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2 Methods to Transfer Music from Mac to Android Phones and Tablets

Have stored many fair-sounding music files on your Mac? You may want to transfer to your Android phone for enjoyment at any time. However, unlike the Windows PC, Mac doesn't let you mount the Android phone or tablet as an external hard drive by using a USB cable. This makes it difficult to transfer music from Mac to Android phone or tablet. Feel frustrated? Take it easy. Here are two useful Mac to Android music transfer tools with which you can easily copy music from Mac to Android phone or tablet.

Method 1: Transfer music from MacBook to Android with Android File Transfer

Android File Transfer is a free program, which offers easy access to the Android SD card folder on the Mac. With it, you can transfer all your wanted music files from the Mac computer to your Android phone or tablet for free.

Pros: Free.
Cons: The interface is not intuitive. Not support importing iTunes Playlists.

Below is the tutorial on transferring music from Mac to Android:

Step 1. Download and install Android File Transfer on your Mac;

Step 2. Connect your Android phone or tablet to the Mac with a USB cable;

Step 3. Launch the Android File Transfer and your Android SD card folder appears;

Step 4. Go to Finder on your Mac to find your desired songs and drag and drop them to the music folder on your Android phone or tablet.

Method 2: Copy music from Mac to Android with MobileGo for Android Pro (Mac)

Android File Transfer makes it easy to move songs from Mac to your Android phone or tablet, but that's all. What if you purchased many songs in iTunes Library and now want to copy to your Android phone or tablet? In this case, the Wondershare MobileGo for Android Pro (Mac) is the right one for you. It's a one-shop Mac Android manager with which you can copy music from a folder on your Mac and playlists in the iTunes to your Android phone or tablet without any hassle.

Pros: Brief and intuitive interface. Enable to transfer iTunes playlists and songs in the music folder from Mac to the Android device.
Cons: Not free.

Note: This Android manager for Mac has a Windows version named the Wondershare MobileGo for Android (Windows). It not only lets you transfer music but convert incompatible song to Android optimized format – MP3.

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Step 1. Connect your Android tablet or phone to Mac

Plug into a USB cable to connect your Android phone or tablet to Mac. This Android manager for Mac will detect your Android phone or tablet soon. Then, in its primary window, you will see your Android phone or tablet displayed there.

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Step 2. Copy music to android from Mac

Go to the left column and click Music. By clicking the triangle under Add, you get two options: Add files or Import iTunes Playlist.

To Add music files from Mac: Click Add files In the pop-up file browser window, and navigate to your wanted music folder. Tick the chosen songs and import them.

Import iTunes Playlists: After clicking Import iTunes Playlist, you can choose your wanted one and import it.

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That's the two methods about how to transfer music from Mac to Android tablet or phone? Which one do you like?

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