How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPad in 7 Amazing Ways? (New Data)

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Summary

"Is there a way to transfer music & playlists from an iPhone to an iPad (iPadOS 14) without hooking each device to computer to sync with iTunes? I don't know if I'm missing something or why it's so hard to transfer. What if I didn't have a laptop to sync with? Any advice would be appreciated, thanks!"

Someone posted this on the Apple discussion forum on Oct. 30, 2020. In fact, there are lots of ways to transfer music from iPhone to iPad except for iTunes. In this post, we explain how to transfer music from iPhone to iPad easily. You can read more to find the hassle-free ways on this problem.

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Solution 1. How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPad Effortlessly via iPhone to iPad Music Transfer (Recommended)

If you want to find the easiest and quickest way to transfer music from iPhone to iPad, I strongly recommend you to try the iPhone to iPad Music Transfer. This professional phone data transfer tool enables you to transfer contacts, photos, videos, etc., from iPhone to iPad, Android to Android, and between Android and iOS. You can check the main features of this app below:

* Transfer photos, music, playlists, ringtones, contacts, movies, Podcasts, and other files from iPhone to iPad directly.

* Automatically scan your iDevice data and show them on the screen by category.

* Allow you to remove the chosen data on the target device before copying.

* Move everything on your phone in one click.

* Support iPhone 11 Pro Max/11 Pro/11/XS, iPad Pro/4/3/2, and other iPhone and iPad types, iOS 14 included.

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How can I transfer music from iPhone to iPad without iTunes?

1. Install the iPhone to iPad Music Transfer tool on your computer.

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2. Connect both iDevices to the computer.

Plug your iPhone and iPad into the computer via two USB cables. Then tap Trust when a pop-up window appears on your iDevices. If the two devices are in the wrong sequence, click the Switch button at the top middle to change their positions. After a successful connection, you will see Connected under the device images.

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3. Transfer music from iPhone to iPad in one click.

Check Media, which contains the music files from the content list, and click Start to Copy to let it automatically make the switch.

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See also: These 5 ways can transfer music from Android to Android swiftly. Let's have a try.

Solution 2. How to Transfer Songs from iPhone to iPad via Apple Music

This way only applies to subscribed music. If you subscribe to Apple Music, you can refer to the following tips to access the downloaded Apple Music on your iPad.

  1. Sign in with the same Apple ID on your iPhone and iPad.
  2. On your iPhone, open Settings > Music > enable Sync Library. In doing so, you can access the music library on your iPad thereafter.

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Solution 3. How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPad Using iTunes

Basically, you can use iTunes to sync music from iPhone to iPad. But you can only sync the purchased music with iTunes, and you may run the risk of losing the current data on your iPad since it does erase files when syncing.

Anyway, if you never mind it, you can follow our instructions:

  1. Connect your iPhone with your computer using a USB cable and open the latest iTunes version if it doesn't launch automatically.
  2. Once iTunes detect your iPhone, click File at the top-left corner > tap Devices from the drop-down menu > hit Transfer Purchases from your iPhone.
  3. Connect the iPad to this computer and run iTunes. Tick the wanted songs from the list, right-click and choose Add to Device, and press the iPad name to begin the transfer process.

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Bonus: Wonder how to transfer files from Android to the iPhone? This post will tell you 8 useful tips.

Solution 4. How to Share Purchased Music from iPhone to iPad with iTunes Store

iTunes Store is a wireless option for you. Both devices need to sign in with the same Apple ID to sync music from iPhone to iPad. If you are ready, you can start the music transfer.

The following steps show you how to transfer music from iPhone to iPad without a computer:

  1. On your iPad, sign in with the same Apple ID you use for purchasing music.
  2. Run the iTunes Store on the iPad, tap More, and choose Purchased.
  3. Tap Music and then Not on This iPad's tab. Finally, click All Songs and hit the Download icon or Download All to sync music to the iPad.

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Further reading: This article can help you recover deleted music on Android. If needed, please click it.

Solution 5. How to Send Music from iPhone to iPad via iCloud

iCloud is the cloud service created by Apple Inc. With iCloud, you can easily access the music, photos, messages, and other data on all of your iDevices if you regularly back up your iPhone. The only thing is to make sure there is enough space left in your iCloud account. You can delete the unnecessary files on the iCloud or even buy more storage if the space is inadequate.

Here is how to transfer music from iPhone to iPad Pro with iCloud:

  1. Open Settings > your name > iCloud, and log into your Apple ID on your iPhone.
  2. Turn the Music option on to upload your music files to iCloud automatically.
  3. On your iPad, tap Settings > your name > iCloud > use the same Apple ID to log in to iCloud > Enable Music. Then choose Download and Keep Originals to import iCloud music to your iPad.

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Solution 6. How to AirDrop Music from iPhone to iPad

Optionally, you can also share iPhone music with an iPad using AirDrop. Note that AirDrop only shares the song's link between iDevices. If you want this way, you can do this.

  1. Pull up or (down on some iOS versions) to open the Control Center on both iDevices and tap AirDrop to switch it on. Also, turn on Bluetooth and Wi-Fi from here.
  2. When a window pops up on any one of your devices, choose Everyone or Contacts Only as prompted to make a connection between them.
  3. Open the Music app on your iPhone, navigate to the songs you wish to share, and click the three dots > select Share Songs > click your iPad's name.
  4. At last, receive the song link on your iPad.

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Read also: There are 6 helpful Android music managers for your inference. Would you like them?

Solution 7. How to Sync Music from iPhone to iPad Using Home Sharing

Here you still get another option to transfer music from iPhone to iPad. Yet, Home Sharing is an easy but slow way to get music on an iPad.

Here is how to do with Home Sharing:

  1. Go to iPhone's Settings, tap Music > Home Sharing > provide your Apple ID and password to sign in. Then repeat this on your iPad.
  2. Run the Music app on your iPhone and share music. If you are using Apple Music, click My Music > Albums or Songs > Home Sharing; If you are using another music app, click More in the app > tap Shared > click the wanted music to iPad.
  3. Tap the iPad icon, and it will start to transfer music to your iPad.

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Conclusion

That's it! Now you've understood how to transfer music from iPhone to iPad. To quickly and effortlessly send the music to an iPad, you can try the iPhone to iPad Music Transfer app. As you can see, it can one-click transfer everything from one phone to another without data loss, which you cannot do via any other way. You can follow our instructions to get music on your iPad without a hassle.

If you run into difficulties and need technical support, please tell us in the comment below.

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