How to transfer iTunes to Galaxy S3
Many people got a new Samsung Galaxy S3 but have no idea on how to transfer their iTunes music or videos to the phone. This guide will show you how to transfer iTunes contents to Galaxy S3, including the protected media files that you bought from iTunes Store.
Part 1: Transfer common iTunes media files to Galaxy S3
For those who have songs in .MP3 or movies in .MP4 format which means those files are DRM-free. You could transfer them to your mobile directly. Make sure that Samsung Kies is actually installed on your laptop or computer. You can download the software from the Samsung official site. The following is the download Links:
1. Attach your Galaxy S3 to your laptop or pc with a USB cable.
The Samsung Kies will launch automatically. If the software doesn't automatically launch, just double-click the icon on your desktop.
2. Transfer iTunes files to your device
Tips: Using the 3th part app such as Easy Phone Sync. It's free and easy to use. You can run it on both Windows and Mac computer.
Part 2: Remove/convert protected iTunes files
You may find out that Galaxy S3 can't play iTunes video or music files that you purchased from iTunes Store such as .m4p, .m4a and .m4v, how come? Those files are protected by DRM, you can't play them with any media player other than Apple devices. Therefore we need to remove iTunes DRM and convert them to common file format like .mp3 and .mp4 before we transfer it to your phone.
Step 1: Load DRM protected iTunes media files
So you have downloaded and set up this DRM Converter on your personal laptop or computer, just launch it like most other computer software. Select all DRM protected iTunes files and drag-and-drop into the program.
Tips: in case you have files in .mov or other file formats that does not works with Galaxy S3 you may also load them to this DRM converter and convert to the file format that could be played on your handset.
Step 2: Output setting
If you want to play iTunes music or video on Samsung Galaxy S3, we have to set output file format that supported by this phone. Here is the specs of Galaxy S3 supported video and audio:
Supported Digital Audio Formats: AAC, WAV, OGG, MP3, MIDI
Supported Digital Video Formats: MPEG-4 (MP4)
To get rid of DRM from music files:
Click on "Audio Files to:" and select "Common audio > MP3" from drop-down list.
To get rid of DRM from video files:
Select "Common video > MP4 (AVC) " from "Video Files to" drop-down list. Click "Settings..." option and set video size as 480 x 800 pixels or smaller.
Step 3: Start DRM Converting
Now you could click on the big "Start" button to begin removing DRM . When the conversion is completed, you'll get DRM-free video and music file.
Tips: to quick open the folder that saved converted file you can click "Find Target" button. It'll open the output folder for you.
Now you have removed DRM protection from iTunes files, follow the part 1 transfer the converted files to your Galaxy S3.
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