playlists from an old iPod, iPad or iPhone to a new one. This tutorial explains how to transfer music from one iPhone to another without iTunes. For more detailed instructions, refer to the following FAQ article to learn how to do it: Manual backup — backup iPhone music to computer.
Turn on Sync Library
If you're using macOS Mojave or earlier or a PC
It's easy to transfer music from a computer to an iPhone using iTunes. Whether you have a PC or a Mac , you can sync your entire music library or transfer select songs and albums. On Mac computers with macOS Catalina You can also transfer music from one iPhone to another. There are a few things to consider before transferring music to an iPhone.
If you're using macOS Catalina
Phone Transfer. You will need to transfer music from one iPhone to another when you switch to a new iPhone or want to share songs between two iOS devices. However, unlike photo transfer, music transfer is more difficult since there are not as many tools available for use. Luckily, with the help of reliable third-party tools and built-in Apple services, you can also move music from iPhone to iPhone successfully. The optimal way to transfer both purchased music and downloaded songs from one iPhone to another is to use iPhone transfer software like EaseUS MobiMover. With this tool installed on your PC or Mac, you will be able to transfer photos, videos, music, ringtones, contacts, books, messages, and more to or from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. To be more specific, it allows you to:. Audio formats including.
If you subscribe to Apple Music, you can turn on Sync Library to access your music library and music that you've downloaded from Apple Music on all of your devices. If you turned off Sync Library, you can turn it back on. Just follow the steps below for your device. If Sync Library is updating or turned off, you'll see a message at the top of the Library tab in the Apple Music app. If you have a large music library, it might take some time to upload and sync your music library across all of your devices.