If you’ve recently upgraded from an iPhone to Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge for water resistance, micro SD storage expansion, or other features, this guide will explain how to transfer iTunes music to Galaxy S7. Those with an extensive music collection won’t want to leave it behind.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have a lot to offer, aside from long battery life and large screen sizes similar to the iPhone lineup. If you’ve made the switch, there are many different ways to transfer everything from an iPhone to the Galaxy S7. However, our main focus will be on music collections.
First, owners will want to take a look at our setup guide above, which goes through many different points, including changing phones. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have a dongle that supports data transfer in the box, but that’s just one of the many ways to do it. Read on for more details.
Here we will explain how to use Samsung’s very fast and efficient method called Smart Switch as well as other options like click and drag to move audio files to Galaxy S7 micro SD card. joyful. These are the two most popular phone lines on the market and we have no shortage of tools at our disposal.
Having said all that, let’s get started. Here’s how to transfer iTunes music to Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge.
First of all, we will explain Samsung’s own system called Smart Switch. It is extremely powerful and works on Android, iPhone and more. Connect the two phones together using a cable and the included USB dongle and follow the onscreen instructions. This can transfer an entire iPhone along with all your music in less than 30 minutes, typically.
Connect an iPhone Lightning cable to the iPhone and the USB end to the dongle. Use the Smart Switch app on Galaxy S7 Edge to transfer data. Open Settings and then tap to launch Smart Switch. Faucet . Follow Samsung How to use Smart Key.
This will actually give users a choice as to what they want to transfer and if you don’t need everything, just select specific files like iTunes music. How long this takes depends on the amount of songs, videos or data transferred. I have a large collection so it took about 45 minutes. Smart Switch can also be installed on a computer with a full interface to choose what to transfer.
Personally, the easiest way to add iTunes music to Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge is the usual drag and drop method. Insert a micro SD card and drag songs, albums or collections to the SD card and insert it into Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge.
This can also be done by plugging the phone into your computer and transferring files directly to the Galaxy S7 using the included micro USB cable.
First you will need to find where your iTunes music is stored on your computer, and below are typical locations.
Once you’ve found your iTunes music folder, you’ll want to open it and have it handy on the desktop, and now you just have to plug the S7 into your computer via USB. Users may need to pull down the notification bar on the Galaxy S7 and select USB options to turn on Media Transfer Protocol (MTP). Although this is usually the USB method it uses when plugged in. If you’re on a Mac, you should install it quickly. Android File Transfer program. Once done, plug it in and something similar will pop up showing the contents of the device. Find or create a music folder. The images below are from a Galaxy S6, but the same rules apply to the Galaxy S7.
All you have to do from here is leave it on your desktop and the new S7 Edge. It may take some time depending on the size and speed of your computer or USB port.
Shown above is an image where I transferred 14GB of music from my computer, iTunes, directly to my Samsung Galaxy S6. This is the easiest method as I can click and drag the entire file or open the iTunes music folder and select individual songs or albums if the entire music collection is not needed. Again, it’s best to transfer everything to the micro SD card and not the Galaxy S7’s internal storage.
When that’s over, it’s all over. Owners can now unplug the phone and enjoy all their iTunes music on Android. Galaxy S7 has a dedicated music player, Google Music will find all the files on the device or download a media player from the Google Play Store. DoubleTwist. The app also has multiple options or a sync and transfer tool for those who want to get their iTunes music on Galaxy S7.
As we said above, there are many different options to transfer iTunes. Those who do not prefer to navigate between files and folders can use a program called. Transfer from iTunes to Android. This is a free tool that you can download on Windows or MAC, and it syncs your entire music collection, playlists, movies and more with the click of a button.
Install and run iTunes on Android on your PC or Mac. The software will open with your iTunes library. Then, just plug in the USB cable to connect your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge to the computer. There are two options you can choose: “” and “”.
Click on “”, you can choose “Entire library” or “Choose playlists” to sync iTunes to a new Galaxy. Music, Movies, TV Sows and more are supported.
Alternatively, users can also use this tool to manually click and drag songs or albums, similar to what we mentioned earlier, instead using their interface that simplifies the process.
It is worth mentioning that this tool also supports transferring contacts, pictures, videos, books and more from a computer to any Android device.
Finally, we can even use the Google Play Music Manager. This is another great way as you can use it to move all the music over WiFi to your device or to the Cloud instead of wasting space on a device. Having a micro SD card makes this less of an issue on the Galaxy S7. Google Play Music allows users to store 50,000 songs in the cloud; this should be more than enough for most people.
To start Google Play Music in a web browser on the computer. Tap the three lines in the top left and scroll down to the “upload music” option. From here you will be prompted to download the Google Play Music Manager tool.
Install Music Manager and sign in to your Gmail account, it will instantly find all your music in iTunes and start uploading it to the cloud. You can set preferences and select specific songs or the entire iTunes music library from your computer. Depending on the number of songs, this may take some time.
If you only stream the music to Google cloud, you will be streaming your iTunes music over the internet with your WiFi or data connection, which may exceed the operators user data limit. That’s why we recommend adding songs to the SD card. Google Play Music remains one of the top choices for the interface, options and 50,000 song storage limit.
In closing, the aforementioned steps will run the entire iTunes music collection. none Android device, not just Galaxy S7. Do this on any Android device and enjoy all iTunes music on Android with ease.