How To Transfer Files Using Media Transfer Mode - Sony Xperia Z2

How To Transfer Files Using Media Transfer Mode - Sony Xperia Z2
How To Transfer Files Using Media Transfer Mode - Sony Xperia Z2

Learn how to transfer files using media transfer mode on your Sony Xperia Z2. 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. To download Sony Bridge for Mac. This is where files are stored on your device:

  • Photos and videos taken by the camera: Internal storage or SD cardDCIM.
  • Downloaded files from the Internet: Internal storage or SD cardDownloads.
  • Files received via Bluetooth: Internal storage or SD cardbluetooth.
  • Files received via Android Beam (NFC): Internal storagebeam.
  • Screenshots taken on your device: Internal storageDCIMPicturesScreenshots.

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.

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.
  • 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 Network configuration and follow the instructions to pair the computer and your device.
  • When you are done 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 WiFi icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity.
  • Under Wireless Media Transfer, select the paired device you want to connect to.
  • 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 you want to remove.
  • Tap Forget.

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