The act of moving a file or a set of files from one device to another through the use of common techniques such as USB, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.

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How to transfer music (purchased from Google Play Music) from Android to Windows?

How do I transfer music from my Android phone to MS Windows? It only shows me the songs from the music app and not the Play Music app with the songs I've purchased.
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How to copy files off unrooted samsung galaxy ace?

I have a samsung galaxy ace that has been locked by the password being incorrectly entered too many times. Now it is requiring a gmail account to unlock, but the person whose phone it is did not write ...
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Write permission on certain paths, like the SD card (extSdCard)

In an attempt to transfer a file from a remote server to an Android device I ran into permission problems. It turns out that I do not have a write permission at the location of the SD card (/mnt/...
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Mount Android device directly in Mac OS X Finder

I have a Nexus 5 and I have to use Android File Transfert to copy/check my files. It's working but it's not enough for me. For example, if I want to see my picture, there is only a list view, no ...
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What's the fastest way to transfer files from PC to Android?

I'd like to know which method of transfering offers the highest speeds. It happens once in a while that I lose my data while making ROM updates etc. as my phone is encrypted and that sometimes makes ...
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XT1064 - 5.0.1 - Rooted - Issues with writing to /sdcard

I just rooted my Moto G 2014 XT1064 running 5.0.1. I used this article to do the root process: http://maktechblog.com/how-to-unlock-the-bootloader-and-root-the-motorola-moto-g-2nd-gen/#Root Which ...
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How do I transfer data from a android phone to a mac?

I have a sony xperia z5, and I need to transfer five videos, from this phone to my mac, so that I can edit them. Problem is, I don't know how to.
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Bypass 4GB limitation of Android file transfer

Both my phone and my SD card (exFAT formatted) support big file size. However, Android File Transfer app does not allow send files bigger than 4GB. Is there a way to bypass the limitation?
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How to watch movies from the Showbox app on a computer

I've downloaded some movies from the Showbox app (it's not on the play store but is an android only app) and I can watch them offline, I can even plug the phone I to my computer and watch the movies ...
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My phone's screen is broken; I'd like to transfer files to my PC, but can't, because Charging Mode is enabled by default

My phone's screen is broken and I'd like to transfer files from it to my pc, but I can't acces them as Charging Mode is enabled by default. Does anyone have any idea how I can get access to my files ...
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Move obb to SDCard causes null object reference

I get this error when i paste an obb file in SDcard/android/obb : I use normal copy paste method and i use Z-Archiver.I bought the final fantasy 4.Now I dont have enough data to download the obb file ...
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How to transfer file to internal usb storage on Samsung Note?

I am trying to install a p12 certificate on my Samsung Note. From what I've read, this can be accomplished with: menu->settings->Location and Security->Install from USB Storage (or SDCard storage, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 file transfer, USB not recognised. No USB options in Settings menu

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 and I wish to transfer some audio files from it to my PC, running Windows 8. When I connect the phone to the computer with the USB cable, the phone beeps and begins ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer huge files beween two android powered devices?

What is the fastest way to transfer huge files (e.g. 500MB) between two android powered devices? Bluetooth? WiFi direct? Beam? or maybe USB on-the-go?
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Wifi direct transfer path

Is it possible to receive files on memory card during wifi direct transfer ? Is it possible to change wifi direct send/receive settings ? Case is like I need a file from another android phone to my ...
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Transferring files applications via USB on Mac

I have Nexus 5 and I'm using the Android File Transfer as explained on Google's official support: Transfer files between your computer and Android device. However, after either copying zip archives ...
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How can I transfer photos from my Android Jelly Bean device to laptop while preserving the original timestamp?

I want to transfer my photos from Samsung galaxy Pocket Neo gt-s5312(4.1.2,Jelly Bean) to Laptop with out changing Time Stamp (File creation date and modified date).I tried MTP,Bluetooth,wifi,mail ...
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How do I use Android device with USB OTG device as MTP client for another device?

I want this setup: [My Android device, MTP client] --USB OTG-- [other Android device, MTP server] For acting as MTP server, one simply chooses something like "Share files with computer running ...
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Cannot access all my folders from my SDCard via USB

I plug in the USB cable to my computer. I click on Open Device to view files, I get to the root of my SDCard. The problem is that there is a directory missing. I can see it with my file manager on ...
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Alternative way to transfer many files between two Android phones with many restrictions

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 in terrible condition (charging port broke, power button broke etc). I am using a battery of another S3 to power it whenever needed. I have a whole lot of files to transfer (...
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How to copy mp3 files from computer to Android phone

First post, not sure whether this question fits here. Just bought Xiaomi m4 phone. When connecting it to computer I see a new drive with 10MB capacity and 0MB free. Can't copy anything there. How can ...
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How to I transfer data from my sd card to my phone?

I got a new phone and I want to transfer all of my non-google affiliated apps onto my new phone. I got an sd card and I installed my apps onto it, and then inserted the sd card into my new phone. ...
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How to add files onto phone via sshdroid

I have SSHDroid installed on my phone, and I am currently able to download files from my phone with the following command: rsync -e 'ssh -p 2222' -avzh --progress root@192.168.1.141:/storage/self/...
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Transfer all data files from internal memory to external SD card

I would like to know how to transfer entire internal drive to external micro SD card on the Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen? The reason is my phone is saying it can't update because there is no space left....
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Android File Transfer cannot access device storage

I am using a Moto X (2nd Generation). I have a recurring problem that occurs when I plug my phone into my Mac to transfer files (music, etc). When I plug it in, it is unlocked and on. However, ...
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Galaxy s7 edge no way to establish connection on Mac

i bought a new Galaxy S7 edge but i'm not able to connect it to both my iMac (Yosemite) or Macbook Pro (El Capitan). I tried to change USB mode in developer menu, i also tried with Android File ...
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My phone denies certain file types when sending from PC via bluetooth

My Samsung Galaxy Ace has the latest official CyanogenMod nightly. I have Windows XP, a bluetooth dongle, and bluesoleil drivers. I am able to send images and apk files from my pc to my phone. But ...
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How to know the device's microSD card reader specifications?

