It becomes too costly to always download songs to your iPhone and sometimes you may require to transfer all the data of your music CD to your iPhone. This process can be very helpful as you may be able to listen to the songs of your choice on your iPhone without having to download it every time from the iTunes store and the best part is that you won't have to pay for it. This article presents the steps in very simple and understandable terms, through which you can follow to transfer music from CD to iPhone. It includes clear screenshots so that you might not face problems in any of the steps. Happy reading.
Method 1. How to Transfer CD to iPhone via iTunes
Step 1 Put your Music from CD to iTunes
Well, it's not as if you are going to rip off the songs from your CD as if you rip off a button from a shirt. The process required for this is a bit different (and does not require brute force too!).
Insert the CD in the CD-ROM of your computer, preferable Mac but Windows OS will also work. Open up the iTunes software. Hopefully you have already downloaded the iTunes software and installed it on your computer. If not, it is available in the Apple website, download iTunes quickly and install it on your computer. Now Move on, just open up the iTunes to transfer CD to iPhone.
Most probably this is the screen that will open up. If not, navigate to the albums by clicking on the tab "Albums" in the center top of the screen. Select the CD icon located at the upper-left area of the screen.
After the CD is loaded and the CD-ROM reads it, a message box will pop up asking you if you want iTunes to import the music from the CD. Click on "YES" and you are good to go. You can also check the box "Do not ask me again" if you wish the previous action to be completed automatically the next time you insert CD while iTunes is running.
As soon as you click the 'YES' button, iTunes will kick into action and it will start to copy the songs from your CD to the iTunes library. Check the items you wish to import to iTunes, then select “Import CD“.
Select your import settings and click "OK". You can use the AAC Encoder, MP3 or other. Select “OK” once you’re done with your selections.
Wait while the music is ripped to your iTunes library. This is the end of step one. Move on to the step two to transfer music from CD to iPhone.
Step 2 Transfer the loaded CD songs to your iPhone.
Step two involves transferring the library's songs gotten from CD in the iTunes to your iPhone. For this, you will have to first create a playlist in the iTunes which includes the songs just imported by the CD. Create a new playlist from the file tab.
Now connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. In the left sidebar, click your iPhone under "DEVICES". In the right panel, click "Music" and click "Sync Music". And then, tick "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres". Check the box next to the album you just copied from CD and then click the "Sync" to put CD songs to iPhone.
In this way, you can easily copy music from CD to iPhone. However, one thing you must be clear every time that while iTunes syncs music with your iPhone, all songs existing on your iPhone will be removed. It's really terrible if all original songs on your iPhone are coverred . To avoid that, you can try method 2 to transfer music to iPhone after add songs from CD to iTunes.
Method 2. How to Transfer Music from CD to iPhone with iPhone Transfer Tool
Wondershare TunesGo iPhone Transfer is a perfect program for you when you're fed up using the complicated platform of the iTunes software. TunesGo iPhone Transfer is much simpler and better looking software available on both Macintosh and Windows platforms with free trial version to help you transfer CD music from iTunes to iPhone. Please download it to understand this tutorial better.
No iTunes needed
Fully compatible with iOS 10.3
Add songs to iPhone without iTunes syncing on Mac or PC;
Transfer any song to any iPhone on any computer wihtout iTunes.
Import playlists in iTunes Library to iPhone without iTunes syncing.
Copy songs in multiple formats to iPhone without incompatibility issues.
Make any photos or video from Apple devices or PC to GIF images.
Delete photos/videos by batch with a single click.
De-duplicate the repeated contacts.
Selectively transfer exclusive files.
Fix & optimize ID3 tags,covers,song information
Directly transfer music, videos, contacts and photos between Apple devices.
Perfectly backup/restore iTunes library.
Be compatible with all iOS devices, including iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6S/6, iPad Air, iPad mini etc.
TunesGo iPhone Transfer is basically used to import music, videos from computer or iTunes to iPhone without removing anything. Additionally, it can export music and videos from iPhone to computer or iTunes effortlessly. Here, we mainly focus on showing you how to transfer music from CD to iPhone.
The following tutorial will make it simple for you.
Step 1 First of all, you will have to transfer the contents of the CD to the iTunes software. It is very simple and already explained in the previous part.
Step 2 Run the iPhone Transfer tool on your computer according to your computer OS. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 3 In the primary window, click "Transfer iTunes Media to Device". A window with all the media content in iTunes will be detected. By default, all the items have been checked, uncheck other items and only leave the CD playlist checked. And click "Transfer" to start the process.
Step 4 After a while, the playlist have been transferred to your iPhone, click "OK" to close the dialog.
Method 3. How to Transfer Songs from CD to iPhone with Imtoo
ImTOO is a program made for people who like DVD movies. It can be used to rip off data from a DVD and transfer the data to an iPhone. Though basically it is used to rip off data from DVD and convert the data to any required format, the software is simple enough and can be used easily to transfer data from your PC to iPhone.
The process of how to transfer DVD to iPhone is quite simple and just involves click two or three buttons after you connect your iPhone. Just select the songs, and click on the button at the bottom of the screen.
The software is very simple to use and requires no genius. Simply download and have a try to transfer CD to iPhone easily.