How Do I load my music onto my Samsung Galaxy device from my computer?

Last Update Date : Apr 25. 2018


The below steps will show you how to add music files from your computer to your device.


To view steps on adding a music streaming app like Spotify onto your device, click here.


1. Connect your device to your computer with a USB cable.

2. A pop-up will appear on your device, choose Allow




If the pop-up doesn’t appear:

3. Swipe down from the top of the screen




4. There will be a pop up that tells you how your device is connected. Underneath it will say 'Touch for other USB options'


usb options  Connected as media device 


5. Choose the option that allows you to transfer media files via an MTP connection.

(Note that this screen will look slightly different depending on your device)


5  Media device 



6. On your computer desktop, click on the Start button in the bottom left corner of the screen




7. Click on Computer





8. Once the new window opens you’ll see your device under Portable Devices. Double click on your device.


Portable devices 


9. Double click on the Phone folder or Card folder (if you have an SD card), depending on where you want to save your music.


Save Music  


11. Look through your folders and double click on Music. (If you are saving to your SD card, you may need to create a new folder titled Music)


Music Folder 


You can now drag and drop music files or folders into the Music folder to add them to your device.

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