3 Ways to Transfer Music from iTunes to Google Play

As for iTunes, it is a great and the most popular music media player where users can control and save their favorite music tracks. And nowadays more and more people would like to listen to music on the go. When it comes to transferring iTunes music to mobile phone, it is easy to do that if you have an iPhone as iTunes is available for iPhone. But if you are using Android and want to listen to iTunes music. Then you can't make it because there is no iTunes app for Android.

But please don't worry. There are some cloud-based music streaming services here like Google Play, etc. that can help you. For Google Play, it allows users to upload and save up to 50,000 music files for free. With such biggest highlight of Google Play, lots of people tried to add iTunes music to Google Play Music for using.

If you don't know how to upload iTunes music to Google Play, then you could move ahead in this post. Here we are going to show you 3 methods on how to transfer music from iTunes to Google Play in details, you could refer to it and see how to do.

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Part 1. How to Upload iTunes Music to Google Play - Direct Way

In this part, we will show you two quickest and easiest methods for you to move music from iTunes to Google Play Music. Now let's check the methods as below.

Method 1. Add iTunes to Google Play via Google Play Music Website

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Step 1. Check out your iTunes library on your computer before uploading to Google Play.

On Mac Computer: Open Finder > Users folder > Your User name > Music folder > iTunes.

On Windows Computer: Go to C:\ drive > User folder > Your Name folder > Music folder > iTunes.

Step 2. Go to Google Play Music website via Chrome browser on your computer.

Step 3. Log in with your Google account and then hit the 'Menu' button at the top-left corner.

Step 4. Scroll down the menu and press on 'Upload Music' option.

Step 5. Import iTunes Music to Google Play by hitting the 'Select from your computer' button or directly drag & drop the iTunes music files to Google Play.

Step 6. Hit on 'Continue' and then you will be asked to add Google Plus Music extension to your browser.

Finally, please wait till the iTunes music files are uploaded successfully. The time it needs depends on the file size and the WiFi speed. Besides, Google Play Music will convert your iTunes music files into MP3 format while uploading.

Method 2. Transfer Music from iTunes to Google Play with Music Manager App

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If you don't want to use the Google Chrome browser to upload iTunes music to Google Play. Then you could download the Music Manager app to do the job. Please check the steps below and see how to do.

Step 1. Download and install Music Manager app on your computer.

Step 2. Open the app and then sign into your Google account.

Step 3. Choose 'Upload songs to Google Play' option.

Step 4. Select 'iTunes' option to choose iTunes music to upload.

Step 5. Choose one option like 'Upload all songs and playlists' you like and hit on 'Continue' button.

After then, the iTunes music files will be synced to Google Play automatically.

How to Find Uploaded iTunes Music on Google Play

On Computer: Open the Google Play Music web app and go to 'Music Library' > 'Songs', then you can see the uploaded iTunes music files.

On Mobile Phone: Launch the Google Play Music app on your mobile phone. Then touch on the 'Library' icon at the bottom and hit the 'Songs'. At last, you will also find your iTunes music tracks.

Part 2. Transfer Music from iTunes to Google Play - Best Way

The methods we showed above is easy and direct, but there are still some limitations for iTunes music. For example, the iTunes M4P music tracks purchased before 2009, audiobooks and Apple Music tracks can't be used outsides iTunes as they are protected. That means, you can't move music from iTunes to Google Play for using directly. Therefore, if you want to upload those iTunes music files to Google Play, then you need to rip the protection from iTunes music first.

To do that, here let's meet the DRmare iTunes Music Converter. It is a powerful and professional tool which is designed for iTunes music, Apple Music, etc. It can remove DRM from iTunes music and convert iTunes music to AAC, MP3 and more audio formats for uploading to Google Play.

Besides, with this tool, you can define the audio parameters of iTunes music, like bit rate, sample rate and so on as you like. And it can batch convert multiple iTunes music tracks at a time which can save your time.

DRmare iTunes Music Converter

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  • Convert protected iTunes M4P podcast, audiobooks, songs, etc.
  • Convert iTunes music to MP3, M4A, AAC, M4B, FLAC and WAV
  • Edit your iTunes music files and archive playlist by artist/album
  • Support all kinds of systems including both Windows and Mac

Now you could hit on the 'Download' button above to install the DRmare program on your computer. And then take a try to test the performance of the DRmare iTunes Music Converter. Below are the detailed steps for you to convert iTunes music for Google Play. Please follow and learn how to do.

Step 1Add iTunes M4P songs to DRmare
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Launch the DRmare iTunes Music Converter on your PC. Click the 'Add Files' button from the bottom left and you will see the iTunes library or the local music folder on your computer. Then you could find and choose the iTunes music files you want to import to DRmare for converting.

Step 2Set the output audio format
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Hit on the 'audio' icon at the bottom right to launch the setting window. In it, you can choose one of the audio format like MP3, etc. you want for iTunes music tracks. In addition, you can define the codec, channel, sample rate, etc. for better listening experience.
Step 3Convert iTunes music for Google Play
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At the last step, please touch on the 'Convert' button to start the conversion. Then the iTunes music files will be kept as local files on your computer. You could hit on the 'Converted' button to find them at the target folder.
Step 4Transfer music from iTunes to Google Play
Now, you can connect your Android phone to your computer via the USB cable. Then copy and paste the converted iTunes audio files to your phone. After then, you could find your iTunes music on Google Play and play them without any limitation.

Part 3. Conclusion

At last, you had learned the ways on how to transfer music from iTunes to Google Play. Then you could choose one of them you like to have a try. If you have any other better solution to add iTunes music to Google Play, then please feel free to share it with us in the comment area.

Posted on Sep 9, 2020 8:29 PM / Posted for Apple Music Tips
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Jack Simons

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Jack Simons has been engaging in tech and music entertainment for over 5 years. And he is committed to discovering new tech skills and gadgets related to Apple Music and sharing with others.