Transfer Music between iTunes and Android

There's always a worry when syncing data with iTunes that you may lose music in the sync. Fear not, as Droid Transfer intelligently syncs your Android device with iTunes, allowing you to be in control of what data is transferred.

Don't want to use iTunes? No problem. Sync your music with a folder on your PC instead!


Let's see how we can transfer music from iTunes to Android...

  1. Download Droid Transfer and connect your Android device (Set up Droid Transfer)
  2. Open the "Music" tab from the feature list.
  3. Click "Sync iTunes".
  4. To transfer your iTunes music to your phone, click the "Sync tracks to Android" button!
Sync Android with iTunes on PC

How to Sync iTunes with Android: Detailed Information

Droid Transfer makes it easy for you to copy music from iTunes to your Android device, and vice versa. You can sync your music without the fear of iTunes overwriting your music.

Firstly, you'll need to connect your Android device to Droid Transfer on your PC.

Then, click the "Music" feature header in Droid Transfer to display the music from your Android device.

Viewing Android Music in Droid Transfer

Click "Sync iTunes" to:

  • find out what music you have on Android which is not in iTunes
  • find out what music in your iTunes library is not also on your Android device
iTunes to Android Transfer

Click "Sync tracks to iTunes" to copy new music from Android to iTunes -or- Click "Sync tracks to Android" to copy new music from your iTunes library to your Android device.

Supported music file formats: .mp3 .m4a .aac .mp4 .flac .wav .ogg .mid

Advanced Sync Mode

If you would like even more control over which music is transferred, Droid Transfer provides an Advanced Sync Mode. Activating this mode provides you with the ability to decide exactly which tracks to include in the sync.

This pane also provides information about how much data is needed for the transfer, so you can predetermine whether your Android device has enough space before you try to transfer too many tracks!

iTunes to Android Transfer
  • "Sync Music to..." - Choose whether the sync is to Android, iTunes, or both!
  • "Search" - search for specific tracks, artists and albums.
  • "Include All" - Checks or unchecks all tracks.
  • "Clear Selection" - Unchecks all selected tracks.
  • "Include Selection" - Checks all selected tracks in the list. You can select multiple tracks by ctrl-clicking them.
  • "Include Selected Artists" - Click this after selecting a track to include all tracks by the selected artist.
  • "Include Selected Albums" - Click this after selecting a track to include all tracks in a selected album.

See it in Action

Watch the video below for a step-by-step demonstration on how to sync iTunes with your Android using Droid Transfer.