By Lena / Last update October 19, 2022

Want to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone 14?

After setting up new iPhone 14, we would like to adjust settings to make it custom. Besides, we will also want to add songs to it so that we can listen to music anywhere and anytime. After all, iPhone is a great music player.

To copy music from computer to iPhone 14, the traditional way is to use iTunes though it’s not the best choice. Here, besides the iTunes way, we will show you three other ways that can help you transfer music from PC to iPhone 14 without iTunes. You can first read and then choose one way to follow.

Way 1. How to Sync Music from Computer to iPhone 14 with iTunes

iTunes is the official tool for users to manage devices and you can utilize it to sync music from computer to iPhone 14. However, its complicated interface and operation often drive people crazy. Besides, there are some limitations you should pay attention to:

● It only lets users pair the iPhone with one computer. You cannot add music from different computer freely.
● The existing media files on iPhone will be deleted and replaced by the synced items. You should be careful, otherwise, you may lose some important data after the sync.

All in all, iTunes indeed can help you sync music from computer to iPhone 14, but this process is a bit time-consuming and you may be at risk of data loss. To ensure data safety, you can refer to the next part to get an easier way to copy music to iPhone 14. Or if you are OK with that, below are the steps to sync music from computer to iPhone 14 with iTunes.

→ Two steps to complete the transfer: Add music from computer to iTunes Library > Sync music to iPhone 14.

Add Music to iTunes Library

1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes on your computer.

2. Run iTunes and plug in your iPhone.

3. Click the device icon > Go to Summary > Uncheck the “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” option and check the option “Manually manage music and videos” > Click Apply to confirm.

4. Click File option > Choose Add File to Library from the drop-down list to add music files to iTunes that you want to move to iPhone.

Add File to Library

Sync Music from Computer to iPhone 14 

1. Click Music > Check Sync Music > Choose to sync Entire music library or Selected playlists artists, albums, and genres.

2. Click Apply to sync music to iPhone 14.

Sync Music to iPhone

► Note: If you want to transfer selected songs, you can click the Song from the menu bar > choose Songs > select the song you want to add to iPhone > right-click the song and choose Add to Device > choose your iPhone name to make it.

Way 2. How to Transfer Music from PC to iPhone 14 without iTunes but via FoneTool

If you want to transfer music from computer to iPhone 14 without iTunes, one free transfer tool named FoneTool can be a good choice. Compared with iTunes, it provides an easier and safer way to help you add music to iPhone.

★ You can transfer all songs to iPhone at once & transfer selected songs as per your needs. What’s more, it will not erase the existing songs or any other data on device.
★ It supports data transfer between different Apple IDs. You can easily transfer songs from your family's computer to your new iPhone 14.

Now free download this tool on computer and see how to transfer music from computer to iPhone 14 in a few clicks.

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1. Launch FoneTool > Plug in your iPhone to computer. (Enter the passcode on iPhone so the software can access your device.)

2. On the Home screen, click Phone Transfer option on the left pane. Go to "PC to iPhone" and click Start Transfer.

Transfer to iPhone

3. Click Music icon > Drag and drop songs to the box. Or you can click anywhere in the box to browse the computer and choose the songs you want to transfer.

Choose Music

4. Click Start Transfer to add music from computer to iPhone 14.


5. Click OK when the transfer is completed.

Transfer Completed

► Note: FoneTool also can help users transfer music from iPhone to computer, from iPhone to another iPhone or iPad, which helps you easily put your songs in the right place.

Way 3. How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone 14 without iTunes but via Dropbox

If you do not have a USB cable, you may wonder whether there is a way to transfer music to iPhone wirelessly. Well, the answer is Yes. You can take advantage of Dropbox or other cloud services to share songs.

Generally speaking, cloud services only provide limited cloud storage space. For example, Dropbox offers 2 GB free storage space. To sync music from computer to iPhone 14, you should first upload songs to Dropdox on computer and then download songs on iPhone.

● On computer: Go to and upload songs you need.

● On iPhone: Go to App Store to download Dropbox > Sign in with the same account > Find the songs and download the song for offline listening.

Dropbox Player

Way 4. How to Transfer Music from PC to iPhone 14 without iTunes but via Email

To transfer music from computer to iPhone 14 wirelessly, you can also choose to email selected songs to yourself. This method is recommended if you only want to transfer several songs.

● On computer: Create an email and add your songs to the email as attachments > Send the email to yourself.

● On iPhone: Go to Mail app to check the email > Tap the song to load it > Close the music playing window and tap the Share button > Choose to open the song with a music app to add the song to your iPhone.

Check Song from Email


That’s all about how to transfer music from computer to iPhone 14 with or without iTunes. If you want to transfer music from PC to iPhone 14 without iTunes, FoneTool can be the choice that lets you transfer selected songs without data erase. Besides songs, it also supports transferring photos and videos. Download FoneTool and discover more!

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iOS Versions
  • iOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
  • iPadOS 16/15/14/13/12/11 and former
iOS Devices
  • iPhone 14/14 Pro (Max), 13/13 mini/Pro (Max), iPhone 12/12 mini/Pro (Max), iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)
  • iPhone X/XR/XS/XS Max, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus
  • iPhone SE (1st, 2nd, 3rd generations)
  • iPod touch 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
  • All models of iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro and iPad