How to Transfer MP3 from iPhone to Computer [Mac & PC]

Transferring mp3 from iPhone to PC or downloading mp3 from iPhone can be easy as long as you find the right solution. In this guide, we will present you with some useful solutions to transfer mp3 from iPhone to PC with ease.

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024

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Transferring MP3 files from an iPhone to a computer is needed in many situations, such as:

  • Free up more space for your iPhone or iPad
  • Make a copy of important MP3 files
  • Make a CD with MP3 files stored on your device
  • Add an MP3 sound to a video 

Whatever your purpose of doing so, you can do this by using iTunes or EaseUS MobiMover. In this guide, we will show you the steps in detail.

Download MP3 from iPhone to Computer via iTunes

iTunes should be your first option to transfer files from a computer to an iPhone or vice versa. But before you proceed, there is one thing that is worthy of attention - iTunes only supports transferring purchased songs, and the songs you transfer to the computer can't be opened. 

To download MP3 files from iPhone to computer via iTunes:

Step 1. Download and launch the latest version of iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to the computer.

Step 3. In the upper left corner of your iTunes window, click on "File" > "Device" > "Transfer Purchases from..."

Step 4. If required, you'll need to authorize your computer by going to the "Accounts" > "Authorization," and then choose to authorize the computer.

Step 5. Wait for the transfer process to complete.

Step 6. Then, click "Recently Added" from the left side of the iTunes window,

Step 7. Choose the purchased music that you want to download and click on the "Download" button.

Transfer MP3 Files from iPhone to a Computer Without iTunes [Mac & PC]

If you have MP3 files on your iPhone that were not purchased via iTunes, you have to turn to some third-party transfer tools for help. Here we mainly recommend this iPhone data transfer tool - EaseUS MobiMover. As an app to connect iPhone to PC, EaseUS MobiMover works perfectly to transfer various iOS files, including contacts, messages, videos, photos, and more, from iPhone to a PC or vice versa. Additionally, if you want to download MP3 from YouTube to iPhone, it is also possible with EaseUS MobiMover. 

If you're interested in EaseUS MobiMover, follow these steps to transfer MP3 files from iPhone to a computer. 

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and run EaseUS MobiMover on your PC > Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen > Click "Allow" on EaseUS MobiMover to enable the program to access your iPhone > Click "Content Management" on the main screen > Click "Audio" > Select "Music" to continue.

how to transfer MP3 from iPhone to computer - step 1

Step 2.  Select MP3 files on iPhone > Specify a secure location on PC to transfer > Can click "Music" to select MP3 music files on your iPhone for transferring. 

how to transfer MP3 from iPhone to computer - step 2

Step 3.  Click "Transfer to PC" to start the transferring process and wait for the transferring process to complete. If you didn't set a new spot for saving the music files, MobiMover will save the data to a folder named Exported by MobiMover on the desktop of your PC.

how to transfer MP3 from iPhone to computer - step 3

EaseUS MobiMover also helps to download MP3 to iPhone directly, which is a good choice if you prefer adding MP3 to iPhone without iTunes.

In Conclusion

As you can see, both iTunes and EaseUS MobiMover can help you transfer MP3 files from iPhone to the computer. You can choose either of them to transfer music, depending on whether your songs are purchased or not. If they are purchased, you can use iTunes to transfer them. If not, just use EaseUS MobiMover instead. 

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Updated by Myra

Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management.

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