Android Phones comes with the open source operating system, Android OS which makes it really easy to transfer data including music, photos, apps, videos and books between the Android Phone and Windows or Mac OS X. Due to this reason, there are plenty of ways of transferring the music between Android Phone and Computer. You can either transfer the music using USB Cable, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or a third party software installed on your computer. Each method to transfer the music has its own pros and cons and most common method used to transfer the music from a computer to Android Phone is using USB cable and is probably one of the most difficult method. Here are the complete details of the top 5 ways to transfer music from Computer to Android and the step by step guide to perform them.

1st Method: iMusic – Best Choice to Transfer music from Computer to Android Phone

iMusic is a perfect tool to download, manager, organize and transfer music tracks from computer to Android Phone. The overall user-interface of the software is easily understandable and provides tons of amazing functions. Firstly, users can download tracks from thousands of online music streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora or YouTube Red. There is “record” option in the iMusic which will let you record the music on your computer. Secondly, the transfer feature of iMusic will let you transfer music, movies, TV Shows or home videos between a folder on your computer, your Android Phone or iPhone and your iTunes Library. The whole iTunes Library is accessible through the iMusic and you can add new tracks or delete the tracks from the library right from the iMusic. Here’s how you can use this amazing tool to transfer music from Computer to Android Phone.

Step-by-Step guide to transfer music from Computer to Android phone with iMusic:

Step 1. Launch the iMusic on your computer and connect your Android Phone using USB cable. Upon successful connection, your Android Phone will be shown in iMusic “DEVICE” window.
Step 2. Now, click on the little “Music Icon” in the top left corner which will open the whole music library on your Android. In order to add new songs to the Android Phone, click on the “+” button and select the songs that you want to add to your Android Phone. The process to complete the copying will depend on the number of tracks that you want to transfer to your Android Phone from your computer.

2nd Method: Transfer Music from Computer to Android Phone via Google Play Music

This method will allow you to transfer the music using the Wi-Fi or data connection and you do not need to have a USB cable to complete this process. The science behind this method is very simple, you will upload the tracks to your Google Play Music Library and then using Google Play Music App on any Android Phone or iPhone, you can listen these uploaded tracks. So, you will need an active internet connection to upload or listen tracks to your Google Play Music account. Google Play Music will let you upload 50,000 tracks for absolutely free which is approximately unlimited for most of the users. Here’s the step by step guide to transfer music from Computer to Android Phones using Google Play Music.

Step by Step guide to transfer music from Computer to Android Phone via Google Play Music

Step 1. Open Google Play Music webpage on your computer or Click Here to redirect to the page. It will take a few seconds to load the main page and in order to reveal the options of Google Play Music, click on the “Three Lines” which are next to the “Listen Now” button. Now, go to the bottom of the page and there you will find “Upload Music” Option. Click on it and select the music that you want to upload to your Android Phone.

Step 2. Wait till the upload process is complete and now close the application. Launch the Google Music app on your Android Phone and all of the recently uploaded music will be present there. Download the ones you need to your Android phone.

3rd Method: Transfer Music from Computer to Android via Bluetooth

Another way of transferring the music from your computer to Android Phone is using the Bluetooth present on your Laptop and Android Phone. This is probably one of the slowest method to transfer the music from computer to Android Phone, but it is good for all those users who neither have a USB cable nor the active internet connection. This method will work on both Windows and Mac OS X. However, the process to transfer the music files on both devices will be different.

Step 1. Click on the search bar in the Windows and search for “Bluetooth”. Click on the first option which will be Bluetooth settings. Click on the “ON” button and also turn on the Bluetooth on your Android Phone. Make sure that you have enabled the searching mode on your Android Phone. Once your Android device is shown in the windows, click on it and hit the “Pair” button as shown in the screenshot below. Now, it will show a code on your Android Phone and Windows computer, click on the “Yes” on both devices to confirm the connection.
Step 2. Right click on the music track that you want to send to your Android Phone and select “Send > Bluetooth Devices”. Lastly, select the Bluetooth device and hit the “Next” button. Make sure to accept the incoming file on your Android Phone to sooth the transfer process.

4th Method: Transfer Music from Windows PC to Android Phone

One of the complicated ways to transfer the music from Windows PC to Android Phone is using the USB cable and you will have to find the appropriate folder where you want to copy that music. Normally, you can copy the Music in any folder but not all the apps will be able to scan those songs. Here’s how you can use this method to transfer music from Windows PC to Android Phone:

1. Connect your Android Phone with Windows PC using USB cable and make sure that it is selected as the “Media Device”.

2. Now, open the new connected Android device with Windows PC and navigate to the “Music” folder.

3. Copy the songs that you want to copy from your computer and paste the music tracks in this folder.

5th Method: Transfer Music from Mac to Android Phone

Unlike Windows PC, Mac OS X will need to have another Android software to connect your Android Phone. Click here to get this software on your computer. This program will let you connect your Android Phone as a USB with your Mac and you can manually transfer the songs as you can do with the Windows Phone.

1. Download and install the software on your Mac from the link given above. Connect your Android phone with the Mac and Launch the recently installed Android File Transfer on your Mac.

2. This will open the Android Phone as the USB and you can open the music folder here.

3. Copy the tracks from your Mac to this Music folder.

Every way has its pros and cons, but if you are looking for the easiest yet professional way to transfer music from computer to Android Phone is using the iMusic as it will let you properly transfer the music with all the music tracks and playlists. Which method is your favorite one? Let us know in the comments section below.


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