How to Transfer Music to Pixel 2?

Looking to transfer music to your new Google Pixel 2? Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to do it!

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In this article, we will guide you through the process of transferring music to your Pixel 2. We will also provide some tips on how to manage your music library once the transfer is complete.

Pixel 2 is a great choice for music lovers. It has an impressive sound quality and a wide range of apps that make managing your music library easy.

If you have an existing music library, you can use one of the many methods available to transfer your music to your new Pixel 2. You can use a USB cable, Bluetooth, or a variety of cloud-based services.

Once your music is on your Pixel 2, you can use the Google Play Music app to play, manage, and organize your songs. You can also create custom playlists and listen to radio stations.

What you need

In order to transfer music to your Pixel 2, you will need a computer with a USB port and a USB cable. If you have a Mac, you will also need the Android File Transfer app.


Before you start, make sure to unlock your Pixel 2 and connect it to a Wi-Fi network. Then, on your computer, open the folder where you keep your music files. If you don’t have a folder for music, create one on your desktop.

Once you’re ready, follow the steps below to transfer music from your computer to your Pixel 2.

1. On your computer, open the Android File Transfer app.
2. Locate the music files on your computer and drag them into the “Music” folder on your Pixel 2.
3. Once the files have been transferred, disconnect your Pixel 2 from your computer.
4. On your Pixel 2, open the Play Music app and tap the menu icon in the top left corner of the screen.
5. Tap “My library” and then “Songs.”
6. Your new songs should appear in this list!

Connecting your device

If you want to transfer music to your Pixel 2, you’ll need to connect your device to your computer. To do this, you’ll need a USB cable. Once you have the USB cable, plug it into the bottom of your Pixel 2. Then, plug the other end of the USB cable into your computer.

Once your Pixel 2 is connected to your computer, you’ll see a pop-up on your device. Tap “Allow” to give your computer permission to access your device’s storage.

Once you’ve given permission, you’ll see a file explorer window open on your computer. From here, you can browse the files on your Pixel 2 and copy over any music files that you want to transfer.

Selecting your music

There are two ways you can select the music you want to transfer to your Pixel 2. First, you can choose specific tracks or albums by opening the music app and tapping the three dots next to a song or album. Next, tap “Add to Playlist” and select the playlist you created for transferring music. Or, open the file manager on your computer, locate your music files, and drag and drop them into the “Pixel 2” folder.

Transferring your music

There are a few ways to transfer your music collection from your computer to your Pixel 2. One way is to use the included USB Type-C cable to connect your Pixel 2 to your computer and then move the files over manually. Another way is to use a service like Google Play Music or iTunes Match to upload your music collection to the cloud and then stream it on your Pixel 2.

Enjoying your music

Your Google Pixel 2 comes with 64 GB of storage, so you can keep all your music with you on your phone. If you have a lot of music, you may want to transfer some of it to your computer to free up some space on your phone. You can do this by connecting your phone to your computer and using the USB cable that came with your phone.

Once your phone is connected, open the Music app on your computer. If you don’t see the app, click the Start button and type “Music” into the search box.

Click the Music app icon, then click “Import & Export” in the left sidebar. In the “Export” section, click “Export to a file” and then click “Next.”

Select the files you want to export and then click “Next.” Choose where you want to save the files and then click “Export.” Your files will be saved as MP3s on your computer.


You’ve now learned how to transfer music to your Google Pixel 2. Depending on the type of music files you’re working with, you may have had to use a different method, but in general, you can use either a USB cable or cloud storage to get the job done. If you have any questions, feel free to leave them in the comments below.


Q: How do I transfer music to my new Google Pixel 2?
A: There are a few different ways that you can add music to your device. You can use the USB cable that came with your phone to connect it to a computer and transfer files, or you can download music directly from the Internet onto your device. Additionally, you can use streaming services such as Google Play Music or Spotify to listen to music on your Pixel 2.

Further reading

If you’re looking for more information on how to transfer music to your Pixel 2, check out these articles:

– [How to transfer music from your computer to your Pixel 2](

– [How to add music files to your Google Pixel 2](

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