How To Transfer Files Using Media Transfer Mode Via WiFi – Sony Xperia Z1

How To Transfer Files Using Media Transfer Mode Via WiFi - Sony Xperia Z1
How To Transfer Files Using Media Transfer Mode Via WiFi - Sony Xperia Z1

Learn how to transfer files using media transfer mode via WiFi on your Sony Xperia Z1. 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 pair your device wirelessly with a computer using Media transfer mode

  • 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.
  • When you are finished pairing, disconnect the USB cable from both devices.

Note: The above instructions only work if Windows 7 is installed on your computer and the computer is connected to a Wi-Fi Access Point via a network cable.

To connect paired devices wirelessly in Media transfer mode

  • Make sure Media transfer mode is enabled on your device. It is normally enabled by default.
  • Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Settings icon.
  • Tap Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity.
  • Tap the paired device that you want to connect to under Trusted devices.
  • Tap Connect.

Note: Make sure the Wi-Fi function is turned on.

To disconnect a wirelessly paired device in Media transfer mode

  • Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Settings icon.
  • Tap Settings > Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity.
  • Tap the paired device that you want to disconnect from under Trusted devices.
  • Tap Disconnect.

To remove a pairing with another device

  • Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Settings icon.
  • Tap Settings > Xperia Connectivity > USB Connectivity.
  • Tap the paired device that you want to remove.
  • Tap Forget.

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