Recently I have purchased a new iPhone 7. And I find there are two features in iTunes can get music to my new iPhone 7. One is to use syncing music feature, which is known to sync all songs to your new iPhone. But this syncing feature will remove all your existing data. So there is another feature Apple added in recent versions of iTunes to transfer a part of songs from iTunes library to your device without erasing. And in this post, we talk about this new iTunes feature to add music to your iPhone 7.
What You Need Before Starting
- An iPhone 7.
- One USB cable for your iPhone 7.
- One computer in Windows or Mac computer.
How to Add Music to iPhone 7 with iTunes
Before starting, to make sure iTunes fully compatible with your iPhone 7, you need to download and install the latest version of iTunes to your computer.
Step 1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone 7 to computer using USB cable (You computer may require you to download and install a driver to make your device recognized by your computer if it’s the first time you connect iPhone to your computer).
Step 2. If a message requires you to unlock your device, Trust This Computer or something else, just follow it.
Step 3. After your device is recognized, you will see the below iTunes interface. Then choose “Songs” as we show. Select songs you want to transfer, click “Add to Device” and choose your iPhone 7.
Step 4. You can go “Music” in Devices to check the transferring progress.
Step 5. If the transferring progress ends, you will see the songs you added to your device in Device >Music.
If iTunes not working to add iPhone music
When using iTunes, you may meet some iTunes problems that stop you from transferring songs to your new iPhone 7. For example, if iTunes keep crashing and freezing. When this case happen, you can try to fix this issue by restarting your iTunes/computer, reinstalling iTunes or updating iTunes to the latest version. Of course, if all of these don’t work, you can try other methods we offer >>
You may know other ways to add songs from computer to iphone 7, please share them in comment section below.