In my opinion, for clarity and transparency before purchasing a device, it would be necessary that manufacturers clearly indicate on the data sheets of their devices more information about the device ...
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Sending Whatsapp chat history to another android phone

At present, I am using whatsapp on Nokia Xpressmisic 5530. Earlier, I have used Xiaomi. I need to transfer chats to my android phone. Inside Nokia, it only have two options: Via Bluetooth Upload. ...
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Sony Z3 can't transfer files by USB and isn't recognised by PC after update to 6.0.1

My Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was recently updated to android version 6.0.1 ("Marshmallow"?) using the Sony update tool, from version 5. Phone isn't rooted, no custom stuff, only ever updated via Sony ...
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How to create a LAN between two smartphones to view one's files on another?

Suppose I am travelling via aeroplane and I find a person who has multimedia content (movies) on his phone( or tablet). I don't have much storage space left on my phone so I can't transfer using ...
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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

I'm using BlueStacks App Player. Sometimes I need to transfer files between BlueStacks (SD card) from/to my Windows. I seem to find the file that stores the data in the SD card on <BLUESTACKS_DATA&...
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Charging during filetransfer

I have recently upgraded my phone from Android 4.3 to 6.0 in my Sony Xperia M. I'm pretty confused by the new behavior. Whenever I plug the phone to the USB cable, it is detected in the computer as ...
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How do I transfer saved webpages from an android phone to a laptop?

I want to transfer previously saved webpages from my Samsung Galaxy S2 to my computer. I have an USB-cable and transfered data with it before, but I do not know how to specifically transfer the saved ...
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How can I transfer folders between two androids?

I have two Nexus 5Xs. I believe they have the hardware to transfer data via: USB (via an OTG and regular USB cables) Bluetooth (I assume NFC is the simplest or only way to start this) WiFi (perhaps ...
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Quickly send file from phone to PC via internet?

Is there a service/app that provide this functionality? I imagine the inversion of Awesome Drop.
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Computer does not recognize Galaxy S4 after upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10

I have updated from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and now can't get my Galaxy S4 to connect via USB to my computer to download photos etc. I have Kies ordinary and lite, both up-to-date, but still nothing. ...
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Moto G external storage failing to show on Mac and other USB issues

Since upgrading my Moto G 2nd gen to OS 6.0 I am having issues with USB and file transfers when connected to 3 different Macs with different OSes which all worked OK before. Sorry this is a bit long......
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mac: usb android file transfer suddenly stopped working

File transfer and photo transfer between mac and android did work fine for me. suddenly iphoto didn't download photos. an update was installed but still no transfer. now I have tried with android file ...
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Android File Transfer asks reconnect but actually has access to storage

When I connect my phone to mac, phone prompts to allow or disallow access. If I agree Android file transfer launches on mac. While coping data to storage, the program asks me to reconnect phone, but ...
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HTC Filetransfer with PC

I recently bought a HTC One A9 with Android 6.0.1 as OS. But when I tried to connect my phone with my PC, nothing happened but the phone charged. Nothing showed up in the windows-explorer and it did ...
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File transfer with linux pc through mobile hotspot

Is there any application to transfer files with a PC running Linux (Ubuntu) via the mobile hotspot( not through wifi)
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Windows explorer freezes when trying to transfer files from mobile

I tried to transfer files (of extension PPT, DOC, MP4 and so on) from my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to my laptop (Windows 10; tried on two laptops from Dell and Lenovo). Once I plug the USB cable I can ...
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how to transfer a file from within system partition on android to desktop

background I'm developing an app that downloads files to the device.. some of these files are acting out and to trouble shoot I want to actually transfer these files to my (mac) desktop and go ...
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Rooted, but Failed to push selection: Read-only file system

I rooted my Alcatel OneTouch S'Pop using an exploit app Framaroot.apk. When I tried to push a file to /system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl using Eclipse's File Explorer, I got this error: [2015-01-06 23:...
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Transfer many files from android to pc, without usb and wifi

How can I quickly transfer many files from my Android device to the PC, without USB cable or WiFi? Regular bluetooth would require to transfer every single file manually.
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How to get Permission for Directly writing files to SD card from PC

I need to manage my Android's files from PC with my Mouse and Keyboard, instead of do it on 5" and 7" touch screens. I did many tries with Google but all options lead me to only 1 way: 1. from PC, ...
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Unable to Transfer epub file from pc to Samsung S5

My PC is Win 7. In the past I've been able to transfer files from my PC to my Samsung S2, both to SD card as well as Main Memory (Phone) without any problems. I now have a Samsung S5. Before going ...
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File transfer of large file to PC fails

I am using Cyanogenmod 13 (CM-13.0-20160325-NIGHTLY-jfltexx) on a Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505/jfltexx) and an external 64GB sd card. With TWRP I created a backup image , which is obviously quite large. Now I ...