Transferring Audio Files from your computer to your Android Handset
Playing high quality music is one of the greatest benefits of any Android device. Moreover, it is also compatible with most of the audio formats which makes your music experience even dearer. But the point of disappointment is that still some Android users are not aware of transferring their music from their laptops or PC’s to their handsets. The most obvious reason for this ignorance is Android doesn’t provide us with a direct sync between your computer & your handset like there is iTunes program in Apple iphone which provides you with a direct sync. But one thing that you should understand is transferring music from Android handset to any computer is not at all difficult. You just have to follow some simple steps for this. First of all, let us try to understand which all audio formats are compatible with Android. Android is compatible with the following formats MP3, AMR, WMD, MIDI, WAV, OGG Vorbis, and M4A. One point worth mentioning here is that M4A is used by iTunes, so because of digital rights management it is always advisable to convert this format before transferring. Now, that you have understood the formats which are compatible with Android let us move on to the steps of transferring mp3 & audio tracks from laptop or PC to your handsets.
First of all you have to connect your Android powered handset to your computer, you can use a USB cable for this purpose or make a Bluetooth connection.
Next, you have to scroll the menu bar down as you see the USB icon on the bar. You will receive a message saying “USB connected”.
On receiving the message, tap on it. You will see a dialog box coming up asking you “Mount” or “Don’t Mount”. Click the “Mount” option. This is to transfer files from your computer to your mobiles SD card.
Now, open your USB drive from your computer which will result in opening of a dialog box asking you the purpose of the new hardware for which you have to click “Open folder to view files”. If it doesn’t come up what you have to do is you have to just click the start menu, my computer option & double click on “Removable disk”.
After opening the folder to view files on the new hardware, you will find a folder named “Music”, if it is not there, then create one.
Now, that you have found (or made) “Music” folder, again click the start menu, My computer option & then open whatever file contains your music. Now, drag all the music files you want in your handset to your folder “Music” on the “Removable Disk”.
Now, once you have done with your transferring, click on the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon on the bottom right side of the taskbar.
When you are done with this too click on the “USB Mass Storage” option & click on “Stop” button.
Now, in your phone once again scroll your menu bar down & you would be shown a message saying “Turn off USB storage”. Click it & confirm it. Now you can safely remove the USB port without damaging the files, computer or your handset.
Thus, you have successfully transferred your music files. Enjoy the music you have transferred in your Android handset.