If you’ve ever owned an iPod, iPad or iPhone, you may have many files stored on your iTunes Library. You can sync files from your iTunes library to your iPhone, iPad or iPod with ease. But if you have switched from iPhone to Android and want to sync iTunes files to android phone, you may find it’s not easy to accomplish this. Don’t worry! There are a number of ways that you can sync your iTunes music with your Android devices! And the post will introduce you three top apps to sync iTunes to Android devices.
Part 1. Using Google Play Music
The first app recommended for syncing iTunes to Android is Google Play Music, Which allows you to upload a maximum of 50,000 songs for free and it’s easy to upload your entire collection with the Music Manager. Following steps below is about how to sync iTunes to Android phone with Google Play Music. (plus Windows Media or local folders)
Step 1. Download and install Google Play Music on your Android device, and the Google Play Music Manager on your Mac or PC. You can find the Android app below, and the desktop versions here.
Step 2. Sync your iTunes music to your Google Play Music account. To do this open the Music Manager on your desktop and select the “Upload” tab. You can then either sync your entire iTunes library, or select which playlists you want to sync. Google allows users to sync up to 20,000 songs to their Play Music library for free, and just because you sync music to your Play Music library does not mean that it will automatically download that music to your Android device, so there’s really no harm in syncing your entire library.
Step 3. Open the Google Play Music app on your device and select “All Music” from the drop down menu at the top, and “My Library” or “Playlists” (if you want to sync an entire playlist) from the side pane menu. This will display all the music currently uploaded to your Google Play Music library.
Step 4. If you are fine with streaming music from your online Play Music library then stop here. That’s fine for people who have unlimited data, or only expect to be listening to music when they’re around WiFi. If you want to sync music to your device for offline listening, however, then simply press on a song, album, or playlist and then press on the “Keep on Device” button.
Part 2. Using Leawo iTransfer
Leawo iTransfer is one of the best alternatives to iTunes, supports to transfer files among iOS devices, iTunes and PCs, and it allows users to transfer apps, music, movies, TV shows, ringtones, ebooks, photos and Camera Roll without the sync of iTunes. As the Android device can be read as the external hard drive by the computer, so you are able to sync iTunes to Android device with ease. The steps below are about how to sync iTunes to Android with Leawo iTransfer.
Step 1. Run Leawo iTransfer and connect an iOS device to computer with the USB cable, meanwhile, plug the Android device into computer and enable the disk use on the device. The software will automatically detect the iDevice, and shows the libraries of the iDevice in the left sidebar, the iTunes library will display below the libraries of the iDevice. Click the “Music” Library of iTunes, and you’ll see the contents in the right part of the window.
Step 2. Hold the “Ctrl” key and click to select the music files in the iTunes library, then right-click the chosen files to “Transfer to > My Computer”. Or click the transfer button at the right bottom of the window to transfer all the music files.
Step 3. You will get a dialog of transfer settings after selecting files. Check “Save to Folder” and choose the folder in your Android device as the target. Then click “Transfer Now” to start syncing iTunes to Android.
The software will start syncing iTunes to Android devices immediately after you click the “Transfer Now” button. The progress bar in the pop-up dialog will show you the percentage of the transfer process. When the transfer is finished, you will get the music files in your Android device.
Part 3. Using DoubleTwist
DoubleTwist is an application that exists in versions for Android, Mac and PC. To sync your iTunes library to your Android device, follow the steps below. DoubleTwist is a two-part application that can allow your iTunes (Windows/Mac) library to journey into Android land (and back) with ease. One part of the application, including a media player for your convenience, runs on your Android device. The other runs on your computer and automatically locates your iTunes library and populates its own list for syncing. Read on to find out how to sync iTunes to Android phone.
Step 1. Install DoubleTwist on your Android device and on your computer. You can find the Android app on the Play Store below, and the desktop versions here.
Step 2. Connect your Android device to your computer via USB storage, or as a Media Device. Once your device is plugged in, you can select how you want it connected by tapping on the little USB icon in the notifications menu.
Step 3. Open DoubleTwist on your computer and look for your device in the left hand pane.
Step 4. Drag and drop music from the “library” in the side pane, to your device. If you click on your device, you can toggle between automatically syncing or not. Then you can sync iTunes to Android in minutes.
And there you have it! The three apps are all powerful and professional for syncing iTunes to Android device. You can choose anyone you like according to your actual need.