By Dylan / Last update April 1, 2022

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 is attracting lots of Andoird users every year, especially when Apple releases the latest iPhone every year. when you switch to a new iPhone, you don't want to lose the previous data on the Android phone, like the music. However, because of the different systems, transferring data, like music from Android to iPhone could be tricky for most prople.

Transfer from Android to iPhone

Don't worry, refer to the following content, it will guide you on how to transfer songs from Andoird phone to iPhone 13/12/11/X step-by-step.

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.

How to transfer music from Android to iPhone 13/12/11/X

Section 1. Transfer music from Android to iPhone with iTunes

iTunes is the official tool that enables iPhone users to sync music to their iPhones. You can add your music to iTunes library and sync them to your iPhone. Besides, it also works in transferring photos from Android to iPhone. Follow the steps below to see how to use iTunes to send songs from Android phone to iPhone.



  • 1. Connect your Android phone to a computer with a USB cable.

  • 2. Swipe down the screen on your Android phone. Tap "Charging this device via USB" > "USB for File Transfer".

Step 1. On your computer, open file explorer, find your device name on the sidebar, and click it.

Step 2. Locate the folder "Music" and copy the folder to the computer.

Step 3. Download, install and run iTunes. Click "File" > "Library" > "Add File to Library" or "Add Folder to Library" to add your music to iTunes library.

Step 4. Connect iPhone to PC with a premium USB cable. You need to unlock the iPhone screen and tap Trust when it asks whether to Trust This Computer.

Step 5. 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.

Step 6. Select the Music section on the left. Check "Sync Music" and then you could select the songs or simply check all of them.

Step 7. Click "Apply" at the bottom to sync music to iPhone.

Sync Music to iPhone

Tips: Sync data using iTunes could delete old photos, so it is not the best option for some cases. For example, photos synced from iTunes will be removed if you use iCloud photos on iPhone.

Section 2. Import music to iPhone 12 with AOMEI MBackupper

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 AOMEI MBackupper, 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: AOMEI MBackupper 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 AOMEI MBackupper helps you view all the music on iPhone and export them to PC.

Widely Compatible: AOMEI MBackupper supports the iOS 14/12/12, 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 AOMEI MBackupper 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 Transfer to iPhone on the home screen of AOMEI MBackupper.

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 Transfer to import music to iPhone 12 immediately.

Transfer Music to iPhone 12


Music is important data on your Android phone and transferring 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.

AOMEI MBackupper 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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