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This solution works even over a hotspot. Simply enable Portable Hotspot on your mobile device, then connect your laptop to the Hotspot WiFi network. Tip: If you want to prevent the laptop from using your mobile data, simply switch mobile data off while your hotspot is on. The solution will work even without internet access. Install Cx File Explorer on your ...


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6 years after asking this question, finding alternatives to MTP for any reason — it is broken in my case — can still be a hassle. I stumbled upon this question and the first, very rich answer of @Firelord proposes a lot of interesting solutions that are still viable today. But unfortunately, as my use case was very particular — being able to use a fast, ...


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Summary of attempts, thanks to the other answers and my own tests: Using a Samba server on phone (with app Sambadroid for example) looks great, but sadly it requires root for reasons explained in Using SMB server without root access, so it's not an option for me. Using a FTP server (for example with cx File Explorer app) works great, but it's a bit slow if ...


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Probably the device is connected in charge mode. Verify if the USB connection type is displayed in notifications, then open it and choose File transfer (MTP).


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I still don’t know where the files are stored, but for others with same wish for text file-backups, the app: "Playlist Manager" can do the job. It basically has a "Share A Playlist" function which allows you to share in text format.


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The cause was surprising, but poor error reporting even more frustrating. My devices is connected using USB, passed through to a VM. It seems USB timing issues cause the connection to be intermittent or out of spec. But not enough to cause an error in system log. abd do not complain about the latency or loss of connection, just quietly died with error 1. ...


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This problem exists since the first Android version. I can confirm on Android 11 there is no such support. I asked Google a few years ago why they can't add it. I think it is a problem with Android system design. On Linux itself it is possible and there are already Linux distributions that show it by default in their file managers. By the end of 2021, all ...


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USB-C has multiple advantages, however speed is usually not one of it. Unless you buy a high-end smartphone the USB-C port usually operates with USB 2.0 speed. But that is device specific, hence check it out what USB transfer speed is supported by your device. However from my USB-C has from my perspective the following advantages: Easier handling (easier to ...


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Don't ever copy files out of /sdcard/, for this task you should leave the files where they are. In order to copy files using SimpleSSHD, simply connect and copy: assuming you've left the default port of 2222 you can do this, SCP File Transfer host=192.168.1.228 scp -r "scp://root@${host}:2222//sdcard/DCIM/OpenCamera" . RSYNC over SSH File Transfer ...


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In 2021 you can do this from Google's "Files" app directly. It has simple "send" and "receive" buttons and sets up peer-to-peer WiFi temporarily and securely with zero configuration hassle.


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You can use adb Enable Developer mode on mobile. Enable USG debugging on mobile. Install ADB on your laptop. Connect your mobile to your laptop using USB. Open your laptop terminal and login to your mobile using below commands adb devices adb shell Find the exact path where you want to put your files. Exit adb shell using the command exit. Use below ...


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