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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by pulpysores, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. pulpysores

    pulpysores New Member
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    I've connected my Incredible to my mac via USB. It charges, but I cannot find it as a disk on my mac anywhere. In the phone I have it set to read as a disk. All I am looking to do is transfer some music. Any suggestions?
     

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  2. The Antagonist

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    Pull down the status bar and select Mount USB.
     
  3. patkicks10

    patkicks10 Well-Known Member
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    This. im on mac... should pop up with NO NAME for the disks :p
     
  4. miniSQ

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    I just hooked mine to my mac...(2009 mac mini running SL 10.6.3 ) and i set it to "disk drive", and as soon as i plugged it in iPhoto opened and my computer sees it as a disk....let me copy some music over and i will see if it works...
     
  5. miniSQ

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    This is strange...it is copying over fine...sending over 600mb's and it is really fast.

    But there is already 8 folders of music on the phone....and a folder of about 10 pictures....seems odd....will have to investigate.

    But yes it sees it as a disk.
     
  6. lespaulist

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    If you;re using a mac check out doubletwist for syncing your itunes playlists.
     
  7. The Antagonist

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    Those are sample files HTC included on the phone. Noticed them last night.
     
  8. pulpysores

    pulpysores New Member
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    hey thanks all, but i still can't get it to read as a disk. not sure if the problem is in the mac or the phone-
     
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  10. pulpysores

    pulpysores New Member
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    Are you talking about the status bar in the phone? Like the notifications? I pulled that down and there is nothing about mounting USB. Or is there another status bar you are talking about?

    thanks
     
  11. sammy68

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    Reboot your phone with the Micro SD card installed and make sure your default connection type is set to disk drive.. its in the settings menu under Connect to PC.
     
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  12. pulpysores

    pulpysores New Member
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    hey thanks so much, that worked. I really appreciate it.
     
  13. sxshep

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    Must have Mac OS 10.5 or higher, which really bugs me considering there are tons of people still running 10.4 like myself... I downloaded Salling Media Sync, and will try that out tomorrow night when I pick up my phone from Verizon.
     

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