How To Transfer Music From Itunes To Android Smartphone

If you’ve recently made the switch from an iPhone to an Android Smartphone, you may be wondering how your favorite iTunes music can follow you to your new device. Despite the two operating systems being very different, there are several methods available to transfer your beloved music. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore how to sync your iTunes library to your Android phone so you can continue enjoying your music without interruption.

Preparation Steps

Before you begin: Make sure your iTunes software is up-to-date on your computer, and you have your Android smartphone handy with a USB cable or a stable Wi-Fi connection.

Method 1: Manual Transfer Using a USB Cable

One of the most straightforward methods to transfer music is by manually copying the files. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Connect your Android device to your computer using a USB cable.
  2. On your computer, locate your music files within the iTunes media folder. On Windows, this is typically found in C:\Users\[username]\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media.
  3. Open your Android device’s music folder from the file explorer on your computer.
  4. Select the iTunes songs or folders you wish to transfer.
  5. Drag and drop the songs or folders into your Android’s music folder.
  6. Once the transfer is complete, safely eject your Android device and disconnect it.

Method 2: Sync iTunes with Google Play Music

Connect your iTunes library to Google Play Music to access your songs on your Android device with these steps:

  1. Download and install the Google Play Music Manager on your computer.
  2. Open the Music Manager and log in to your Google account.
  3. Select the “Upload songs to Google Play” option and choose “iTunes” from the list of sources.
  4. Decide which parts of your library you wish to upload, including playlists.
  5. Lunch the Google Play Music app on your Android and sign in to your Google account.
  6. Your uploaded music should now be available on your device. You can stream it or download it for offline listening.

Method 3: Using Third-party Software

Several third-party applications can make the transfer process seamless. They typically require a one-time setup and provide a sync-like experience. Applications like doubleTwist and iSyncr are popular choices.

Software Features Link
doubleTwist Synchs music, podcasts, and playlists Visit doubleTwist
iSyncr Wired and wireless syncing, works with iTunes playlists Visit iSyncr

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I Transfer Itunes Music To Android?


Absolutely. Transfer iTunes music to Android using Google Play Music or a USB cable.


Does Itunes Work On Android Devices?


ITunes itself isn’t available on Android, but Apple Music or third-party apps can access your iTunes library.


What Tools Are Needed For Itunes To Android Transfer?


You’ll need a computer with iTunes, your Android device, and a USB cable or compatible music manager app.


How To Keep Itunes Playlists On Android?


Some apps can sync iTunes playlists to Android, such as doubleTwist or iSyncr.

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