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How to Transfer Music from iPhone XS/XS Max/XR to Computer Freely in 2019?

Music on your iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR always can take lots of pleasures or memories when you're alone. So people like to download or purchase their favorite songs from the iTunes Store to the portable iPhone devices directly. But for some certain reasons, such as making a backup, you may want to transfer music from iPhone to computer, right? Thus, this article is going to show you how to do it in different ways.

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How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer Using MobiKin Freely?

MobiKin Assistant for iOS Free (Windows/Mac) is a professional yet reliable freeware on the market, which empowers users to copy up to 14 types of files from iPad, iPhone and iPod devices to desktop computer within few clicks. And MobiKin guarantees here no quality loss during the process. These highlights make it the first choice to transfer music from iPhone to computer freely.

Let's have a brief look at its main features:

- Transfer music from iPhone to PC selectively or in a batch. No limit on the number of your selected songs.

- Backup other data like contacts, SMS, notes, photos, movies, etc. to a desktop computer as you like.

- Import data from computer to iPhone easily. (At present, only support import contacts, calendars, and bookmarks to iPhone.)

- Uninstall apps on iPhone without limitations.

- Compatible with all kinds of iDevices, including the latest iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone 8, etc.

Note: For using this program for free, you need to get a free license code for registration from here.

Pros

- Time-saving and efficient. No limit on the number of selected files.

- Continued feature updates and lifetime upgrade service is available.

Cons

- The free license can only be used for 1 year.

 

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Quick steps for overview to transfer music from iPhone to computer:

  • Run the program and connect your iPhone to Mac/PC.
  • Preview and select iPhone music.
  • Click "Export" to transfer music from iPhone to a computer.

You can read on the following step-by-step guide or go to the video tutorial for more info.

Below are the details:

Step 1. Launch MobiKin Assistant and connect iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.

When your device is detected, turn to your device and click "Trust" button on the pop-up window. Then click "Continue" in the program to finish the connection.

Note: iTunes is required to be installed on your Windows or Mac computer, but it is no need for you to run it manually.

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Step 2. Preview and select music from the iPhone song list.

Once your iPhone data is scanned by the program, you can click the button like "Music" to open up the folder and select the right category to view the whole song list on iPhone. Find and mark one or many target songs or the whole music folder on the program as you like.

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Step 3. Start to transfer music from iPhone to computer.

Now please click the "Export" button to save the wanted music on your Windows or Mac computer.

Here is a video tutorial for your reference:

What's more, its Mac version allows you to copy music from iPhone to Mac freely. Since it supports many kinds of files, you can also use it to transfer/backup files from iPhone to PC/Mac:

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How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer with iTunes?

To sync music from iPhone XS/XS Max/XR to computer, you can turn to an official tool called iTunes as well. This program is provided to help users sync or backup their iPhone, iPad or iPod data easily.

Pros:

- The tool is 100% safe.

- The operation is easy.

Cons:

- It only allows you to download the music purchased from the iTunes Store. If you need to transfer the purchased contents from other sources from the iPhone to your computer, you can use MobiKin Assistant for iOS, which is mentioned in Part 1.

 

The following is the tutorial about how to transfer music from iPhone to computer via iTunes. It contains two main processes. Firstly, you need to transfer purchased music from iPhone to iTunes library, then download the purchased music from iTunes to your computer.

Here's how:

Transfer purchased music from iPhone to iTunes

  • Launch the latest iTunes on your computer.
  • Connect your iPhone devices to Mac/PC via its USB cable.
  • Tap on the "File" option at the upper left corner of iTunes.
  • Choose "Devices".
  • Select the option "Transfer Purchases" from your iPhone name.
  • Wait till the transferring process ends.

Download purchased music from iTunes to a computer.

  • Click "Recently Added" at the left side of iTunes.
  • Select the purchased music that you want to save.
  • Click the "Download" button to transfer music.

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How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer without Software

Using iPhone transfer software and iTunes are two common ways to transfer iPhone music to computer. But except for that, you are able to use other ways to copy music from iPhone XS/XS Max/XR to your computer without software. For instance, you can make use of cloud storage service or email to complete the transfer easily.

- Cloud storage service: Users just need to install the applications like Dropbox, Google Play Music, etc. on your iPhone and then sync the wanted files to the service. After that, you can log in to the cloud on your computer and then download them to the desktop with ease.

- Email: You can send the wanted songs to an email by using the application Song2Email and then download the received folder to your computer.

Notice: The application Song2Email is not free. You need to pay for the service if you want to email the music with the app.

Extra Tip: How to Put Music on iPhone XS/XS Max/XR from Computer Using iTunes?

After transferring music to local disk by following the steps above, you'll find transferring music from computer to iPhone is quite simple here. If you haven't done these steps before, it also doesn't matter. Just go with the below steps to reach your goal with iTunes. Or you can read the page of how to transfer music from computer to iPhone XS/XS Max/XR to find the complete guide of importing music.

Here are the quick steps:

  • Install and run the latest iTunes on your computer.
  • Connect your iPhone device to the computer via a USB cable.
  • Click the device under that tab of "DEVICES" in the left panel.
  • Select the "Music" option.
  • Tick on "Sync Music".
  • Select "Entire music library" or "Selected playlists, artists and genres" according to your own needs.
  • Tap on the "Apply" button to sync iTunes music to your iPhone automatically.

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Syncing iTunes library to your iPhone will erase and cover the existing music on your iPhone. If you need to remain the original songs, backup music from iPhone at first. You can choose to:

1) Sync Music from iPhone to iCloud.

2) Backup Music from iPhone to PC.

3) Transfer Music from iPhone to Mac for Backup.

 

Final Thoughts

That's all for how to transfer music from iPhone XS/XS Max/XR to computer. Just choose one method to transfer the wanted songs for backup so that you can get them back while accidentally losing them. Although there are other tools available for you to retrieve the iPhone music without backup, you are unable to recover all kinds of data with these tools. So to better protect your phone data, you'd better make a backup beforehand.

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