It is sometimes very frustrating if you have devices that are incompatible and you can’t sync your files because they have different formats. If you have a Mac computer and an Android tablet/phone, for instance, you will most likely have your music organized on iTunes. Android is not really iTunes-friendly, and iTunes is not exactly Android-friendly. Thus, you may have a hard time synchronizing your music between the two devices. Fortunately, we have a great tutorial for you, guaranteed to sync iTunes with your Android device.
Don’t get too excited on how to sync your Android device with iTunes just yet. Before anything else, you have to download two apps that you are going to use later. You are required to download and install:
Making iSyncr work optimally requires two general steps. The first one is to set up and configure iSyncr properly on your Android phone, and the second one is to properly set up and configure PlayerPro Music Player on your phone.
Now that you already have your iTunes music synced with your Android device, the next thing that you need is a music player that works in harmony with iSyncr. The best choice so far is PlayerPro Music Player because of its ability to synchronize play counts, lyrics, ratings, album art, and ID3 tags. Of course, you have to first install this app and again take note of configuration settings to set it up properly. Here are the instructions for setting it up:
If you have grown accustomed to the way your iPod works, setting up your Android phone in the manner described in this guide will help you keep that familiar experience. Everything from iTunes playlists, artists, albums, album art, lyrics, ratings and ID3 tags is synced between iTunes and your Android device–not to mention that any changes in your playlists are also automatically updated.
Have you tried setting up your Android device to sync with iTunes?
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I’m currently using DoubleTwist, but almost every time I pause in the middle of an audio file it restarts the file. This wouldn’t normally be a problem if I was listening to music instead of my 35 minutes audio files from Rob, Arnie and Dawn.
I previously used doubletwist as well, but I switched over and it was well worth it, one of the main advantages not noted was that you can easily sync podcasts that you haven’t listened to. The prob with doubletwist for me was the lack of podcast syncing.
Awesome, going to try this!
I just followed these directions & so far so good! Now I just need to figure out how to convert the protected songs from itunes. I’m sure that’s on this site somewhere. Thanks!
I had a similar problem and found this tool to work well for me: http://www.austinhenderson.com/Projects/mediaSync.aspx
I found it would allow me to sync podcasts, checked media and would also allow me to purchase things using the Amazon MP3 store and have them import into my iTunes when I sync it. Its a simple windows app but it gets the job done – and it is fast too.
you can also refer to this thread http://www.futurehardware.com/how/1069.htm for Sync your iTunes music on Android
Alot of my iTunes music did not sync due to a “Windows Returned Access Denied”. I understand the DRM – Not copying, but I don’t understand the other one. Does anyone know how to mitigate this issue?
Why do you prefer the PlayerPro Music player over the Rocket Music Player recommended by iSyncr, for playing iTunes on Android device?
down loaded iSyncr for mac; downloaded suggested media player; installed; connected my phone to my mac via usb port and nothing. Didn’t work. Now I get to figure out how to get a refund. At least with iPhone and macs i can call a real person for support.
email iSyncr@jrtstudio for assistance.
Thank you to Ken East and the Android Authority team for this publication.
Please contact us at iSyncr@JRTstudio.com for help using iSyncr including Windows return access denied and all other requests and issues. We provide 7 day a week email support and general try to provide answers within 24 hours.
my computer does not recognize my device when i connect with usb cable.
I have been told that is typically a firewall issue. please check here:
What if iTunes movies work on an Android-based Tablet?
my phone a samsung galaxy S3 wont download iSyncr or PlayerPro music?
this was great to download my itunes to new Galaxy SIII… took a while but it didn’t download most of my music. Has anyone figured out how to get around this?
We have followed your instructions several times in an attempt to get our iMac (only 18 months old) and our Samsung Note 2 (brand new) to connect. The purpose is to import the iTunes library to our android phone. The “ISyncr” program does not open on the iMac. We are seeing posts at various sites stating that this is a compatibility issue with the latest OSX Mountain Lion. We just paid for iSyncr and frankly we need help because it is not working. Anything you can do to help us would be appreciated. MiraEDermody@gmail.com
Here is the guide that shows the way of syncing iTunes video to Android devices
It worked for me.
This is useless. The instructions bear no relationship to what I see on my phone’s screen.
Player pro does not support Apple Lossless
I’ve also found another guide of transferring iTunes music to Android devices: http://www.leawo.com/knowledge/how-to-transfer-music-from-itunes-to-android.html