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How To Transfer Music From Computer to iPad/iPad Mini With and Without iTunes

"How to transfer music from Computer to iPad? I'm a newbie here, please help." Generally speaking, users can transfer music from computer to iPad with iTunes or without it. This post will introduce both of the two kinds of methods in detail.

Part 1. How to Download Music from Computer to iPad without iTunes

What You Need:
  • Wondershare TunesGo
  • A PC or Mac to Transfer Music
  • Your iPad and Its USB Cable
Transfer music from Computer to iPad
Wondershare TunesGo - Download Songs from Computer to iPad
  • Transfer any song from your computer to iPad within seconds;
  • Copy all or selected songs from your iPad to any computer;
  • Support iPad air, iPad mini, the new iPad, and more iPad models running iOS 5 or later.
  • Record whatever music you need for the enjoyment offline.
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Step 1. Run Wondershare TunesGo on Your Computer

Download and install Wondershare TunesGo on your computer to transfer music from computer to iPad, and connect your device to computer with the USB cable.

Run TunesGo and Connect iPad

Step 2. Add Music

Click Music in the left sidebar, and you'll see your iPad music in the right part. Click Add at the upper left corner to add music files from your computer.

Add Music from Computer

Step 3. Download Songs from Computer to iPad

After selecting music files, Wondershare TunesGo will start downloading music from computer to iPad. If you have files which are incompatible with your iPad, TunesGo will convert them and then transfer.

Download Music from Computer to iPad

Note. Convert Music to iPad-Compatible Format Automatically

iTunes and iOS devices don't support all kinds of audio formats, and only limited formats such as MP3, M4A and so on are supported. But if you download music from computer to iPad with Wondershare TunesGo, the software will automatically convert the icompatible files to MP3 and then transfer them to iPad.

Automatically Convert Audio to iPad-Compatible MP3

Benefits of Transferring Music from Computer to iPad without iTunes

  • Download music from computer to iPad without any limits
  • No data will be erased during the transfer process
  • Share music between different iPads and computers with ease
  • It's very fast for the users to copy music from computer to iPad

Part 2. How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPad with iTunes

What You Need
  • iPad to Transfer Music
  • A PC or Mac for Transferring Music
  • USB Cable for your iPad

Process: Transfer Music from Computer to iPad

Step 1. Launch your iTunes Library on your computer, and select Edit > Preferences > Devices, then check "Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically". With this option checked, your iPad will not sync with iTunes automatically.

Disable Auto Sync in iTunes

Step 2. Download and install iTunes on your computer, and then connect iPad to computer with the USB cable. iTunes will start automatically, if not, you should manually start it.

Start iTunes on Computer

Step 3. Click File at the upper left corner of iTunes, and choose Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library. Then select the music files which you want to transfer from computer to iPad.

Add Files from Computer to iTunes

Step 4. Click the iPad icon at the top middle in iTunes, and your iPad library appears in the left sidebar. Then you should select Music in the sidebar.

Choose iPad Music Library

Step 5. Check Sync Music at the top of iTunes, and check "Entire music library" or "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres". If you have selected the latter option, you can select the songs in the box below to transfer. Then Click Apply at the right bottom to start to transfer music from computer to iPad with iTunes.

Transfer Music from Computer to iPad with iTunes

Using iTunes to download music from computer to ipad is very easy, and it's the most widely used application for the users to manage their iOS devices. However, you should bear these rules in mind before using it to download music from computer to iPad: Your iTunes can only trust 5 devices on one computer. Otherwise, iTunes will erase your iPad data when adding music from your computer to your iPad. It means: don't switch computers, don't sync your iPad with other people's computers, don't snap songs directly on the Internet via your iPad, etc. Or you'll suffer from data loss.

Part 3. Comparison between Wondershare TunesGo and iTunes

Wondershare TunesGo iTunes
Transfer Speed Fast Normally Fast. Slow when Transferring Many Files
Erase Data During Sync No Yes
Stability Stable Stable
Fix Music Info Automatically No
Get Music Download Online Music or Record Music Apple Music & iTunes Store
Compatibility Compatible with All iOS Devices; Compatible with Android Devices Compatible with All iOS Devices

Download music and manage your music for your iOS/Android Devices

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Of course, you can use TunesGo to transfer, which is not itunes and don't need id or code. It is just a name of a tool which can download and transfer the music.
Hi there, you can use TunesGo Retro to transfer you music just connect your idevice to computer and open Tunesgo Retro to tansfer to pc, mac or other idevice. https://www.wondershare.com/ios-transfer/guide.html
I don't have iTunes on my PC OR on my iPad and I don't want them on either. I hate the mere WORD iTunes - my music is MUSIC not TUNES! Your instructions to transfer all my Windows PC ripped CDs "WITHOUT iTunes" seem to need iTunes. How do I do it without iTunes on either device, please? I hate having something all assimilated and catalogued and most probably spied on and used to sell me stuff so it's none of Apple's business what CDs I have or want to transfer. I deleted it from my PC about a minute after I bought it and have not needed it. I don't want to be told what I should use to arrange my music any more than I want a bit of photo editing software to catalogue and sort my photos (also deleted as soon as I felt it was taking over my PC). I don't care whether it's EASY I just want to do it. Have just bought a nice Mu-So and have no music to play wirelessly from my iPad and am having to use a USB stick. Don't use any Cloud service either - don't need them, don't trust them. Any ideas?
the only tip that worked ,,,,, thxxxxxxxxxxxxxx!! <3
So you create a tutorial to transfer files without iTunes and the first requirement is a computer with iTunes... Makes perfect sense.
I created a playlist songs to spotify. Now my question is, how do I transfer the songs that I created from spotify to TunesGo. I just purchased the software for $39.95.
what kinds of version are they
Chase J
Tunesgo doesn''t work for me. It just says 0/1 items transferred and nothing appears on the iPad. Worthless.
Yes. It can be.
can it be any itunes version???
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