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How to Transfer Music from Android to iPhone - 5 Ways

Rob Parsons Updated on Apr 14, 2022 8:49 PM

You decide to leave the Android world and move to Apple's iPhone, the problem is you have hundred of songs on the old Android device that you desperately need to get off of it and onto your new iPhone. You can't afford to lose them, so is there a way that you can move your music from Android to iPhone?

The answer is YES! With right tool and tip, you are able to transfer music from an Android device to an iPhone. Here's how:

Option 1: Transfer music from Android to iPhone with iTunes

When you switch from Android to iPhone, Apple's iTunes is ready for you to manage your iPhone, music synchronization, of course is included. To move music from your Android phone to iPhone:

  • Connect your Android device to your computer and navigate to the Music folder. If you're on a Mac, please install Android File Transfer, open it, then go to Music.
  • Copy and paste the songs you would like to transfer onto a folder on your computer.
  • Disconnect your Android device and connect your iPhone to your computer.
  • Open iTunes, go to your Library, and click Music.
  • Drag your songs you saved before on computer to the Music view in iTunes.
  • Select your iPhone and click Music.
  • Choose your entire library or select only the songs or artists that you just added.
  • Click Sync.

All your Android music should appear on your iPhone Music app.

Option 2: Move songs with Phone Transfer

Phone Transfer is another dedicated file transfer tool. The migration of a large number of songs from Android to iPhone is done with just one click. Not enough space on the device? Doesn't matter. You can back up the songs and other data files to PC where you can restore them to any devices when needed.

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Basic steps:

  • Run the software on the computer and select "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode.
  • Connect both devices to the machine and wait for them to be recognized
  • Turn on USB debugging mode on your Android device. On iPhone, tap Trust.
  • On the data transfer screen, select Music
  • Click Start Copy button to begin Android to iPhone music transfer process.

Option 3: Save track from Android to iPhone using iTransfer

iTransfer is an enhanced version of Phone Transfer. In addition to data transfer like music from Android over to iPhone, it can add the songs from any devices to iTunes and computer or the other way around. It is one of the best iTunes alternative and file management tool. Moreover, you can choose to select all of your music library or select only the songs or playlists to your new iPhone.

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Basic steps:

  • Run the app on the computer and attach both devices to computer.
  • At the top-left corner, choose your Android phone as the source device.
  • On Music tab, select the songs you want to move.
  • Click the Export button and choose your iPhone as the receiver.

Visit our article about how to transfer iPhone music over to a Windows computer.

Option 4: Copy Android tracks to iPhone with SHAREit App

The SHAREit app is another nice way that can share your Android music with iPhone wirelessly. Aside from cross-platform file transfer like songs, videos and documents, this app is also a powerful media player for music and videos in various formats.

  • Install SHAREit on your both Android device and iPhone.
  • Open SHAREit on your Android device.
  • Tap Send and then select Music tab at the top.
  • Select songs you want to move to iPhone.
  • Tap Send button and the app will begin searching for the receiving device via Wi-Fi.
  • Open SHAREit on your iPhone.
  • Tap Receive.

This way, iPhone will get songs from your Android phone (or tablet).

Option 5: Using Music Streaming app

If you don't want to bother to even transfer music from old Android phone to new iPhone, there are many music apps that allow you to stream the songs online. For example, Spotify is a comprehensive application that lets you enjoy music on any devices (Android and iOS). You can pick your songs by artists, albums or genres and even make your own playlist. If you save any number of songs on Android phone for offline listening, you can install this app on iPhone and redownload the songs with the same account. Just go for a try.

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