Transfer Files - Macintosh - Android File Transfer
Android File Transfer is an application for Macintosh computers (running Mac OS X 10.5 or later) used to view and transfer files between a Macintosh and an Android device (running Android 3.0 or later).
For assistance downloading and installing the Android File Transfer application, refer to Android Support Article: Android File Transfer.
For additional information on the Android File Transfer application, refer to to Google Mobile Support Article: #1120329 - Connecting to a Macintosh computer via USB.
- From the Macintosh desktop navigate Finder > Applications > Android File Transfer.
If using Android File Transfer for the first time, double-click it to open it. After starting Android File Transfer once, it will open automatically whenever the device is connected to the computer.
- Connect the device to the computer with the USB cable.
- If prompted, select Get Started.
- The Android File Transfer window will open, displaying the contents of the device.
Transfer files from an Android device to a Macintosh
Create new folder on the Android device
Delete files or folders from the Android device
- One or more files can be dragged from the computer to a folder within the Android File Transfer window.
File sizes can be up to 4GB.
- One or more files can be dragged from the Android File Transfer window to the computer.
- From the Android File Transfer window, click the New Folder icon.
Located in the top-right corner of the window.
- Enter the desired name for the folder then press Enter.
- Select one or more files or folders from the Android File Transfer window.
- From the top menu, navigate File > Delete.
- Select Delete to confirm.