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What is the best way to transfer music to a windows phone?


New member
Sep 22, 2012
Hi all, I'm having a bit of trouble with the file explorer method of moving music to my Lumia 930. It's fine for individual songs but after a reset, when I have to move everything back to be device, it just doesn't cut it.

My music collection isn't the best organized, so it's not a case of dragging and dropping one big folder, and there are a couple of duplicates, which are the cause of my biggest gripe....

During a big transfer operation, if there's a conflict and I choose to skip the conflicting files, it cancels the entire transfer.

From what I understand, this is because the phone can't be put in true mass storage mode. So yeah, is there any... Smarter way of moving batches of music around than the trial and error drag and drop way?



New member
Feb 27, 2014
OneDrive - use your PC to move/organize your music and then simply sync with your phone and download what you want.