Samsung Galaxy Tab: Copy Music Files From Computer

If you want to be able to listen to music on your Samsung Galaxy Tab, you can either download music using the Rhapsody app included with the Verizon (other similar apps are included for other carriers) or you can manually copy music files from your computer.

Copy music files manually

1. From the Home screen, tap Menu.

2. Tap Settings.

3. Tap Wireless & networks.

4. Select the Mass storage option.

5. Connect the Galaxy Tab to the  computer with the included USB cable.

6. Slide down the notification panel at the top of the screen.

7. Tap USB connected.

8. Tap Mount.

9. On the computer, open the drive that represents your device. It should be in My Computer/Computer for Windows users or the Finder for Mac users.

10. Make a folder named Music (not required but recommended for organizational purposes.)

11. Copy the music files over to the Music folder. Supported formats are:

  • AAC
  • AAC+
  • AMR–NB
  • AMR–WB
  • EVRC
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • QCELP
  • SP–MIDI
  • WAV
  • WMA

12. After copying music, swipe the Notification panel down, tap USB storage, then tap Unmount.

Sync music files with an application (Windows)

If you use an application like Rhapsody or Windows Media Player, you can use this option to sync your music files with the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

1. From the Home screen, tap Menu.

2. Tap Settings.

3. Tap Wireless & networks.

4. Select the Media player option.

5. Connect the Galaxy Tab to the  computer with the included USB cable.

6. Slide down the notification panel at the top of the screen.

7. Tap USB connected.

8. Tap Mount.

9. On the computer you should get a prompt Manage the device using and choose the application you wish to use.

10. Manage your music using the selected application. Sync features are built in and vary depending on the selected program.

Comments

  1. Kody Scott says

    My Daughter received a Galaxy Tab3n(178.0mm) we are trying to transfer music from the PC to the Tablet but the instructions like tapping mass storage is not working as it does not have that setting.

    Please hep hahahaha

  2. stephanie says

    I couldn’t tap the wireless & network setting and there was no mass storage option. What do I do now?

  3. Mike Perrault says

    How does this work with Galaxy tab 10.1? There are settings available under wireless and networks.

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