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.

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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?

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

Download, install and launch Ondesoft Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows.

Apple Music Converter


2. Sign in your Apple Music account

Click the Sign in button and enter your Apple ID.

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3. Change output format(optional)

The default output format is lossless M4A. Ondesoft Apple Music Converter also supports converting Apple Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. You can also customize output file name with any combination of title, artist, album, playlist index and track ID.

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4. Select music

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose the playlist or album you want to convert.

Apple Music Converter

Click Add songs.

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5. Start Conversion

By default, all songs in the playlist/album will be checked. If there are songs you don't want to convert, please uncheck the box. Then click Convert button to start downloading songs to the format you choose.

Apple Music Converter

After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the downloaded songs.

Apple Music Converter


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 .