What if you are gifted with a new iPhone and wish to transfer all your favorite music files from your old iPhone to the new one?
Playing music on iPhone is definitely enjoyable and easy but getting the songs transferred from one iPhone to another is surely not a cakewalk. The process of music transfer between iDevices is not only tedious and boring but can be struggling as well, and especially for those who are not very frequent to the process. So if you are looking for the ways on how to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone, listed below are the best and easy solutions for the same.
Part 1. Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone Using TunesGo
Wondershare TunesGo that can be considered as a complete iOS device manager. The software allows you to transfer music, videos, photos, and other contents between iOS devices, PC, and iTunes. Using TunesGo, you can transfer purchased, non-purchased and all other downloaded and ripped music from one iOS device to another. While transferring music, the software also transfers all music elements, like ratings, ID3 tags, playlists, album artwork, and play counts. The process to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone through TunesGo is simple and fast.
iPhone Transfer - Manage iOS Devices Easily & Effortlessly
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 7, iPad Air, iPad mini etc.
Steps to Transfer Music to iPhone from iPhone with TunesGo
Situation 1: Transfer Part of Music Selectively
Step 1 Launch TunesGo and connect both iPhones.
Download, install and launch TunesGo on your PC/Mac. Using USB cables, connect both iPhone devices with your computer and they will be detected by the software.
Step 2 Select Music and Export.
Under the connected iPhone from which you want to transfer music, click Music at the top of the main interface to enter the default music window. The list of songs present on your iPhone will appear. Select the songs from the list, tap on “Export” option on top menu bar and from drop down menu, and select "Export to 'iPhone name'", for this case, "Export to Decepticon".
Situation 2: Transfer All of Music At One Time
Alternatively, if you want to transfer all the music from one iPhone to another, you can also select the iPhone from which you want to transfer and then tap on the option of “Phone to Phone Transfer” on the Home interface.
Then, from the next window, select the target iPhone to which you want to transfer music, and click "Next" button to jump to another winodw.
By default, all the media contents will be shown in the window, uncheck the items except music, then click "Transfer" to start the export.
Note: Here you can check the option in the bottom left corner "Delete contacts on the target device then transfer" if you don't have enough space memory on your target device or just want to delete the old contents on your old iPhone.
Thus with above steps, you can conveniently transfer music from iPhone to iPhone easily.
Benefits of this method:
You can transfer music from iPhone to iPhone which is not only purchased but non-purchased, downloaded, and ripped as well.
Besides songs, entire playlist can also be transferred.
Duplicate files will be automatically recognized and thus only the unique ones are transferred.
Maintains 100% original audio quality after music transfer.
Many other bonus features to manage your iPhone.
Part 2. Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone Using iTunes
If you are in no mood to install any third party software and looking for the ways on how to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone, then iTunes is the most obvious choice. Using iTunes, you can transfer all your purchased songs from one iPhone to iTunes library, and then sync another iPhone to get the transferred songs. Using iTunes for music transfer is one of the most common solutions, but it has own set of limitations. The process is time consuming and above all, it only allows transferring purchased songs. The non-purchased, ripped, and downloaded songs on iPhone cannot be transferred to another iPhone through this method. It is one of the most common ways to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone.
Steps to Transfer Music to iPhone from iPhone with iTunes
Step 1 Launch iTunes and connect iPhone
Launch iTunes on your PC and then connect the iPhone from which you wish to transfer purchased music. The plug-in device will be detected by iPhone.
Step 2 Transfer Purchases to iTunes library.
On the top-right corner, tap on File > Devices > Transfer Purchases. The purchased music on iPhone will be transferred to iTunes library.
Disconnect the first connected iPhone.
Step 3 Connect another iPhone and sync music
Now using the USB cable, connect the second iPhone to which you wish to get the music. Click on iPhone icon on iTunes and then tap on Music option. On the right panel, check the option of “Sync Music”. Next select from option of “Entire music library” or “Selected playlist, artists, albums, and genres”.
If using the selected playlist option, select the transferred music from first iPhone on the basis of playlists or artists or genres. Tap on “Apply” and the music will be transferred to the iPhone.
With the above steps, you can successfully transfer music from iPhone to iPhone.
Benefits of this method:
Safe and free way to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone and between other iDevices.
Does not require installation of any third party software.
Maintains quality after the transfer.
Part 3. Extra Tips: Share Music Between iPhones for Free
If you are lucky and have two iPhone devices and wish to keep both of them, then there is an option where you may not need to transfer the music between them, but simply play your favorite songs from one iPhone on another using Home Sharing. In such situations, the songs will not be permanently saved on the new device, but you can only play them. Both of the iPhone devices need to be on the same WiFi network for the method to work.
Steps to share music to iPhone from iPhone with Home Sharing
Step 1 On iPhone having songs ( iPhone 1) , click on Settings > Music and scroll down and look for “Home Sharing” option.
Step 2 Now, enter the Apple ID along with the password and click on “Done”.
Repeat the above process on another iPhone (iPhone 2) on which you wish to enjoy the music.
Step 3 Now on iPhone 2, open the Music from the home screen and then click on “Songs” or “Albums” and then select Home Sharing option. The music library of iPhone 1 will load on iPhone 2 and you can select the desired song and play.
Alternatively, if Apple Music is not used, then you need to click on More > Shared and then click on the Library that you wish to enjoy.
Benefits of this method:
Does not require any software installation on your PC to transfer or play music.
Allows playing music without transferring from one iPhone to another.
Music can be played from one iPhone on another without occupying any space on second iPhone.
Depending upon your requirements, you can select any one of the above ways to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone.