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How to Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes

author Emily Watson
date Wednesday, July 17, 2019

With iTunes, you can sync iPad with iTunes library to move music from iTunes to iPad. However, when it comes to transferring music from iPad to iTunes, only the purchased music can be imported into iTunes without the help of a dedicated application.

Here we'll show a application - FonePaw iOS Transfer (opens new window), which enables you to transfer music from iPhone/iPad to iTunes on Windows and Mac. Moreover, the tool can help you move music files from iPad to PC, from iPad to iPhone and more. Besides music, ringtones, photos, videos and other types of files on iPad are supported.

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 computer with iTunes installed;
  • FonePaw iOS Transfer.

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# Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes

Step 1: Connect iPad to Computer

To begin with, connect your iPad to computer with the USB cable. 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" folder. you will see a list of music on your iPad. Tick the music you want to transfer, and then choose "Export to" > "Export to iTunes".

Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes


  • Navigate to iTunes Library > Sync device to iTunes. Tick Music and you can move all music files from your iPad to iTunes library.

Sync iPad to iTunes

  • 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.

Once FonePaw iOS Transfer has successfully copied music from your iPad to iTunes, close this program and then launch iTunes to enjoy your iPad music on PC.