Transferring your iTunes playlists to an Android device is useful if you are switching from an iPhone to an Android phone or if you have multiple devices to which you would like to sync your favorite music. Since the software developed by Apple does not provide this feature, you need to install third-party tools that can locate your iTunes library and transfer playlists over a Wi-Fi or a USB connection. Easy Phone Tunes provides basic functionality, but makes the process very straightforward. On the other hand, iSyncr and Synctunes Wireless offer more advanced features, such as choosing the port for the connection to your PC, but the process can take longer.
Download Synctunes Wireless on your Android device from the Google Play store.
Launch the app on your phone and note down the IP address and port number listed at the bottom of the screen.
Download and install the Synctunes software on your PC (link in Resources). Launch the software at the end of the installation process.
Enter the IP address and port number shown on your phone's screen. Press "OK" to connect the tool to your phone and detect your iTunes library.
Select the playlists you want to sync to your Android device and press "Sync" to transfer your music to your phone. Wait until the progress bar indicates that all the playlists were successfully transferred.
Download iSyncr from Google Play. Launch the app and press "OK" when the message confirming the installation of your license for the software is complete.
Download and install the desktop version of iSyncr on your PC (link in Resources).
Press the "Wi-Fi" tab on the mobile app and type "Password" (without quotes) when asked to enter the password to scan and detect the iTunes playlists on your PC. In order for this feature to work, your phone and computer need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Select the playlists you want to sync to your Android device. Press "Sync now" and wait until the app displays a green check mark next to each playlist, confirming they were successfully synced.
Easy Phone Tunes
Download Easy Phone Tunes on your phone from the Google Play store. Install and launch the tool. Press "Next."
Download, install and run Easy Phone Tunes for your PC (link in Resources). Press "Finish" in the mobile app to scan for the iTunes playlists stored on your PC. This feature will work only if your computer and phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Select the playlists you would like to sync on your Android phone and press "Sync" to transfer the music to your phone. Wait for the message confirming your tunes were successfully copied before playing them.
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