Access to the music is now easier, quicker and nearly instantaneous. Especially with music portable devices such as media players, phones, and laptops that let people carry many songs in one small handset.
Music organizing software such as the Apple’s iTunes let music fans sync music across various mobile handsets. iTunes, for instance, makes it easy for people to sync their media files to other Apple handsets. The big problem here comes when transferring your music from iTunes to Android handsets. This roundup will guide you on how to transfer songs from iTunes to Android handsets.
1. Transfer the songs manually
This is the drag-and-drop old method. It might seem a little bit old-fashioned, but it works. For it to work, you need a microUSB cable for your handset. If you are using a Mac, you will need to install the Android File Transfer application. You will then need to locate the directory on your Windows PC or Mac that stores the physical files.
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On Mac go to Music > iTunes > iTunes Media, while on Windows a good place to kick start is My Music > iTunes. With the Android handsets connected, you’ll only need to drag and drop the music files between it and the computer.
2. AirDroid file sync
If you prefer a wireless upgrade to the drag-and-drop method, the AirDroid is the fastest way to do it. There are a lot of features in this Desktop application for managing your mobile handset without picking it up and one of those awesome features is the wireless file transfer. This method can be a little slow more so if you are transferring a large music library, but it is very fast for those moving only a few files.
Select the music files you want to transfer in AirDroid and then wait for the application to show you when the uploading is complete. Open the app on your smartphone and hit each file to download on your device.
3. Use DoubleTwist
DoubleTwist is one of the best methods to interfaces between Android and iTuunes. This app is free and comes with yer another free Windows or Mac application that helps you move your library about. The handset you are using needs should support USB Mass Storage mode.
DoubleTwist desktop application looks a stripped back version of the iTunes. The files are listed on the sidebar on the left on both your computer and Android device. With this application, you can move music in two ways:
Highlight albums and tracks to be copied and then drag them to the sidebar and then drop them on top of your handset.
Through sync settings, sync all the music files.
Moreover, you can use this application to set up new playlists as well as importing the existing iTunes ones. You just need to hit ‘Playlist Setup’ at the sidebar and you will see that open. You can keep them in sync by ticking the checkbox. With that, every time you do make a playlist in iTunes you will be able to find it in the DoubleTwist app.
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