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Transfer All Music and Playlists to iPhone 12(Pro)

Have got a new iPhone 12? If you have stored music and playlists in computer or iTunes, you may need a quick way to export and import them to your new iPhone 12. Some users just want to move music and playlists from an old device. Some users don't want to renew the subscription on streaming music apps. If you want to import music and playlists to iPhone 12 from a computer, an iOS or Android device, iTunes Library, streaming music apps without premium, you are in the right place. Multiple solutions in this article can solve all issues related with music transfer. For Windows PC users or Mac users, you can follow the same steps in this article.

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Part 1: Export and Import Music and Playlists from Windows/Mac to iPhone 12

If you want to export and import music between a computer and a mobile device, you'd better choose a best way. Because it's not an easy job for whatever Android users or iOS users, especially for iOS users. If you own an iPhone 12, unless by using iTunes, you are not able to transfer music between iPhone and PC. But by using iTunes, files are always replaced instead of merging with the existing data. In case of any data loss, Syncios Mobile Manager is a savior now. You could achieve data transfer perfectly for free with its help. Check what Syncios Mobile Manager can do for you:

One-Click Backup and Restore
Syncios Mobile Manager
  • Support to transfer, edit, backup, manage, view mobile data.
  • Download videos from 100+ video sharing sites.
  • Handy tools: Audio/video converter, ringtone maker, etc.
  • Fully compatible with latest Android and iOS devices.

Step 1: Connect Your iPhone to PC

Do not get the wrong version installed. Syncios Mobile Manager provides Windows version and Mac version. Download the version you need then start the program. Then get a USB cable and connect your iPhone to computer with the cable. Keep your iPhone unlocked. Wait a prompt asking if you "trust" this computer, of course, you choose to trust. When the phone is connected, we can go to the next step.

Step 2: Export Music and Playlists from iPhone 12 to Computer

Now, we go to the left content bar. On the right panel, tap Media to load all songs and videos from iPhone 12. By default, all songs will be loaded firstly. Choose music you need or go to the right side, you will see all playlists. Choose a playlist then create a music folder on your computer, named after the playlist.

Then choose all songs from the playlist of iPhone, click Export. Locate the new created folder on computer, then transfer music to this folder. If you need to export more music from iPhone, follow the same steps until you have stored all music and playlists you need to computer.

transfer iPhone 12 music to computer

Step 3: Import Music and Playlists from Computer to iPhone 12

To import music and playlists from computer to iPhone 12, just go to Media then tap +New Playlists button. Now you can set a name you like. Then import music to this playlist. Tap Add to choose multiple songs from computer to this playlist. Or click Add > Add Folder to import all music from this music folder to the playlist.

import music from computer to iPhone 12

🌴 Tips: 3 ways to get desired songs selected

  1. Hold press "Ctrl" key to choose multiple songs one by one.
  2. Click the first song then hold press "Shift" key, click the last song to quickly select multiple songs.
  3. Open the music folder on computer then drag and drop songs to iPhone 12.

Part 2: Transfer iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Music and Playlists with iPhone 12

As a professional mobile manager, Syncios Mobile Manager can provide more solutions for managing mobile files. This part is best solution personally. For most users, sharing music with friends or moving music from another device are needed from time to time. A free and handy tool can satisfy you now. Why now have a free try immediately?

Step 1: Connect Both Devices to computer

Start Syncios Mobile Manager after the installation. Connect the source device, iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, and your iPhone 12 to computer by using USB cables. Any iOS detection issue, check this tutorial. Keep your connected devices unlocked until you choose to trust this computer.

Step 2: Export Music and Playlists from the Source Device (iPhone/iPad/iPod)

On the left side, direct to Media tap of the source device, then Syncios will load all songs from the source device automatically. Check all playlists on the right side. Then create a music folder on computer, named after the playlist.

