[3 Ways] How to Share Music on iTunes Between Two iPhones

This passage will show you methods about how to share music on iTunes between two iPhones. You can freely share iTunes music with another iPhone after reading it.


By Demi / Updated on May 31, 2024

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How can I share my iTunes music with 2 iPhones?

My wife and I each have administrator rights on our accounts and both have an iPhone. How can I share the iTunes music on our computer two both of our iPhones? Thanks.

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If both you and your family or friend are using iPhone, you may want to transfer iTunes library to the two iPhones so that you don't need to pay for the same music twice. Then, here comes the question, how can you share your iTunes music with another iPhone?

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To make it happen, you are given four methods in this guide. Whether you are using the same Apple ID or not on the two iPhones, and no matter if your iPhones are connected to a same network, the methods in this guide get you covered. Look through them one after another and pick the most suitable one to know how to share music on iTunes between two iPhones.

Way 1. How to Share Music on iTunes Between iPhones - Home Sharing

You can share iTunes music with another iPhone by using Apple’s Home Sharing. Before the sharing process, you have to make sure that both of the iPhones have connected to the same Wi-Fi or Ethernet network and the music you plan to share with others has been purchased. Here are the steps how you can share iTunes music  between iPhones.

Step 1. Enable Home Sharing on iTunes
• Launch iTunes on your computer > Click Account > Click Sign In and enter your Apple ID and password.

• Go the the File option from the menu bar > Locate and click Home Sharing > Tap Turn On Home Sharing.

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Step 2. Enable Home Sharing on iPhones
• Make sure that both the source and the target iPhone have connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

• On the source iPhone, go to Settings Music > Scroll down to choose Home Sharing and sign in with your Apple ID. Perform the same step on the target iPhone.

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Step 3. Access iTunes music on iPhone
After these steps, you can enjoy the shared music in the Apple Music app on the target iPhone by going to Library Edit at the top right corner > Check Home Sharing, and tap Done 

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• Since Home Sharing works well based on stable Wi-Fi, the process may be slow or fail due to an unstable network. 
• If you are unwilling to share your Apple ID with others even if they are your friends or family, this method may not be for you. Try other ways in this guide.

Way 2. How to share iTunes songs between iPhones - FoneTool

For the question “how to share iTunes songs with another iPhone”, FoneTool, a powerful transfer tool, can be one of the best software for you, which enables you to transfer iTunes music to iPhone without syncing.

To fully meet your demands, FoneTool offers you both the desktop version and a mobile app version, enabling you to share music on iTunes between two iPhones in two ways:
Option 1. Share iTunes music with another iPhone from PC
? Option 2. Wireless share iTunes songs between iPhones. Feel free to choose either ways to get iTunes music files as per your need.

Option 1. How to import iTunes music to the target iPhone from PC

You can rely on the Transfer to iPhone function in FoneTool to transfer music from computer to iPhone, as well as import iTunes music to iPhone directly.   

Main features and advantages of FoneTool:
• Transfer purchased and non-purchased music. You are free to share music from any source from iPhone to iPhone, computer to iPhone, and vice versa without limitation.
• Fast transfer speed. With a stable USB connection between iPhone and computer, it just takes a few minutes to finish the transfer task.
• No data loss. The transfer task does no harm to the existing data on your source iPhone.  It doesn't compress the quality of the transfer files, either.
• No Apple ID limit. Without Apple ID limitation, you are able to transfer music from one Apple ID to another using FoneTool, which can protect your privacy to some degree.
• Wide compatibility. FoneTool supports iPhones from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 15, as well as different types of iPad and iPod. It's also perfectly compatible with iOS, like iOS 17. 

Download the software to your computer by clicking the icon below, and follow the steps below to transfer iTunes music to the target iPhone in three simple steps.

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Step 1. Connect the iPhone to computer > Click Phone Transfer in the interface of FoneTool > Run PC to iPhone feature.

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Step 2. Click the + icon to add or drag and drop iTunes music from computer. 

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Warm tip: Where is iTunes music located?
Usually, iTunes music is in C:\Users\YourUserName\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media. Can't find any music? You may need to click Files in iTunes > Select Library > Choose Consolidate Files to copy music files into the folder.

Step 3. Make sure you have added all music you want > Click Start Transfer to save music to target iPhone.


With the help of FoneTool, you can transfer CD to iPhone directly without importing songs from CD to iTunes. What's more, you can also make use of the transfer functions in FoneTool to transfer contacts, photos, and even everything from iPhone to iPhone.

Option 2. Wireless share iTunes songs between iPhones

If the wanted music files are saved in the source iPhone, you can utilize FoneTool app to directly and wirelessly transfer iTunes songs between iPhones. Here are simple steps for how to transfer music from one iPhone to another wirelessly with FoneTool app.

Step 1. Download FoneTool from App Store on two iPhone > Open the app and allow the tool to use WLAN. (No need to connect to a Wi-Fi, just need to turn on the Wi-Fi option.)

Step 2. On two iPhones, go to Connect Device, and choose Connect to iOS > Tap the name of the other iPhone to connect.

Step 3. On the source iPhone, Go to File Transfer > Music to choose the songs you’d like to send to Android > Click Send to make it.

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Step 4. On the target iPhone, tap Confirm to receive the transferred music. When it is finished, you can go to the Music app to check these files.

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FoneTool app is also compatible with kinds of Android phones, enabling you to Bluetooth from Android to iPhone, and vice versa.

Method 4. Share iTunes music with another iPhone by AirDrop

You can also share music on iTunes between iPhones by AirDrop if you don’t mind paying for the music again. Besides, you need to keep in mind that AirDrop transfers the link of music instead of the music track.

Here is how to share music on iTunes between two iPhones by AirDrop.
Step 1. Slide up from the screens of both iPhones to go to Control Center > light Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirDrop > Choose Contacts Only or Everyone.

▶ If you choose Contacts Only, the target iPhone should be in contact of the source iPhone.
▶ If you choose Everyone, you can share music with people even if he doesn’t exist in the contact.

Step 2. On the source iPhone, open Apple Music to opt for your desired songs or albums and hit Share > touch three-dot item and tap Share Song > Tap AirDrop to look for the target device.

Airdrop Music On Iphone

Step 3. Hit the contact to who you want to transfer music to > Click iPhone to send songs.

Step 4. On the target iPhone, press Accept to transfer music as the screen pops up iPhone would like to share.......

Note: There is something important you need to be acknowledged, that AirDrop just shares music links with others instead of music tracks or files.


That’s all about how to share music on iTunes between two iPhones. You can make use of Home Sharing, FoneTool and AirDrop to make it. I’d like to recommend FoneTool to you to enjoy a convenient and safe way to share music but also backup iPhone music. Share this passage with more people if it’s helpful.

Demi · Editor
Demi is an editor of FoneTool group as well as a good advisor in the area of iOS-related issues. She does well in finding solutions to people's problems. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and watching movies. She spends most of her free time with her pet and family.