Android File Transfer for Mac
Android File Transfer 1.0 LATEST
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
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Google Android File Transfer is user-friendly and requires only a USB cable to connect two different devices. An installation wizard is also provided to simplify the process. The tool allows the copying and transmission of files up to 4 gigabytes in size, making it ideal for transferring large blocks of text or high-definition media.
One of the advantages of Android File Transfer is its compatibility with Chromebook computers. The tool supports a total file size of 2.8 megabytes, which will not negatively impact most operating systems. However, it is not currently possible to transfer files wirelessly. Additionally, files larger than 4 gigabytes cannot be transferred using this software package.
- Easy to use: the app is very user-friendly and requires only a USB cable to connect two different devices. The installation process is also simplified with an installation wizard.
- Large file transfers: The tool allows for the copying and transmission of files up to 4 gigabytes in size, making it ideal for transferring large blocks of text or high-definition media.
- Compatibility: the app is compatible with both Mac and Android operating systems. It also supports Chromebook computers.
- Reliable and authentic: it is an official release from Android, so there is no question of its reliability or authenticity.
- Support for specific file types: Android File Transfer for macOS is particularly useful for transferring certain file types such as QuickTime, which can be difficult and complicated to convert.
- No wireless connection required: While it is not currently possible to transfer files wirelessly, Android File Transfer does not require a wireless connection to transfer files.
How to Use
- Download the app.
- Open AndroidFileTransfer.dmg.
- Drag Android File Transfer to Applications.
- Use the USB cable that came with your Android device and connect it to your Mac.
- Double click Android File Transfer.
- Browse the files and folders on your Android device and copy files.
Troubleshoot moving files by USB
Moving files by USB can sometimes encounter issues, but there are a few troubleshooting steps you can try to resolve the problem. First, check that the USB cable is securely connected to both devices. If the issue persists, try using a different USB cable or port. It's also a good idea to ensure that the device is unlocked and that the file is not open on either device before attempting to transfer it. If the file still cannot be transferred, try restarting both devices and attempting the transfer again.
In some cases, the issue may be related to the file system or file format, so converting the file to a different format or transferring it via a different method may be necessary. By following these troubleshooting steps, you can often successfully move files by USB without encountering issues.
Troubleshoot your computer
- Check that your computer is using Mac OS X 10.5 and up.
- Check that your computer has Android File Transfer installed and open.
- Restart your computer.
Troubleshoot your phone
- Update your Android version.
- Restart your phone. On most phones, press and hold the Power button for about 30 seconds, until your phone restarts.
Troubleshoot your USB connections
- Try a different USB cable. Not all USB cables can transfer files.
- To test the USB port on your phone, connect your phone to a different computer.
- To test the USB port on your computer, connect a different device to your computer.
In summary, Android File Transfer by Google is a reliable, user-friendly tool that simplifies the process of transferring files between Mac and Android operating systems. Its compatibility with Chromebook computers and ability to handle large files make it a valuable tool for users seeking an efficient file transfer solution.