How to Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone Easily

Lose your iPhone music by accident, but fortunately have all songs on your iPad? Purchase a brand-new iPhone 6s plus, and can't wait to import your iPad songs to it? Want to share fair-sounding songs between iPad and iPhone? No matter what it is, it's not difficult to transfer music from iPad (iOS 9 supported) to iPhone (iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus included). There are various solutions on how to overcome this obstacle, transfer music from iPad to iPhone and enjoy your favorite songs on both of your Apple machines.

Probably, the most convenient solution of all is to use a professional software, such as Wondershare TunesGo Retro, with which you will have the option of moving the music between your devices without any limits. Another two copies of software are also created by Wondershare that enable transferring files between devices are TunesGo and MobileTrans, and we will also present you a method to synchronize your music libraries by using your iTunes, which might be a little tricky to do for novice users.

Solution 1: Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using TunesGo Retro

The first way of transferring music from iPad to iPhone we will present is by using Wondershare TunesGo Retro -iOS Transfer. You will need to download the software from its official page (click here) and you will need two working USB cords to connect your devices to your desktop computer.

How to transfer music from iPad to iPhone by using TunesGo Retro

Step 1. Launch Wondershare TunesGo Retro on your PC. You will see a welcome screen which will ask you to connect your device.

Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using TunesGo Retro- step 1: Install and lauch TunesGo Retro on your pc


Step 2. Next, Go ahead to connect both your iPad and your iPhone to your PC via the USB cables.

Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using TunesGo Retro - step 2: connect both your iPad and your iPhone to your PC

You will notice that both devices are connected because they will be listed on the left side of the above image.

Step 3. Next thing you want to do is to click Media section in your iPad menu on the left, then Music on the top. It will automatically list all of the songs you have on your iPad.

Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using TunesGo Retro - step 3: click Media then Music under your iPad menu and select the songs

Make a selection of the songs you want to move to your iPhone.

Step 4. Once you have chosen desired songs, notice the little inverted triangle at the top just below the Export to letters. When you click on it, choose your iPhone device (Taylor's iPhone) from the offered choices and the process will begin.

Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using TunesGo Retro- step 4: choose Export to to export songs to your iPhone device

Solution 2: Transfer songs from iPad to iPhone with TunesGo

Wondershare TunesGo - Music Downloader or Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) is a versatile iTunes companion, letting you managing all data on your iPhone and iPad. It enables you to manage multiple Apple devices at the same time. Thus, you can use it to sync music from iPad to iPhone. It's absolutely the same steps with" Transferring Music between iphone and android". Check out the easy steps below.

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Step 1. Connect your iPad and iPhone with PC

After downloading this iPad to iphone transfer software on your computer, you should run it by double-clicking the icon on your PC desktop. Then, connect iPad and iPhone with your computer via the USB cables simultaneously.

Then, you can preview all data on your iPad and iPhone (iOS 9 supported) on the left-side column, including music, videos, playlists, photos, contacts, and SMS.

transfer songs from ipad to iphone by tunesgo - step 1: Connect your iPad and iPhone with PC

Step 2. Copy songs from iPad to iPhone

To copy iPad songs to iPhone, first you should click Media, the tab under your iPad. Click Music at the top line. Then, select songs that you want to export to your iPhone. When you finish, click the little inverted triangle under Export to.

This will bring up the drop-down list. Then choose to export to your iPhone. This transfer tool starts to export music on iPad to your iPhone. Don't forget to keep both of your iPad and iPhone connected with your PC during the music transfer process.

transfer music from ipad to iphone by tunesgo-step 2: Copy songs from iPad to iPhone

Note: All iPads and iPhones running iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 7, iOS 6 and iOS 5 are compatible with Wondershare TunesGo Retro. They're iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6/6 Plus/5/4S/4/5s/5c/3GS, iPad air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, The new iPad, iPad 2 and iPad.

Well done! You have already transfer iPad songs to iPhone. You can check it by clicking the buttons iPhone. Under its directory tree, click Media > Music.

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Solution 3: Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone in 1 Click with MobileTrans

Wondershare MobileTrans or Wondershare MobileTrans for Mac is a one-click phone transfer tool. It is specially designed to help you transfer music, video, photos, contacts, iMessages and calendars from iPad to iPhone. Just download the right version of MobileTrans (available for iOS 9) and install it on your computer.

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The easy steps below tell you how to transfer music from ipad to iphone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5/5s/5c/4S/4/3GS with the Windows version. The Mac version works in a similar way.

Step 1. Launch Wondershare MobileTrans on your computer

First of all, install and run MobileTrans on your computer. Run it. Then, the primary window appears. Click Phone to phone transfer.

music from ipad to iphone by mobiletrans - step 1: install and run MobileTrans on your computer

Note: To get more info about supported iPads and iPhones that run iOS 9/8/6/5/7, you can check here.

Step 2. Use the USB cables to connect your iPad and iPhone to computer

Use the USB cables to connect your iPad and iPhone to computer. By default, your iPad is shown on the left, and your iPhone on the right. If you'd like to change their places, you can click Flip. When you have many unwanted songs on your iPhone, you can check Clear data before copy. Or, let it alone.

Note: To transfer music from iPhone to iPad, you can click Flip to change the places of your iPhone and iPad.

copy music from ipad to iphone by mobiletrans - step 2: Use the USB cables to connect your iPad and iPhone to computer

Step 3. Transfer songs from iPad to iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5/5s/5c/4s/4/3GS

As you see, all data you can transfer are ticked. To transfer music, you need to uncheck the box before other contents. After that, click Start Copy to transfer iPad music to iPhone. Don't forget to keep your iPad and iPhone connected all the time.

Download MobileTrans to send music from iPad to iPhone (iOS 9 supported).

copy songs from ipad to iphone by mobiletrans - step 3: Transfer songs from iPad to iPhone

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Solution 4: Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone with iTunes

You have the option of synchronizing the content of your iPad and your iPhone by using official Apple software called iTunes. This is also one of the ways how to transfer songs from iPad to iPhone, and you only need to have the latest version of iTunes software installed (get it for free from the Apple website) and to connect your devices to iTunes using USB cords. In this case, it is recommended for you to have original Apple USB cords. As if you don’t use the originals, something might go wrong during the process.

How to transfer music from iPad to iPhone by using iTunes

Step 1. Launch your iTunes software on your PC. Notice the phone icon on the top, where you can see all the devices you connected.

transfer Music from iPad to iPhone with iTunes - step 1: lauch your iTunes on your PC

Step 2. Go ahead and connect your iPad and your iPhone. Then, click on the phone icon and select your desired device, in this case, iPad, since this is the device from which you want to transfer music.

transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using iTunes - step 2: choose the desired device from which you want to transfer music

Step 3. Various tabs will appear in the left side menu. Take a look at the bottom right and notice the Sync button. Click on it.

transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using iTunes - step 3: find the Sync button

Step 4. Choose the content you want to synchronize. In this case, we want to choose music and then Entire music library.

transfer Music from iPad to iPhone using iTunes - step 4: choose the content you want to synchronize

Step 5. Once you are satisfied with the selection, click on the Apply button to finish the process and transfer songs from iPad to iPhone.

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