How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Nexus 5/7/10/4

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.

However, iTunes is a professional iPhone, iPod and iPad manager, which doesn't let you transfer music to your Nexus 5. Thus, you have to ask help from a 3rd party tool to transfer music from iTunes to nexus 5. Among the 3rd party tools, Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) and Wondershare MobileGo for Android are highly recommended. They make it quite easy to transfer iTunes playlists to your Nexus 5/7/10/4.

Part 1. Transfer iTunes Music to Nexus 5/7/10/4 on Mac

As you know, Mac computer is created by Apple and it can't recognize Android device. You can't mount Android phone or tablet as an external hard drive and then copy iTunes music to it. In case like this, Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) comes for you. With its help, you can easily transfer all or selected playlists and music from iTunes to Nexus 5/7/10/4 effortlessly. Download the software and give it a shot.

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Step 1. Download and install Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) on Mac.
Step 2. Connect your Google Nexus 5/7/10/4 to Mac by plugging into a USB cable.
Step 3. Run the software and Mac will remind you if running iTunes too. Follow it. Then, you will see Wondershare TunesGo for Android (Mac) appears on the right side of iTunes.

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Step 4. In the primary window of TunesGo for Android (Mac), click the Sync tab > Sync iTunes to Android.Then, you can choose either sync the whole iTunes library or sync selected iTunes music and playlists to Nexus 5/7/10/4 . Choose one option and then click Sync.

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Step 5. Or, you can click the Drag&Drop tab, and drag and drop your wanted playlists and songs to Google Nexus 5/7/10/4.

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Part 2. Transfer Playlists from iTunes to Nexus 5/10/7/4 on PC

In part 1, I show you how to transfer music from iTunes to Neuxs 5/7/10/4. What if you have a Windows computer and want to do iTunes to Nexus music transfer? It's easy. Here are two ways avaliable.

Method 1. Find the iTunes Media Folder and Copy iTunes Songs to Nexus 5/7/10/4

Step 1. Open iTunes and go to Edit > Reference... > Advanced. Check whether you have ticked Copy files to iTunes media folder when adding to library. If so, you can go to the iTunes media folder.

Step 2. The iTunes media folder is saved in different place, according to the Windows OS. Check here:
Windows 7/8: 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\

Step 3. Navigate to the iTunes media folder and find the music folder under its directory. Open the music folder, and you will see songs are saved in different folders based on their artists.

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Step 4. Connect your Nexus 5/7/10/4 to computer via a USB cable. Your device will be mounted as an external hard drive. Find and open it. Copy music from iTunes music folder to your Nexus 5/7/10/4.

Method 2. Use MobileGo for Android to Transfer Playlists from iTunes to Nexus 5/7/10/4

Wondershare MobileGo for Android is an all-in-one Android manager, helping to import iTunes playlists, transfer and manage contacts, apps, music, messages, video, photos and documents.

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Step 1. Run the software and connect your Nexus 5 to Windows PC via WiFi or USB cable
Note: To make the wireless connection, you need to download and install the MobileGo apk file on your Nexus first.

Step 2. In the Tools you may like section, click the last but one button – Import iTunes Library. This brings a dialog that lists all playlists in iTunes. Select your wanted playlists and click OK to start the playlist transfer. If you receive a note telling you whether you want to convert the files to Android optimized format, click Yes.

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