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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Total Commander, is Move supposed to work over FTP?

I'm using an AT&T Note 4 with Total Commander (the latest according to Google Play) and sending files to FileZilla server 0.9.41 on Windows. The user has read, write, delete, and append for files,...
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Setting creation time attribute on exFAT to “atime” from ext4

I have to move files from my internal storage to the SD Card. While cp -p does its job fine to an ext4 formatted card, moving/copying files to exFAT only keeps the file modification time but sets ...
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WiFi Direct Doesn't Work

I have two Android devices running Android 4.1.1 with the latest OTA update from the manufacturer. I do not have root or any other system-level customizations on either device, just a bunch of very ...
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How to transfer files from BlueStacks to another BlueStacks on different PC?

I have been playing a game called Star Wars: Commander and I got a new laptop, and I thought BlueStacks would transfer my file to my new laptop from my old laptop and it didn't. I really don't want to ...
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File transfer with multiple users

On a rooted Nexus 7 (2013), I have set up a second user. When I plug the usb cable to my mac, I can see all the files for the main user (using the Android File Transfer app from Google). However, ...
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How can I easily copy files from an Android device to a computer wirelessly via command line?

I need to copy jpegs from an Android phone's sdcard to a computer, ideally through command line (/storage/sdcard1/*.jpg to a remote location) I've tried Izzy's solution from this post like so: scp -...
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USB file transfer only works when HTC One X is connected in internet pass-through mode

When I connect my HTC One X via USB to my PC, I can see my Android storage only when my phone is connected in internet pass-through mode. I set the mode by Settings > More > Mobile network ...
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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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moving legacy app to new device

So I recently bought a new phone and there's this app I have on my old device that is not available in the play store anymore and that I should nonetheless like to move to my new device. I'm ...
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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 can I transfer a playlist straight to my PC?

The key is that my music files are all over the place in separate folder in my phone. It would be too time consuming to sift through every folder and pull out the individual song files that are in my ...
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Could not create folder. Try reconnecting or restarting your device

I am using a Xperia C4 with Mac OS X Yosemite. I have Android File Transfer Installed. It allows me to drag files over and transfer but it won't allow me to create folders or move folders across ...
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Transfer music files from PC running WinXP to Samsung Galaxy S6

Android n00b, here. I finally got my PC to see the folder structure of my S6, but it won't allow me to paste files onto it. When I go into the Music folder and right-click, the word "Paste" is ...
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File transfer between Android 6.0 and Windows 7

I updated my Nexus 5 phone to Android 6.0. After this, I have file sync problem between Android 6.0 and Windows 7. I transferred files from Windows to Android Internal storage\Download using USB MTP, ...
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Connect LG G3 Android phone to Linux PC

I just want to access the files on my Verizon LG G3 phone from my Linux PC. I have adb installed and I followed this ArchLinux tutorial but adb devices outputs the following: [grease-lightning]/home/...
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Upload video to another device during filming?

Here is the problem I am facing. If filming with a smartphone that doesn't come with a microsd card, you are severely limited by storage, especially if you want it shoot full HD video (on my phone ...
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Is there a protocol for android which allows direct file modifications from computer?

Both the MTP and PTP protocols for file transfer do not allow editing or viewing files on the phone from computer directly. In other words, you have first copy the file from the phone on the computer ...
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How to transfer photos wirelessly without losing file date and time

I want to quickly wirelessly transfer photos off an Android (Kit Kat) device. The catch: I don't want to lose the file dates/times during the transfer. Specifically, I am not talking about the EXIF ...
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File system content different on device and on desktop

I've got a Nexus 9 which I'm using to read PDF graphic novels. My process for getting the files onto the device is to connect it to my PC via USB and drag the files into the Download folder on the ...
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LG G2 model VS980 4G Bluetooth File Transfer

I am unable to get my LG G2 (Verizon, model VS980 4G) with Android 4.2.2 to successfully transfer files using Bluetooth. I had one app work a few times, then that too stopped working. I can get the ...
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Ejecting a device connected via Android File Transfer

I recently upgraded from a device running Android 2.3 to 4.2. On my 2.3 device, I could use USB Connection Mode to automatically mount the device on OSX. When I first connected my 4.2 device, I was ...
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Connection between Ubuntu and Nexus 7 does not work well

Following the instruction in http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2004182 (I also see many other similar guides online) The above method, shortly, is editing the file (Do not follow the ...
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There is inconsistency in connection from Android phone to Windows 7 64 bit PC

There are problems transferring files between my laptop and my phone. The symptoms I encountered are strange and I hope for a comprehensive explanation and solution to the problem Background: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How to access the content of an sd card formatted as internal storage?

I am using Cyanogenmod 13 (based on Android 6) and an external 64GB sd card. When starting Cyanogenmod the first time I selected to format this sd card as an internal storage (Note that in my case the ...
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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 ...
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Upload multiple files on android using wildcard and command line

I designed my Android application so that it can load CSS files dynamically. I am not working on the design and I copy CSS files on my device every time I make a change. Doing this in explorer is ...
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Filesystem shows strange but phone working fine

I've got a strange problem with my Asus Zenfone 2 (ze550ml) filesystem. I wanted to copy photos and videos, so I've connected the phone via cable (a native Asus one) to the PC (Win 10, adb and ...
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How to transfer files from PC to oneplus 2 using drive letter

I am trying to get a drive letter when I connect my oneplus to my pc. I have done it before successfully, but after re-installing windows on my pc I am not able to do it anymore. Facts: I ...
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Can't access photos on HTC One Mini in Windows 10

I'm trying to back up my photos and other data on my HTC One Mini, but when I plug in my phone, all that shows up is the useless HTC Sync Manager. When I installed and opened that, it doesn't seem to ...
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How do i get files off this phone?

I use linux, I made a video, and tried to send it to my self. Then it did not send, the file is over 20MB, and would not attach to an email. Fine, I used AndFTP to send it to my ssh server. It got ...
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Convert Android File Transfer to USB Removable Device in Lollipop

I have a ASUS Zenfone2 Laser 500KL whose configuration are 8Gb Internal, 2gb RAM, QuadCore Processor and Android Lollipop 5.0. For some days, i am using the phone but i don't like the file transfer ...
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The device has either stopped responding or has been disconnected

I get this error when trying to copy a large file (11 gb) from Windows 10 to an Android device (Nexus 7, Android 4.4, 32 gb) Cannot copy item The device has either stopped responding or has been ...
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Windows Phone To Android

I am looking to move my windows phone's call history, messages and contacts to an Android phone. I can root the android hone if needed. The windows phone is running 8.1. I have looked in to this and I ...
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Built in Wireless file management?

I connected my Nexus 7 tablet (stock Android 5.1.1) to my Windows 10 computer via USB a few days ago, and saw a notification on my tablet saying something like: "Still using USB file transfer? Try out ...