4 Ways to transfer iTunes music to Android

Nowadays, more and more people use smartphones as music players. If you are an Android user, how to sync your extensive iTunes library to your Android phone? We outline 4 best methods.

You have several options to choose from. You can use the Apple Music app on Android, transfer your files manually, or use a third-party app like iSyncr to keep your music collection properly synced.

1. Transfer iTunes to Android with iSyncr

There are various iTunes Android sync tools in the market. iSyncr is one of the simple and efficient ones. Install iSyncr on your computer and Android, then you can sync iTunes to Android over Wifi or USB. It will keep all of your important information in sync including ratings, play counts, lyrics, album art, and more!



iTunes song information will also sync.


Apps installed
Limited by the available storage
Can't sync iTunes copy protected content.
Free version is limited to 100 songs per playlist and 1 playlist at a time

2. Transfer iTunes to Android via USB

You can manually put iTunes music on Android device if you don't want to install any third-party app. Just connect your Android to Mac/PC via a USB cable. Drag and drop songs from iTunes folder to your devices music folder. The music will be visible in your chosen music player app once the transfer is complete.

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No app installed.


Limited by the available storage
Can't sync iTunes copy protected content.

3. Use Apple Music for Android

If you have subscribed to Apple Music, you can access your iTunes music from Apple Music for Android. On your computer, turn on iCloud Music Library and wait for it to update. Once that is done, all your music on iTunes will be available on your Android's Apple Music app.

Apple Music android


Keep all of the playlists
Simple transferring


Need Apple Music subscription
Can't sync iTunes M4P songs and audiobooks.

No matter which sync method you choose, you may find you can't sync iTunes DRM protected M4P songs and audiobooks to Android . If you want to sync iTunes DRM media to Android, you need to remove DRM and convert them to Android music player compatible formats, such as MP3, M4A, etc. Ondesoft iTunes Converter can help you.

How to remove DRM from iTunes M4P songs, audiobooks and Apple Music?

Step 1: Download, install and run Ondesoft iTunes Converter.

It automatically grabs all your iTunes media. The interface is shown like this:

Remove DRM from iTunes music

Step 2: Check songs, audiobooks or Apple Music playlists you want to remove DRM from.

Remove DRM from iTunes music

Step 3: customize output settings

Ondesoft iTunes Converter supports 9 output formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, and MKA. Use pre-designed profile (High Quality, Normal Quality or Low Quality) or customize bitrate/samplerate according to your needs. All original Metadata will be saved to output file. You can also change them.
Other settings:
Click Options button on the toolbar to set conversion speed, output filename format, etc.

Remove DRM from iTunes music

Step 4: start to convert

Click Convert button to start. Sit back and let Ondesoft iTunes Converter do all the rest. After conversion, you can find all DRM-free audio files in the output folder.

Remove DRM from iTunes music

Now you sync the DRM free iTunes songs and audiobooks to Android using any of the above options.

After transfer the iTunes music to your Android phone or tablet, you can play them with the default music player or other music app you like. Spotify can also play local files, but you need to set that on your computer . See how to import iTunes playlists to Spotify .