How to Transfer Music from Android to iPhone 12 in 2 Ways

iPhone 12 series have come. You could switch from Android to iOS now. You might not know how to send files to iOS, read this passage to know how to transfer music from Android to iPhone 12.


By Dylan / Updated on May 22, 2023

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Can I transfer music from Android to iPhone 12?

{Hi guys, I used Samsung before and last week I have ordered an iPhone 12. I have many songs on my old Android so I would like to know how to transfer music from Samsung to iPhone 12?

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iPhone 12 has attracted a lot of users around the world. Compared with iPhone 11, iPhone 12 series support 5G so that it means they could be used for a longer time with the latest technology.

If you are an Android user before, this is a good time to switch Android to iPhone 12. On the Android phone, you might find it easy to export or import data but in iOS, you need some techniques to transfer data.

Transfer from Android to iPhone

With music on your phone, you can enjoy the beautiful melodies anytime and everywhere, so you need to copy music on Android to iPhone 12. The following sections will give you the instructions to transfer songs from Android to iPhone 12.

Tips: If you use streaming music apps like Google Play Music or Amazon Music. You could still redownload the purchased music to iPhone after signing the apps on iPhone 12 with the same account.

Section 1. Transfer music from Android to iPhone 12 with iTunes

If you are a completely new Apple user, you need to know iTunes. You can purchase music in iTunes and sync photos, contacts, music, and any data to iPhone. If you also want to migrate Android photos, follow this guide Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone 12. Read these steps to export music from your Android phone and transfer them to iPhone 12.

1. Connect your Android phone to computer with USB cable. Usually, you need to allow computer to read your phone. Swipe down the screen from the top and tap Charging this device via USB and then select Use USB for File Transfer.

2. On your computer, open file explorer, find your device name on the sidebar and click it.

3. Locate the folder Music there and copy the whole folder or the selected music from Android to computer.

4. Download the latest iTunes to computer from Apple Support. Click File > Library > Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library to add your music to iTunes library. iTunes could play them on computer.

5. Connect iPhone 12 to PC with a premium USB cable. You need to unlock iPhone screen and tap Trust when it asks whether to Trust This Computer.

6. Click the device icon on the upper-left corner after your iPhone is recognized by iTunes. You would see the basic information of your iPhone 12.

7. Select Music section on the left. Check Sync Music and then you could select the songs or simply check all of them.

8. Click Apply at the bottom to sync music to iPhone 12.

Sync Music to iPhone

Tips: iTunes seems very powerful but it also has many disadvantages. For example, photos synced from iTunes will be removed if you use iCloud photos on iPhone.

Section 2. Import music to iPhone 12 with FoneTool

Your music won’t be always safe on iPhone 12 if you use iTunes to sync music. If you subscribe iTunes music and turn on iCloud music to share albums, your music from Android will disappear and iTunes won’t help you save them, because iTunes backup won’t include the content synced from iTunes.

The safe and flexible way to manage and transfer your music is using FoneTool, a brilliant iPhone data transfer and manager. It is a must-have for iPhone user, allowing you to backup, export, or import data as you wish.

◆ Import Music: FoneTool just needs you to drag and drop music from PC to iPhone via the client. The operation is much simple than iTunes.

Export Music: Data on iPhone can’t be directly read by computer but FoneTool helps you view all the music on iPhone and export them to PC.

Widely Compatible: FoneTool supports the iOS 16/15/14, iPhone 12 Pro/12/11/XS and other previous iOS or iPhone.

Step 1. Export music from Android as in method 1 to prepare the music files on computer.

Step 2. Download FoneTool and connect iPhone 12 to PC with USB cable. You need to authorize the permission to read iPhone data the first time you connect iPhone to a PC. Unlock the screen and tap Trust.

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Step 3. Select Phone TransferTransfer to iPhone on the home screen of FoneTool.

Transfer to iPhone

Step 4. Move your music to the box or click the plus icon to add music from computer.

Select Music

Step 5. Click Start Transfer to import music to iPhone 12 immediately.

Transfer Music to iPhone 12


Music is important data on your Android phone and transfer them to your new iPhone 12 makes you continue enjoying the beautiful melodies. You could find 2 ways in this guide to transfer music from Android to iPhone 12.

FoneTool is a good iPhone data transfer. In the future, you could also use it to make iPhone backup to protect iPhone data.

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Dylan · Editor
Dylan is an editor of mobile backup software. He likes to share the latest news about iPhone and iOS, write useful tips, and give solutions to help people solve all kinds of issues.