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How to Watch iTunes Movies & TV Shows on Android Devices

Posted to M4V Converter Plus Tutorials by David Rogers on May 29, 2018

Summary

When Apple released Apple Music Android app for Android mobile users, some iTunes users using Android devices thought that Apple might release an movie app for Android users to enjoy iTunes movies. So far, the surmise never came true. If you have purchased some movies on iTunes Store and want to enjoy them on your Android mobile phone or tablet, you will encounter the compatible problem caused by DRM protection on the iTunes movies. The only solution to bypass the DRM protection is to use an iTunes to Android converter called M4V Converter Plus.

iTunes Movies Can't Be Watched on Android Devices

The release of Apple Music Android app made the Android mobile users able to enjoy Apple's streaming music services on all kinds of Android mobile phones with Android 4.3 or later. For this reason, some people expected an iTunes app on Android to allow them to buy and enjoy movies on Android devices, however, it's only a daydream. As of May 2018, there is no iTunes app for Android, and movies and TV shows purchased on iTunes Store can be only viewed on PC, Mac and iOS devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Technically speaking, authorizing Apple ID on Android devices is not an infeasible thing because Apple Music is also DRM protected and Android users can authorize their Apple ID on Android mobile phones to enjoy Apple Music tracks. The only reason is that Apple wants to keep a closed ecosystem to sell more iOS devices and multimedia contents.

Nowadays, it's a common thing that someone or a family owns multiple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Android phones and tablets like Samsung Galaxy tab, Huawei MediaPad M3/M5, etc. It would be an annoying thing that you can't enjoy your purchased iTunes movies and TV shows on all your owned devices including Android phones and tablets.

iTunes Movies on Android

Please note that some Android devices support playback of unprotected *.m4v movies directly, but all free and paid iTunes movies, TV shows and music videos in *.m4v format are DRM protected and can't be recognized by Non-Apple devices.

TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus – Best Software Solution to Convert iTunes Movies to Android Devices

TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus

TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus is designed to break the limitation of the movies and TV shows you purchased from iTunes Store and help you enjoy iTunes movies on all kinds of Android devices like Samsung Galaxy S7/8/9, Galaxy Tab, Huawei Mate 10, Huawei P20, Google Pixel, LG, ZTE, HTC, etc.

TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus can effortlessly remove DRM protection from iTunes M4V movies and convert them to all-purpose MP4 videos. With advanced DRM decrypting technology, TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus can simply remove DRM protection and change the file container from M4V to MP4, thus the conversion is lossless and output MP4 videos will preserve 100% original video quality, all multilingual subtitles, audio tracks, closed captioning and audio descriptions.

TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus can only convert the M4V videos authorized by your associated Apple ID, and it doesn't crack anything, so it keeps you on the legal side.

TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus performs at 30X faster conversion speed and comes with a built-in search box, so it can convert M4V to MP4 fast and conveniently. This iTunes M4V to Android converter works on Windows 7/8/8.1/10 and Mac 10.9.5 - 10.12.6.

Remove DRM Protection from iTunes Movies and Convert to MP4 for Android Devices

Follow the easy guide below and you can easily watch iTunes movies on Android devices without any limitation.

Step 1: Launch TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus

Launch TuneMobie M4V Converter Plus, iTunes will be automatically opened as. Please do not close iTunes before the M4V to Android MP4 conversion is done.

iTunes M4V Videos

Step 2: Add iTunes Movies You Want to Enjoy on Android Device

Now click Add Files button to load iTunes movie library, all iTunes movies, TV shows and music videos will be displayed as playlists in the left panel. Click to select movie or select movies with Ctrl/Command or Shift key, or add entire playlist by clicking "Add All" button. If you have got a large amount of M4V videos, you can use the built-in search box to locate the video quickly

M4V Conversion List

Step 3: Choose Audio & Subtitle Tracks

By default, M4V Converter Plus will preserve all multilingual subtitles and audio tracks, closed captioning, audio descriptions and Dolby 5.1 track. You can go to next step if you don’t want to change. If necessary, you can also click the little settings button and uncheck the tracks you don’t need.

Select M4V Subtitles and Audio Tracks

Step 4: Start Converting M4V to MP4 for Android Device

When everything is ready, simply click Convert button to start conversion, DRM protection will be removed automatically during the conversion. Generally speaking, M4V Converter Plus won’t cost you more than 20 minutes to convert a 2-hour full HD 1080P movie. After conversion, you can click History button to check the converted movies and click the small folder icon to open output folder.

Converting iTunes M4V movies

Step 5: Transfer Output MP4 Videos to Android Device

Now connect your Android mobile phone or tablet to computer with USB cable, then copy output MP4 videos to Video folder in your Android device or you can create a new folder to save the converted iTunes movies. Make sure you have enabled USB debugging mode of your Android device first.

Generally speaking, you can enable USB debugging mode by Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging. If you are using Android 4.2.x or higher Android OS, you may need to enable Developer Options by Settings > About Phone > Build number > Tap it 7 times to become developer first.

USB Debugging Mode

With this iTunes to Android converter, you can easily convert iTunes M4V movies, TV shows and music videos to MP4 without losing any quality, transfer them to your Android mobile phone or tablet, enjoy iTunes movies on any Android devices freely.