Transfer Files between Your Phone and a Computer

You can use the supplied USB cable to connect your phone directly to your computer and transfer music, pictures, and other content files.

For example, if you have a music album stored on your computer that you want to listen to on your phone with any of the music apps, just attach your phone to the computer and copy the files to the music folder.

File Transfer Tips

Data exchange may use the methods outlined in the following table:



Transferring media files

Transfer files between your phone and PC such as pictures, videos, and music.

Transferring images

Transfer picture and video files between your phone and PC.

Connecting MIDI devices

Connect to MIDI-compatible devices.


Charge your device using a USB cable.

Transfer Files between the Phone and a Computer

  1. Connect your phone to your computer using the supplied USB/charging cable.

    illustration of charging the battery
  1. Pull down the status bar to display the notification panel. You will see either Connected as a media device, Connected as a camera, or USB for Midi.
  1. On your computer, navigate to the detected device (such as through the My Computer menu) and open it.
  2. Select a folder (for example, Music for songs and albums) and copy files to it from your computer.
  3. When you are done, disconnect your phone from your computer.