Aug 272014

This article has figured out the problem most iPhone users want to know: “How do I transfer music from iPhone to computer?

As is well known, we can easily to import music from computer to iPhone free, yet Apple doesn’t allow you to do the opposite. It will be a little difference for the purchase item, but most iPhone users want to transfer all the music. To learn how to transfer music from iPhone 5S, 5C, 5, 4S, 4, 3GS to computer, check out 2 ways in the following.

transfer music from iPhone to computer

Transfer music from iPhone to computer

1.    Transfer iPhone Music to Computer with iTunes

It won’t be the same for the paying customers and non-paying customer. If your songs are purchased from store, then the songs can be easily copied to PC with the help of iTunes and the songs can be found in these locations on your computer:
Mac OS X: /Users/username/Music/iTunes/
Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\My Music\iTunes\
Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista: C:\Users\username\Music\iTunes\

It is pretty simple to sync purchase iPhone music to computer, here is how:

In the first step: Run iTunes and connect your iPhone with computer. (Be sure to authorize the computer before connecting the device)
In the second step: On the left menu, right click on iPhone and choose “Transfer Purchases”

transfer purchase music from iphone to computer

This way also available for transferring purchased music from iPod to computer and works for iPad too.

If your music is free, please use the steps in the next section to transfer your iPhone music to computer.

2.    Transfer iPhone Music to Computer without iTunes

iPhone 5 Transfer is the brightest software to manager iPhone data, including transfer iPhone data to computer or iTunes, restore iPhone backup etc. In this part, we are focus on how to transfer iPhone songs to PC with the help of iPhone 5 Transfer.

Note: make sure you have installed the latest iTunes on your computer. But all the steps are operated on iPhone 5 Transfer but not on iTunes.

Here is what you need to use iPhone 5 Transfer:

  • Naturally you first have to download and install software on your computer.
  • Run iPhone 5 Transfer and connect iPhone with PC. This program will take you few seconds to scan your iPhone then it will enter the interface as below:

transfer iphone music to computer

  • Click on “Music” list and preview all the songs on your iPhone.
  • After that, mark any songs you want to backup or just check “All” to select all the songs, then click “Computer” button on the right, and choose one path on your computer to save iPhone music to computer.

That’s all there is to it

Furthermore, you can add new songs from computer to iPhone, edit music information or delete music from iPhone directly on iPhone Data Transfer tool.

Aug 192014

Press your iPhone’s POWER button and get no response at all? Don’t panic, you’re not the only one who encountered such issue. And fortunately, you can fix your iPhone won’t boot yourself in most cases.

iphone won't turn on

First all of, let’s find out which cases would lead to iPhone won’t start up.

  • Software update
  • Screen replacement
  • Black & blue screen
  • Fully charged
  • After restore
  • Water damaged
  • Update iOS 7/8

When your iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S couldn’t open after you have done any of the operation above, please try the 6 tips in the following to fix iPhone won’t turn on at all.

1.    Hold HOME and POWER Button

Hold the HOME and POWER button simultaneously for about 10 to 15 seconds, and release these two buttons if an Apple logo appears, then your iPhone should turn on after 5 seconds. This solution is very simple and usually works for the unknown situation.

2.    Charge your iPhone

Some running apps consume the battery without us knowing and iPhone will switch off when the battery is too low. Put your iPhone in charge and wait for one or more minutes to turn on your phone.
Note: However, after being fully charged, your iPhone still won’t turn on? At this time, you should try a hard reset.

3.    Hard Reset

To hard reset your iPhone, please keep holding the “Sleep/Wake” button on the top right of your phone until you can see the red slider pops up onscreen. And it usually works when your iPhone won’t turn on after screen replacement.

4.    Dry Your Phone

If your iPhone was water damaged, then please don’t rush into turning on it to makes the situation worse. Dry it and you’d better to turn on it five days later.
Or, take it to Apple Store to exchange a new one.

If your iPhone is not totally won’t turn on but some issues came across when turn on, go on and try these two ways. (Be aware: both of these operations on your iPhone may erase your iPhone data, please transfer iPhone data to computer first.)

5.    Put iPhone into DFU Mode  

iPhone is able to start but not boot properly, please put your iPhone into DFU mode by following these:
-Put your iPhone into PC
-Hold HOME and POWER button at the same time until iPhone screen turns to black.
-Release POWER button but keep pressing HOME button for 10 seconds.

get iphone into duf mode

6.    Get iPhone into Recovery Mode

When the Apple logo pops up but remains onscreen without progress bar, you need to put iPhone into Recovery Mode. ReiBoot is allowed to get iPhone into/out recovery with only one click. Or you can follow these steps:
Step 1: Turn off you iPhone and just plug the USB cable into computer
Step 2: Hold the HOME button when you connect USB to iPhone.
Step 3: Release the HOME button when you see the iTunes logo.
get iphone into dfu mode
Step 4: Use iTunes to restore your iPhone.

These are all the tricks you can try to fix iPhone won’t start up problem. And you should make an appointment at the Genius Bar if your iPhone still won’t turn on.

Aug 052014

For better to use iPhone contacts and prevent contacts lost, grasping how to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer is hugely important. However, in most iPhone users, the iOS data management is complicated that they do not want to do it themselves. Here, I’m going to teach you how to back up your iPhone contacts to PC without difficulty.

Part 1: Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iTunes

iPhone contacts disappeared or deleted after iOS 8 upgrade, factory restore etc.? If you have synced iPhone with iTunes before lost contacts, it is easily to restore iPhone contacts from iTunes backup.

The transfer process goes like this:
1.    Run iTunes on your computer
2.    Connect your iPhone with computer
3.  Navigate Start> Programs> Accessories to open “Address Book”
4.  Click the iPhone icon on iTunes
5.  Tick Info and choose “Sync contacts from” under “Contacts”, then pick “Windows Address Book” from the drop down menu. Check all the contacts.

tranfer iPhone contacts to computer with iTunes

6.  Click “Sync” at the bottom right of iTunes.
You’re done!

This way actually is not hard to learn, yet most people don’t like it because after the restore, all the data in iPhone will be wiped! Moreover, it is not a directly transfer way that it doesn’t work for those who want to transfer contacts from iPhone to pc in a printed list, or who change a new phone just want to keep these contacts to look it up when need it.

When you need to transfer iPhone contacts on PC as readable and rewriteable file, go on to read the Part 2.

Part 2: Transfer Contacts from iPhone to PC without iTunes

In this part, I will show you how to copy iPhone contacts to computer with an iPhone data transfer tool. The iPhone data transfer tool can do most what iTunes, iCloud, Outlook, Gmail can’t do.

transfer iphone contacts from iphone to computer without itunesKey Features:

  • Save the transfer contacts on computer as in a variety of formats including vCard file, Outlook Express, Windows Address Book, Windows Live Mail or Outlook 2003/2007/2010.
  • Except transfer, it also can add, delete and edit iPhone contacts.
  • Transfer iPhone contacts, photos, text messages, music, videos, app data and more.
  • Compatible with iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS, iPad and iPod Touch.

So powerful tool actually is very easy to use, no tech skills are required. Here is how it works:
Step 1: Download program from & install iPhone file transfer software on PC and launch it.
Step 2: Plug iPhone with computer then the program will automatically scan and list all the iPhone data on the program interface.
Step 3: Click “Contacts” on the left, and then choose any contacts you need to transfer, and click “Computer” button on the right.
Step 4: Choose the save path and contact format, click “Save” to finish.

This is how to transfer iPhone contacts to Windows 8/7. If you are Mac user, please check transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac.