Phone Transfer

Top 3 Ways to Transfer Music from Old iPhone to New iPhone 8/8 Plus

When you get a new iPhone 8/8 Plus and want to import music from iPhone to iPhone, this article here introduced three quick and simple ways to help you transfer music from old iPhone 7/7Plus/6s/6/5s/5 to new iPhone 8.

Way 1: One Click to Transfer All Music from Old iPhone to iPhone 8

Want to get the music from the old iPhone and keep the current data on the new iPhone at the same time or you want to transfer a large quantity of music files from old iPhone to new iPhone 8/8 Plus in a short time? The simplest way to do it just a flick of your finger by using iTransGo (Phone to Phone Transfer) to send music from iPhone to iPhone without any restrictions.

Step 1. Run Tenorshare iTransGo after installing it on your computer. Get your old iPhone and iPhone 8 connected to it using a lightning cable. Select the old iPhone under the source device and your new iPhone as the target. Press the 'Next' button afterwards.

itransgo mainscreen

Step 2: iTransGo will analyze the target iPhone 8 and scans your old iPhone data. Once the data complete scanned, select the music you want to transfer from old iPhone to iPhone 8.

analyze devices

Step 3: Tap on the 'Start Transfer' button to start transferring. Confirm your selection if prompted. Ensure that the iOS devices are connected to the computer until you see 'Transfer Completed!' on your computer screen.

start transfer

Way 2: Transfer music from old iPhone to new iPhone 8/8 Plus via iTunes

This way contains two big steps, one is to make a backup of your previous iOS device via iTunes and the other is to restore the backup to your new iPhone 8/8 Plus.

Step 1. Make a backup of your previous iOS device via iTunes. Connect your old device to your computer. Open iTunes on your computer and select your device. Click Back Up Now.

make a backup via itunes

Step 2. Restore the backup to your new iPhone 8/8 Plus. Connect your new iPhone to the same computer. Open iTunes on your computer and select your device. Select Restore Backup and make sure that you choose the correct backup.

make a backup via itunes
Note: If you have important data on the new iPhone 8/8 Plus and want to save them, please back up the data on the new iPhone 8/ 8 Plus before restoring the new device with the backup from the old one as the restore will erase all the data on the new phone and become unrecoverable. 

Way 3: Sync music from old iPhone to new iPhone 8/8 Plus with Airdrop

Airdrop is a tool on the phone to share your music, photos, videos, locations, and more with other Apple devices nearby. Here are the detailed operation steps to use Airdrop to transfer music to iPhone without iTunes.

Step 1. Launch Control Center by swiping up from the bottom bezel of your iPhone, turn on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and then AirDrop on both iPhones.

Step 2. You have three options Receiving Off, Contacts Only, and Everyone. Please note you should choose Everyone so that all nearby iOS devices using AirDrop can see your device.

choose everyone option to be seen by all nearby iOS devices using AirDrop

Step 3. Open Music app, tap Songs and click Share icon.

choose everyone option to be seen by all nearby iOS devices using AirDrop

Step 4. Tap on More (…) icon at the bottom of the iPhone screen, select Share Song.

tap one more and select share song.

Step 5. Click the iPhone icon that is the person you want to copy songs to. On the new iPhone, you'll see an alert, tap Accept to copy songs from iPhone to iPhone 8/8 Plus.

 tap Accept to copy songs from iphone to iphone 8
Note: AirDrop can just share music from iPhone to iPhone one by one . Therefore, it may take quite a long time to transfer a lot of music between the two devices. Please put both iPhones in good Wi-Fi network connection if possible.

If you have any further question on how to transfer music from iPhone to iPhone, or have any problem when using Tenorshare iTransGo, just feel free to contact our Support Team, usually, you will get a response within 24 hours on weekdays.

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Updated on / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iOS File Transfer Follow @Jenefey Aaron

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