Learn how to transfer music files to the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone and enjoy listening to your music wherever you go. The device will support any non-DRM AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WMA, 3GP, MP4, and M4A music files. There are several ways you can transfer music to your device. Pick the best solution that works for you.
Windows users should first download and install the USB drivers for the Galaxy S3. Mac users are not required to install any software for removable disk transfers.
Via removable disk
1. Connect the Galaxy S3 to your PC, then select Connected as media Device > Media device (MTP).
2. A removable disk will mount to your computer. You will see it listed under Computer if you’re a Windows user, or on the Desktop if you’re a Mac user.
3. Drag and drop any music files over to the removable disk. You may want to create a folder named “Music” within the removable disk first for organizational purposes.
If you keep your music library within iTunes, you can drag and drop files directly from the iTunes window over to the Galaxy S3 removable disk.
Windows Media Player users can select the Sync tab and drag music over to the sync list. Selecting Start sync will automatically copy music in the list to the device.
Via Samsung Kies
You may also use the Samsung Kies software to manage files on the Galaxy S3. Kies is a file syncing environment that is made specifically for Samsung devices to easily transfer your music, videos and pictures. You can download and install the Kies software from the Samsung website. Once the Kies software is installed, it will automatically start whenever you connect the phone to your computer and is compatible with both Mac and Windows.
Once your music files have transferred to the Galaxy S3, tap Disconnect storage from PC on the device. Also be sure to properly eject the device from your computer properly by right-clicking on the removable disk and selecting Eject.
You’re now ready to use the Music app to listen to your favorite tunes while on the go.