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Getting iPhone music to Android is quite understandably not on Apple’s priority list. However, it is pretty easy to get your tracks from any iPhone, iPad and iPod to an Android phone or tablet. Follow this quick guide to transfer iPhone music and videos to any Android device in no time including Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy Tab, HTC One and Nexus.

First, get the iPhone songs and videos to a PC

  1. Download and install CopyTrans. Refer to the Installation guide if necessary.

    Download CopyTrans

  2. Run CopyTrans and connect your iDevice. Wait until your music library is loaded. Connect your iPhone and wait

  3. Click ‘Folder’. Transfer music to folder with CopyTrans

  4. Select which folder on your computer you want to back up your tracks to. Folder location selection CopyTrans

  5. CopyTrans will now start backing up all your iPhone tracks to the folder your choice. Once the backup completes, disconnect the iPhone and close CopyTrans.

  6. Open the PC folder where you copied the iPhone tracks. backup PC folder containing iphone songs

Next, transfer the media files to your Android

  1. Connect the Android device to the PC and if prompted on the device screen, ensure that the USB connection is set to “Media device”. android notification center change usb connection type

  2. On the PC, open “My Computer” and double-click on the Android tablet or phone icon. Depending on where you want the music, navigate to the SD Card or Tablet/Phone drive. android tablet drive on PC

  3. Double-click on the Music folder. android music folder

  4. Drag and drop the files from the folder containing your iPhone media to the Android Music folder. drag-drop files between two windows explorer windows

  5. If prompted during the transfer, accept to convert media files to Android-readable format. do you want to convert file before it's copied to your device

  6. Once the transfer completes, use the touchscreen to navigate to the Music folder. Tap on any track to play it. song player on galaxy tab in action

Transfer music and videos from iPhone to Android – YouTube tutorial

This is how to transfer music from iPhone, iPad or iPod to any Android device.

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