Transferring music from iTunes to Android made easy


Music remains an integral part of the mobile memory and has to be regularly updated based on preferences. iTunes, being the flagship of Apple Inc. had several advantages which allowed the users to experiment with their music tracks by playing and storing them with ease. With the advent of android and many devices having this as the operating system it becomes imperative for the users to transfer their data and music from iTunes with immediate effect. Since the playlist management schemes are a bit different in iTunes, the users must be careful and look to implement certain techniques for transferring the audio files successfully.


Using certain third party synchronization

This method allows you to transfer audio files with immediate effect whereas the backup remains on the computer. Certain third party applications like Double Twist come in handy and are easily available at the Google Play Store. The function of this app is to connect your device with its desktop ally and the transfer can thus be initiated with considerable ease. The procedure remains simple as the application has to be installed on the desktop and this in turn identifies the iTunes library immediately. One must take a note of the fact that only DRM free tracks are available for syncing. Plugging the phone via the USB cable allows Double Twist to identify the Android set and hitting the Sync button starts the process. The upgraded version of Double Twist has the feature called AirSync which allows us to transfer files over the WIFI.

Migrating to Google

Here comes another simple yet effective technique for transferring music files from iTunes to Android. Google’s Music Manager has to be accessed with a simple login and this would allow us to leave the Apple’s complicated ecosystem. Once the music manager is accessed, the selective tab has to be clicked upon determining where the entire music library is kept. Clicking on iTunes syncs the tracks with immediate effect. The major drawback of this technique is that being stored on the cloud; the synced audio only works when played using the Google Play audio player. From the virtual drive, Google provides as option to the users for storing the songs on the device by clicking on the given tab which then saves the music to the concerned Android set.

Manual transfer

This process may sound a bit tedious but is free from the syncing constraints and provides the user with more control. Using this process, one can play the music on any given music player which is extremely desirable. The procedure remains simple as the user has to connect the device via the USB cable. Once the computer identifies it as a directory folder, you are good to go. “USB File Transfer Utility” has to be on the desktop for the transfers to be successful, only in the case of MAC based devices. PTP and MTP files transfers in Android can be a bit fussy and slow but the end result is highly credible.

This sums up the procedures which would enable a music buff to transfer his or her music from iTunes to the Android stacked device.

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