How can I move data off my phone?

Episode 1463 (1:48:24)

Harold from Riverside, CA
USB

Harold wants to know if he can get the data from his Android smartphone. Leo says that if his phone port supports USB OTG (on the go) then he'll have the ability to connect a flash drive to it and move his data over with an app. He should check his USB settings and see if he can use PTP (photo transfer protocol) or MTP (media transfer protocol). He can look under 'connected devices' in Android settings. Then he can copy stuff over. On the Mac, he should use the File Transfer Protocol. Windows should just read it as a drive.

Leo also suggests DoubleTwist. It works like iTunes, only better. He can connect his phone to his computer and then he can sync data and music over.

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