Tutorial: Sync with iTunes

This tutorial will help you setting up your Galaxy Tab so that you can sync it with iTunes. Firstly, you will need to install a small app called ‘iTunes Agent’ which will allow you to use your Tab with the iTunes on a Windows computer. Make sure you have iTunes installed on your system and have some music as well in its library. Note – people will Mac systems can do the same by using iTunesMyWalkman (google for it).

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Download and install iTunes Agent http://ita.sourceforge.net/
Once installed, the application runs in the system tray and monitors iTunes
Plug the Galaxy Tab into your computer’s USB port and mount it (figure 1 above)
Create a folder on the mounted Galaxy Tab called Music
The second section, below, details how to create a configuration for the Galaxy Tab in iTunes Agent’s Preferences (figure 2 for all steps below).

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Right-click on the iTunes Agent icon in the system tray
Click Preferences
Leave all defaults checked and click the New button
Give the device a name (Galaxy Tab in this case)
Leave Synchronize pattern: set to iTunes
Click the Choose button and select the Music folder you created on the Galaxy Tab
Click the Create button and select the Music folder you created on the Galaxy Tab
Click Save and then Close
The final section explains how to add music to your Galaxy Tab (figure 3 for all steps below).

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  • Launch iTunes and you will see a playlist folder called My Devices, under which you will see the Galaxy Tab
  • Simply drag the music you wish to synchronize from your iTunes library to your Galaxy Tab into this playlist
  • Finally, right-click on the iTunes Agent icon in the system tray and select Synchronize devices
  • Music is now copied to your Samsung Galaxy Tab and can be played using the Galaxy Tab’s Music application.

Did it work for you? Let me know in the comments below!


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