How To Transfer Music, Videos, Pictures Using Zune Apps

How To Transfer Music, Videos, Pictures Using Zune Apps

You can transfer music, videos, pictures, and podcasts from your computer to your smartphone. You can also download the contents from Zune Marketplace. You need to have the appropriate software and the Zune PC app installed on your PC. To download and install the latest version on your PC, or to learn more about Zune, go to www.zune.net. You may need to restart your computer, and you may need to install additional software.

Depending on what you need to install, and how much data you are transferring, this may take a while. Some music files can be protected by digital rights management (DRM). These songs do not appear in your Zune music collection and you can't sync them with your Nokia with Windows Phone.

Nokia Symbian and series 40 phones, Android, Blackberry

  • Use a compatible USB data cable to connect your old phone to your PC.
  • Sync the desired content to your PC with the appropriate software, such as Nokia Suite, HTC Sync, or Samsung Kies. Note the folders where you synced the files.
  • Connect your new phone to your PC, and open Zune on your PC.
  • In Zune settings, make sure the folders are the same you used when syncing the content to your PC.
  • In Zune, select the desired music in your collection, and sync the music to your new phone.

iPhone

  • Use a compatible USB data cable to connect your new phone to your PC, and open Zune on your PC.
  • In Zune settings, select the same folder you have used when syncing with iTunes.
  • In Zune, select the desired music in your collection, and sync the music to your new phone.

Windows Phone

  • Use a compatible USB cable to connect your old phone to your PC, and open Zune on your PC.
  • Sync the desired content to your PC.
  • Connect your new phone to your PC.
  • In Zune, select the desired music in your collection, and sync the music to your new phone.

Syncing your music collection with a PC

  • With a USB cable
  • With a wireless connection

Syncing music with an Apple Mac

  • If you have an Apple Mac, you can use Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac to sync your music from your Mac to your new phone.
  • To download and install Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac, go to Mac App Store.

Note

These instructions may not apply to all phone models and manufacturers.

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