How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes in Windows 10

This guide will show you how to transfer purchased music from iPhone to iTunes on Windows 10 PC. Besides, you will also get an easy way to transfer non-purchased songs to computer.


By Lena / Updated on June 7, 2024

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Why Do You Want to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes?

You have downloaded lots of songs on your iPhone so you can enjoy the music wherever you are. And now because of one of the following reasons, you want to transfer music from iPhone to iTunes on your Windows 10 PC:

  • Want to enjoy the music on your computer.
  • Backup some favorite songs that you never want to lose.
  • Rebuild your iTunes library.

So can you import music from iPhone to iTunes? Well, the answer is Yes. You can easily transfer purchased songs from iPhone to iTunes.

1# How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes in Windows 10

iTunes is the default content manager for iOS devices. You may often use it to sync songs to your iPhone. It can also help you transfer iPhone music to iTunes, however, the music supported is limited to the purchased items on your device. Other songs that you download from other sources will not be imported to iTunes.

If you also want to transfer non-purchased songs to computer, you can refer to the next part to get the solution.

Steps to Transfer Purchased Music from iPhone to iTunes in Windows 10

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to Windows 10 PC and run iTunes. Please make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Go to the Account > Authorizations and choose to Authorize This Computer in order to get the computer permitted to access and use your Apple ID.

authorize this computer

Step 3. Log in with your Apple ID and password > click the Authorize button to complete the authorization process.

Step 4. Click File > Devices > choose Transfer Purchases from [your iPhone name] to finish the process.

Transfer Music from iPhone to iTunes

When the process is finished, you can click Recently Added in the left panel of iTunes to check the newly imported songs. If you want to download the imported songs on your computer, you can click the Download button to download it on your computer.

If you don't see the Download icon, the music is already on your computer. If you want to locate the downloaded songs, you can click File and choose Show in Windows Explorer to make it.

2# Transfer Purchased & Non-purchased Music from iPhone to iTunes

To transfer non-purchased songs from iPhone to your iTunes or computer, one third-party iPhone transfer tool - FoneTool can help you achieve the goal.

● It can help you transfer purchased and non-purchased songs to Windows 10/11 PC without effort.
● Its transfer speed is higher than the average speed on the market: 1000 songs can be transferred in only 9 minutes and 13 seconds.
● Its powerful transfer tool won't erase any previous data when you need to transfer iTunes library music to iPhone, iPad, or iPod.

Besides, this software has a clear interface and user-friendly design, you can transfer music from iPhone to Windows 10 in only a few clicks. Download the tool now and follow the steps below to transfer non-purchased music from iPhone to computer.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer via the USB cable > Enter the passcode to give your computer access to your device > Click Phone Transferoption > Go to iPhone to PCand click Start Transfer.

Transfer to Computer

Step 2. Check the Musicoption > Choose the songs you want to transfer to computer and click OK.

Choose Songs

Step 3. You are able to select the "Automatically Add to iTunes" folder as the destination to add the music files to iTunes directly > ClickStart Transferbutton to make it.


Bonus step. If you choose to save songs to your computer locally, you can follow these bonus stepto add music to your iTunes library.

Launch iTunes, clickFileoption >ChooseAdd File to Libraryfrom the drop-down list to add music files to iTunes that you want to move to iPhone.

Add File to Library

→ Note: FoneTool can also help you add music to iPhone. You can go to this Transfer Music from Windows 10 to iPhone guide to learn more.


That’s all about how to transfer songs from iPhone to iTunes in Windows 10. You can easily transfer purchased music from iPhone to iTunes on your Windows 10 PC. Or if you want to transfer purchased and non-purchased songs, FoneTool is the way to go.

Besides, it also can help you backup iPhone music, videos, photos, contacts, messages, etc. If necessary, you can restore the backup files to iPhone anytime and it will not erase any existing data on the device.

Lena · Editor
Lena is an editor of FoneTool, she covers backup & restore, and phone data management and so on. She enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, eating, reading and so on. She takes most of time with her family when she is not working.