How to Transfer Music and Video Files to HTC One (M7) ?

Do you want to start using your HTC One to listen to music, but don’t know how to get your favorite music onto your phone ?

By following the steps in this article, you will see how simple it’s to transfer music and video files to your HTC One.

While there are various ways you can transfer video and audio files to your HTC One, Iet’s look at the 3 most common methods: Transfer from PC, Transfer from a PC with Windows Media Player and Transfer from a PC with HTC Sync Manager here.

i. Transfer music and video files from PC

  1. Connect your HTC One to your PC using the provided USB data cable.
  2. Open up your PC Windows Explorer, and you should see your HTC One shows up as a removable disk.
  3. Access the phone storage via Windows Explorer. Here, you should see the Music and Movies folders.
    internal storage
  4. Simply drag/copy-and-paste your music or video files from your computer to the respective folders. On your HTC One, the music and video players will automatically recognize the files.
  5. Alternatively, you can create a new folder (named it anything you want) in your phone storage to store these files. The HTC One will scan the storage and list them accordingly on the music and video players automatically.

ii. Transfer music and video files using Windows Media Player

  1. Connect your HTC One to your PC using the USB data cable.
  2. Launch the Windows Media Player on your PC.
  3. On the left side of the Windows Media Player, you will see a little icon which represents your phone internal storage.
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  4. Next, move to the right side and click the Sync tab.
  5. Drag the music files, videos or even a playlist to the Sync list area. Note: You can drag these files from either the PC folders or Windows Media Player library.
  6. Once you have all the files in the Sync list, click Start sync.
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  7. Now, move to the left, and click Sync status to verify if those files are successfully copied over to your phone.
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  8. Start playing those songs on your phone.

iii. Transfer music and video files using HTC Sync Manager

  1. Install HTC Sync Manager and then launch the software on your PC.
  2. Connect your HTC One to your PC using the USB data cable.
  3. On the HTC Sync Manager, click Add music.
    htc sync manager add music option
  4. Next, click Add and then select the folder that contains the music files. Once done, click OK.
    htc sync manager music settings
  5. Now, you should see the list of songs on the Library tab. For the songs that you would like to transfer to your phone, click the Send to Phone button.
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  6. To remove the song from your phone, click the Remove from Phone button.
    Note: To transfer videos, you just need to follow the same procedure and do it on the Gallery tab.
    remove from phone

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