[Updated] 3 Ways to Transfer iTunes Music to Android 8.0 and Earlier

Lisa Ou

Sept 03, 2019 / Posted by Lisa Ou

I recently switched from iPhone to Android (Galaxy S7 Edge). I moved iPhone data to the new phone with Samsung Smart Switch app. However, the app refused to transfer iPhone music. The music is synced with iTunes. I don’t know what the problem is there. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

[Updated] 3 Ways to Transfer iTunes Music to Android 8.0 and Earlier

It is easy to sync iTunes music to iPhone and other Apple devices. However, there is no direct way to transfer iTunes music to Android due to different operating systems. If you want to play iTunes music on Android, you need to make some changes. Just do as the following paragraphs show to access iTunes on Android.

Part 1: Transfer iTunes Music to Android Safely and Quickly

FoneLab HyperTrans is capable to transfer any data from iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac to Android. Almost all file types are supported for file transferring. Thus, you can transfer music from iTunes to your Android phone or tablet without limitations.

To be more specific, you can move downloaded, purchased, favorite songs, audio books and other music files from iTunes to Android freely. All your transferred iTunes music files will be in the original quality.

Main Features of the iTunes to Android Data Transfer Software

  1. Transfer iTunes music to Android, as well as playlists, images, videos, contacts, messages, ringtones and more.
  2. Transfer data from iPhone to Android, Android to Android, Windows to Android or Mac to Android selectively.
  3. Manage, edit, preview and move data with one-click operations.
  4. Support iOS 12 and Android 8.0 devices, such as HUAWEI, Samsung, LG, Sony, Lenovo, iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8 Plus/8/SE/7 Plus/7/6/5, etc.
  5. Fully compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP and Mac OS X 10.7 or above.

How to Flexibly Transfer Music from iTunes to Android with Phone Transfer

Free download, install and launch the iTunes to Android transfer software.

launch phone transfer software

Plug your Android into the computer via a USB cable. Switch on your Android phone. Enable the USB debugging mode with the on-screen instruction. You can see the free space and other information of this Android device in the main interface.

connect android to pc

Click Music in the left pane. If you want to transfer music from your computer to Android, you can click Add on the top toolbar. Select Add File (s) or Add Folder to transfer iTunes music to Android via HyperTrans.  

add music file

Part 2. Transfer iTunes Music to Android by Drag-and-drop

If you want to transfer a few iTunes tracks to Android, you can use the traditional way to move iTunes music manually. You can copy and paste music from the iTunes Media folder to your Android phone via File Explorer.

Run iTunes on your computer. Right-click on the song you want to transfer from iTunes to Android.  

Choose Copy to copy an iTunes song. Create a new folder on desktop. Paste the copied iTunes music into this folder.

Plug Android into the computer with a USB cable. Open the Music folder within the Android phone or tablet.

Drag and drop the selected music files from the new folder to the Android Music folder.

It takes some time to transfer iTunes music to Android. Do not forget to eject the Android drive before disconnecting.

transfer itunes music to android

Part 3. Transfer iTunes Music to Android Using Google Play Music

Google Play Music is also a good tool that can transfer music from iTunes library to Android. You can upload up to 50,000 songs to Google Play cloud storage. Thus, you can transfer iTunes to Google Play to get iTunes music on Android wirelessly.

Download, install and run Google Play Music Manager. Sign into your Google account. The program will upload all music to the cloud automatically, including iTunes music files.

Follow the instruction to sync iTunes to Google Play Music Manager.

All your iTunes music will display in Google Play Music Manager app after uploading.

On your Android phone, sign into the same Google Play music account. You can see the synced iTunes music within the app.

Transfer iTunes Music to Android Using Google Play Music

What’s more, you can use doubleTwist Sync, AirSync, iSyncr, and other iTunes for Android apps to transfer iTunes music to Android without a computer. As for the most time-saving choice, FoneLab HyperTrans should be the winner. You can transfer sizable music, movies, TV shows, images and many other files from iTunes to Android offline safely and easily.

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