HolidayBuyer's Guide

Headphones & Mp3 Players forum

General discussion

How do you get itunes songs to a windows mobile phone?

by JONES199 / July 21, 2009 6:51 AM PDT

I have an Ipod and a Windows Mobile Samsung Omnia Phone (iphone was not an option due to coverage issues). Is there a legal and easy way to get the sames songs from my itunes or ipod on to the phone?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: How do you get itunes songs to a windows mobile phone?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: How do you get itunes songs to a windows mobile phone?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Your options
by ktreb / July 21, 2009 11:53 AM PDT

You didn't say when you purchased these songs - you do mean by iTunes songs, that you purchased them from the iTunes store, correct? Well, iTunes went DRM-free in the last year or so. So, if your songs are DRM-free (these are called iTunes Plus), then they can easily be transferred to any device that supports unprotected AAC.

More than likely your phone doesn't support these files. Well, if the songs are iTunes plus, then you can easily make mp3 copies of them. Make sure your iTunes ripping settings are set for mp3. Then all you have to do is right click on the song(s) and select "convert selection to mp3." This will actually make an additional mp3 copy of your songs which you can then transfer onto your phone.

If they're not iTunes Plus, you can either pay the 30 cents per track or 30 percent of the album price to get the DRM-free versions or burn all your purchased tracks as an audio cd then rip them as mp3s. Then transfer to your phone. You'll probably have to edit tag info.

Collapse -
Thank You
by JONES199 / July 21, 2009 11:05 PM PDT
In reply to: Your options

Yes they were purchased from itunes.

I will try to find a way to "upgrade all" as there are hundereds of songs.

Thanks for you help.

Popular Forums
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Cameras that make great holiday gifts

Let them start the new year with a step up in photo and video quality from a phone.