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Old December 26th, 2012, 05:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Tranfering my apk files from PC Windows Vista to my phone

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I have 2 questions
First
I have apk files(games ) on my laptop (Windows Vista) and when i connect my android phone Huawei Prism to my laptop i cannot find the phone anywhere
2.I am trying)haha) to transfer the apk files to my phone and am using Asrto file manager but have not been successful
I did attach 2 files to my email and then opened them up and they installed but i tried others and no go?
Any ideas?

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Old December 26th, 2012, 08:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Step 1) Get rid of Windows Vista. :P
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Not sure about Vista, but with my phone and Windows 7 you have to select an option on the phone to enable you to transfer files.

When you plug your phone into the PC by USB, you should get a notification "USB connected" on the phone. Click on it and press the "Connect USB storage" button that pops up. You should now be able to transfer files.
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Why are there apks on your PC, can't you just install stuff via Play or the Amazon App store etc? What are you trying to install?
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Default RE: Transferring apk Files from PC (Win VISTA) to Phone

I, too have apk files backed up on my computer, as well as my two terabyte HDD's at home. One program that I use is AirDroid, which works flawlessly for me to be able to get my apks from my PC (Win 7 and Ubuntu) using my browser. If you have Wi-fi setup at home, all you do is open the app, connect to the assigned IP address that it gives you and then you are able to transfer the files over. Here is the link at the Play Store.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sand.airdroid
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Well, you might also check if you have correct drivers installed, it's Vista after all
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only cost $1 and will save you many hrs of plugging in cable n stuff to move files.

transfers files or folders back and fourth between, PC, tablet n phones all you want easy.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dooblou.WiFiFileExplorerPRO
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