How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Mac When iTunes Not Working

Posted by Winnie to iPhone Management | Nov. 17, 2016

Your iPhone internal memory is on the edge of drain. How to rescue your iPhone space? Start from iPhone music transfer. This post shares with you the simple solution to transfer music from iPhone to Mac to free up iPhone space to the max with a user-friendly iPhone transfer software instead of iTunes.

To transfer music from Mac to iPhone iOS 10/9/8 device, just an iTunes is enough, which can sync music from Mac computer to iPhone 6SE/7/6s iPad iPod iOS 10/9/8 devices. But when it comes to transfer music from iPhone to Mac (macOS Sierra), sorry to inform you that iTunes is willing to but powerless to render assistance, for it's a unidirectional iPhone manager.

What's even worse, it's pretty hard to find a simple yet effective alternative to iTunes amongst the many choices available in current market. You could spend the better part of your week to single out your satisfied iPhone music transfer tool, or you could just read this post instead.

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To transfer songs from iPhone to Mac, take MacX MediaTrans into consideration, which helps you transfer music from iPhone 7/6s/Plus iOS 10 to Mac in batch and manage iPhone music library with music playlist adding/deleting/editing, etc.

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The feature-rich MacX MediaTrans from Digiarty is a sound iTunes replacement you can rely to accomplish the iPhone music to Mac transfer task. It has almost all the bells and whistles you expect from an iPhone manager. See, it works a treat to transfer music from iPhone to Mac with any iPhone and Mac computer (iOS 10 iPhone 6s/Plus/7/6SE, MacBook Pro 2016, iMac Retina). To be specific, it can hassle-free transfer MP3, iPhone Ringtones, voice memos and photos, video, movie from iPhone iPad iPod to Mac just a click away.

What's more, this wireless file transfer app also empowers you to better manage iPhone music files: separately or batch delete songs from iPhone; make a playlist on iPhone and batch edit songs information (singer, album, etc.). Thus, you can create a playlist for Drake songs covering One Dance, Hotline Bling, Best I Ever Had; playlists for Taylor Swift/Calvin Harris/Katy Perry on Mac computer for your iPhones.

How to Transfer Music from iPhone to MacBook 2016/ iMac

The below tutorial will show you how to transfer songs from iPhone to MacBook or iMac with button clicks (drag and drop also supported). And the same steps apply to transfer music from iPad iPod iOS to Mac computer.

Step 1: To transfer iPhone music to Mac computer, first open it after free downloading this iPhone music manager on Mac; then connect your iOS iPhone to Mac computer.

Note: there will pop up a window to advise you to properly set iTunes lest your iOS device data gets lost. So please follow the prompts to set iTunes first.

Get iPhone Music Manager Ready

Step 2: Click "Music" icon to get the iPhone music list. Choose the music you wanna transfer and then hit "Export" button to sync music from iPhone iOS to Mac (or directly drag and drop iPhone songs to Mac computer). Then the iPhone music is successfully transferred to your Mac computer, 20 iPhone songs export cost only 3 seconds.

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Tips: if you are itching to transfer video from iPhone to Mac, the transfer process is no difference, except choosing "Video" icon. And before the video music transfer, you can utilize the built-in player to open the video or music files to preview and check if this is what you wanna transfer. Just double-click on the video or music file.

In-Depth Tutorial: How to Transfer Playlist from iPhone to Mac (El Capitan & macOS Sierra)

For those who sort out iPhone songs into different playlist like favorite songs; recent play songs; Sports music, light music, R&B music, Hip-hop music, etc. and wanna transfer the whole playlist songs from iPhone to Mac, the operating process is still dead easy. Read on!

Step 1: Get iPhone Music Manager Ready. The first step is the same as previous one. No repetition here.

Step 2: Enter your iPhone music management interface via "Music" button. Then double-click the iPhone music playlist you wanna transfer and then tick "All" at the top left of the whole music list.

iPhone music playlist transfer

Step 3: Press "Export" button and then the MacX MediaTrans' built-in media transfer engine will run into action to transfer playlist from iPhone to Mac with incomparably fast speed (Intel QSV supported).

Warm Prompt: In case you are sick of some music playlists and wanna delete music playlist from iPhone (iPhone 7), you just select them on the left-side of the interface, right click to choose "Delete" and then these playlists will be removed instantly.

It not only works as a fantastic iPhone music transfer app, but also performs as an all-in-one iTunes alternative. It supports Mac users to transfer photos, videos and music between iOS 10 iPhone 7/6SE/6s/Plus iPad iPod and Mac computer in bothway. What even makes you wow is that it can mount iPhone as flash drive so that you can save any files to iPhone to carry anywhere. quite convenient, right?

MacX MediaTrans - Transfer iPhone Songs to Mac with No Wait

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