3 Methods to Transfer Music from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy S5/S4/S3/S2/S

Google Nexus 5 is the first Android smartphone powered by Android 4.4, KitKat. It's hands-free with voice actions. Whenever you want to send a message, get directions, find an image and more, you can just say "Ok, Google". How convenient it is! If you just ditch your old iPhone and bought the shiny phone, and have stored lots of songs and playlists in iTunes, you probably can't wait to transfer them to your Nexus 5.

Many smartphones can be used as great portable music players, like the cool Samsung Galaxy Series. If you have one of them, say, Galaxy S5, chances are you want to transfer music from iTunes to it for entertainment anytime and anywhere. But do you know how? This article focuses on showing you 3 easy ways on how to transfer music from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy series. Which way would be your favorite one?

Method 1. Use Wondershare TunesGo for Android to Transfer iTunes music to Samsung Galaxy Series

What if you want to transfer playlists as well as music from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy S3/S5/S4/S2/S? What if you want to transfer music from Samsung Galaxy to iTunes? I recommend a powerful iTunes for Samsung tablet and phone software for you. It's Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) or Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Win) is the right software for you. It gives you the power to transfer iTunes music, playlists, movies, iTunes U, podcasts and TV Shows to Samsung Galaxy in one clic. Here is how it works. Just read on.

Step 1. Connect Samsung Galaxy device to Mac or PC and run the software. After recognized, your Samsung Galaxy device will shows up in its primary window.
Step 2. Usually, iTunes will run automatically. If not, run it yourself.

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Step 3. Click the Sync tab. Tick either Entire library or Selected playlists to choose what you want to transfer. And then click Sync to begin the transfer. When it's complete, iTunes audio and video will be on your Samsung device.

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Method 2. Use Samsung Kies to Download Music from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy S5/S4/S3/S2/S

Samsung Kies, made by Samsung, manages photos, music, videos and more on Samsung galaxy series from computer for free. It automatically syncs all music from iTunes and all folders on computer to Samsung Kies, and then you can transfer to Samsung Galaxy series. Below is the easy tutorial on how to download music from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy series by using Kies. Since Windows and Mac version work in a similar way, here I just take the Mac version as a try.

Step 1. Go to Samsung official website to download Samsung Kies on Mac. Install and run it.
Step 2. Plug in a USB cable to connect your Samsung device to Mac. Once detected, your Samsung device will be shown in the left sidebar of Kies.

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Step 3. At the top line, click File > Import iTunes playlists to Library. Then, under Library directory, click New Playlist. All music in iTunes will be there.

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Step 4. Tick your wanted songs and click Transfer to Device.

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Method 3. Find iTunes Media Folder and Copy iTunes Music to Samsung Galaxy S4/S5/S3/S2/S

What if you want to transfer playlists as well as music from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy S3/S5/S4/S2/S? What if you want to transfer music from Samsung Galaxy to iTunes? I recommend a powerful iTunes for Samsung tablet and phone software for you. It's Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) is the right software for you. It gives you the power to transfer iTunes music, playlists, movies, iTunes U, podcasts and TV Shows to Samsung Galaxy in one click. Here is how it works. Just read on.

Want to find a method to copy iTunes music to Samsung Galaxy device without any software? You can try this method if you have a Windows computer. If you have ever tick Copy files to iTunes media folder when adding to library in iTunes, you can easily get all iTunes music on Windows computer. All you need is to find the media folder.

By default, iTunes media folder is saved at:
Windows 8/7: C:\Users\username\My Music\iTunes\
Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\My Music\iTunes\
Windows Vista: C:\Users\username\Music\iTunes\

Step 1. Go to the iTunes media folder and you will see a Music folder. Open it and you will find many folders named by artists. Songs are saved in these folders.

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Step 2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy device to Windows computer. When's connected successfully, go to find the external hard drive of Samsung Galaxy device and open it.
Step 3. Go back to iTunes music folder and copy your wanted songs to Samsung Galaxy device.

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It's a free method to do iTunes to Samsung music transfer. If you have few songs, you can do it on your own. However, if you have hundreds of thousands of songs, you have to open lots of artist folders and export songs from them. How tedious it is. Worse still, like Kies, it can't transfer playlists either.

Part 4. Compare the 3 Methods Above

1. Samsung Kies 2. Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) 3. Find iTunes Media Folder and transfer to Samsung
Pros 1. Free;
2. Transfer songs from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy device;
1. Transfer songs, playlists and other media files from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy device;
2. Transfer Samsung Galaxy to iTunes on Mac in 1 click;
3. Clean up iTunes library before transfer, like fixing ID 3 info and delete duplicate songs;
1. Free;
2. Need no software;
3. Transfer songs from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy device;
Cons 1. Can't transfer iTunes playlists to Samsung Galaxy device;
2. Connection issues;
1. Paid; 1. Can't transfer iTunes playlists to Samsung Galaxy device;
2. Only work on Windows computer;

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