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7 Best Ways to Download and Import Music to Samsung

When we receive a new Samsung phone, we must remember to move everything from old phone to the new one. However, there’s one more thing we won’t forget to do, for the reason that listening to music has become an addictive thing. We will listen to music when we’re on our way to work or when we’re alone. Even somebody has different playlists which are suitable for different emotions.

Here we’ll introduce 7 best ways to guide you how to download and import music you like to Samsung.


Method 1. Import music from computer to Samsung via USB

As we all know, transfer data from an Android phone to a computer via USB is a common and easy method.

Step 1Connect your Samsung phone to computer via USB cable. You are supposed to click ‘Connected as a media device’ on the notification panel.

transfer music to Samsung vis USB

Step 2Open 'This PC' in your computer, you can see that Samsung Phone appears as a removable disk. Double click on the disk and there are many different folders, such as Movies, Pictures, Music and so on. You can copy >paste or directly drag-and-drop the target music from local folder to your target folder (You can also add a new folder in your phone to save these new songs from computer.)

Method 2. Import music from computer to Samsung Selectively

If you’re looking for a powerful Android phone assistant to manage types of data for you, such as add music from PC to phone, export photos from phone to PC, backup phone apps on PC, edit phone contacts on PC and etc. Syncios Android Manager which is designed for managing data with ease, always give us surprises. Let’s follow the steps:

Step 1First of all, download and install Syncios Manager and connect your Samsung phone to your computer.

NOTE: Please don't forget to enable debugging mode on your Samsung. And if your Samsung still can't be detected by Syncios, you can check the following occasions:

① Haven't enabled USB debugging mode on your Samsung—If Developer options isn't available, go to 'Settings' > 'About phone' then tap Build number 7 times. Press on the Back icon to 'Settings' page, then select 'System' > 'Advanced' > 'Developer options'.
② If 'Allow USB debugging?' appears, tap 'OK' to confirm.
③ Failed to install Syncios Apk on your phone—go ‘Settings’ > ’Security’, check Unknown sources to allow downloading Syncios.
④ Tap ‘Connected as a media device’ or ‘Connected as a camera’ on your phone, use connection mode as MTP / PTP.
Mobile ADB driver should be installed.
USB cable or USB port is for normal use.

Step 2You can see five options under your Samsung device. They are Apps, Contacts, SMS, Media and Photos. Click on ‘Media’ and you will see the following screenshot. If want to import songs from computer to Samsung, tap ‘Add’ option to find a smaller pop-up window. Choose ‘Add folder’ or ‘Add File’ as your like. (‘Add file’ option allows you to preview the detailed information of songs before data transfer.) Now find your target folder from the list and press ‘Crtl+A’ to pick all songs or selectively choose certain songs. Finally, click on ‘OK’ button to import these songs.

add local music to Samsung

Method 3. Import music from Android device to Samsung wirelessly

If you want to transfer favorite songs from old Android phone to the new Samsung, Syncios App for Android can finish the steps wirelessly. It enables us to easily transfer SMS, bookmark, call log, contact, audio, photo, SD card photo and video between two Android phones.

NOTE: It’s a totally free app, but you need to make sure the following two points:
1. Both of your Android phone should install Syncios App
2. Your phones should connect to the same Wi-Fi

Step 1Open Syncios App on both of your phones, you can see page like this. Tap ‘Tool’ > ‘Exchange assist’ option to a new page.

Step 2Then, choose ‘I am a receiver’ option on your Samsung, while click ‘I am a sender’ option on the other Android phone.

move data from one phone to the other

Method 4. Import music from iPhone to Samsung

All the time we know that there’re some difficulties to transfer data between iPhone and Android. So is there any tool can help us solve it perfectly? Will it be complicated? Syncios Data Transfer provides the simplest answer for you. You’re allowed to transfer contacts, messages, videos, pictures, audio and more from iOS device to Samsung without any limitation.

Step 1First of all, download and install Syncios Data Transfer and connect your Samsung phone to your computer.

Step 2As you can see, there are three different modules:
Transfer: transfer almost all files, including contacts, video, SMS, photos, call logs, music, bookmarks and more between unlimited mobile devices.
Restore: restore data from iTunes/iCloud backup or from iTunes Library to mobile phones.
Backup: backup your phone data to computer by one-click.

Go to Transfer module (default module) like the following screenshot.

connect iPhone and Samsung

NOTE: Your target phone(Samsung) should be put on the right. If the position is incorrect, you can change it manually.

Step 3Click ‘Next’ to the next step. If you want to transfer music, check 'audio’ option, then click ‘Next’ option to load the data.(33 audio files in the screenshot). Then tap ‘Next’ >'OK' to start data transfer.

transfer iPhone music to Samsung

Method 5. Import music from iTunes library to Samsung

iTunes is used for managing and playing music or videos for apple users. If the songs that you want to transfer are from iTunes Library instead of in your iOS device, don’t quit the program, the Restore module of Syncios Data Transfer can help you import music to Samsung from iTunes Library.

Step 1Click ‘Back’ to the main interface. Then go to Restore module. There’re four options: Syncios Backup, iTunes Backup, iCloud Backup and iTunes Library. Tap iTunes Library option to find a pop-up window.

Step 2Syncios will detect and load music files from iTunes Library on your computer automatically. Pick all songs and then click ‘OK’ > ‘Next’ > ’OK ’ option to import music to Samsung.

transfer iTunes music to Samsung

Method 6. Download music from YouTube to Samsung

We know how to import music from other devices now. But how can we download music from the internet? For example, if you want to download music videos from YouTube, is there any simple way to do that? Actually, Syncios Android Manager we just mentioned can download audios and videos from more than 100 sites and then edit them as you like for free.

Step 1Open YouTube website and put the name of music that you want to download into the ‘Search’ box.

find music video on YouTube

Step 2Open this music video, right-click on it and tap ‘Copy Video URL’ option.

Step 3 Now Launch Syncios Android Manager, go to ‘Video Downloader’ module, then paste the URL into the ‘URLs’ box. Also, You’re allowed to change its format, size and quality. Click 'Start Download' and then the downloaded music video will be save on PC, you can refer to Method 2 to import it to your Samsung phone.

download YouTube video to PC

Method 7. Download music from stream Spotify music to Samsung

There are some mainstream music platform used commonly by music lovers, such as Spotify music. But how can we download and convert Spotify songs to a common format and then we can enjoy them on iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, MP3 player and some other devices offline? TuneCable Spotify Music Downloader can do that without installing the Spotify app.

Step 1Download, install and run TuneCable Spotify Music Downloader on your computer

Step 2Add Tracks or Playlist from Spotify to Spotify Music Converter. Drag-and-drop the playlist or you can copy&paste the link to the box and click 'Parse' option.

Add music or playlist from Spotify

NOTE: TuneCable supports to convert Spotify music files as MP3, WAV, FLAC or M4A files, you can change it by clicking 'Setting' button.

Step 3Click 'Convert' option to start converting. After conversion, click 'Converted' to find your converted songs, and then you can also refer to Method 2 to import the songs to your Samsung phone.

begin to conversion


Now you know download and import music to your Samsung phone. There are 7 effective methods. You can download music from YouTube and import music from computer to Samsung via Syncios Mobile Manager, to transfer music from other Android phone to Samsung wirelessly via Syncios Android App, to transfer music from iPhone/iTunes Library to Samsung via Syncios Data Transfer. Also, You can download and convert Spotify music to a common format via Spotify Music Downloader and save them to your phone.