5 Easy Ways to Transfer Music from iPhone to Android

So you are impressed by the outstanding features of the latest Android phone and planning to buy it, aren’t you? But you currently own an iPhone. So now you are thinking about whether there is a way to transfer your content on the iPhone to an Android phone, especially your music collection, aren’t you? Because you do not want to lose the music collection that you collected with great effort. Don’t worry. There are several methods to transfer your files, including your playlist from your iPhone to your newly purchased Android phone without any data loss. But all the methods keep faith in third-party apps. Let’s discuss them one by one.

Method 1: Wired Method without iTunes

There is numerous third-party software for transferring content from your iPhone to your Android phone. MobileTrans-Phone Transfer is a great example of such apps. It is a desktop application developed by wondershare. This app allows you to export not only music files but also contacts, contacts blacklist, messages, photos, videos, reminders, apps, and more with just a single click. The transfer happens within minutes. Especially, you do not need to use iTunes. This app supports a wide range of mobile devices that are running iOS, Android, and Windows as well as computer systems including Windows and Mac OS. Some of the other advantages are

  • Able to transfer data without resetting your device and without permanently erasing original data.
  • Non-tech savvy users also can use the app easily and fast.
  • If you do not want to transfer whole data, then you can select the data that you want and transfer only that selected data.
  • Wifi or Internet is not needed for the transfer.
  • The app does not keep any of your data without your permission.

Now, let’s jump into the steps of transferring music files from your iPhone to your Android device.

1. Download and install MobileTrans on your computer.

2. Once the installation is done, run the application.

3. Click on the Transfer button under the Phone Transfer option.

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4. Connect your iPhone and Android phone to your computer using USB cables.

5. The MobileTrans application will automatically identify your devices. Select the iPhone as the “Source” and the Android phone as the “Destination”. Because the data will be transferred from the source device to the destination device. You can swap the source and the destination devices by clicking on the “Flip” button at the top center of the screen.

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6. Select the music as the content that you want to transfer from your iPhone to your Android by putting a tick on the box before the Music option. Then click on the Start button. The transfer will start and it will take a few minutes to complete the process. Do not disconnect any of your phones in the middle of the process.

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There is another app called AnyDroid that allows you to transfer not only music but also contacts, messages, photos, calendars, and more from your iPhone to your Android phone within minutes. The fast transfer makes this app a great selection for your needs. Let’s go step by step.

  1. Download and install AnyDroid on your computer.
  2. Open installed AnyDroid app on the computer.
  3. Connect both phones to the computer using USB cables.
  4. Click on the Android Mover option from the left vertical menu.
  5. Click on the Music option.
  6. Click on the right arrow button on the right side of the screen. Now your music files will transfer from your iPhone to your Android phone.

Method 2: Wired Method with iTunes

With iTunes, you can only transfer purchased music from your iPhone to your computer. So it does not allow you to transfer the music files downloaded from any other sources. Follow the below steps.

On a Windows PC

  1. Sync purchased music from iTunes Store on your iPhone to iTunes. This will ensure that every song you want to transfer is in your iTunes library.
  2. Open iTunes on your Windows PC.
  3. Go to the Library section on iTunes.
  4. Select all the music files you want to send to your Android phone.
  5. Copy and paste the selected files into a new folder on the PC.
  6. Connect your Android phone to the PC using a USB cable.
  7. Copy and paste all the songs that are in the newly created folder on your PC into the Music folder on your Android phone.

On a Mac Computer

If you are using a Mac computer, then you have to use a third-party app to sync songs from iTunes to your Android.

Using Google Play

  1. Go to Google Play Music using a browser on the Mac.
  2. Log into your account. Here, you should use the same Google account that is connected with your Android phone to log in.
  3. Click on the Menu icon at the top-left corner of the screen.
  4. Click on the Upload music option from the left vertical menu.
  5. Click on the “Select from your computer” button.
  6. Select and upload the music files you want to transfer.
  7. Open the Google Play Music app and play that uploaded music on your Android phone. Your Android phone should connect to the internet. But you can even play the songs offline by downloading them from Google Play Music.

Using Android File Transfer

  1. Download and install Android File Transfer on your Mac.
  2. Connect your Android phone to your Mac with a USB cable.
  3. Open the Android File Transfer on the Mac.
  4. Go to the iTunes music folder on the Mac and copy and paste the songs you want to send to the Android phone.
  5. Once the transfer is done, disconnect your Android phone.

