4 Ways to Transfer iTunes Music to iPhone X without Deleting

Now that you’ve gotten your new iPhone X and need to sync music from iTunes to it, you might find it a little bit tricky to work with iTunes, as you may accidently erase the device by misleading operations. So here, in this post, I will share 4 ways for you to add music to iPhone X from iTunes.

Way 1: Copy Music from iTunes to iPhone X without Syncing

With iTunes, you can freely sync media files like music, however, as you might notice, there are 2 obvious disadvantages with iTunes. iPhone users can only add music from a single iTunes Library, which means it’s less likely to sync music from iTunes to a new iPhone X. Moreover, after you sync, the existing song on your device will be replaced with those in your iTunes Library.

Are there any feasible ways to move iTunes music to iPhone X without erasing? The answer is definitely yes. With some iOS data transferring software like Tenorshare iCareFone, you can easily transfer music to iPhone X from multiple iTunes Libraries.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone X with Tenorshare iCareFone and go to File Manger > Music.

Step 2: Click Import button and locate iTunes music save path to be added into your iPhone X.

There you go. With 2 steps, you can easily sync music to iPhone X without iTunes. Again, this method will not delete existing songs from your device and have no iTunes Library limitation.

Way 2: Sync Apple Music from iTunes to iPhone X Automatically

If you persist to use iTunes to copy music collections to your iPhone X. Here is what you need to do.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone X with iTunes and click the device icon.

Step 2: Select Music under Summary and enable Sync Music. If you also need to sync playlist from iTunes to iPhone X, make sure Selected playlists is checked.

Step 3: Click Sync button on the lower right and wait for iTunes to put songs into your iPhone X.

Way 3: Transfer Songs from iTunes to iPhone X Manually

If you have other music files that are not downloaded or purchased from iTunes Store, you can choose to import songs to iTunes from computer first and then export to your iPhone X.

Step 1: Still begin with connecting iPhone X with computer and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Select File on the top and then click Add File to Library from the drop menu, which will open a windows for you to choose target music you want to migrate to your device.

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Step 3: Follow way 2 to transfer music from PC to iPhone X by iTunes. Or drag and drop a single song from Library to Devices on the left panel.

Way 4: Download Purchased iTunes Music onto iPhone X in iTunes Store App

If you are loyal iTunes users who often purchase media files from Apple, you can download purchased music from iTunes to iPhone X with iTunes Store App. The only thing you should be aware of is making sure you use the same Apple ID.

Step 1: Open iTunes Store app on your iPhone X. If it’s not pre-installed, download it from App Store.

Step 2: Go to More > Purchased > Music. Tap the cloud icon to get iTunes music onto iPhone X.

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That’s how you can sync music to iPhone X with and without iTunes. I will strongly recommend you to try Tenorshare iCareFone to transfer any data between iPhone and PC/Mac as it is super easy and efficient.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iOS Manager Follow @Jerry Cook