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This webpage: How to Access a Shared Folder on Android makes use of ES File Explorer, using Wi-Fi.

Can we access Windows folders using a USB connection (in Transfer Files mode)? More specifically, is the USB connection a two-way data connection? Do Android devices have access to Windows files and folders, just like Windows can access the internal storage of Android devices, during a USB connection?

  • Theoretically this is possible, however you would have to forward a large number of TCP and UDP ports using ADB from your device to your computer to make it work (because the Windows share aka CIFS/SMB protocol is pretty complex). – Robert Apr 20 '18 at 18:43
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USB is a output port and can only read in one direction, so you´ll never be able to read disk data from any usb device.

  • Your answer is totally wrong. USB is a bidirectional communication system. – Robert Apr 20 '18 at 18:37

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