To bring a different experience to users, the Apple released the new iPhone X/8/7/6/6S plus with many advanced features. Once get the new phone, you just want to transfer files to your new device from old iPhone, of course, including music files if they are your entire favorite. When it comes to transferring music from iPhone to iPhone, iTunes can help you complete the task. However, you may find it is a little troublesome due to the limitation of iTunes. In the following article, I will introduce you more methods besides iTunes, and you can find very useful and convenient method accordingly.
Actually, iTunes brings you a lot of conveniences when you first get your iPhone and manage files through the computer. However, as time goes by, you can find iTunes is not so good and always make things difficult to handle. Here you can learn about other useful tools such as iCloud, iMusic and dr.fone-Switch. Let’s have a look at the 5 methods below through which you can transfer music from iPhone to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6/6S Plus.
- Part-1: Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone 6S Plus / 7 through iTunes
- Part-2: Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone 6S Plus / 7 through iCloud
- Part-3: Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone 6S Plus / 7 Through iMusic (powerful)
- Part-4: Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone 7 / 6S Plus through dr.fone – Switch (easy)
- Part-5: More iTunes Alternatives
Since iTunes is the tool recommended by Apple, many people use iTunes to transfer files between their iOS device. Through iTunes, you can transfer your favorite music files from your old iPhone to the new iPhone 6S/6S Plus with ease. Here are steps for you in detail:
Step 1: To start with, you need to connect both your old iPhone and the new iPhone 6S Plus one to a computer via USB cables. Then please launch your iTunes. The tool will detect your two iPhones automatically and display them in the starting window.
Step 2: Now in the starting window of iTunes, please turn to the menu where you can see your two iPhones. Then choose your old iPhone and enter into iTunes library. Here you can find all music files saved in the phone.
Step 3: Now, you can select the music files you want to transfer, and transfer them to iTunes library of your new iPhone 6S/ 6S plus by dragging and dropping. Just a few seconds later, you can check and enjoy songful music directly with your brand new iPhone 6S/ 6S Plus!
If you have synced all your music files to iCloud, now you can plan to get these music files from iCloud. To start with, you need to turn to your new iPhone and log in with the same Apple ID and password that used on the iCloud. Then just follow the steps below to complete the transfer:
Step 1: Firstly, please turn to your iCloud and then go to settings. You can then see all music saved in iCloud, please select the ones you want to download.
Step 2: Now, please click on the iTunes icon in the starting window and select Update button. Then please turn to purchased button and turn to the purchased music part to continue.
Step 3: Now in the new window that displayed all music files, you can select the ones that you want to transfer to your new iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus, and then click on the cloud icon. The tool will start to download all these music files for you automatically.
Since iCloud allows you to download all music files that saved with the same Apple ID, you can transfer them to your new phone just as you can get from your old iPhone.
In addition to iTunes and iCloud, there are some third-party tools that can transfer files for iOS device users as well. Among all transfer tools; iMusic is quite a powerful one. With help of the tool, you can not only transfer your music files from old iPhone to new iPhone 7 Plus / 6S, but also discover and download the latest music, manage all iPhone files, and also share music with iMusic! What’s more, you can transfer music without limitation of device systems, that’s to say, you can share music between Android and iOS device, iPod and iTunes/Mac/PC!
Here you can download free trial version of the program. Then please install it on your computer to continue. iMusic is one of the most powerful transfer tool through which you can transfer music between iPhones in just one click!
In addition to transferring music between iPhone devices, the powerful iMusic also enables you to manage all media files including videos, music and photos on your iPhone directly. In the following passages, you can learn about how to complete the task step by step.
Step 1: To start with, please launch the iMusic by double clicking to bring up the starting window. Then please connect your old iPhone & new iPhone 6S / iPhone 6S Plus to the computer via the USB cables.
Step 2: Choose “DEVICES” button at the top of the window, then select your old iPhone to export songs from. After that, you should tick “Transfer music to other device” to let iMusic start copying music files from your old iPhone to new iPhone 6S Plus automatically.
Note: Please be reminded to make sure both iPhones should be connected stably until the iMusic notice you that the data transferring is finished.
In the market, there are many useful and professional third-party tools that can help you manage iOS files. Here is to show you another excellent tool – dr.fone – Switch, which can help you transfer files including SMS, contacts, music, photos and more other files between your Symbian, Windows Phone, Android and iOS device in one click. In addition, you can backup your iPhone files and even restore deleted data without hassle.
Here, you can download the free trial version of the tool. You can choose either Windows version or Mac version according to the system of your computer. Of course, to experience all the advanced features of the tool; you will need to purchase it. Then please launch it to bring up the starting window.
Here I will show you how to transfer music from your old iPhone to your newly bought iPhone step by step. Just join us to try it!
Step 1: After launching the program, you will see starting window of the program that shows you many options such as Switch, Backup&Restore, Transfer and Erase. Please , hoose the “Switch” mode to continue.
Step 2: Now, please connect both your old iPhone and the new iPhone to computer via USB cables. The program will detect your device and display them in the starting window. Since the phone in the left side is the source and phone in the right is the destination, please ensure that the order is right.
Step 3: As you can see, in the middle of the starting window, there are all types of content. Please choose Music here to bring up all music files saved in your old iPhone.
Step 4: After ensuring the music to transfer, please click on the button “Start Transfer”. The program will start to transfer music files for you automatically.
Since the time it takes varies according to size of the music, please wait patiently. Please remember that the dr.fone-Switch has the fastest speed to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone for you.
Developed by Apple, iTunes is the first and most popular companion for all iOS device to transfer files. Due to the importance of iTunes, we now introduce you some important and useful iTunes alternatives in detail. Although they are not as known as iTunes, they can do the job as good as iTunes.
If you want to transfer your music files from your old iPhone to the new one, dr.fone – iOS Transfer can be a good choice. A good feature is that you cannot only transfer media files, but also other useful files with Tunes Go. In addition, the tool is designed with a user-friendly interface so that you can easily manage music files, such as delete duplicate files and add more artwork.
b. CopyTrans Manager
As one of the best iTunes alternative, the CopyTrans Manager tool enables you to manage all files on your iPod/iPhone/iPad with ease. In addition, you can even add more files such as videos, music, photos, apps and more. A good feature if that the tool can copy the selected files while not delete existing files in your iTunes! However, one disadvantage is that the program now provides only Windows version for you. If you are Mac version, please turn to other tools.
Among all iTunes alternatives, SynciOS is another useful tool. With the help of the SynciOS, you can complete almost all tasks you may need, such as sync videos, music, and photos with ease. A good feature of the tool is that the music transferred between your devices will be converted into a compatible format during the process. However, the disadvantage is that the tool cannot transfer music to your iTunes library directly.