How to Transfer Audiobook from Computer to iPhone without iTunes

"My iPhone is synced with my iMac at home. Now I have a trip with a MacBook Pro. And I just bought an audiobook from the Internet. Can I transfer the audiobook to my iPhone without iTunes. You know, if use iTunes, it will erase music and videos on my iPhone. Is there any solution? Please help me get through this.Thanks!"

If you like the user above, need to transfer an audiobook to an iPhone without using an iTunes Library, then you're supposed to use Wondershare TunesGo Retro. It's a tool designed for iPhone users to transfer audiobooks from computer to iPhone. See the steps below to transfer audiobooks to iPhone with TunesGo Retro - iOS Transfer.

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Part 1: Transfer Audiobook from Computer to iPhone without iTunes

In this article, I've provided you the both trial version of TunesGo Retro (Windows) and TunesGo Retro (Mac). Choose the right according to your computer operating system. Both of them are able to transfer audiobooks from computer to an iPhone. And after you launch one of them, you can see how to use it. In this article, I take how to transfer audiobooks to an iPhone with the Windows TunesGo Retro tool.

Step 1. Collect your iPhone with your computer

To begin the transferring, the first thing to do is to connect your iPhone with your computer. Please don't use Wi-Fi, but your iPhone USB cable. Launch the TunesGo Retro tool right away after the installation is complete. It will see your iPhone and put it in the main window. 

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Step 2. Add audiobook to iPhone

Click Media on the left side of the main window. After clicking it, you can see "Audiobooks" tab at the top. Click it to reveal the Audiobooks window. From here, click Add and select "Add File" or "Add Folder". And then browse your computer for the audiobooks you want to copy to your iPhone.

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In just a second, you'll find that your wanted audiobooks are transferred to iPhone. And then you can listen to them on the go. See how easy it is to copy audiobooks to iPhone. Besides, you can also use the TunesGo Retro tool to back up audiobooks from iPhone to computer.

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Part 2: Comparison Between TunesGo Retro and TunesGo

In view that some customers are confused about the functions between TunesGo and TunesGo Retro, we have listed a detailed comparison table between them for further reference. Through the table, you can easily distinguish their differences: TunesGo focuses on freeing your music to discover, download, manage and enjoy your favorite music with a relatively higher price; meanwhile, TunesGo Retro is mainly to transfer music, photos, videos, playlists from your iPhone, iPad& iPod to iTunes Library& PC for backup, to manage music and photos freely with a relatively competitive price. Following are the details:

Supported Devices
iOS Devices
Android Devices  
Music & Playlist
Add Music to iTunes  
Export Music from iTunes  
Convert Unsupported Formats of Music to iTunes  
Delete Music from iTunes  
Delete Music and Video on Device
De-duplicate Music in iTunes  
Remove Lost Files in Tunes  
Search and Delete the Repeated Music on Device
Fix Music ID Tags of iTunes  
Supplement Music Covers of iTunes  
Directly Fix, Edit and Save ID3 Information on Device.  
Download Music from YouTube,SoundCloud etc.  
Record Online Music on Music Sites, Like 8Track, Rdio etc.  
Record App Music, Like Spotify Music etc.  
Burn iTunes Music to CD  
Generate Car Playlist  
Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

iTunes <-> Device

Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

PC <-> Device

Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

Device <-> Device

Intelligently Transfer to iTunes:Only Transfer What's Missing in iTunes
Playlists Are Exported from iTunes with the Original Smart Sorting Rules.
Support to Transfer Users' Data Information: Rating,Play Counts, Skip Counts.
Convert Unsupported Formats to be Supported Ones Automatically via Transfer.
No Need to Use iTunes to Transfer Files to iOS Devices.

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I downloaded a free trial.I plug in my iPhone, iTunes sees it, but then I launch Retro and the window that says it is connecting, with an icon of electricity running along the cable from my iPhone 5 to my Mac, just hangs up and keeps repeating,. I never get to the next window in Retro. I
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