Okay, so you have these MP3s on your computer and you want to listen to them on your iPhone.
Transferring them is simple, and I’ll show you how.
To get an MP3 from your computer to your iPhone, all you need is iTunes, and either a Lightning
cable or a subscription to either Apple Music or iTunes Match.
Oh, and this process works for both MP3 and AAC files, as well as other formats like WAV
You follow the same steps whether you have an iPhone or iPad, and it’s also the same
whether you have a Mac or Windows.
First, let’s get that MP3 into your iTunes library.
Just open iTunes, make sure you’re in the Music section, and then drag-and-drop the
file right into iTunes.
Now that it’s in your iTunes library, it’s time to get it to your iPhone.
If you have an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription, you can store up to 100,000
tracks in the cloud.
All you have to do is right-click (or control-click) on the file, and choose “Add to iCloud Music
Now, it will magically show up in the Music app for any iPhone or iPad logged in to the
same Apple ID.
If you don’t have Apple Music or iTunes Match, you can still move you songs to your
After adding your MPs to iTunes, plug in your iPhone with the lightning cable.
You’ll probably have to unlock your phone to allow the computer to access your device.
Then, click the little phone icon in the upper left.
Now that iTunes is showing your phone settings, head to the Music section, and check the box
to sync music.
You can sync everything, or just the music you want.
Click Apply and wait for it to sync, and you’re done.