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Updated on May 22, 2024

WMA is a commonly used audio format like MP3. Many devices can play WMA music files. However, obviously, Apple products are not on the list. WMA files cannot be directly opened by Apple devices such as iPhone and iPad. This post will tell you how to play WMA on iPhone successfully with two simple methods.

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Can iPhone Play WMA Music Files?

WMA (Windows Media Audio) is a common audio format for Windows developed by Microsoft Corporation (Apple's biggest competitor). For Apple users, however, WMA format is not natively supported, it is unrealistic to play WMA file on iPhone directly. But you can make it come true in a kind of roundabout way. That is, you can use a professional audio format conversion tool to convert WMA files to iPhone compatible audio formats like AAC, ALAC, AIFF, etc. Given this, in the following content, I'll elaborate on how to play WMA on iPhone without any difficulty.

How to Play WMA Files on iPhone and iOS Devices?

As mentioned above, the most efficient solution to play WMA on iPhone and other Apple devices is to convert WMA to iPhone supported audio format. The expert audio converter WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory can do you a great favor. It helps you convert WMA to iPhone, MP3, WAV, etc. without any hassle.

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Convert WMA Files to Play on iPhone

Import Some WMA Files

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Step 1. Import WMA Files to the Software

You first should launch the Free HD Video Converter Factory and select "Converter" on the start-up window. Then add WMA file by clicking “Add Files” box on the top to import WMA files or you can drag and drop WMA files to the interface directly. You will see the WMA files on the interface with basic information. Then go to the most important next step.

WMA on iPhone

Step 2. Choose One Format Supported by iPhone

Press the Output format icon on the right side, go to Audio category, and choose an audio format supported by iPhone, such as M4A (AAC), MP3, ALAC, AIFF, etc. For those WMA lossless files, you're recommended to choose "ALAC" for lossless conversion.

Tips: If you want to convert a video for iPhone, find the device section, go to the Apple category, and then select any device model right there, such as iPhone 13, iPhone XS, iPad Pro, etc. If you want to adjust some parameters, click Parameter Settings to adjust the parameters.

Choose the WMA Audio Format

Step 3. Start Converting WMA to iPhone Supported Format

Finally, choose the output file address and click the “Run” button to start the process.

Note: When the conversion is complete, just transfer those music files to iPhone through iTunes, USB cable, etc. for free playback on your iPhone.

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Convert WMV for Playing on iPhone by Means of iTunes

Import WMA to iTunesImport WMA to iTunes

Before start, please install and launch iTunes on PC. iTunes also can convert WMA files to other formats but WMA audio cannot be played on it.

Step 1. You should connect iTunes with iPhone or iPad devices together.

Step 2. Choose “File” to click “Add Folder to Library”, you will see the WMA file is in the library on the interface. Then click Convert under "File" again, select Create Apple Lossless Version to convert WMA audio into Apple compatible format and play and listen directly on the iPhone.

Step 3. Click the right mouse button and you will find "Add to Device" in the Drop-down window, select your Apple device and click it. Now a full WMA files are already on your iPhone. At this time, you can play WMA files on your iPhone via iTunes smoothly.

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