By Demi / Last update December 28, 2022


Can you transfer music from iPhone to iPhone via Bluetooth?

I want to know if I can send music from my iPhone and my wife's iPhone because when I used Bluetooth for both iPhones it said the iPhone was not recognized or something similar.

- Question from Apple Community

Can you Bluetooth music to iPhone?

Bluetooth, a short-range wireless connection, is used to exchange data between fixed and mobile devices over a short distance. You can use Bluetooth to connect two devices and share files. So you may wonder how to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone with Bluetooth. In fact, for copyright reasons, it’s not accessible for iPhone users to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone via Bluetooth directly. 


Are there no any other ways to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone via Bluetooth? Keep reading this guide, and you can get satisfied solutions.

How to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone with AirDrop

For iPhone users, the tool for transferring music from iPhone to iPhone via Bluetooth is called AirDrop. Based on a Bluetooth connection and stable Wi-Fi, AirDrop provides you with an easy and fast process to send music from one iPhone to a nearby iPhone. Here are tutorials on how to send music from iPhone to iPhone via AirDrop (Bluetooth).

Step 1. On both iPhones, slide up from the screens to go to Control Center > light Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirDrop > Choose Contacts Only or Everyone.

Tip: Choosing Contacts Only or Everyone depends on whether the target iPhone is in the contact of the source iPhone. If it does, choose Contacts only. If not, choose Everyone.

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.

Airdrop Music On Iphone

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

Step 4. On the target iPhone, press View to transfer music as the screen pops up iPhone would like to share..... The link of music will be transferred to the target iPhone and appear in the list of the Apple Music app.

Repeat the steps above to transfer other wanted music files from iPhone to iPhone via AirDrop.

Part 2. Bluetooth alternatives for iPhone to batch transfer faster

Indeed, Apple offers AirDrop to its users to share files easily. But there are many restrictions that trouble people, like just transferring one piece of music at a time. If you want to transfer a large amount of music, it cannot be a wise choice to use AirDrop. 

Transfer music from iPhone to iPhone using FoneTool (desktop software)

FoneTool, a good AirDrop alternative with multiple functions, is recommended to you. It is professional backup and transfer software for iPhone users. You will feel free to transfer multiple music from one iPhone to another at once.

What you can also benefit from FoneTool:
A clear interface and user-friendly design: It’s easy for a beginner to handle.
A selective transfer process: You can preview and select music which you’d like to transfer during the process.
A fast transfer speed: For example, it can transfer 1000 songs in a few minutes.
No data loss: There is no harm to your existing music or other data during the process. No matter the music is purchased or not, you can be free transfer it from iPhone to iPhone.
Wide compatibility: It works well with iPhones from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 14 series, iPod Touch 5, 6, 7, 8, iPad, iPad Pro, iPad mini. Besides, it is also compatible with the latest iOS, like iOS16.

Now, follow the instruction below to transfer songs from iPhone to iPhone with the help of this application. Firstly, please click the icon below to free download FoneTool to your computer.

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Steps to transfer music from the source iPhone to computer
Step 1. Connect the source iPhone to computer > Launch FoneTool and click Phone Transfer on its homepage. Locate iPhone to PC, and click Start Transfer.

Transfer To Computer

Step 2. Click the icon to preview and add selective music to the computer > Click OK > Click Start Transfer.


When the task is completed, unplug the source iPhone.

Two steps to transfer music from computer to the target iPhone
Step 3. Connect the target iPhone to computer > Click Transfer to iPhone on the homepage > Click icon to export the music you just transferred.

Choose Music

Step 4. Click Start Transfer to import music to the target iPhone.


The process is pretty easy, isn’t it? All you need to prepare for is a stable USB cable to connect iPhone to computer, so you won’t be confused that how to transfer songs from iPhone to iPhone using Bluetooth.

Witht the help of FoneTool, you can also backup iPhone photos to PC  fully or selectively. Once you have backed up, you can share the files with your friends or families in one click. Besides, the security of your data can also be guaranteed if you backup your iPhone regularly.

Transfer music from iPhone to iPhone via FoneTool  (App)

If there is no computer available for you, you can also try its mobile app version - the FoneTool app. It can be seen as one of the best AirDrop alternative when it comes to transferring music from iPhone to iPhone wirelessly. Just download and install the app on both of the iPhones by scanning the QR code below to searching its name in the App Store.

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Step 1. Enable Wi-Fi on two iPhones and put them close to each other > On one of the iPhone, open FoneTool and click Connect Device > Tap the name of the other iPhone to establish a connection between them.

Connect iPhone

Step 2. On the source iPhone, tap File Transfer > Tap Music > Select the music you want to transfer by artists, albums as per your need > After choosing all wanted music, tap Send to begin the transfer.


Step 3. On the target iPhone, receive the music in the FoneTool app. When the transfer is finished, you can get access to all transferred songs in the Music app. 


Now, you have a clear idea about how to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone with Bluetooth. Apparently, if you try to transfer multiple music from one iPhone to another, FoneTool outweighs its counterpart. In addition, as a professional iPhone data transfer tool, FoneTool also comes with various features. If you want to transfer everything to another iPhone, FoneTool enables you easily transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone.

FoneTool Runs Perfectly on

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