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how to mount S2 as drive on mac instead of going thru kies?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kiiat, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. kiiat

    kiiat Member
    Thread Starter

    is this possible? with my pc at work, it recognizes my phone as a drive so i can just drag/drop.

    when i had my htc desire, the phone allowed me to mount the phone as a drive on my mac so i could drag/drop files... can this be done with the s2?
     

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  2. lotus49

    lotus49 Android Expert

    Yes, it's pretty easy.

    Settings->Wireless and network->USB utilities->Connect storage to PC

    then (and only then - if you do it before it won't work) connect the USB cable and tap on the Connect USB storage button.

    Job done.
     
  3. kiiat

    kiiat Member
    Thread Starter

    excellent; will def try this; thanks
     
  4. johnkim575

    johnkim575 Newbie

    thanks:) does this need to be done EACH time I want to move data between phone and macbook?
     
  5. lotus49

    lotus49 Android Expert

    Sadly yes. It's a bit of a faff but the phone needs to know so it can unmount the SD card and the internal drive from the Android file system.
     
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