How to Put Music on an LG Phone

Many LG cell phones have music playback capabilities. Transferring music between a computer and a phone can seem daunting to a first-time user, but the actual process takes little time and effort. All devices are different, so check the user manual beforehand to make sure it doesn't require any extra steps.

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Transfer Music Using a USB Cable

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Connect the phone to your computer via the USB cable.

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Open the folder containing your music by double clicking it. Typically, this is the "My Music" folder on the C:\ drive.

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Choose which songs you want to transfer onto your phone. Click on a song title to select it. To select multiple songs at once, hold down Ctrl while clicking on the titles. Alternatively, you can select all the songs in an individual folder by clicking the folder once.

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Click "Edit" at the top of the window and select "Copy To Folder..."

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Find your phone's drive on the list that opens upon clicking "Copy To Folder..." Click on the drive once to expand its contents.

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Select the music folder within the phone's drive and click "Copy."

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Disconnect the USB cable from your phone once all songs have been copied.

Transfer Music Using a Micro SD Card

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Insert the Micro SD card into your computer. You may need to purchase a separate SD card adapter in order to do so.

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Open the folder containing your music, typically "My Music" on the C:\ drive.

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Choose which songs you want to transfer onto your phone. Click a song title to select it; hold Ctrl while selecting songs to choose multiple songs at once.

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Click "Edit" at the top of the window and select "Copy To Folder..."

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Find the drive containing the memory card on the list that opens upon choosing "Copy To Folder...," select it, and click "Copy."

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Remove the memory card once all songs are finished copying and place it in your phone's Micro SD slot.