If you have just switched from your iPhone to the cool new Galaxy Note 9, there might be a lot of questions in your mind. One of them is to transfer iTunes music to the new Galaxy Note 9. There are several different ways to transfer music from your iTunes to the new Galaxy Note 9. Here is how to do so.
How to Transfer iTunes Music to Galaxy Note 9
We’ll start with the easiest method that is using an app. Samsung has an app that can do all the work for you, called “SmartSwitch.” The app can transfer your entire apps, text messages, call logs, and all of your music. It’s an all-in-one solution and we start with it first
Transfer music with SmartSwitch
SmartSwitch is an app that’s pre-installed on every Samsung phone. Next, you need to download and install it on a computer. You can download SmartSwitch on your computer or transfer everything from iPhone to the Galaxy Note 9 using a cable.
Connect a Lightning cable to the iPhone and the USB side to the dongle given in the box of the Galaxy Note 9. That little dongle will make this work.
Next, follow the on-screen prompts, all the music on your iPhone and iTunes library will be available in your Note 9 just in around 30 minutes.
You can also use SmartSwitch your computer to drag and drop music from your computer to the internal storage of your Galaxy Note 9.
Use the Drag & Drop Method
If all your music on your iPhone is also stored in iTunes, then you can use the Drag & Drop method to transfer music to the new Note 9.
Plug your Note 9 into the computer, and then drag all songs or collections to a new folder. This moves everything at once. After that, you’ll have all your music on your Note 9. Here’s where you can find music in iTunes.
Connect your phone to the computer using a USB cable and get started.
Also see: Samsung Galaxy Note 9: First Impression
How to find music in iTunes Locations
Here is how you can find Music folder in iTunes:
- In Windows XP version, go to C:\Documents & Settings\ (your name)\ My Documents \My Music \iTunes
- In Windows 7, 8, 10, go to C:\ (your name) \My Music \iTunes
- In Mac OS X/High Sierra, go to /users /your name/ Music/ iTunes
When you find the iTunes music folder, simply open it and all your iTunes songs are there. On your phone, pull down the notification bar and choose USB options to enable Media Transfer Protocol (MTP).
Next, simply click on the iTunes Music folder on your computer or the newly created folder as the instruction above. You are basically dragging iTunes music right to the Note.
iTunes to Android Transfer Tool
There are still several tools that can transfer iTunes for you. If you don’t prefer digging through files and folders, you can use iTunes to Android Galaxy Transfer tool for the help. It’s a free tool and you can download on your computer with ease. While it’s a powerful tool, in this post we only focus on iTunes music specifically.
After you install the Android transfer tool on your computer, it will then do almost work for you. It will open iTunes automatically, find the music, and offer a simple “Transfer” button. All you need is pressing on it. After that, connect your Galaxy Note you’re your computer and then follow the on-screen instructions. You will then see two options to choose from: “Sync iTunes to Android” and “Clean Up iTunes Library”.
Finally, click on “Sync iTunes to Android”, and select “Entire library” or “Select playlists” if you want to sync iTunes music to your new Galaxy Note 9. Apart from music, it works with movies and other file types. Decide what you want to transfer, and you’re all done.
Transfer iTunes to Google Play Music
The last method you can do to transfer iTunes music is using iTunes to Google Play Music app. It’s estimated to be one of the best options, not only for iPhone but also for Android users. With this app, you can upload up to 50,000 songs for free, or even stream from the cloud. All you have to do is transferring your entire iTunes library through Wi-Fi, and then uploading it to the cloud so you can save a number of storage spaces on your Galaxy Note 9. Google Music allows storing up to 50,000 songs completely for free.
Simply visit Google Play Music by using any browser on your computer. Next, click on the three lines at the top left and then click on “upload music” button. After that, you need to download the Music Manager tool.
Log in your Gmail account to install Music Manager, and then follow the on-screen instructions for the installation. Once done, open the tool and it will automatically scan and find all the music on your computer. Next, it will instantly transfer your entire music. You simply navigate to Settings > Preferences to control the upload settings.
These are the common methods to transfer music from iTunes to your new Samsung Galaxy Note 9. You can now enjoy all your music at any time without being stuck in the cloud when the internet connection is not available. However, the Google Music method puts all songs in the cloud, so you need a data plan to enjoy your music.