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How to transfer iTunes to Samsung Galaxy S2

Now that you've got Samsung Galaxy S2, you may get your video and songs into this phone and enjoy it anywhere you go. The tutorial shows you how to transfer video and music files from iTunes to Galaxy S2, including the DRM protected files that you bought from iTunes Store.

iTunes to Galaxy S2

Part 1: Transfer common video and music files from iTunes to Galaxy S2

If you have your music in .MP3 or videos in .MP4 file format that means you can transfer them to your phone directly. Make sure that Samsung Kies is installed on your computer. It is possible to download the utility from the Samsung official site. Here's the download Links:
Samsung Kies for Windows and Mac

1. Connect your Galaxy S2 to your computer with a data cable.
Tips: The Samsung Kies will start automatically. In case the software does not automatically start, just double-click the icon on your desktop.

2. Copy iTunes files to your phone.

Part 2: Transfer DRM protected iTunes files to Galaxy S2

This can be a bit complicated if you have music or video clips that bought or rented from iTunes Store. Those files are protected by DRM - you cannot really play them with any devices other than Apple products like iPad, iPhone, iPod. You can put DRM protected iTunes files onto Galaxy S2 tablet though, but the movies won't play. In order to enjoy iTunes DRM movies on Galaxy S2, you can use a DRM removal software get rid of the copy protection. Here are steps to use this software:

Download Download DRM Converter here

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.

Just install it like any other software program on your computer. The screenshot will be like this:

DRM converter

Step 1: Import DRM protected files

So you've downloaded and installed this DRM Converter on your personal pc, just start it like any other software program. Choose all DRM protected iTunes files and drag-and-drop into the software.

Tips: if your have files in .mov or other file formats that NOT compatible with Galaxy S2 you can also import them to this DRM converter and convert to the file format that can play on your phone.

Step 2: Output setting

In order to play iTunes music or video on Samsung Galaxy S2, we need to set output file format that supported by this phone. Here is the specifications of supported video and audio:

Supported Digital Audio Formats: AAC, WAV, OGG, MP3, MIDI
Supported Digital Video Formats: MPEG-4 (MP4)

To remove DRM from music files:

Click on "Audio Files to:" and choose "Common audio > MP3" from drop-down list.

To remove DRM from video files:
Choose "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

So now you can click the big "Start" button to start removing DRM and transferring iTunes to Galaxy S2. Once the conversion is finished ,you will get Germfree video and music file. You can now transfer music and video from iTunes to the as the common files (See the part 1).

Tips: to quick open the folder that saved converted file you could click on "Find Target" button. It will open the folder for you.


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