"I get a new iPad Pro, and want to sync music from my old iPad to my new iPad Pro. How can I transfer songs from iPad to new iPad?" - Lenny
"I am a fancier to Apple product, and get an iPad mini 4, iPod touch 6, and iPhone SE. I purchased music from iTunes store on my iPad mini, and now, I want to copy music from iPad to iPod and iPhone. How can I make it? Should I transfer music from iPad to iTunes, and then get music to iPhone or iPod using iTunes?" – Jennifer
With its closure, iOS users can not transfer data easily like Android users, especially, for hundreds of favorite music files on iPad, whether you download the songs from online sites, or purchase music from iTunes store, you may also encounter this dilemma, that when they carry with new iPad for taking photos or videos, they have to take the old one to listen to music. Why? They do not have any clue to transfer music files from iPad to another iPad.
So, if there is a way to help them to transfer music files from iPad to another iPad or a heavier guy like iPhone or iPod for confrotable listening? Of course, it is. This article we will share two ways to transferring songs from iPad to iPad/iPod/iPhone. Keep reading to get them.
- Part one: How to sync music from one iPad to another iPad or iPhone/iPod using iTunes
- Part two: How to copy songs from iPad to another iPad/iPhone/iPod
iTunes is brilliant in backing up iPad data and restoring backup, also, it could be a good iPad music transfer app. Many of you may feel confused to iTunes playlist and iTunes backup music, let more than syncing music with iTunes. Here we have to clarify that.
iTunes playlist plays the songs that you drag from your PC or Mac, or you purchase from iTunes music or Apple music. Once you launch iTunes on your PC, you will find the playlist. And you could listen to the songs by using iTunes as media player (iTunes won't play music?). The songs will store on yor iTunes library. If your broken this iTunes library.
iTunes backup music are the music files including songs, tones, audio books and more on your iPad, iPhone or iPod. If you back up iPad data to iTunes, then you could restore music from iTunes to another iPad, iPhone and iPod.
Back up iPad music to PC or Mac with iTunes
If you have transferred music from iPad to iTunes library, then you can skip this part. If not, follow to move music form iPad to iTunes.
Connect iPad to PC or Mac with USB cable, meanwhile launch iTunes on your PC or Mac.
Find your iPad icon on iTunes (iTunes does not recognize iPad?), click it to view the detailed information about your iPad.
Navigate "Backups" > choose "This computer" > click "Backup Up Now" on the right side to back up your iPad.
In this way, you will back up all iPad data including songs, tones, movies, contacts, messages, etc. to your PC or Mac.
When you back up iPad music to iTunes, you can create an encrypted password for your important music files. If you did so, then when you restore msuic from iPad, you also need to input the iTunes backup password to unlcok it.
Copy music from computer/Mac to another iPad/iPhone/iPod
After syncing music from iPad to computer, then you could follow the steps as below to transfer music from Mac/PC to another iPad or iPhone/iPod. One rule you have to bear that, you must keep your another iPad or iPhone/iPod iOS version is higher than the old iPad. Otherwise, you cannot achieve transferring music from iPad to another iPad or iPhone/iPad.
Pull out of the old iPad, and plug another iPad or iPhone/iPod to PC/Mac.
After iTunes recognizes your another iOS device, click your iOS icon.
Go to "Backups" > choose "This computer" > click "Restore Backup..." > select your original iPad backup and click "Restore" to transfer iTunes backup including music to another iPad.
This restoring process will take minutes, and in this process, your iPad will restart, and you have to enter your password to unlock iPad for a smooth music restoring.
When you take this means of transferring music from iPad to iPad or iPhone/iPod, you will find not only music, you are forced to replace another iPad with moved iPad data (music, movies, eBooks, contacts, messages, etc.).
For avoiding this problem, we recommend you another way to copy music from iPad to iPad /iPhone/iPod without iTunes in part two.
Since iTunes disables you to transfer selective songs from iPad to another iPad and keep another iPad data intact, you have to turn to a professional iPad transferring software - iPad Transfer to help you deal with transferring iPad files issues.
This amazing iPad transferring software can help you conveniently transfer songs from iPad to another iPad. Also it can assist you to transfer music, ringtones and audio books between different iOS devices, like from iPad to iPhone, from iPhone to iPad, from iPod touch to iPad, from iPad to iPod touch, even transfer music from iPod to another iPod, etc. The good news is this software absolutely supports the new released iPad Pro. Now free download this program to your PC or Mac, and follow the guide to transfer iPad music to iPad.
Three Simple Steps to Transfer Music from iPad to iPad
Step 1 Install iPad Transfer
After dwonloading the iPad Transfer, install and run it instantly. Connect the two iPad devices to your computer. And this application will detect the devices immediately.
Step 2 Choose the songs you want to transfer
All iPad files of the source iPad will be listed on the left panel. Now you need to choose the "Media" category on the top to view all songs stores on your iPad. And this iPad music transfer will show all music files on the right panel for you to choose.
Tips: This iPad transferring software owns a built-in player. If you are not so sure about the music you choose, you can listen to the song with the music play before transferring to another iPad.
Step 3 Transfer music from iPad to iPad
After you have chosen all songs that are supposed to be transferred, you can click the "Export" button on the top, and then choose "Export to another iPad" to transfer the music from iPad to another iPad.
So, the three simple steps show you the easiest way to copy your music from one iPad to another iPad within seconds. If you have any other need about transferring music between iOS devices, such as transferring iPad movies to a new iPad, or transfer files between iPad and computer, this iPad Music Transfer will absolutely do you a great favor. Whether the music files are downloaded from YouTube, or the movies are from recorded with your iPad camera or with other screen recorders, you could easily manage and transfer those files between iPad and computer/Mac.