How to Add Music to iPhone without iTunes in 3 Ways

Last Updated : June 1, 2017

iTunes only performs a one-way synchronization to your iPhone, which means any music found on your iPhone that do not exist in the iTunes library will be deleted. Thus, we have to find new ways to add music to iPhone without iTunes. Here you go, the following 3 ways are going to solve your problem of adding music to iPhone completely, just read on and acquire some new skills to add music to your iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X/8/7/6S/6 instead of counting on iTunes every time.

DearMob iPhone Music Manager Adds Free Music to iPhone

DearMob iPhone Music Manager

Free music manager for iPhone is the first solution we recommend today, with a little help of DearMob iPhone Music Manager, you will be able to add music or playlist from computer to iPhone in bulk for free. You can also:
★ Convert and transfer music files between computer and iPhone .
★ Delete, update, create music playlist on iPhone.
★ Manage, edit music and album profile on iPhone.

Top 3 Ways to Add Music to iPhone

1. Put music on iPhone from computer

This is the easiest and most efficient way to add music on iPhone, because it is always easier to get free music on computer. There are plenty of YouTube MP3 downloader software such as 5KPlayer allowing you to download free songs from YouTube and with a decent music transfer tool, you will have the access to add music from computer to iPhone in bulk. But where to find a powerful and free music transfer app?

DearMob iPhone Music Manager offers you the free access to add music from computer to iPhone. It is a free music transfer software for both macOS and Windows, with which you can easily export music from Mac to iPhone or from PC to iPhone. As its name suggested, DearMob iPhone Music Manager is mainly focus on iPhone music management, the feature includes transferring songs and music files between iPhone and PC freely, convert music to iPhone supported formats such as MP3, AAC, crop and make iPhone ringtones, create/delete/edit music playlists and profile in a very handy way. Besides, the devices it supported includes iPhone 5/5S/6/6S/SE/7/8/X/XS Max/XS/XR, iPad Pro, iPad Pro 2, iPad Air, iPad Mini and all version of iPod.

DearMob iPhone Music Manager Add Music to iPhone
Pic: Add music to iPhone with DearMob iPhone Music Manager

Easy tutorial of add music to iPhone with DearMob iPhone Music Manager:

Step 1: Launch this free iPhone music manager on your computer (free download and install it first if you haven't already).
Step 2: Connect your iPhone with computer with USB.
Step 3: Click "Add Music" on the main interface of DearMob iPhone Music Manager and then select the music you want to add from the computer to iPhone.
Step 4: Click Sync and the song list will be added to your iPhone, you can find them in your Music app.

2. Add music to iPhone by downloading music online from iPhone.

There are a few third-party music app for iPhone available to add songs directly from online to iPhone, or they offer music free listening service to allow you to listen to music on iPhone offline for free after they done buffering.

Here recommends my favorite two music download apps for iPhone which do the incredible job for you to add music to iPhone directly.

★ Freelegal Music

Freelegal music downloader allows you to download and add free music to iPhone directly and provides you with more than 7 million different MP3 songs with constant library update.

★ iDownloader

Compare to DearMob iPhone Music Manager software and Freelegal Music app, iDownloader is rather feature rich. It is not only a music downloader to let you add music to iPhone playlist for free, but also support video downloads and serves as player, photo viewer. Because it comes with a web brower, with this music downloader for iPhone, you will be able to search and add unlimited music songs to iPhone.

3. Add music to iPhone from another iPhone

You found that the music playlist on your friend's iPhone is so much better and more up-to-date than your own playlist that you just want to copy the entire playlist to your iPhone. Add music from iPhone to iPhone, what to do?

Firstly, you can still use the free DearMob iPhone Music Manager as a workaround way to add music from iPhone to iPhone.

a. Export the iPhone music playlist to computer.

b. Follow the first solution as aforementioned to add music from computer to iPhone.

Secondly, use iTunes.

a. Open iTunes on your iPhone > Go to Settings on your iPhone > tap on Music > Go to the bottom of this screen, it says "HOME SHARING" > Log in with your Apple ID.
b. Now go to the target iPhone that you want to add music to.
c. Follow the same steps on this iPhone > Go to your Settings > Go to iTunes on your phone > tap Shared, it will ask you the library name, select it > it will refresh it within a few seconds.
d. And now we are done, the songs and music playlist will be added to the target iPhone!

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Pic: Add Music to iPhone with iTunes Home Sharing
5KPlayer iPhone Manager Add Music to iPhone
By Jennifer

Jennifer Lee has been a technical writer for three years. She joined DearMob in 2015 with the hope of offering useful tips and advices in mobile solutions. As a dedicated columnist, she write numerous comments on media playback, video downloading and conversion as well as iPhone management. She also blogs on Linkedin!

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