How to Get Music from iPad to iPhone

Adam Cash updated on 2022-06-13 09:57:15

What can you do if you want to move some of your music files from your iPad to your iPhone? Is there a fast, reliable and effective way to accomplish this? There are actually a lot of ways to do it. Some of them are effective and easy to do some of them are not so easy or effective. In this article we are going to look at some of the most effective ways to get music from iPad to iPhone. You can then easily choose which one is best for you.

Part 1: The Best Way to Get Music from iPad to iPhone

One of the easiest way to get your music from your iPad to your iPhone is by using MobileTrans for Mac (or MobileTrans for Windows). The program is designed to help users transfer files between devices. You can use it to transfer just about any type of data from music, documents, videos, Apps, photos and even text messages.

Key Features of Phone Transfer:

  • Transfer of music files is very easy. None of the files will be altered in any way when they get to your iPad.
  • It is very easy to use. Transfer will take only few minutes.
  • It is compatible with all iOS devices.
  • You can also use it to create a comprehensive backup of your device.
  • You can use the program to completely erase the device

phone transfer 

Step-By-Step Guide to Get Music from iPad to iPhone

Step 1. To begin download and install Phone transfer to your computer. Launch the program.

open the program

Step 2. The second step is to connect both the iPad and the iPhone to your Mac. The devices may need you to allow this Mac. Do this to continue.

connect device to Mac

Step 3. Click "Phone to Phone Transfer" to launch the transfer window and you should see both devices displayed.

choose phone to phone transfer mode

Step 4. Check "Music" to transfer music files and then click "Start Copy" button to begin the transferring process.

pairing iPhone iPad and transfer files

Part 2: Get Music from iPad to iPhone via iTunes

To get music from your iPad to your iPhone via iTunes, you need to have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer and then follow these very simple steps.

Step-By-Step Guide to Get Music from iPad to iPhone

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer. You will see phone icon at the top. This is where all the connected devices will appear.

launch iTunes

Step 2. Now connect both the iPad and iPhone to your computer. Then, click on the device icon to select the preferred device. Select the iPad since this is the device you want to transfer music from. Then backup the music in iPad to iTunes.

connect devices to computer

Step 3. Select iPhone device, you see a number of tabs appear on the left side menu. To the bottom of the screen you will notice the Sync button. Click on it.

get music iPad to iPhone

Step 4. Choose the type of content you would like to sync. In this case we want to sync Music. So we choose Music and the entire music library. Click Apply to finish the process and the music in your iPad will be transferred to your iPhone.

entire music library

Part 3: Get Music from iPad to iPhone via AirDrop

You can also use AirDrop to transfer your music from an iPad to an iPhone. The entire process is very easy. Just follow these very simple steps to get your music from your iPad to your iPhone.

Step 1. To launch Airdrop tap on the home button of the iPad.

launch Airdrop

Step 2. To enable the device connect seamlessly with all around you including the iPhone you want to send music to, ensure that "Everyone" is selected.

get music iPad to iPhone

Step 3. Select the Music files you want to transfer from your iPad to your iPhone.

select music files

Step 4. Tap the Airdrop icon to reveal the list of contacts who use the same facility and select the iPhone. The transfer process will begin immediately.

get music from iPad to iPhone

Part 4: How to Get Playlist from iPhone to iPad

Transferring an entire playlist from your iPad to your iPhone is not an easy thing to do, but there is a way. First you would need to transfer the playlist to iTunes and the sync it to your iPhone. Here’s how to transfer the playlist from your iPad to iTunes.

Step 1. Begin by connecting the iPad to your computer and then launch iTunes. Under the Devices menu locate the playlist you would like to copy to the computer and then right click and choose "Export".

get playlist from iPhone to iPad

Step 2. Name the playlist and then select "XML" file format and save it on your computer. Now all you have to do is pull down the "File" menu and then go to library and select "Import Playlist". Choose the XML playlist file you exported and the playlist will now be available on your computer in iTunes.

get playlist from iPhone to iPad

Step 3. Next we need to copy that playlist from iTunes to your iPhone. Here's how to do it. Begin by connecting the iPhone and then select the device icon at the upper left side of the screen. Choose the "Music" option on the left pane and ensure that "Sync Music" has been selected. In the playlist section select the playlist you exported from your iPad and then select Sync.

get music from iPhone to iPad

While all of the methods we have seen above are effective, the fastest way to get your music from your iPad to your iPhone is to use Phone Transfer software. It is so easy to use that you only need to connect both the devices to the computer, select music files and then just click "Star Copy" to begin the process.

If you are looking for a fast and reliable way to transfer any types of files from your iPad to your iPhone or any other devices, use Phone Transfer. We can guarantee that you will never be disappointed by the results.

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