iTunes not syncing songs to iPhone, iPod, or iPad

iTunes not syncing songs to iPhone, iPod, or iPad and you get the iCloud Music Library is On messages in iTunes? When you have enabled iCloud Music Library in iPhone settings and want to use iTunes on PC or Mac to sync songs from computer to iPhone, you will find iTunes won’t sync music to iPhone iPad or iPod any more.

iTunes for Windows is saying icloud music library is on

iTunes for Windows is saying “iCloud music library is on, iPhone can access iCloud music library, songs can be downloaded and played via Wi-Fi or a cellular network”. Check out this iPhone music sync and transfer troubleshooting and workaround below.

How to disable iCloud Music Library on iPhone?

  • Run the Settings app on iPhone, tap Music;
  • Scroll down to the iCloud Music Library;
  • Slide the toggle to turn off iCloud Music Library which then warns you that any Apple Music tracks you’ve downloaded will disappear.

disable icloud music library on iPhone

When you have disabled iCloud music library on iPhone, you will not be able to stream music from your computer’s library on your iPhone. You can’t download songs or playlists from Apple Music to iPhone either. However you will be able to sync music from your iTunes library on PC or Mac to iPhone.

Other than syncing music to iPhone via iTunes, or to avoid music deleting from iPhone automatically, you can use a third party iOS data management and transfer tool. Check out this guide to transfer music from computer to iPhone. From this this you can not only find how to use iTunes to sync music to iPhone but also third party iPhone music transfer tool and its usage. If you are on Mac OS X, see this article to to transfer music from Mac to iPhone without iTunes.