How to Copy Music from iPhone to Mac without iTunes Syncing?

Last Updated: Febuary 2, 2017

"As an early owner of iPhone 6, the first big problem that I came across is how to transfer non-purchase music to my Mac so that I can add it to my new iPhone 7. However, as the default iPhone management app, iTunes is only able to transfer purchased music. How can I transfer all music to my Mac?"

Copying music from iPhone to Mac or PC with iTunes only works for the songs you purchase from iTunes Stores, as Apple discourages piracy and as a courtesy to the record labels who work with iTunes. If you buy songs through iTunes through iPhone, you can download music from iPhone to Mac from iCloud, or make that work if you pay for the CD as well. But how about songs ripped from CDs, downloaded via an app or from the online sites? You can't simply drag'n drop music files off iPhone to computer like Android phones, it seems to be impossible to transfer music from iPhone to Mac/PC without iTunes syncing, but the answer is no. Here is how to transfer songs from iPhone to Mac, and vice versa.

Free iPhone Music Manager to Copy iPhone Music to Mac

Copy Music from iPhone to Mac

Got music stuck on iPhone? DearMob iPhone Music Manager is what you are looking for to copy music from iPhone to Mac PC without network connected. Once you download it on your Mac, you can manually handle every piece of your music including purchased songs, ripped CD music, downloaded AAC, WAV, ALAC, AIFF etc at will. From iPhone to Mac/PC, keep your music safe as well as free up your iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X/8/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/6/5/SE etc.

Fringe Benefits: With this iPhone music transfer Mac software, you will fully control your iPhone and have the feeling, "So my iPhone's inner configuration is like this". Besides, it is realizable transferring photos, videos, voice memos, etc and unDRM Apple music on iPhone/iPad that is usually an intractable thing if you upgrade to the pro version.

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Copy Music from iPhone to Mac

Step 1. Get DearMob iPhone Music Transfer Mac Manager
Click the Download button listed below to download the Mac version, install and launch it on your MacBook, MacBook Pro/Air, Mac Mini or iMac. DearMob iPhone Music Manager is low in CPU-occupying that only takes you seconds to download.

Step 2. Select the Music Songs to Be Transferred
After you run this iPhone music to Mac transfer tool, you will see the main UI of it. Please choose one or two music songs you want to copy to Mac. On the left sidebar, you can see the classified music folder in your iPhone, and you can also easily find specific songs from an artist or album by clicking "Group by artist" or "Group by album" on the top right corner.

Step 3. Copy Music from iPhone to Mac
After music selection, click "Export" icon on the top left corner and this iPhone music transfer tool will automatically transfer songs from iPhone to Mac. If you have chosen a single song, you can just move your mouse to the music and click the Export music icon. During the data transmitting, please do not plug out the iPhone.

Tips and notes

After copying, you can delete the transferred iPhone music to release your iPhone. Just click Delete Music icon on the top bar or trash can on the right side of the song, and then click "Sync" to remove the song. If you need the song one day, you can just use DearMob iPhone Music Manager to transfer it to iPhone from your computer freely.

Besides copying music from iPhone to Mac/PC, DearMob iPhone Music Manager also transfers non-purchase songs from computer to iPhone without hassle plus edit and delete these items. If you upgrade to the Pro version, you can manage more files on iPhone/iPad like photos, videos, books, contacts, messages, voice memos, ringtones, etc.

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Kaylee, joined DearMob in 2015, is always happy to share everything about movie, TV shows, music & new tech trends you are interested in. Especially do well in discovering Apple products flaws and providing remedy. Please feel free to contact her for more tech support.

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