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How to Play iTunes Audiobooks on Samsung Gear


Gear is the name of a smart watch from Samsung. Samsung Gear is a smart wearing device with a 1.63-inch AMOLED display, Bluetooth and a camera. Wearable digital electronic device consisting of an electronic display, wristband or bracelet that provides Internet access, sends or receives calls, sends and receives emails and messages, stores and transmits data, and tracks through Bluetooth connectivity to the phone. Or manage personal information, but also have functions such as calls and games.


Samsung Gear smart wear device is equipped with a 1.63-inch, 320 x 320 resolution Super AMOLED touch screen with a sapphire glass. With an AMOLED display, long-lasting battery and great features, Samsung Gear is an excellent smartwatch which is worth buying. The body is made of metal and the strap is made of plastic. The front end is also equipped with a 1.9 megapixel auto zoom lens that supports full HD 1080P image recording. With dual microphone active noise reduction technology, there is a microphone on each side of the table. A speaker is built into the strap. The speaker will let you make or take calls right away, so that you only need to turn the bezel to respond to calls, to read messages, to scroll through apps you need.


Samsung Gear can work with iPhones as well as Android handsets. You can listen to music saved on the Gear and on your phone with a music player which is built in Samsung Gear. This function will let you enjoy music without the phone.

Play audiobooks on Samsung Gear

You can play iTunes audiobooks on the smart watch with your phone. But unfortunately, audiobooks bought on iTunes are protected by Digital Right Management protection, which prevents you playing iTunes purchased audiobooks on Samsung Gear and other non-Apple devices. Due to protection, you can’t transfer iTunes audiobooks and put them on the Gear for playback directly. Fortunately, in this article, we will provide the simplest and fastest way to play iTunes audiobooks on Samsung Gear manually.


Sidify Apple Music Converter is a professional iTunes Audiobook Converter, which can help you strip protection from iTunes protected M4A, M4B audiobooks by converting them to unprotected AAC or MP3 audio formats. With this powerful iTunes Audiobook Converter, you can easily convert iTunes protected audiobooks to plain audio formats for playing on Samsung Gear and other Android smartphones.

Tutorial about How to Play iTunes Audiobooks on Samsung Gear

The following step-by-step tutorial will help you to convert iTunes protected audiobooks and transfer them to Samsung Gear. Firstly, download and install Sidify Apple Music converter on your computer.

Part 1: Convert iTunes Audiobooks

Step 1Add Audiobooks from iTunes to the Program

Run Sidify Audiobook Converter on your computer, you will see the clean user interface. Just click + button, it will pop up the iTunes library window, you can choose the audiobooks you want to play on your Samsung Gear and click OK.

Add Audiobooks tracks

Step 2Choose the Output Format

Click gear button on the top right of the interface, Settings window will pop up. You can set AAC or MP3 as output format, and adjust the output quality to Audiobook. Besides, you can set the actual path from the Output Settings option.

Set output as M4A

Step 3Convert iTunes Audiobooks

Finally, you can click Convert button to start iTunes audiobooks conversion. After the conversion process started, you can select Open Output Folder option on the right panel. Thus, the converted audiobooks in Output Folder will open automatically while conversion completed.

Converting Audibooks

Step 4Move the Converted iTunes Audiobooks to Your Phone

Now you can connect your phone with the computer, and drag and drop the converted iTunes audiobooks to your phone.

Part 2: Transfer Converted iTunes Audiobooks to Samsung Gear


To transfer the converted iTunes audiobooks to your Samsung Gear, launch the Samsung Gear app on your phone and make sure your Gear is connected to your phone.

Step 1Switch to the Settings panel, select the Send content to Gear option.

Play iTune audiobooks on Samsung Gear

Step 2Touch Select tracks to transfer the converted audiobooks. You can also turn on Auto sync which will automatically sync selected playlists from your phone to your Gear.

Step 3Inside the Select tracks option, find the converted audiobook files, and mark the checkbox next to the audiobooks you want to import to your Gear, and then touch DONE. The transferred audiobooks will appear in the Music player on the Gear.

Step 4From the Apps screen, tap Music player, navigate to the added audiobooks, and tap Player. Now you can play iTunes audiobooks on Samsung Gear successfully without the phone.

Note: The trial version of Sidify Apple Music converter has 3-minute conversion limit. If you want to unlock the time restriction, you'll need to spend just $39.95.

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