However, there are some flaws with Apple's mobile products that it just can rely on iTunes to meet all the needs of the music. So, if you want to send a song to your iPhone, you have to use iTunes to get it on there or buy it directly from the iTunes app on your device.
Is there any alternative to taking the place of iTunes? Actually, iTunes is a good way to manage your music library, but sometimes it may limit your operation. All in all, here I’d like to share you some methods about sending mp3 to iPhone with iTunes or copy MP3 to iPhone without iTunes.
How to put MP3 on iPhone with iTunes?
How to Transfer MP3 to iPhone without iTunes?
2. Transferring MP3 to iPhone
a. Choose your iPhone at the top-left corner of the main iTunes menu.
b. Click File > Add Folder to Library/ Add File to Library to add the folder containing the MP3 files that you want to put on iPhone with iTunes.
c. Click Music > check Sync Music > choose Entire Music Library. (If you already synchronized your iPhone with iTunes)
d. Choose specific albums/music genres to get synchronized with your iPhone. (If you want to manage your music library)
Tips: One Click to Restore iTunes Library
Besides, when you transfer MP3 to iPhone via iTunes, you just can use the same computer at a time. Otherwise, the original files on your iPhone will be removed and you will see the messages as below.
So, if you don't want to erase all the music from your iPhone, iTunes will not be the best choice for you, then you may follow the next tutorial to put MP3 on iPhone easily.
iPhone Transfer is functional iTunes alternative with the simple operation which allows you to transfer media files from iPhone to the computer and vice versa. If you want to transfer MP3 to iPhone without erasing anything, it should be the best choice for you. Besides, this software also can convert music and video formats automatically, and fully compatible with Apple devices and Android devices.
See also: How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Android?
Manage Media (Music and Videos)
- Freely transfer music & videos without iTunes
- Delete duplicate tracks
- Change and set music tags
- Save the entire playlists & music library to the computer
- Rebuild iTunes library.
Supported iPhone Transfer: iPhone 7 Plus Transfer, iPhone 7 Transfer, iPhone 6S Plus Transfer, iPhone 6S Transfer, iPhone 6 Transfer, iPhone 6 Plus Transfer, iPhone 5s Transfer, iPhone 5c Transfer, iPhone 5 Transfer, iPhone 4S Transfer etc.
Supported iOS: iOS 5 and up (iOS 10.3 included)
Video Tutorial: How to Get Mp3 on iPhone
Part 1. Add MP3 to iPhone from ComputerStep 1 After download and install iPhone transfer on your computer, connect your iPhone with the computer.
Step 2 Click Music on the top of the main interface to enter the Music window by default.
Step 3 Open the folder on your computer (MP3 files) you want to import to iPhone.
Step 4 Drag and drop the selected MP3 files to move mp3 to iPhone.
Part 2. Copy MP3 Music to iPhone from iTunesStep 1 Click Transfer iTunes Media to Device.
Step 2 Check the mp3 items which you want to download to iPhone, and then click Transfer button at the bottom right corner.
Part 3. Adding MP3 to iPhone from the other device (iOS & Android)
Step 1 Connect another device (iOS/Android) to your computer via the USB cable.
Step 2 Select your new devices as the source device at the top-left corner, click Phone to Phone Transfer on the main interface.
Step 3 Select the target iPhone from the pop-up window and then click Next button.
Step 4 Choose the MP3 which you want to transfer and simply click Transfer to start to transfer mp3 files to iPhone.