android to mac data transfer

android file transfer macSeems that Mac and Android phones are not too friendly, however there are some ways that may help you transfer files to each other.

1. Transfer using Android File Transfer
A simple app which can be downloaded from Google Play, if you find it hard to use just search and try others as the Store is full of free good apps.

Step 1: Download Android File Transfer for Mac from HERE

Step 2: Launch the installer and drag the Android File Transfer icon into the Applications folder before launching the software.

Step 3: Plug your device into the computer using a USB Data cable and keep the screen unlocked in the process. Now you can browse/edit/move/delete files/folders on your device.

2. Transfer using DropBox
Dropbox is a usual file hosting service, the only thing is that you can get it on your computer/device like a simple folder what make’s it easier to manage. So if you have access to other cloud services you may try this method using the Cloud you use.

Step 1: Create an account if you don’t have one, on dropbox.com

Step 2: Navigate to the Google Store and install the official Dropbox Android app HERE

Step 3: Run the app and login with your account details

Step 4: Now, tap the three dots in the top-right corner of the app and select Upload here to choose files or folders you wish to upload to Dropbox. Other way to upload on Dropbox is to press and hold a file/folder till a menu pops up, click Share and select Dropbox. When you’ll be connected to the internet, your files will upload on Cloud.

Step 5: To get the files into your computer, open the dropbox webpage and… whether you download and install the Dropbox app into your computer, whether you just login to your account and download the files from there.

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