Have you purchased lots of songs from iTunes? Would like to share them between multiple Apple devices, such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch? Traditionally you can use iTunes. If you are interested in some other new method, it is the right place here. In the following content, we will take advantage of iCloud which is an Apple email, storage and data synchronization subscription service to sync photos, music, movies, videos, apps, contacts and mails from one iOS device to another, such as iPhone to iPad, iPad to iPod, iPhone to iPod, etc.
We have talked about how to transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with iCloud already. Then let’s come to transfer music from iPhone to iPad. The steps are similar to the photo transferring.
Requirements: iTunes in the latest version; iOS 5.0 or later; 3G or WiFi network.
Part1 Sync Music from iPhone to iCloud
1. Log in your Apple ID account. Tap the “Settings” tab on iPhone to select ‘iCloud’ item.
2. Turn on the “Back Up to iCloud” in the “Storage&Backup” window. Then click “Back Up Now” to upload iPhone music to iCloud.
Part2 Download Music from iCloud to iPad
1. On the iPad, tap “Settings -> Store”, and choose “Music” as the automatically downloaded file type.
2. Tap the iCloud icon to download the music to your iPad.
This method is only suitable for the music downloaded from iTunes. The iCloud provides 5GB of storage for free. It means you only get 5 GB for free no matter how many Apple devices you own. If your files are exceeding 5GB, you have to pay for a larger storage. You can get more information here.