At one time telephones were used to communicate through voice. Since the advent of the cell phone it now has many uses. You can talk to people through text or voice, play games, listen to music surf the Internet and be the social butterfly thanks to Facebook and Twitter. For all of the music users there is plenty to download now from mp3 files to wav files and audio tracks. You can listen to the phone or rather the music on the phone from morning to night. The only problem is that a lot of those listeners don’t know how to get that music over to their phone, especially if it is an Android. The Apple iPhone has the ability to load music thanks to iTunes. Unfortunately, the Android phone does not have this capability, so there has to be another way to transfer the music. So in this post, you’ll learn how to do this if you own an Android operating system phone.
Step 1 – Understand the type of files that can be transferred to your Android Phone.
Not all files can be transferred to an Android. The following files meet the required specifications. They are as follows: MP3, AMR, WMD (8), MIDI, WAV, OGG Vorbis, and M4A. If the M4A files have a digital rights management-protection, they have to go through a conversion process before they will play on the Android.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Transfer
a. Use a USB cable to hook your phone to your computer.
b. Look for the USB icon in the menu bar on your phone.
c. Drag the menu bar down to view the “USB Connected” message
d. Tap the” USB Connected” message
e. View the dialog box that show either “Mount” or “Don’t Mount”.
f. Select ”Mount” – which will the music files from the computer to the phone’s SD card.
g. Open the USB drive on your computer
h. If a dialog box appears click on “Open Folder to View Files
i. If a dialog box does not appear, go to Start Menu>My Computer>Removable Disk
j. Look to see if there is a folder titles Music.
k. If it is not there, create a new folder called Music.
Step 3. Make the Transfer Happen
a. Go to Start Menu> My Computer
b. Open the folder that contains all of your music.
c. Select the music that you want on the phone and then drag it to the Music folder on the removable disk menu.
d. Once all of the music you selected is transferred to the removable disk menu, click on the “safely Remove Hardware” icon on the bottom right side of your computer screen.
e. Click on “USB Mass Storage” and click the “Stop” button.
f. Look at your phone and drag the menu bar down and view the dialog box that say “Turn off USB storage.”
g. Click on that and indicate that you want to turn off the USB storage.
h. Unhook the USB cord.
i. Go to the Music application on the applications screen to find the song that you want to listen to.