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How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Samsung Android Phone

Apple unveils its latest version of the iPhone every year and many old iPhone users can't wait to upgrade to a new version. Some iPhone users might lose faith in the flagship iPhone and want to switch to an Android phone like Samsung Galaxy & Note series. However, those iPhone to Android switchers may have some worries, like "will I be stumped by a different user interface?" or "how can I transfer my data from iPhone to Android?", something like that.

When you're switching from iPhone to Android Samsung phone, you likely have favorite music tracks on the old iPhone that you'll want to bring over to your new Android device. While you can get the songs off a Samsung phone and sync to an iPhone on computer, Apple prevents users from moving iPhone songs to a Samsung phone in an effort to discourage piracy.

Fortunately, it isn't difficult to transfer tracks between Samsung and iPhone any more. What we're going to use today are two neat and efficient tools to accomplish the tasks.

  • This post will first walk you through the guide about how to move iPhone music to Samsung in an extremely fast way using Phone Transfer. This will be suitable for those who want the whole task easy and quick without having the degree of control over the transfer process.
  • The second part will discuss about how to use iTransfer to get you access to the phone and manage music files on the media library, and then transfer tunes between your iPhone and Samsung android device.

Part 1: How to Use Phone Transfer to Migrate Music

You can download Phone Transfer on your Mac or PC machine from the following links:

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for Windows | for MacOS

First connect your two iPhone and Samsung smartphone to the computer.

Launch the Phone Transfer software, its main interface should now be open as shown below. It's pretty intuitive for beginners. You then will select how you wish to deal with your phone data from four options. In our case, click on the Phone to Phone Transfer.

You will now be at a screen where the software begins scanning your source phone for data. Please ensure that your enable USB debugging mode on your Samsung Android phone to access the data. A Flip button is available for you to switch the source phone and the receiving phone.

Once the scan is complete, it will return a list of data to be transferred including contacts, messages, music, photos, videos, call logs, calendar on the centre box.

As iOS don't support app transferring, you should see the Apps option is disable with grey color.

Tick the check box next to Music and other stuff if you want to transfer, then click on the Start Copy button.

Phone Transfer will now start transferring music from iPhone to Samsung phone. Just sit back and have a rest.

When the music is finished migrating, a little notification window pops up. You can now unplug your both devices.

Now, you're ready to access to your new phone and listen to all of your favorite music on the go.

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Part 2: How to Use iTransfer to Manage Songs on iPhone and then Move to Samsung

Phone Transfer isn't the only option for transferring tracks between your iPhone and Samsung phone. iTransfer can handle this such kind of tasks well. It is an excellent alternative to Apple's iTunes for transferring and managing your iPhone (and iPad) media library.

It provides seamless platform support that lets you easily transfer files between Android and iOS devices, iOS & Android device to and from computer. You can transfer almost everything from contacts, text messages, music, to photos, videos, TV shows, to even podcasts, iTunes U.

It does a lot more than just migrate your music and the rest between devices. You can use it to rebuild your iTunes library, organize your media files including photos, videos, music; automatically convert files into correct format to be suitable for the device before moving; fix ID3 tags on songs which miss those information, root your android phone to get deeper control, create funny GIF files, and much more. Let's see how it works for transferring music from iPhone to Samsung device, for example.

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Step 1

Open the program, and attach your both iPhone and Samsung smartphone to the computer.

Once detected, click on the iPhone name (source phone) at the top left corner of the interface.

Step 2

Now click on the Music button given at the top menu. You should be able to view all of the tracks collection on your iPhone, and they are sorted well by Music, Podcasts, iTunes U, Audiobooks, playlists and you own created albums on the left side of the screen. Clicking on any of the category will display its content on the right side.

Before you decide to transfer songs on your iPhone to the Samsung phone, you can

  • click on the +Add button on the top row (beneath the top menu) to import your favorite music from local media library on computer
  • check the box next to tune name to delete unwanted songs on the list or delete the entire playlist
  • move mouse over to the Playlists category, right-click to create a new playlist, and then drag songs and drop them to it.
  • Use De-duplicate button to remove the duplicate songs

Step 3

Next, highlight any songs, albums, or playlists that you want to copy to Samsung, and press Export button on the top row, then select Export to [Your Samsung device name] from its drop-down menu.

That's all. Now you will receive all of the sent music files on your Samsung from iPhone.

Below is a photo transfer screenshot.


Thanks to smartphones, we can access music anywhere and anytime. If you have an iPhone and you want to transfer your music tracks to Samsung Android phone, you can do so easily using any of both application mentioned in this post.

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