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Finally you ditch poor iPhone and jump ship to Android platform, only to find that all your songs, playlist, movies, and more are struck in iTunes. What will you do? Try to find out ways to sync iTunes to Android or just leave anything behind? If you choose the former, but have no idea about what to do, you're in the right place. This article focuses on showing you a full guide on how to transfer media files from iTunes to Android without any hassle.

Part 1. Transfer iTunes to Android Phone or Tablet in 1 Click

To transfer iTunes Library to Android phone or tablet, the quickest way is to ask help from a third-party tool. Here is an iTunes to Android Mac transfer software named Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) or Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Win), which enables to transfer music, playlits, podcasrs, pocasts and iTunes U from iTunes to Android in 1 click. Additionally, you can also transfer Android music, movies and playlists back to iTunes.

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Step 1. Set up your Android device

Install and launch the iTunes to Android transfer software on your Mac. Connect your Android phone or tablet with your Mac via a USB cable. Run the software and you will see it's displayed on the right side of iTunes.

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Step 2. Sync iTunes to Android

In the primary window, click the Sync tab. You get two choices. One is to sync Entire library, the other is Selected playlists. Select one and click Syncto sync music, movies, podcasts, iTunes U, TV shows and more to your Android phone or tablet.

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Part 2. Manually Transfer iTunes Music to Android Phone or Tablet

1. Make setting in iTunes to copy files to the default iTunes media folder

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

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2. Where is 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/

  • 3. How to transfer podcast, movies and songs from iTunes to Androd phone/tablet

    The steps below shows you how to transfer iTunes purchased movies, music, and more to Android phone or tablet. Please follow them. It's very simple and easy. After that, you can play these iTunes movies, music on Android phone/tablet easily.

    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.

    Note: Mac can't detect your Android phone or tablet as the Windows PC does. To transfer iTunes to Android on Mac, you have to turn to some third-party tool for help. Wondershare TunesGo for Android which I mentioned above is such kind of tool, you can try it.

    Step 3. Find and open the SD card folder of your Android phone on your computer

    Step 4. Open the iTunes media folder:
    Find the Podcast folder to put iTunes podcast on Android SD card.
    Find the Music folder and transfer iTunes music to Android phone or tablet.
    Find the Home Video folder to copy and play iTunes movies on Android phone or tablet.

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    When you play iTunes movies songs on Android phone or tablet, only to find that they're DRM-protected ones and can't be played, you can turn to Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate for helpe. This smart tool helps to converte iTunes music and movies to MP3, MP4 and other fomrats that can be played smoothly on your Android phone or tablet.

    Advantages: Free. You can do it yourself.

    1. Can't transfer iTunes playlist to Android phone or tablet.
    2. Need too much time to copy media files from many folders to Android phone/tablet.

    Part 3 Top 5 Android Apps to Sync iTunes with Android

    If you don't like use software and don't like to spend much time to manually copy and paste media files from lots of fodlers, you can also try the Android apps. These apps lets you sync iTunes to Android wirelessly. Here, I list out top 5 iTunes to Android sync apps.

    Android Apps Price Score Supported Android
    1. AirSync: iTunes Sync & AirPlay Paid 3.9/5 Android 2.2 and up
    2. sync itunes with android Paid 3.2/5 Android 1.6 and up
    3. iTunes to android Sync-Windows Free 4.0/5 Android 2.2 and up
    4. iSyncr for iTunes to Android Paid 4.5/5 Android 2.1 and up
    5. Easy Phone Tunes (iTunes Sync) Free 4.1/5 Android 4.0 and up

    1. AirSync: iTunes Sync & AirPlay

    AirSync: iTunes Sync & AirPlay makes it easy to sync iTunes between your Android phone or tablet and PC or Mac wirelessly. As for the content, you can sync music, playlists, and DRM-free videos with play counts, ratings, and more info. For more info, you can click the link below.

    Download AirSync: iTunes Sync & AirPlay from Google Play>>

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    2. sync itunes with android

    sync itunes with android is a little Android app. With it, you're able to easily sync iTunes songs, MP3, playlist, videos and podcasts from Windows computer to Android over WiFi. After syncing, you can feel free to enjoy iTunes media on your Android phone or table.

    Download sync itunes with android from Google Play>>

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    3. iTunes to android Sync-Windows

    As its name suggest, this app is used to sync iTunes media on Windows computer with Android phone or tablet. It allows you to sync music, podcasts and videos from iTunes library to your Android device. Other data, including music tracks, album art, will also be synced too. Then, after syncing, you can organize these media files by artists or albums.

    Download iTunes to Android Sync-Windows from Google Play>>

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    4. iSyncr for iTunes to Android

    This app allows you to sync iTunes in Windows or Mac OS 10.5 and later with Android phone or tablet. It makes it easy to sync iTunes music over WiFi or by using a USB cable. It not only sync music, but also play counts, sync ratings, skip counts, last played date, and last skipped date from iTunes to your Android phone or tablet to keep your smart playlists up to date.

    Download iSyncr for iTunes to Android from Google Play Store>>

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    5. Easy Phone Tunes (iTunes Sync)

    It's an easy-to-use Android app to do iTunes to Android sync. It can sync whole iTunes library or selected playlist from PC/Mac to Android phone. It's made of two parts. One runs on your Android phone, and the other on PC/Mac. Besides, it works well with the tracks from the iTunes store, except copy protected (DRM) tracks.

    Download Easy Phone Tunes (iTunes Sync) from Google Play Store>>

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    Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

    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.
    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.
    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:UsersAdministratorMusiciTunesiTunes Media. All media files that you download from iTunes will be there.
    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.
    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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