Ever since the historic release of Android 4.4 KitKat, many Smartphone manufacturers catch up this trend to release their new productions. Like Google Nexus 5, hands-free with voice actions, a brand new Android phone definitely regards as one of the most outstanding new productions. I cannot blame people rushing to buy one. But never forget the Samsung Galaxy series; also bring people a lot of fun. Its Galaxy S5 also has good reputations among smartphone users as well as music maniacs.
So here comes a problem, what are you going to do if you would like to transfer those music stores in your iTunes to these new Samsung Galaxy S5 or Galaxy Note 4 smartphone? Are you interested in learning 3 genius methods to achieve that? This is the right article you click in, and consider there are more people use Samsung Galaxy series out there, we will take this series as an example to show you 3 different methods to move music from iTunes to Samsung Galaxy phone.
PS: for people who have a problem with iTunes Songs Greyed Out, click to read more.
- Way 1: Use third-party software like iMusic to sync iTunes Music with Galaxy Note Phone
- Way 2: Use Samsung Kies to get iTunes music downloaded for your Samsung Galaxy series device
- Way 3: Copy iTunes music from iTunes Media Folder to Samsung Galaxy Phone
You may think it is not necessary to use any third-party software to transfer music from iTunes to your Samsung Galaxy series phone. And of course you can do that without using any software, but it will be hard to handle and easy to cause errors. You'd better not to forget sometimes you might also need to transfer music from your Samsung Galaxy phone to iTunes, there are not many methods can do that without using a software to help you. But with iMusic, not only music can be transferred, other data like videos and TV shows also can easily be moved between your Samsung Galaxy phone and iTunes.
The following steps will show you how to use this software.
Step 1: Choose the correct version of the iMusic to download, currently you can select from iMusic (Mac) or iMusic (Windows). After choosing the right version, you should install and launch this software on your computer or Mac.
Step 2: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S5/S4/S3 or Galaxy Note 4/3/Edge to your PC or Mac, after the software detects your device, it will be displayed at the primary window of the software.
Step 3: Do remember to open your iTunes too.
Step 4: Find the Sync tab and select the Entire library or Selected playlist option. Then you can transfer the entire iTunes library or just selected part. After deciding which data you would like to transfer, you just need to click Transfer button and then your iTunes music will transfer to your Samsung phone.
If you were a Samsung fan, Samsung Kies shouldn't be strange to you. This software is capable of managing data on your Samsung phone as well as transferring data to other devices. Samsung Kies can automatically sync all music from iTunes together with all folders on your computer so that you can transfer them all to your Samsung Galaxy phone. Good news is, this software also has workable versions for both Windows computer and Mac users. Both processes are similar so the next part of teaching you how to use Samsung Kies to download music from iTunes to Galaxy phone will use the Mac version as an example.
Step 1: I highly suggest you go to Samsung's official website to download the suitable version for you. In order to avoid unnecessary errors, please don't download the wrong version.
Step 2: Connect your phone to Mac via USB cable; Kies will display your phone on its interface soon after finishing detecting.
Step 3: Find File option at the top and then click Import iTunes playlist to Library function, after that, you can find the New Playlist option; click it to check all the music on your iTunes.
Step 4: Now you can select that music you like to be transferred to your Galaxy series phone.
Step 5: Click Transfer to Device to finish the final step.
This method will not use any help from third-party software. But I still need to point it out that I highly recommend those people who are not very confident about handling computer and smartphone to use some software, it will be safer and more efficient for them to transfer data between devices. And like I said earlier, the iMusic is your best selection.
Well, back to this method, it is only suitable for Windows users, so Mac users, you may not want to waste your time at this part. But those Windows users do keep on; you might find something useful that can even surprise yourself.
If you had ticked the option of Copy files to iTunes media folder while you were adding to the library in iTunes before, it won't be difficult to find the music on your Windows computer. All the challenge you need to face is to find the file folder which you keep that music.
iTunes media files are normally saved at defaulted folders. For different Windows systems, please check the list below.
Windows 10/8/7: 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\
After finding the correct media folder, learn the following steps to know how to do it.
Step 1: Open the media folder and find your Music folder. You can open it and check its content.
Step 2: Connect your phone from Samsung Galaxy series to your computer. It will be detected as an external hard drive.
Step 3: Paste and Copy those music you want from the iTunes media folder to your Samsung phone.
At last, we should compare these three methods. They all have advantages and disadvantages; hope the format below will help you to have a better idea which method you should choose.
|1. Samsung Kies||2. iMusic||3. No software method|
|Pros||1. Free software;|
2. Convenient for Samsung devices and users to transfer music from iTunes to their Samsung devices.;
|1. Transfer all kinds of data, like playlist, videos between iTunes and Android device.;|
2. Clean useless data in iTunes before transferring new data. ;
|1. 1.No need to pay;|
2. 2.No need to download and install any third party software;
3. Paste and copy music from iTunes to Samsung device;
|Cons||1. Not able to transfer playlist;|
2. Sometime will have connection errors between the devices.;
|1. You need to pay for its service;||1. No playlist transfer;|
2. Only workable for Windows users;
3. Only suitable when a small amount of data is transferred