For instance, if we need to export a playlist called "Yours" from the old iOS device, follow 3 steps below:

  1. Create a music folder called "Yours" on computer
  2. Choose songs you need from the playlist "Yours" of old iPhone/iPad/iPod
  3. Export all songs to the new created music folder "Yours" on computer

🌴 Notes: It only loads local music files here. Some music were downloaded from streaming music apps could not be transferred because of copyrights. But actually, if you need to transfer streaming music, you need to follow solution 5, solution 6, solution 7 in this article.

export iOS music and playlists to computer

Step 3: Import Music and Playlists to iPhone 12

Go to Media option under iPhone 12. Tap +New Playlist to create a new playlist and set its name. Click Add, and choose to "Add File" to import multiple songs from computer to this playlist. Or choose to "Add Folder" to import all songs from that new music folder to this playlist at once. Now unlock your iPhone, check all imported music and playlists in Apple Music app.

For instance, if we need to move a playlist called "Yours" to iPhone 12, follow 3 steps below:

  1. Tap +New Playlist to create a new playlist called "Yours" on iPhone 12.
  2. Select this "Yours" music playlist on the right side. The Tap Add > Add Folder
  3. Click Browse and choose "Yours" music folder on computer to import songs.

transfer iPhone/iPad/iPod music and playlists to iPhone 12


Part 3: Move Android Music to iPhone 12

Actually, you can follow similar steps in the last solution to import music from an Android device to iPhone 12 with the help of Syncios Mobile Manager. But there is a little different. For Android devices, you can enjoy music by using multiple ways with all music apps, thus it's difficult to categorize all music and playlists. But if you want to sync music and playlists from Spotify Music or Amazon Music from an Android device to iPhone 12 without premium, just skip to the last two solutions in this article. To move all downloaded music from an Android device to iPhone 12, this method is your best choice.

Step 1: Connect Both Android Device and iPhone 12 to Computer

Start Syncios Mobile Manager after the installation. Connect both your Android device and iPhone 12 to computer via USB cables. Unlock both phones in case any prompts are ignored. Any Android detection issue, check this tutorial. Any iOS detection issue, check this tutorial.

Step 2: Export Music from Android Device

On the left content bar, under Android device, head to Media tap. All music from the connected Android device are loaded here. Choose songs you need then tap Export to save all songs from the Android device to computer.

transfer Samsung music and playlists to computer

Step 3: Import Music to iPhone 12

Navigate to Media under iPhone device, then tap "+New Playlists to create a new playlist for the imported music. Or go to the right side, choose an existed playlist. Tap Add > Add File to import songs from computer to iPhone 12. Or choose Add > Add Folder to import all songs from a music folder on computer to iPhone 12.

transfer Samsung music and playlists to iPhone 12


Part 4: Transfer iTunes Media to iPhone 12 without Overwriting

iTunes is a common tool for iOS users. If you uploaded media files from computer to iTunes, you can sync the media files with iPhone. But by using iTunes, your files are replaced instead of a real importing. By using Syncios Mobile Manager, you can import music and videos from iTunes Library to iPhone for real without data overwriting.

Step 1: Open iTunes Library via Syncios

Start Syncios Mobile Manager after the installation. Then connect iPhone 12 with computer. On the top menu of main interface, go to Toolkit. You can find more handy tools here for iOS devices. Open iTunes Library tool, then all music and videos are loaded from iTunes Library.

iTunes Library

Step 2: Transfer Music and Videos to iPhone 12

Select songs and videos you need then click Transfer to Device to save those songs and videos from iTunes Library to your iPhone 12. Only two steps needed to finish a perfect transfer.

transfer iTunes music and playlists to iPhone 12


Part 5: Convert Apple Music as MP3 on iPhone 12

Do not want to renew your subscription on Apple Music? Try TuneCable iMusic Converter. It helps you to download music from Apple Music for real. Then you can transfer them to any PC or device without restriction. You can only enjoy Apple Music when the subscription is valid and you could not own all downloaded songs unless you buy all albums on iTunes. You can choose a better way with TuneCable iMusic Converter, converting all music to mp3 files then share them with your families or friends easily.

