Wednesday, January 6, 2016

How to Load MP3 files from to your Apple Device

Even the most die-hard Apple fan will admit that iPad, iPods and iPhones fall short when it comes to loading media from third parties onto your portable device (i.e. for offline listening).

Android users have it easy: Step 1: Load music onto an SD card. Step 2: Stick it in to the slot. DONE!

When it comes to Apple, it's quite the rigmarole: download on a desktop computer, load in to iTunes, make playlists, click here, click there, open this screen, open that, sync to the iPad. Whew! If you're not too tech-saavy it's can be overwhelming.

Is there an easier way short of jail-breaking the device? Read on...

Get set up:

First, you need Readdle Documents. It's great! You can throw virtually anything at it and it copes. So first download Readdle Documents. Once it's in your Apple device, you can cut the symbolic umbilical cord to your PC or Mac. You'll do everything

From within Readdle Documents, navigate to and download the mp3:

Please view this helpful instructional video:

This is an excellent video that was shared with me. It also works with music that you may have purchased on And it's also extremely useful for getting many other kinds of documents on to an iPad or iPhone. No need to Jailbreak!

How did it work for you? Let us know in the comments below!


  1. thank you .... i have been searching for this very product

  2. THANK YOU THANK YOU! I am now able to download and listen to mp3 audios from offline on my ios. Yahoo!

  3. Thank you. I have been googling - but this is the easiest I have found. It worked in trying to get the Bible in mp3 on my iPhone.