How to Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes

By Emily Watson, Thursday, June 18, 2015

As a vital program, iTunes offers plenty of functions for users to manage Music, Movies, Photos, etc. on computer. Speaking of transferring music from iPad to iTunes, many users would choose iTunes, because all they have to is go to iTunes > File > Devices > Transfer Purchases.

If the songs on your iPad are not purchased from iTunes, you can perform the process of moving music from iPad to iTunes with the help of FonePaw iOS Transfer, which enables you to manage music freely.

What you need before starting:

• Your iPad Pro, iPad Air 3/2, iPad mini, iPad 4, the New iPad, or iPad 2;

• An USB cable;

• A windows computer with iTunes installed;

• FonePaw iOS Transfer;

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Follow the Step-by-step Guide to Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes

Step 1. Install and Launch FonePaw iOS Transfer

To begin with, connect your iPad to computer with the USB cable. If iTunes automatically opens, please quit it since you don't need to use it this time. Then launch FonePaw iOS Transfer, you will be taken to the home screen within seconds, from here you can see the information of your iPad.

Install and Launch FonePaw iOS Transfer

Step 2. Transfer Muisc from iPad to iTunes

Go to "Media" at the left menu, then click on the "Music" tab, you will see a list of music. Tick the music you want to transfer, and then choose "Export to" > "Export to iTunes Library". Here you can also select "Export to PC" to transfer music from iPad to computer or click "Add" to transfer music from PC to iPad.

Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes

Tips: If you have moved your iTunes library from C drive to other hard drive, you can't transfer music from iPad to iTunes directly. But you can copy the music from iPad to computer first, then drag and drop those exported songs to iTunes.

Once FonePaw iOS Transfer has successfully copied music from your iPad to iTunes, close this program and then launch iTunes to enjoy your music on PC. Apart from managing music of your iPad, FonePaw iOS Transfer is capable of transferring photos from iPad to PC or moving files to iPad.

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