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Complete Guide - How to Transfer Music from Computer to Android

Daisy Raines

Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Manage Device Data • Proven solutions

Do you have music stored on your computer and want to transfer it to your phone? It is easier than you think. In this guide, we will cover four simple methods on how to transfer music from PC to android device.

We will also discuss a handy tool to transfer all your music to an Android device within a few moments. So, It doesn't matter if you want to move a few songs or your entire collection you can do it quickly and easily.

Part 1. Transfer Music From Windows to Android with 4 Reliable Methods

Before we move on to the music management tool Dr.Fone, let's start with the simplest data transfer methods, such as USB and Bluetooth.

Method 1. Use USB to Transfer Music From Windows to Android

This is the most common method used to get music files from a computer to an Android phone. You will need the USB charging cable that came with your phone.

Follow these steps to send your music from PC to phone.

Step 1 Connect your Android phone with the computer using a USB cable.

Connect the phone to the computer using a USB cable

Step 2 Your phone will give a prompt with options like "Charging Only" and "File Transfer" or "MTP". Select File Transfer or MTP.

Select File Transfer or MTP

Step 3 Copy the music that you want to send to your mobile device from your computer.

Step 4 Open “File Explorer” and look for your connected Android phone. Open it, and inside, you will usually find a folder with the name "Music". Paste your music files into this folder.

Paste the data inside the Music folder on your phone

You can also use Bluetooth media transfer if you need to send smaller or lesser number of music files.

Method 2. Use Bluetooth to Transfer Small Music Files

Bluetooth is another common method to send music from your computer to your phone. It is convenient, especially if you want to transfer a few songs and don't want to use cables. Let’s learn how to transfer music files using Bluetooth.

The steps to use Bluetooth transfer to send music media files to mobile are mentioned below.

Step 1 Go to your phone's “Settings” and tap the "Connections" option. Inside Connections, turn the Bluetooth Toggle ON.

Open settings, tap Connections, and Turn ON the Bluetooth

Step 2 On your computer, use the search bar to search for Bluetooth and click “Bluetooth and Other Devices.” Then, turn Bluetooth ON.

Search for Bluetooth Settings

Step 3 To pair your devices, click “Add Bluetooth or other device” on your PC and select your phone’s Bluetooth name.

Click Add a Bluetooth device and pair your phone with the PC

Step 4 On your PC, right-click on the selection of music files you want to transfer and click "Send to > Bluetooth device". Then select your phone’s Bluetooth name.

Select your music, right-click on it, and click Send to > Bluetooth Device

Step 5 Your phone will ask you to confirm the transfer. Tap "Accept." It will start transferring the files, which may take a while.

When asked for Bluetooth transfer, tap Accept on your phone

This method is slow, and unexpected errors can interrupt the process. Let’s check another easy method to transfer music from computer to Android.

Method 3. Using Cloud Storage Services

You may already be familiar with cloud storage. Using cloud services, you can upload your data to an online account and then download it anywhere by accessing their website or app. Google Drive, Dropbox, and One Drive are popular options

OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive Logo

Let’s learn how to use cloud services.

Follow these steps to use cloud services to transfer music to Android from pc.

Step 1 Visit any of the above-mentioned cloud services’ websites and create your account with them.

Step 2 In the case of Dropbox or OneDive, you may need to download their App. It will Image name one folder from your PC to the Cloud. Copy your music files and paste them into the Cloud drive’s folder.Google Drive works online. You can simply upload it on their website.

Step 3 Access the cloud drive from your Android phone and download those files.

Note: You need an active internet connection to use Cloud services. If you have data connection issues, the sync process may stop.

We have another convenient and easy solution for sending music from a computer to a phone. Use Dr. Fone to save yourself from downloading some drive services or waiting for a slow Bluetooth transfer.

Method 4. Use Dr. Fone Basic As a Music Manager (Fast and Easy)

Wondershare Dr.Fone is a software solution for Android data management. It provides a fast and organized way to transfer music between your computer and Android phone.

You can also handle a variety of other data using Wondershare Dr. Fone. Before using it for data management, let’s first review why Dr. Fone is the best software for mobile device data management from a PC.

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  • Transfer files between Android and computer, including contacts, photos, music, SMS, and more.
  • Manage, export/import your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps, etc.
  • Transfer iTunes to Android (vice versa).
  • Manage your Android device on the computer.
  • Fully compatible with the newest Android OS.
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To transfer songs from computer to Android using Dr.Fone Basic Phone Manager feature, follow the below steps:

Step 1 Download Wondershare Dr. Fone and install it using installation prompts.

Step 2 Launch Dr. Fone and connect your phone with it. You can use a USB connection or connect your phone wirelessly by installing the Dr.Fone Image name app on your Android phone. You could scan the QR code from your Dr. Fone Desktop into your mobile phone to connect both devices.

Connecting Dr. Fone Basic’s computer app using QR code

Step 3 Locate the Music section under "My Device" on the left to access your android music collection. Click the “Add” button to select and import music files from your PC.

Step 4 Use the Album View or List View buttons to change the display format of your music files. Now you can organize and manage your music collections according to your needs.

You can change between App view and List view

Step 5 If you want to sort out duplicate files and delete them, click the “Duplicate” button. Dr. Fone will detect duplicate files under multiple filters, here you can select and delete them.

Use Duplicate button to dlete duplicate files

Transfer your tunes to your mobile device seamlessly using Dr. Fone Basic. And, get ready to enjoy your music collection wherever you go!

Part 2. Important Considerations

For a smooth experience with music transfer from PC to mobile device, there are a few more things to keep in mind. Keep these simple tips in mind before transferring data:

  • Make sure you have enough space on your phone to fit the music you want to send.
  • Most phones play standard music formats like MP3 or WAV. If you have some unusual types of music files, double-check that your phone will be able to play them.
  • If you're using a USB cable, a damaged one can cause problems. Use a cable that's in good condition for a reliable connection.
  • Always get your music from trusted websites. Music downloaded from unknown websites may contain hidden viruses that could harm your phone.

Conclusion

In this guide, we discovered how to transfer music from PC to Android in multiple ways.

It depends on your choice to use the USB method, cloud services, or Wondershare’s specialized tool for Android music management.

Choose Wondershare Dr.Fone if you’re looking for a reliable, fast, and easy solution for media transfer. It can do more than file transfer and will solve many problems related to data transfer and management. Give it a try and discover how simple it is, to enjoy your entire music collection on your Android device!

FAQs

Yes! You can use the free version of Dr. Fone to transfer music from your computer to your phone. Dr. Fone Basic also has a paid version with some extra features. But for music transfer, simply install the free Dr. Fone Basic software and follow our guide's instructions.
Yes! You can manage any size of your music collections using Dr. Fone Basic. Whether you have just a few favorite albums or a massive library of songs, it makes the transfer process smooth and hassle-free. Try it out and see how quickly you can fill your phone with all of your music.
Managing and organizing data is one of the best features of Wondershare Dr.Fone. You can make folders and re-arrange your music tracks using its easy interface.

Daisy Raines

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