🌴 A brief introduction can tell you what this imusic downloader can do for you:

  1. Record iTunes M4P music, audiobooks, Apple Music
  2. Convert Apple Music files to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV
  3. Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality
  4. Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion
  5. Enjoy free update & technical support

Step 1: Add Songs and Playlists on Apple Music

The first thing we need to do is to add songs to your playlists on Apple Music. For PC users, you just need to open iTunes, then go to "For you" or "Browse" to search music you need. Then right click to add them to your playlists. If you are using Apple Music on your iOS device, you just need to add songs with Apple Music app. But you need to be a premium user. Otherwise, you could not add any songs to Apple Music Library. It's limited. Next, we will help you to convert all songs to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV formats when your subscription is still valid.

Step 2: Set Output Parameters of Apple Songs

Now we download a Windows or Mac version of Apple Music Converter on computer. Start this converter normally. We need to connect iPhone 12 to computer later. Right now, go to upper right, tap settings button to set the output parameters. A pop-up will allows you to choose output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV), output path, output quality, conversion mode, and other parameters. Save and close the conversation once it's done. Generally, I will choose to convert music as mp3 files which could be transferred to and compatible with most of devices.

convert settings of Apple songs

Step 3: Choose Apple Music to Convert

To convert Apple Music, we need to tap +Add button. A pop-up Apple Music Library appears. You can see all music and playlist you created on your Apple Music. The songs you added before are displayed here. Just choose songs you need, or select all songs by ticking off Title above all songs. When you finish the selection, just tap OK.

Add files

Step 4: Start Converting Apple Music

Now you just need to go through all songs you add before, and see if you need to add more or remove some tracks. Tap Convert once you are ready. It will start downloading added Apple songs.

start to convert apple music to iPhone 12

Step 5: Check Converted Apple Music and Playlists

Once the conversion is completed, you can go to Converted column. Under this column, you will see all downloaded history. Tap the file folder icon behind any song to open the local folder. You can see all downloaded songs in the local folder.

converted Apple songs to mp3 on iPhone 12

Step 5: Import Converted Apple Music and Playlists to iPhone 12

Now we can open Syncios Mobile Manager we used before in solutions above, then connect iPhone 12 to computer. Go to Media then click Add. On the right side, choose a playlist to import music. Or click +New Playlist to import music to this new music playlist. All songs could be categorized easily. After that, check all imported music and playlists on your iPhone 12. Now you can share these downloaded songs with anyone or transfer to any device since they are stored as normal formats now.

import music and playlists to iPhone 12

Video Tutorial: Listen to Apple Music on iPhone 12 without Premium


Part 6: Download Spotify Music and Playlist to iPhone 12 without premium

Spotify Music provides digital music purchase, as well as provides millions of songs online and updates new release daily and recommend according to your music states. If you have installed this app on your iPhone 12, you will listen to music with this powerful music app. If you don't want to pay for subscription, then you are in the right place.

🌴 With a TuneCable Spotify Music Downloader, you can achieve at least five things:

  1. Download Spotify Music with its original high quality.
  2. Convert Spotify Music to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV at 5x speed.
  3. Remain the ID3 Tags information of tracks after conversion.
  4. Permanently save Spotify Music for offline listening.
  5. Enjoy free update & technical support.

Step 1: Set Conversion Parameters of Spotify Music

As soon as the launch of TuneCable Spotify Music Converter, the Spotify Music app will pop up automatically. If not, just manually launch it. Then on the primary interface of this Spotify Music Converter, go to set parameter(Setting) on the top right, click it. Set parameters for songs to be converted, including output quality, format, and location. Then save and close the pop-up window.

set parameters of converted songs

Step 2: Add Spotify Tracks to Download and Convert

Next, it's an easy job. Open Spotify app, search songs and albums you need. Nothing is needed. You don't need to be a premium user. Just choose songs or albums you need them drag and drop them to TuneCable Spotify Music. See, you can free download Spotify music without making any efforts.

