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How to Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes?

author 2014-04-14 posted by Gabriel Rutberg in Melbourne

So, you’ve managed to collect quite a variety of music on your iPad. Some of it is purchased from iTunes, some of it is from that great new music download app you’ve been trying out, and some you’ve picked up from your old backups that still haven’t touched your iTunes account.

If you’re interested in moving all your music from your iPad to your iTunes, you’re probably going to run into some problems. To avoid illegal music sharing and copying, iTunes doesn’t allow transfer of non-iTunes purchased songs from iOS devices. However, there are some cases in which transferring your music to iTunes is completely justified and legal—in these cases these blockades are more a frustration than a protection.

To update your iTunes library with all your iPad’s music, you can go one of two ways. First, if you’re more tech-savvy, you can download some software which will ‘break’ these barriers inside the device itself, then navigate through the computer’s directory to manually copy and paste the iPad’s music files into iTunes. A particularly tricky method, it’s only advised for people who are willing to put in the time and effort to work through each step very carefully in order to avoid file corruption, data loss, or damage to your iPad. The second and easier way is to use a third-party software solution.

A handful of these solutions exist in the market, but only one is completely free and still offers the robust transfer and management features to make sure your entire library is moved safely and efficiently into iTunes. KiwiG PhonTunes is the ideal tool for this scenario. Below, we’ll take you through the process of moving your music with PhonTunes.

How to transfer music from iPad to iTunes:

Step 1.On the left is the computer directory, showing your iTunes and local music libraries. The center displays the songs in whatever PC library you select. The left shows all recognized devices (in this case your iPad). Click on iTunes on the left to open your iTunes library.

Step 2. Click on the iPad tab on the far right to open the iPad music library. Select all music you’d like to move to iTunes.

Transfer music from iPad to iTunes

Step 3.Between the iTunes library and the iPad library panels, click the arrow-shaped To PC button and click Start in the window which opens. PhonTunes will let you know when all the music has been moved. Voila! Music transfer successful!

Don’t waste time or energy on keeping your music experience exactly how you want it between all your devices. Let KiwiG PhonTunes help you transfer, manage, and listen to all your music with no barriers and no hassles.

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