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Can you put music you bought on your iPhone on someone else's iPhone?

Say I bought an album on my iPhone.
Could I connect another persons iPhone to my laptop and put the album on their iPhone? Or is that illegal?

Most Useful Answer TJ Skywasher  Feb. 21, 2014 at 20:58

You probably wouldn't be able to connect someone else's iPhone to your computer and transfer the tracks that way as you can only sync your iPhone with one library. It would likely erase your friends iPhone to allow it to sync content from your library and then when they went to their computer it would erase it again to be able to sync with their library. I'd send the files to your friend through some other means, I Dropbox share with a friend of mine, they can then import into their own library and sync from there. It will ask your friend for your iTunes account and password details when they first attempt to play or transfer the tracks as you'll need to authorise their library to play content that you've purchased with your account.

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JanSt / MOD  Feb. 21, 2014 at 09:46

You can put it on everybody's iPhone on the whole planet. When you're done, start with Android and work your way back to Symbian.
iTunes store bought tracks are DRM-free. Enjoy

TJ Skywasher  Feb. 21, 2014 at 20:58

You probably wouldn't be able to connect someone else's iPhone to your computer and transfer the tracks that way as you can only sync your iPhone with one library. It would likely erase your friends iPhone to allow it to sync content from your library and then when they went to their computer it would erase it again to be able to sync with their library. I'd send the files to your friend through some other means, I Dropbox share with a friend of mine, they can then import into their own library and sync from there. It will ask your friend for your iTunes account and password details when they first attempt to play or transfer the tracks as you'll need to authorise their library to play content that you've purchased with your account.

JanSt / MOD  Feb. 22, 2014 at 10:27

True - thanks.
You could use iTools, of course. Works w/out jailbreak for basic stuff like music sync and photo im-/export

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