How to Transfer Music to a Motorola Droid

By Techwalla Contributor

One of the Motorola Droid's many capabilities is as a personal music player, or MP3 player. The Droid's beautiful interactive touch screen and sound clarity join together to provide a superior listening device. Transfer your favorite music onto your Motorola Droid and leave the iPod or MP3 player at home.

Step 1

Check to make sure your microSD card is inserted and your phone is on.

Step 2

Insert your data cable into your phone's data port and insert the other end into an available USB port on your computer.

Step 3

Drag down the notification bar on your phone and select "USB Connected."

Step 4

Touch the "Mount" button/icon on your Droid's screen.

Step 5

Click the "Start" menu and select "Computer" or "My Computer" if you are using a Window's PC. Mac users, your Droid phone will show up on the desktop as a new drive.

Step 6

Click on the icon labeled "Removable Device" or "New Drive" that corresponds to your microSD card on your phone.

Step 7

Drag and drop any song you want into the "Removable Device" or "New Drive" folder and it will transfer the music to your Droid.

Tips & Warnings

  • Your Motorola Droid can play the following file types: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, PCM/WAV, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, MIDI, WMA and OGG Vorbis.
  • Your Motorola Droid cannot play DRM protected music files.