Currently Being ModeratedFeb 4, 2013 10:01 PM (in response to uncommon88s)
itunes would automatically create a version of the file that will play on the devices.
in itunes File > Add folder
Select the folder where your music files are.
iTunes will then import them and you can sync them onto your device
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 4, 2013 10:02 PM (in response to uncommon88s)
Yes - the songs you want on your phone need to be in iTunes. You also need to make sure that the Apple Mobile Device USB Driver is installed on your computer. See #5 in this article if you don't have that installed: