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 can I send large files from my device to my computer, without using a cable?

I have a Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300) with 500MB worth of videos on it (2 in total). I want to transfer those files to my computer. The catch, I have no cable. How can I transfer those files as quickly and ...
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Why do I get “not enough space” when I copy an APK file to /system/app?

I recently rooted my HTC Desire Bravo because I needed read/write access to /system/app in order to be able to copy an APK file there. I wrote here on stackexchange on the best solution to root the ...
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Browse or mount SD card over WiFi on Linux?

Is there a way to browse the contents of my SD card from my Linux (Ubuntu 10.04) machine over WiFi? I used to connect with a mini-usb cable, or send files through gmail. Surely there must be a way to ...
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Adb push does not work

When I run the command adb push file.txt /flash/Data it writes this error message failed to copy 'file.txt' to '/flash/Data': Read-only file system I tried to solve it according to this page ...
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Copying files to tablet with Android

When I copy file.pdf to my tablet with the command (in Linux - Ubuntu) cp file.pdf /media/Archos_7/Data via USB cable and then disconnect USB and look to the Data directory, file.pdf has size 0 B, or ...
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Problem reading PDFs downloaded from iMac to my Nexus 7

I have a Nexus 7 32GB. I read an eMag (Model Railroad Hobbyist) and would like to be able to download it from the Mac (or directly from online). I downloaded one issue but the next one, while it ...
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adb push: sync but not copy

adb push seems to push everything into the dest folder regardless of their changed/unchanged states. So it wastes a lot of time. Is it possible to sync rather than copy (i.e. to rsync rather than cp)? ...
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Voice Recorder “Phone Storage”

Apparently on my latest HTC phone, the voice recorder default storage setting is set to "Phone Storage" as opposed to "SD Card". I just switched the setting to "SD Card". From my Win 7 PC, I can ...
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Transfer a large file from PC to smartphone

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, and a PC with Windows XP (I do not have WiFi). I want to transfer a 2.1 GB file from the computer to the phone. If I transfer the file as usual, I have the following error: ...
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Copy SD Card contents to USB HDD

I'm considering to buy an Android Tablet (e.g. Nexus 7). One of the things I would like to do is, copy some content of my SD Cards (e.g. camera, gopro) to a USB HDD. Can I do this with an android ...
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Transfer a file from Android to a PC (not in the same network)

If I were connected by wifi in my network, there isn't any problem because with AirDroid I can access the sdcard files using the browser. However when I am out, how can I transfer a file from my ...
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How can I transfer files from PC to Phone or vice versa without internet [closed]

I am using a cloud service (Dropbox) when I am using internet for file transfer. But how can I transfer files between my PC and my Android device without going via the Internet? and of course without ...
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Error Connecting Nexus 7 to Ubuntu 12.10

I have a 32 GB Nexus 7 (idVendor = 18d1, idProduct = 4e41, if that helps...), and my laptop runs Ubuntu 12.10, and have tried connecting using K.K. Patel's answer here, to almost no avail. What ...
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Can Android 4.03 send file/image batches?

I'm looking around on the play store for an app that would allow me to select a set of images to send via smail. Because there's a 3 mb limit per e-mail (probably imposed by my provider), I was ...
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Application for automatic synchronization of remote folders?

Possible Duplicate: Complete dropbox implementation for Android I'm looking for an application that will synchronize folder automatically from my computer to Android device. Application ...
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How to sync folders via cloud in a Dropbox-like way [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Complete Dropbox implementation for Android How can I sync as much as possible of the folder-structure of my phone to the cloud, and from there to the desktop in a ...
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How can I use my Galaxy Nexus as an external USB storage drive?

I just got the Galaxy Nexus and learned that it does not support USB Mass Storage mode. It only supports MTP and PTP. I regularly use my phone as a USB flash drive at work so this is a problem. I ...
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MTP file transfer: request to proceed, because “device can't play this” - how to fix permanent?

I have Nexus 7 and often copy vide to see on it, but every time windows asks for proceed with reason "device can't play this file format". Supported file formats is declared by media device, but when ...
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How can I retrieve data from an Epic 4G without a working screen?

My epic 4g served me well for 10 months before the screen died out on me. I bought a new one and would like to transfer data from my old phone to my new phone, however, it seems impossible when the ...
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File bluetooth visibilty default on

I have a Galaxy S II, I transfer files using bluetooth to my PC all the time, constantly! It's rather annoying having to mark each and every file as visible on bluetooth (very stupid design not ...
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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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Why is sftp (client) so slow on Android? [closed]

I've encountered this across numerous Android clients on several devices and I don't understand it. Why is sftp so slow? For instance, transferring a single large file from my laptop vs my Nexus 7 ...
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File Transfer: How to transfer files betwen my Xperia Neo (Android 2.3) and Kubuntu Linux?

I have bought a Xperia Neo which runs Android 2.3 and I'm running Kubuntu Linux on my Laptop. I just connected the Phone using a USB Cable and set it to Mass Storage Mode. I expected to have the ...
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USB synchronization security issues

I've got an Android phone. I have just reset it to its factory default settings and set a password for unlocking the phone. However, even when it is locked and the screen displays a text box with a ...
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Transferring files directly between Tablet and Phone

I want to copy files between my tablet (Toshiba AT100 with Android 4.0) and phone (Samsung Nexus S with Android 4.1) using the USB cable. The tablet has a USB host port and once connected, the phone ...
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airdroid app FileManager doesn't access to sdCard

AirDroid is a impressive app, but I'm not able to access from pc to th SD content, only to the internal folders (also named sd card I think)
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File servers for Android?

Do any good file servers exist for Android that do not require root? Ideally, it'd be nice to just be able to have an SMB share, but the only app I was able to find for this (Samba Filesharing) ...
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Is it possible to start an FTP session via bash?

Is it possible to start a session with an Android Samsung Galaxy smartphone through a bash shell to access files remotely?
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transfer files from Mac to nexus 7 via bluetooth?

I forgot the USB cable and I have some files on the Mac that I would like to transfer to my nexus 7. Is it possible to do this via bluetooth? Is there an app that can do this?
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WinSCP for android equivalent

Is there a drag/drop ssh client for android so I can connect to my home server via ssh and easily transfer files from server to android phone? something like winSCP for Windows?
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Can't create folder with Android file transfer on MAC

When trying to create folder on Samsung Galaxy TAB 2 from mac uisng Android File Transfer, I get "Could not connect to device. Try reconnecting or restarting your device". What could be the reason ...
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Picture attachment download keeps using same file name

with my Samusung Galaxy S II Epic 4G (Sprint) every time i go to save an attached picture from a text message the menu pops up with the same file name (everytime!) and a checkbox. i have to remember ...
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Why would I need a disk to transfer music?

Why does Windows XP say "please insert a disk into drive F" when trying to transfer music? (Samsung Galaxy S Aviator)
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How to copy all photos in gallery to linux desktop machine?

I have a bunch of photos on my Samsung Galaxy Tab running 3.2 which I'd like to copy over USB to my main machine running Linux so I can work on them with GIMP and other power tools. Despite this ...
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Getting my Angry Birds (and other) data files onto my Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

So...with my HTC Hero, there are two Angry Birds custom files - highscores.lua and settings.lua. Easy enough, I copy them off to my PC. However, on the Galaxy Nexus there's a) no SD card option and ...
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Mass install apps using FTP/HTTP

I would like to mass install few apps at one time from a single FTP server - from Android phone, without using adb command. The phone will be rooted and will have and the option to install non-Market ...
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Access PC using tablet

I have a tablet and a normal PC. I have a lot of files on my normal pc that i would like to copy to my tablet. Both the systems are connected to the same WiFi network. Is there any way to use this ...
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File from Ubuntu to phone?

I am looking for an app that works similar to "Chrome to Phone", but for file transfer from a desktop. With a right click on a file you can choose "Send to phone" and an application on your Android ...
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How can I prevent transfers breaking when using from from LAN to Local using ES Explorer? [closed]

I'm using ES Explorer to copy files from LAN to Local. If it's a large transfer that will likely run past the time when I allow the phone to sleep, there seems to be a good chance that the transfer ...
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How do I configure File Expert's Web Sharing feature?

I recently installed File Expert on my Samsung Galaxy Ace and I'm not sure how to configure its Web Sharing feature. I clicked on Share My Contents->Start Share Via Web which gave me the URL, ...
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How do I export & import files between Android devices and Windows OS?

How do I export and import binary files between Android devices and Windows OS as well as syncing the files between the two?
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When I lose access to my Exchange server, is there a way to keep my contacts?

Changing jobs and will soon no longer have access to my company's Exchange server. Contacts are in Exchange and synched on my Droid (HTC EVO) using the default Exchange app. I want to be sure I ...
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I can not get rid of information about a file transfer

Hi I have HTC phone with Android system. Several days ago I tried to transfer a picture from another phone by bluetooth. Now I can't to delete a notice about transfer. I mean that when I click on ...
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How do I send a group of contacts via bluetooth?

It's possible to send individual contacts via Bluetooth with Contact -> Send Contact -> Send contact - Bluetooth. But I don't see a way of doing this (on the HTC Desire) with a group of contacts? Is ...
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Does dual core help transfer speeds?

I read a review of a dual core mobile recently and the reviewer was of the opinion that dual core processor helped the usb transfer speeds. This doesn't seem to make much sense to me. When the phone ...
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Xperia handset - cannot send files using bluetooth [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Xperia handset - cannot send files using bluetooth My friend has a Sony Ericsson Xperia (most probably X8) handset which is an Android based smartphone. He is not able ...
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Copying files from web to phone?

Is there a reliable way to move files from the web to my phone? I am with Orange/T-Mobile (Everything Everywhere) and my 3g coverage is really patchy. When we had wifi in the office I used to use ...