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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by skwalk47, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. skwalk47

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    When I try to plug my Bionic into my Macbook Pro it seems that the only thing I can do is charge or enter mass storage mode.

    What type of software / capabilities am I missing out on? I see Moto's stock software is only .exe

    I heard rumors of USB tethering.

    I am completely new to Android so I dont know if there are any work arounds for Mac or if moto will offer any sort of desktop software update that includes mac compatibility.

    Any help here?

    Thanks.
     

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    Sorry, I am gonna bump this. Is no one out there using a mac?
     
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    I have a mac and just treat the phone when it goes into usb mode just like a usb drive. What're you trying to do with the phone connected? Im able to just copy and paste my music between my mac and phone really easily.
     
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    I guess the main things are syncing and tethering.
     
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    I have a Mac. When I put my phone into Mass Storage mode, it shows up on my computer just like it's supposed to, but it only has 4 files in it (Autorun, config, Motohelper/driver/exe, and setup/exe). It won't let me create new folders or add any files, so essentially it's useless to me. Please help me figure out what to do with this. I consider myself pretty tech-savvy and usually find all the answers I need in forums before I ever need to post, but this phone is still so new and I'm not finding anything.

    Cheers!
    Justine

    EDIT - I found the other drives under that one. The new OS sometimes hides them from me and I'm better at complicated than easy... which is why even though I've hit the Edit button, I still cannot find the delete option it says should be there when you mouse over it. :/
     

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