Monday, December 24, 2012

Sync iTunes with Android-How to Sync iTunes music and video from Mac to Android

Recently, as Google’s android phone are pretty good for playing music and videos due to its wonderful screen, you may have switch from iPhone to android. But you find that it had some problem of getting your iTunes music/video from your Mac to your Android phone as all the iTunes music is under DRM copy protection except for iTunes Plus music. So what can we do?
Luckily, it is not difficult to get your playlist across the cable to your phone. The article here will show you 3 ways that you can use to sync iTunes music/video to Android.

1. Set your iTunes to sync between your Mac and your phone with the help of doubleTwist.
doubleTwist is an app that can Manage and sync your iTunes music, photos and videos on your mobile device. It’s easy to use and completely free.

Step1. First, to start syncing iTunes on your Mac with your Android phone, make sure download doubleTwist for Mac on your machine and doubleTwist App for Android on your phone. Below are the download link.
doubleTwist for Mac       doubleTwist for Android

After download, install the app on both your Mac and Android phone. Open the application to the main screen.

Step2. Connect Android with Mac
Use your phone’s USB cable to connect the two devices. On your Android phone screen, you will be prompted to select the connection type; select ‘Disk Drive’.
Once connected, you will be able to see a new storage button on your Mac screen.

Step3. Sync Your Android Storage
When you open your doubleTwist application, you will see an instruction to sync your iTunes music with your phone. Of course You can choose to sync music, photos and videos.
To sync music, select ‘Sync music to device’. Choose to sync all music and click on the ‘Sync’ button to proceed. You can sync video to your device in the same way.

When the process is done, you will be able to check if the sync process was successful. On the left menu of doubleTwist on your Mac, there is a device menu name which refers to your android phone. In this example, it is ‘HTC Android Phone’. Click on the submenu ‘Music’ to check on your music list.
2. Set your iTunes to sync between your Mac and your phone with the help of WinAmp
WinAmp for Mac can take any existing iTunes playlist and sync it directly to an Android device without jumping through any other hoops.
Step1. Download and install WinAmp

Step2. Launch Winamp and you'll be prompted to add media to Winamp library. Select "Import from iTunes". This will import all of your music in your iTunes library into the Winamp Media Library.
Step3. Click "Library-> Import iTunes Media Library" in the bottom left-hand corner of the player.

Step4. Sync the playlist to your Android phone connected to Mac previously.

3. Set your iTunes to sync between your Mac and your phone with the help of iSyncr
The app works great both over USB and Wi-Fi, iSyncr is worth the $3.99 upgrade to the pro version. First, download and install the Mac or PC application. The Android app will then scan for iTunes libraries connected to the same network and display their playlists on your phone or tablet. Choose the ones you want, tap sync and then it goes about the process of adding the music. Simple and easy.

When your music list is updated, just enjoy your music on your Android phone.

See also: 5 best free music apps for android to make you enjoy the music

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