2 Methods to Transfer Music from iTunes to Android


How can you transfer music from iTunes to Android phone? That is a thorny problem you will face after switching from iOS to Android. After all, iTunes is used to manage your iPhone, iPod and iPad, not Android phone. Feel frustrated? You don't have to. Here’re two easy ways to help you transfer iTunes music and playlists to Android phone hassle freely.

Method 1. Copy music from iTunes to Android for free

Actually, iTunes store its media in a media folder on your computer. In the iTunes, if you go to Edit > Reference… > Advanced and tick Copy files to iTunes media folder when adding to library, music, video and other media files will be stored automatically in the folder. Hence, you can navigate to the folder and copy your favorite songs and paste to your Android phone or tablet.

1. iTunes media folder location:

  • Windows 7: C:\Users\username\My Music\iTunes\
  • Windows 8: 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\
  • Mac OS X: /Users/username/Music/iTunes/
  • 2. How to transfer music from iTunes to Androd phone:

    Step 1. Follow the media location above to find the iTunes media folder.
    Step 2. Mount your Android phone as an external hard drive via a USB cable
    Step 3. Open the SD card folder on your Android phone on your computer and move your wanted iTunes music to it.

    This method is totally free. However, the songs in the iTunes media folder are classified according to the albums and artists. That means you can’t directly move a playlist to your Android phone directly. Instead, you have to spend a lot of time to find what you want.

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    Method 2. Transfer iTunes playlists to Android with tools

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    Thomas Jones
    Well, you can use MobileGo for Android to create a playlist to save the songs from iTunes. Right click Music and then click Create New Playlist.
    disqus_0uH8GaFynO
    I tried the above suggestion. I was able to locate my iTunes folder on my external drive. However, it still will not show my iTunes playlist.
    Thomas Jones
    Well, if you want to listen to a playlist, you can right click Music on the left column to create a playlist, then, import the playlist.
    giovannidipinto
    I imported my playlist with the trial version. The Mp3 files are copied and this is good, but in the "playlist" section of my Android Mp3 player (Poweramp) there are not the playlist i created. To listen to a song i have to go to "album" or "artists" .. is this a bug ?
    Thomas Jones
    Suzanne, you can try this way. First, open iTunes, click Edit > References... > Advanced, tick Keep iTunes media folder organized and Copy files to iTunes media folder when adding to library. Then, go to the iTunes media folder on your PC: C:\Users\Administrator\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media. All media files that you download from iTunes will be there.
    disqus_XEIcnVWNef
    Hey! I was just wondering. Is it also possible to transfer my whole Itunes libary to my android. I installed the Wondershare, but so far I can only copy all my playlists, right?
    Thomas Jones
    In this case, Sabbir, you can use this way. In the left column, click Music. In the music window, click the triangle under Add > Add Folder or Add File. Then, navigate to your iTunes save path to import the music in the iTunes.
    sabbir
    I did install mobile go but my itunes library is not on C drive thus mobile go can not find the itunes playlist, how can i change the path for itunes in mobile go ? my itunes library is on F drive.
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