Music, a pretty important aspect of one’s day to day life, although for some Apple users it is restricted to them, even if they want to share it with their friends they simply cannot. Well, in this article we will be explaining all possible methods you can use so that you transfer music from computer to iPhone without iTunes, since there are quite a few limitations when you simply use iTunes to transfer music from computer to iPhone.
This is one of those areas which tends to put the Android at an advantage since you are always up to download the music for free and even share it with friends. Although, Apple’s restriction makes sense as it pretty much safeguards the rights and even respects the artist creating music because ultimately it’s their work which has been published by them for entertainment purposes and also to earn some revenue from it.
Just follow up on the article and utilize all possible methods so based on that you can simply transfer the music from a computer to your iPhones with ease and without needing to use iTunes for the same.
So, Let’s get started.
- 1 Major Reasons For Not Using iTunes To Transfer Music From Computer To iPhone
- 2 Different Methods to Transfer Music From PC To iPhone Without Using iTunes
- 3 Final Words
Major Reasons For Not Using iTunes To Transfer Music From Computer To iPhone
Limitations, a term with which Apple users are pretty familiar with. Although if we talk about the limitations faced while transferring the music from a computer there are a lot of them. In spite of that, there are some major limitations one faces while carrying out the process in regards to the music transfer.
Therefore, the limitations one will be greeted with are as follows:
- The first one being that the new playlist or library will simply erase the old one meaning that there is no other option but to lose your music.
- The next one is that you only can access and extract the purchased music from iPhone but ultimately restricts any other type of music.
- There is also a limitation to the number of devices one can transfer the music to.
- And as for the last one, well iTunes simply won’t allow you to transfer one music at a time, meaning that you will be required to transfer the whole library at once.
Hence, the stated above bullet points are the major and most common limitations faced by the user trying to transfer music to his/her iPhone from a computer using iTunes.
Although these are the limitation faced when you use iTunes, there are alternative methods you can carry out to do the same process and that too without having any type of limitations. Therefore, keep in mind there is more than one method stated in the article and hence you can choose to utilize anyone based on your preference.
Different Methods to Transfer Music From PC To iPhone Without Using iTunes
There are different methods to carry out the same and to be honest they are simply not that hard to do, all you have to do is simply follow up the methods containing in-depth steps to carry out the procedure of transferring music from computer to iPhone without using iTunes.
Therefore, these are as follows:
Method 1: Transferring Music directly with the help of Dropbox
The first method gives you an ability to transfer the music from your computer to the iPhone without any hassle of connecting it to the iTunes also saving you from the pre paralyzed hassle of using wires in the first place, as you simply have to make use of Dropbox to do so.
Follow up the steps listed below to carry out the process of transferring music from your computer to the iPhone without needing using iTunes:
Step 1: The first thing you need to do is to sign in to your dropbox account via your computer system.
Step 2: Next, is that you simply have to upload the files that you want to be transferred to your iPhone.
Step 3: After that, you simply have to navigate to the dropbox application present there on your iPhone and open it up.
Step 4: Now all you are left with is to simply download the shared files from your dropbox application to your iPhone.
Step 5: And that’s that, you’re good to go.
Although, there are some key points you will be required to keep in mind while carrying out this process. Therefore, these key points are as follows:
- The first thing to keep in mind is that though the dropbox supports every kind of music files, you might have to convert the music you wish to transfer into a file format which is generally supported by the iPhone and then share it.
- Another key point one has to focus on is that the music transferred is not in the Music app but the Dropbox app, so you will be needed to download another music application to carry out the music transfer using the Dropbox method.
Apart from that, this method might be useful for some so if in any case you find this useful, you can simply utilize this, although you can move forward to the next method.
Method 2: Copying Music To iPhone via Google Play Music Manager
Well, there is another method which requires you to take the help of a pretty famous cloud service application by Google “Google Play Music” Since it allows users to upload about 50,000 music in its free version, as this allows you to listen to your music on your iPhone whether you are offline or online. Therefore, for the same to work out, just follow up the simple steps listed below:
Step 1: The first thing you are required to do is to download and install the Google Music Manager on your computer at music.google.com and using your Goggle account sign into the same.
Step 2: Once signed in, all you have to do is to choose “Upload songs to Google Play” and then choose the desired folder which you want to upload. Then simply wait for the process to complete.
Step 3: Well, the only thing you are left with is simply to install the Google Play Music application on your iPhone and sign in to it using your same Google account.
Step 4: Now all you have to do is to wait for the uploaded music to load on your iPhone’s Google play music application. Apart from that, you can download the music as well on your iPhone to listen to them even when you are offline.
As for this method that’s that, As for most of you, well you might find this application easy to use and pretty convenient to access, although it might be at a little disadvantage since you will always require to play music in the Google Play Music application rather than native Apple music player. So, for some people, they might not find this convenient. Although, it is a pretty better option than the previous one.
Method 3: Using Amazon Cloud Player To Transfer Music To iPhone
The last method on the list requires one to download and install the Amazon Cloud Player application on their PC and using it to transfer music from your PC to iPhone. Although keep in mind there are some drawbacks to using this application.
The following are some key points that might not be nominal for some users while practicing this method. Therefore these are as follows:
- The first being the problem of only uploading up to 250 songs in the free version, which might not be a nominal amount for some users especially comparing that from the amount offered by Google Play Music Manager in its free version.
- And for the next one is that some users might find it not convenient at all since Amazon Cloud Player requires you to pay to access additional space for the same.
Although, you still have an option to use it, so just in case, listed below is the complete process you can utilize to transfer music from your PC to iPhone.
Step 1: The first step simply requires you to download and install the Amazon Cloud Player on your PC.
Step 2: Now all you have to do is to upload the songs to the Amazon Cloud Player.
Step 3: Once done with it all you have to do is simply download the application on your iPhone and enjoy the added songs.
Step 4: And that’s that. You’re done with the process.
Therefore, this is also one way people can use to transfer music from their PC to their iPhone without using iTunes in the first place, though there are a couple of restrictions in the Amazon Cloud Player method, some people still might use it based on their preferences.
Conclusion of the whole article comes to that there are several methods one can simply utilize in order to carry out the Music transfer from their PC to iPhone and there might be several reasons for doing so as well, but the main one being that when it comes to getting music into your iPhone directly from your PC well Apple tends to provide with many restrictions making it completely hard to transfer music directly that’s why the above-stated methods are taken into consideration since they provide users with the desired results.
Although, they might not be perfect to use since they mostly, in general, require any other music player in order for them to work and a strict native music application user might not consider to carry out these methods. Therefore, there is also a solution to this problem as third party applications such as “EaseUS Mobi Mover” or “iMyFone TunesMate iPhone Transfer” can be used to carry out the same process although there might some payment included in order to carry out the same, but hey you can transfer music directly into your native Apple Music application.
Well, as for this article, the above-stated contexts are the final words.