How To Manage Files On Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Learn how to manage files on your Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Use a USB cable connection between a Windows computer and your device to transfer and manage your files.

Managing files using a computer

Use a USB cable connection between a Windows computer and your device to transfer and manage your files. Once the two devices are connected, you can drag and drop content between your device and the computer, or between your device’s internal storage and SD card, using the computer’s file explorer.

If you have an Apple Mac computer, you can use the Sony Bridge for Mac application to access the file system of your device. You can download Sony Bridge for Mac from sonybridgeformac.

Note: If you’re transferring music, video, pictures or other media files to your device, use the Media Go application on your Windows computer. Media Go converts media files so that you can use them on your device. To learn more and download the Media Go application, go to sony.com.

Transferring files using Media transfer mode via Wi-Fi

You can transfer files between your device and other MTP compatible devices, such as a computer, using a Wi-Fi connection. Before connecting, you first need to pair the two devices. If you’re transferring music, video, pictures or other media files between your device and a computer, it’s best to use the Media Go application on the computer. Media Go converts media files so that you can use them on your device.

Note: In order to use this feature, you need a Wi-Fi enabled device that supports Media transfer, for example, a computer running Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7.

To prepare to use your device wirelessly with a computer

  • Make sure Media transfer mode is enabled on your device. It is normally enabled by default.
  • Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Computer: Once the name of your device appears on the screen, click Configure device for network access and follow the instructions to pair the computer and your device.
  • When you are finished pairing, disconnect the USB cable from both devices.

To connect wirelessly to a paired device

  • Make sure Media transfer mode is enabled on your device. It is normally enabled by default.
  • Make sure the Wi-Fi function is turned on.
  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity.
  • Under Wireless Media Transfer, select the paired device that you want to connect.
  • Tap Connect.

To disconnect from a paired device

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity.
  • Under Wireless Media Transfer, select the paired device that you want to disconnect.
  • Tap Disconnect.

To remove a pairing with another device

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity.
  • Select the paired device that you want to remove.
  • Tap Forget.

Note: Refer here for more information on Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

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