Transfer Music From PC to Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Enjoy listening to your music library on your Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The device will support any non-DRM AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WMA, 3GP, MP4, and M4A music files. Follow these steps to transfer the music files from your PC to the device.

Microsoft Windows

  1. Connect the Note 5 to your computer using the included micro-USB cable.
  2. Swipe down the status bar, then select “Connected as an installer“.
  3. Select “Media device (MTP)“.
  4. Open “Windows File Explorer“.
  5. Under “This PC” your Galaxy Note 5 will be listed. Open it.
  6. Open the “Phone“, “Samsung“, then “Music” folder.
  7. Drag and drop any music files over to the “Music” folder on the device.
    Drag music file to folder on 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.
WMP Music Sync

Once your music files have transferred to the Galaxy Note 5, be sure to properly eject the device from your computer properly.

Mac OS X

  1. Download Android File Transfer.
  2. Once downloaded, open the “androidfiletransfer.dmg” file.
  3. Drag “Android File Transfer” to the “Applications” folder.
  4. Connect your Note 5 to your Mac using the included USB cable.
  5. Open the “Android File Transfer” application.
  6. The application will show the items on your device. Open the “Music” folder.
  7. Drag and drop any music files over to the “Music” folder on the device.

You’re now ready to use the Music app to listen to your favorite tunes while on the go. You can use the “Play Music” or “Milk” app to listen to your music.

There is another option for Galaxy Note 5 users for playing music. You can upload your music to Google Play and play your music over the Internet. This does use tremendous amounts of data though.


This post applies to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 model SM-N920.

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