Another manual way you can try, choose a songs or a playlist, then right click to get a pop-up menu. Choose Copy the Song Link or Copy the Playlist Link to copy the link of the song or the playlist. then just go to TuneCable, click add songs(Add) button on its main interface to paste the link from Spotify to the input box.

add spotify music to convert

Step 3: Start to Convert Spotify Music

If you drag and drop songs from Spotify to TuneCable, all songs will be parsed automatically. If you manually add links of songs, you need to click Parse to analyze those added songs. To convert songs, just click Convert button to start.

start conversion of Spotify Music on iPhone 12

Step 4: View Converted Spotify Songs

Go to Converted column after the conversion. You can check all downloaded Spotify music here. Tap "file folder icon" to open its local folder on computer. Now we can transfer these songs to any device. They are converted to normal formats. All Spotify Songs are categorized by album name.

view downloaded Spotify Music

Step 5: Import Spotify Songs and Playlists to iPhone 12

Now we can open Syncios Mobile Manager we used before in solutions above, then connect iPhone 12 to computer. Go to Media then click Add. On the right side, choose a playlist to import music. Or click +New Playlist to import music to this new music playlist. All songs could be categorized easily. After that, check all imported music and playlists on your iPhone 12 in Apple Music app. Now you can share these downloaded songs with anyone or transfer to any device since they are stored as normal formats now.

import music and playlists to iPhone 12


Part 7: Download Amazon Music and Playlist to iPhone 12 without premium

Apple Music, Spotify Music, Amazon Music, which app is your favorite. Never mind, I will share all solutions for users of the three streaming music apps. If you don't want to a subscriber on Amazon Music, you can consider being a member of Amazon Music Downloader. That to say, you have the opportunity to be a "lifetime member" of Amazon Music. You can free download all songs and convert them as normal formats with this downloader. Then you can share songs with your friends or transfer them to any device.

🌴 Why Amazon Music Downloader is needed:

  1. Record Amazon Music tracks for offline listening
  2. Convert Amazon songs in high speed with original quality
  3. Convert Amazon Music files to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC
  4. Remain the ID3 Tags information after audio conversion
  5. Enjoy free update and technical support

Step 1: Login with Your Amazon Music Account

I believe you own an Amazon account since you are an Amazon music user. Start the Amazon Music Converter, you can navigate to Open Amazon Web Player, click it. Now a built-in Amazon Web Player is launched. If you are using this app at the first time, you need to log in your Amazon account. Navigate to 'Hello, Sign In' on the upper right and sign in with your Amazon account.

Login with your Amazon account

Step 2: Set Output Parameters of Amazon Music

Go to the upper right, click set parameter(Settings) button to launch a settings window. You can choose to set the output quality, formats, saving path and other parameters. When it's done, just save and close it.

set the output parameters

Step 3: Download Amazon Music and Playlists

Now, we are going to add songs to download. From Amazon Music interface, we browse for songs and music playlists. Click the Add button on the bottom right corner and then select the songs that you'd like to convert. If you need to select all songs from a playlist at once, you can tick the "Title" option above all songs. Afterwards, tap on Convert button to start the conversion right now.

settings


start conversion of Amazon Music

Step 4: Check Downloaded Music and Playlists

Before a successful conversion, you need keep a stable internet connection. When all songs are downloaded, you can check all converted songs via a Amazon Recorder converted history (History) button. Click it to open the output folder on computer. You can see all Amazon songs and albums you've downloaded here.

view converted Amazon Music


Step 5: Import Amazon Music and Playlists to iPhone 12

Now we can open Syncios Mobile Manager we used before in solutions above, then connect iPhone 12 to computer. Go to Media then click Add. On the right side, choose a playlist to import music. Or click +New Playlist to import music to this new music playlist. All songs could be categorized easily. After that, check all imported music and playlists on your iPhone 12 in Apple Music app. Now you can share these downloaded songs with anyone or transfer to any device since they are stored as normal formats now.

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Video Tutorial - How to Transfer Music and Playlist to iPhone 12


Conclusion

All solutions to import music and playlists to your iPhone 12 are listed in this article. It's worth your patience to go through all solutions and choose one you prefer. Every solution is helpful when you need to import music and playlists from different platforms to iPhone 12. If this guide helps, please share it with the people around you.