Last Updated : | Wide Angle Software
As well as connecting your Android device to Droid Transfer over your local WiFi network, you can also connect your Android device to your computer using a USB cable.
To do this - you need to change some of the settings on your Android device so that Droid Transfer and Transfer Companion (running on your Android device) can communicate. This support article shows you how...
You need to change some settings on your Android device so that "Developer Mode" is enabled.
Congratulations! You're now a developer! ;)
Just a couple more settings to change...
Download Transfer Companion to your Android device from the Google Play Store. You need to be running at least version 1.58 of Transfer Companion - so check for updates if you have previously downloaded Transfer Companion to your Android device.
On your Windows PC, go to this address to download Droid Transfer...
Run Droid Transfer on your PC and when you see the connect screen:
Connect your Android device to your PC with a USB cable. Depending on your device, your phone may request permission for it to communicate with your PC.
Click OK or Allow on any prompts showing on your Android Device.
When Droid Transfer detects your device, it will launch Transfer Companion on your Android device and begin to load your phones data through the USB cable.
Connection is now made between Droid Transfer and Transfer Companion and you can start managing and copying your Android Phone content using Droid Transfer on your PC.
If Droid Transfer is not able to connect to your Android phone via a USB cable - this might be a Windows Firewall configuration error. See this support article for details.
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