How to Backup iPhone Music

To avoid any accident to lose music, you may want to backup iPhone music to PC or iTunes. However, it's not easy to do the task. If you've tried to use iTunes to do the task, you must fail. Apple iTunes only lets you transfer those iTunes Store purchased songs to iTunes, not these ones downloaded directly from the Internet or grabbed from other sources on iPhone. Thus, if you want to backup songs which are not purchased on iPhone to your PC or iTunes, you need a professional tool to help you. Here, I'd like to recommend you a comprehensive iPhone backup tool. It's Wonderhsare TunesGo Retro or Wonershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). With its help, you can quickly backup all songs on your iPhone to your computer or iTunes. In addition, it not only lets you backup songs, but also enables you to export videos and photos to computer as well.

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How to backup iPhone music

First, download this iPhone music backup tool on your computer. Then follow the steps below to learn the steps. Let's get started with the Windows version. If You use the Mac version, you are unable to backup playlists from iPhone to computer/iTunes.

Step1: Connect your iPhone with PC

After downloading, install and launch this iPhone songs backup tool on your computer. Then connect your iPhone with computer via the USB cable coming with your iPhone. This tool will immediately detect it and then show it in the primary window.

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Note: It's important for you to download and install iTunes on your computer after installing TunesGo Retro.

Step2: iPhone Backup songs

To backup songs to PC, you can click "Export Music to Folder"in the primary window. To backup iPhone music to iTunes, click "Copy iDevices to iTunes"and "Start". In the pops-up window, remove marks before videos, iTunes U, Podcast and more. Then click "Copy to iTunes".

Or, to backup songs and playlists on iPhone, you can click "Media" in the left-side column. This will bring up the media management window on the right side. Click "Music". Then in music management window, select songs you want to backup, and then click "Export to". In the drop-down list, you can either choose "Export to Your Computer" or "Export to iTunes Library".

If you decide to backup songs to computer, choose a save path to store the music after selecting "Export to Your Computer". If you have backed up many songs to iTunes before, you can click the button "Smart Export to iTunes". By doing this, you are able to avoid transferring duplicate songs.

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Besides songs, if you decide to backup playlists on iPhone, click "Playlist". Choose your wanted playlists and click "Export to". Likewise, select a location on your computer to save the exported playlists. If you want to backup music to iTunes, you can click the inverted triangle under "Export to" and choose "Export to iTunes Library".

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It's very easy to back iPhone songs to iTunes and PC, right? Wondershare TunesGo Retro is the best iTunes companion. It makes up where iTunes falls short. With it, you'll no longer worry about lose songs, videos or photos from iPhone.

Try Wondershare TunesGo Retro to back up iPhone right now!

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