How to Play Audiobooks on Samsung Galaxy Watch

Posted by Adam Gorden on Sep 12, 2019 5:35 PM


When you plan to get yourself a smartwatch, Samsung Galaxy Watch or Samsung Galaxy Watch should have a place on your list. Samsung is no doubt the biggest competitor to Apple in the smartphone industry. Now, Samsung is chasing after Apple in the smartwatch field. You can always see the Samsung Galaxy Watch Series ranks right below Apple Watch Series in every "best picks" lists for 2019.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is neck and neck with Apple Watch Series 4 in many aspects. However, when it comes to the audiobook listening feature, the Galaxy Watch and the Galaxy Watch Active seem to lag behind the competition. Listen to audiobooks on the wearable device when you are jogging or working out is a new fashion because it is phoneless and it perfectly combines exercising and learning.

The light and dynamic Samsung Galaxy Watch Active supposes to be the best choice since it is more than phoneless but it feels nothing on your wrist. The bad news is, the smartwatch app Audible developed so far is only for Apple Watch. And if you buy your audiobooks on iTunes, listen to them on Apple Watch is, of course, a lot more convenient. Apple Watch sounds holding the upper hand on this. But, is there really no luck for Samsung Galaxy Watch? TunesKit DRM Audio Converter will give you the answer you hope to get. No matter you want to listen to Audible audiobooks or iTunes audiobooks on Samsung Galaxy Watch, TunesKit can make that come true. Refer to the guide below to stream Audible audiobooks to Galaxy Watch Active.

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TunesKit DRM Audio Converter Key Features

  • Losslessly remove DRM from Audible audiobook & iTunes audiobooks
  • Convert DRM M4P to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, M4B
  • Retain 100% original quality and ID3 tags
  • Convert Apple Music songs to MP3, M4B, AAC
  • Convert between DRM-free audio file formats
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Part 1 - How to Listen to Audiobook on Galaxy Watch
Part 2 - Transfer the Converted Audiobooks to Galaxy Watch

Part 1 - How to Listen to Audiobook on Galaxy Watch

Step 1 Import Audible Audiobooks or iTunes Audiobooks to TunesKit

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First, you need to install TunesKit DRM Audio Converter and launch it together with iTunes. Before the conversion, please download the audiobooks you want to convert in advance. Then from the main interface, find the button on the central top and click it to add iTunes audiobooks or Audible aa. and aax. files to TunesKit. Drag media files to the TunesKit window is a more direct and faster way to load files. If you are converting iTunes audiobooks, remember to authorize iTunes to play the audios.

Step 2 Adjust Output Settings

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After the songs are all loaded to TunesKit, open the "Format" panel at the left bottom to select an output format. Samsung supports MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, and WMA. Here we advise you to go for the most universal audio format-MP3 format. Next to the "Format" panel is the Output path. You can click to relocate your converted songs wherever you want instead of the default folder. Format and Output Path are the basic settings, there are still many extra features for you to grope.

1) Under the "Format" panel, you can fine-tune the codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate and quality of the audio files

2) Use this magic stick icon can adjust the volume, speed, and pitch of the converted audiobooks.

3) This "Editing" icon enables you to tailor the tags and split the audiobooks.

Step 3 Convert DRM-ed Audiobooks to non-DRM Format

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When you are done with all the settings, you can press the "Convert" button at the bottom right to start the conversion. Once the conversion finishes, you can easily use this under the "Converted History" to find your converted songs.

Part 2 - Sync the Converted Audiobooks to Galaxy Watch

Method 1 Export Audiobook Files from Phone to Watch

The Active allows users to export the converted audiobooks from phone to watch. So, you can first transfer the converted audios to your phone and then export them to the watch.

1) Connect your phone to your computer via Bluetooth or USB. Transfer the converted audios to your phone. You can also sync them to a cloud storage and then download them to your phone.

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2) Open the "Galaxy Wearable" app on your watch and tap "Add content to your watch".

3) Then, tap "Add tracks" and select the songs you want to export to the watch.

4) Tap "Done" to confirm the importing.

5) After that, pair Galaxy Buds with you're the Active to stream the converted Audible audiobooks or iTunes audiobooks.

Method 2 Use Gear Music Manager on iOS devices

If you are an iOS user with at least an iPhone 6 with iOS 12, you can use the Gear Music Manager on your Galaxy Watch Active.

1) Connect your computer and watch to the same Wi-Fi network.

2) Open the "Music" app on your watch and tap the "phone" icon to change the music source to the watch.

3) Swipe up on the "Now playing" screen, tap "Music Manager" at the bottom of the Library, and then tap "START" on the watch.

4) Next, open a web browser on your computer, and navigate to the IP address shown on your watch. Confirm the connection to your watch, and then you'll be able to manage your watch's music library from the browser. You'll also see instructions on how to transfer music from your iOS device to the watch.


The Bottom Line

Now, Get the trial version of TunesKit DRM Audio Converter, and whether you want to listen to iTunes audiobooks on Samsung Galaxy Watch, or stream Audible audiobooks to Galaxy Watch Active, you can easily manage it.

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