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How to sync iTunes to Windows Phone 8

Want to enjoy iTunes music and videos on your new bought Windows Phone 8 but don't know how to do it? Well, this guide will explain how to transfer iTunes files to Windows phone, and convert iTunes to Windows Phone 8 supported file formats, if you got DRM protected file M4V, m4p, aac, etc.

iTunes to Windows Phone 8

Transferring iTunes files to Windows phone is easy to do. Windows Phone 8 provides several ways to sync your phone and computer, so that you don't have to go through Zune to get access to your music, videos and photos anymore. Devices on the platform now utilize Media Transfer Protocol (MTP), which means you can access the phone as an external hard drive. Drag and drop the files you want on the phone and that's all you have to do. You can also use Windows Media Player, which is built into Windows (all supported versions except Windows RT) of course.


Using the 3th applications like MusicBee and Songbird, those work just fine with Windows Phone 8 devices, and lets you sync your PC-based music, playlists, and podcasts.


Tips: For Mac users, You can get Windows Phone app by Microsoft Corporation. It is a simple, easy-to-use application designed to sync your favorite media files from your Mac, with your Windows Phone or Zune HD. You can also sync photos and videos you captured on your phone with your Mac.


However, when you have bought music or video from iTunes store, the file format is protected and excusive for Apple devices. Most files that you purchased from the store are protected by the DRM (Digital Rights Management). It means you cannot play them on Windows Phone 8.
In order to sync iTunes files to Windows phones we need to remove the DRM protection. Here, I recommend a professional DRM removal tool called Aimersoft DRM Media Converter. Just download it and install it on your pc.

Here begins the tutorial for converting iTunes to Windows Phone 8

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Note: If you are a Mac user, please download AllMyMusic for Mac to convert audio files, and download AllMyTube for Mac to convert video files.


DRM converter

Step 1: Import the iTunes files
Locate the iTunes files where you have saved and drag and drop those files to the software. Or you can click the "Add" button to import files.

Step 2: Output setting
When you convert the audio files, please choose the .mp3 as the output format from the "Audio files to" drop down list. If the files you want to convert are videos, just choose the "common video" from the "Video files to" drop down list and select the .mp4 as the output format.
From the "Settings" option, you should choose the right resolution through the "resolution" drop down list. The "Browse" button is for you to choose a place to save the converted files.

Step 3: Start the DRM conversion
Click the "Start" button to start the conversion, this process may take you a long time, if your pc has a great performance, it will save you much time. If you have no patients with this, just select the "Shutdown pc when finished", and then you can finish the left work next time. After the conversion is finished, you can find the files quickly by clicking the "Find target" button.

From now on, the iTunes files are not protected. You can copy the converted iTunes music or videos to Windows phone 8.

How to transfer iTunes to Windows phone 8


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