General Get your iTunes playlist on your Eris this way

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by erisharp, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. erisharp

    erisharp Member
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    Hey folks, wanted to write this a while ago, but had problems registering. Here's a solution if you're using a PC to get your iTunes playlists onto your Eris with a few easy steps. It seems a little roundabout, but really pretty simple. It requires iTunes and Windows Media Player. (Just hear me out here).

    1. Select all tracks on your iTunes playlist and drag them into a new playlist you've created in Windows Media Player (WMP). This should preserve their order.

    2. Save the WMP playlist.

    3. In the WMP list of playlists, right click on the playlist title you'd like to transfer to Eris and and select 'open file location'

    4. With your Eris connected as hard drive, drag the playlist file and the mp3 files (if not already on your phone) to the music folder of your Eris.

    Then you're done. This has worked for me every time. Hope this helps some folks.
     

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  2. ravenzero

    ravenzero Active Member
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    Good work around, I have more fun with shuffle though!
     
  3. Snotrocket

    Snotrocket Well-Known Member
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    There is a program for your PC called Doubletwist that will load your playlists and music onto your phone for you.
     
  4. dmokeler

    dmokeler Member
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  5. Jezi_Buckz

    Jezi_Buckz Well-Known Member
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    Yeah, Salling is good. That's what I use!
     
  6. LexusBrian400

    LexusBrian400 Well-Known Member
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    Isyncr -- Does all of this, much easier. FREE.
     
  7. erisharp

    erisharp Member
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    yeah, I'd looked into these doubletwist and ways back, and I thought it cost money. I just checked the Isyncr and the free version only lets you transfer up to 20 songs per playlist, which doesn't work for me.

    I'll check out doubletwist again though. Still, I drag and drop everything and it's pretty easy this way...just an idea.
     
  8. MonkeyGrass

    MonkeyGrass Well-Known Member
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    Seriously? Have you guys not heard of iTunes Agent? Wow. So much dragging and dropping and duplicating files - what a mess.

    I use iTunes Agent, and my Eris shows up IN MY iTUNES as a device that I can sync whatever playlists I want - directly to it. It's the easiest thing ever and it's free. it shows up just like an iPod.
     
  9. ljbaumer

    ljbaumer Well-Known Member
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    used to use double twist on my mac and just tried salling and it is at least 10 times better!!!!!

    it syncs faster and it updates my itunes playlist faster also
     

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