How to Transfer Music from iPad to Android

Written By Nicola Massimo | Mar 18,2020

Do you have some songs on your iPad that you would like to transfer to your Android device? Or have you purchased a new Android device and you want to transfer all the music on your iPad to the new Android device? Whatever the reason, you should be able to easily transfer music from iPad to Android and the good news is that you can do it.

There are many ways to transfer music from iPad to Android and in this article, we are going to be looking at three of the most effective solutions.

Transfer Music from iPad to Android using MobileTrans – Phone Transfer

The best and easiest way to transfer music from iPad to Android is to use MobileTrans- Phone Transfer. This third-party tool makes it very easy because all you have to do is connect the devices to the computer, select the types of data you would like to transfer and the transfer process begins. This simple solution is the same even if the devices are running on different operating systems. To do this, MobileTrans combines a range of features that work together to simplify the process as much as possible. These features include the following;

  • • MobileTrans can transfer different types of data including contacts, photos, apps, music, messages, videos and more from one phone to another even if the devices are on different platforms
  • • It can also be used to transfer data from WhatsApp and other social apps very quickly and easily.
  • • It is an ideal solution for the transfer of data from your cloud backups to the device without having to restore the whole backup to the device.
  • • It supports thousands of different Android devices and all iOS devices as well as all versions of the iOS firmware.

Follow these very simple steps to use MobileTrans to transfer music from iPad to Android;

Step 1: Download and install MobileTrans on to your computer. Run the program and select “Phone Transfer” in the main window to begin the transfer process.

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Step 2: Now connect both the iPad and the Android device to the computer and wait for the program to detect both devices. You may need to unlock the iPad and allow USB debugging on the Android device to allow the program to detect the devices.

Once the devices have been sufficiently connected, you need to make sure that they are in the correct order. Ensure that the iPad is the “Source” device and the Android is the “Destination” device. You can click on “Flip” to change this order if it is incorrect.

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Step 3: You will then see a list of the types of data you can transfer displayed in the middle panel. Select “Music” from this list and then click ”Start”

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The transfer will begin immediately and you should ensure that the devices remain connected to the computer until the process is complete.

Transfer Music from iPad to Android with iTunes

The other very simple solution to transfer music from iPad to Android is to use iTunes. This is an idea solution particularly if you have a lot of songs that you would like to transfer. Follow these simple steps to do it;

Step 1: Begin by connecting the iPad to the computer. Launch iTunes if it doesn’t open automatically.

Step 2: Click on “iTunes Store” and then select “Authorize this computer”. When prompted, enter your Apple ID and password.

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Step 3: Right click on the iPad and then select “Transfer Purchases” from the list of options that appear.

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Step 4: When the transfer is complete, locate the iTunes media file on your computer.

Step 5: Connect the Android device to the computer using USB cables and then copy and paste the music folder to the device’s internal storage or SD card.

Transfer Music from iPad to Android with SHAREit App

SHAREit is another great way to transfer different types of data from one device to another even if the devices run in different platforms. As such, it offers a great way to transfer music from your iPad to Android. To use SHAREit to transfer music from the iPad to the Android device, you need to be connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data. Follow these simple steps to use SHAREit to transfer music from iPad to Android;

Step 1: Download and install the SHAREit app on both the iPad and the Android device. You can find the app on the App Store for iOS and the Google Play store for Android.

Step 2: Open the app on the Android device and tap on “Receive.” This will allows the app to create a Wi-Fi hotspot that will connect with the iPad.

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Step 3: Turn in Wi-Fi on the iPad. You can do that by tapping on the Wi-Fi icon in the control center or going to Settings > Wi-Fi. Once Wi-Fi is on, locate the hotspot network (it will probably have your Android device’s name) and join it.

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Step 4: Now select the music on the iPad that you would like to transfer to the Android device and tap on “Send” to begin the transfer process.

The three solutions we’ve outlined above are the most effective ways to transfer music from iPad to Android. The method you choose will depend on the number of music files you have to transfer. MobileTrans for instance is the best solution when you have a lot of music to transfer and you would rather not use iTunes or iTunes fails to recognize the iPad. Whatever solution you choose to use, implement the steps as precisely as you can for the best results.

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MobileTrans - Phone Transfer
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  • Move contacts, photos, music, videos, canlenda, voice mail and more from one phone to another.
  • Compatible with 6000+ mobile phones including iPhone, Smasung, HTC, Huawei, Xiaomi and more.
  • Work with Android 9.0 and iOS 13.