Method 3: Wireless Method with a computer

You can transfer data from your iPhone to your Android without USB cables or any other kind of wires using mobile management tools. AirMore is a great example of this that allows you to accomplish your goal. It will take only a few minutes to complete the transfer. But you should have a very strong internet connection for that.

Follow the below steps to export your music files from your iPhone to your Android device wirelessly using AirMore.

1. Download and install AirMore on your iPhone as well as your Android phone. You can download it from Google Play Store on Android devices and the App Store on iOS devices.

2. Once the installation is done, open the app on both phones.

3. Go to the AirMore official website on your computer. Then click on the “Launch AirMore Web to Connect” option.

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4. Scan the QR code with the iPhone. This will connect your iPhone with your computer.

Note: Your iPhone and the computer should connect to the same wifi network

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5. Now, you can see multiple folders on the left side of the screen. From them, go inside the music folder and select the music files you want to transfer. Then, Click on the export button to transfer the selected files from your iPhone to your computer.

6. Once the transfer is completed, disconnect the iPhone.

7. Scan the QR code with your Android phone to connect it with AirMore.

8. Once it is connected, click on the import option.

9. Select the music files that you need to send to the Android phone.

10. Once all the files are transferred, disconnect the Android phone.

Method 4: Wireless Method without a Computer

Do you know that you can transfer data from your iPhone to your Android phone without USB cables, without any other wires, and even without a computer? Yes, you can. SmartIO allows you to achieve this goal by following simple steps.

  1. Download and install SmartIO on your iPhone and your Android phone. Note: To download the app on the iPhone and the Android phone, go to the App Store and Google Play Store respectively.
  2. Open the app on both devices.
  3. Accept the terms and conditions to continue.
  4. Select your iPhone and Android phone as the sender device and receiver device respectively.
  5. Grant the camera permission on both phones to scan the QR codes.
  6. Grant the location permission on your Android phone, which is the receiver phone to set up a hotspot.
  7. Once the hotspot connection is set up, enter the login credentials on your Android phone.
  8. When a QR code appears on your Android phone, scan it with your iPhone.
  9. Allow both devices to connect.
  10. Choose the music folder.
  11. Tap on “OK”. Now the transfer process will start. You can also pause and resume the process if you want. It will take a few seconds to complete the process.

There is another app called Shareit for accomplishing your goal. But this app has several disadvantages. Some of them are listed below.

  • Slow transfer speed
  • Does not support old devices

Follow the below steps to export music files from your iPhone to your Android phone wirelessly without a computer using Shareit.

  1. Download and install Shareit on both phones.
  2. Connect both phones to the same internet connection.
  3. Open the app on both phones.
  4. Tap on the “Send” button on your iPhone.
  5. Tap on the “Receive” button on your Android phone.
  6. Select the music files that you want to send and tap on the “Send” button on your iPhone.
  7. Accept the incoming data on your Android phone to receive the music files which are sent from iPhone.

Method 5: How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Android? Direct Method

You can transfer your music files from your iPhone to your Android phone directly and quickly with the Zapya app. An internet connection is required for this wireless method. Follow the below steps one by one.

Using the QR code option

  1. Download and install the Zapya app on your iPhone and Android phone from App Store and Google Play Store respectively.
  2. Open the app on both phones.
  3. Tap on the transfer button and select the “QR code” option on both phones.
  4. Generate a QR code by tapping on “My QR code” on the Android phone.
  5. Scan the generated QR code with your iPhone.
  6. Connect both phones to one specific internet connection.
  7. Go inside the music folder.
  8. Select the music files that you want to transfer by putting a tick.
  9. Tap on the “send” button.

Using the Radar search and connection

  1. Download and install the Zapya on both devices.
  2. Open the app on both devices.
  3. Connect both devices to one specific internet connection.
  4. Tap on the transfer button on your iPhone.
  5. Select the option named “Radar search and connection” on your iPhone.
  6. Now the iPhone will search for the other devices that are connected to the same internet connection. When the search is done, you will see the name of your Android device. Tap on it. Now, your Android phone will connect with your iPhone. You will see two images with the names of devices at the top-left corner of the screen on both devices.
  7. Go inside the music folder.
  8. Select the music files that you want to transfer by putting a tick.
  9. Tap on the “send” button.

Conclusion

Though the iPhone and Android phones run on totally different operating systems, now you can transfer your content, including your music files from iPhone to Android easily and quickly by following any of the above-mentioned methods. Let us know which method is your favourite. Further, if you know any other methods apart from them, feel free to mention them in the comment section.

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