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How to Transfer Data Between a Phone and Computer?

To transfer data between a phone and computer is a necessary skill to have for many people as sometimes our data may get lost because of factory reset or our device being stolen. It is quite difficult to recover lost data so make sure that your data is backed up frequently. In this article, we are going to look at two different ways that you can transfer data between a phone and computer. These methods should make it easier for you to get the content off of your device, and onto your computer.

How Do I Transfer Data Between a Phone and Computer?

You can perform this action in two ways, one being wirelessly and the other with a USB cable. One of the most common methods is to connect the two devices with a USB cable. This cable can be plugged into any USB port on either the phone or computer and once it is plugged into the PC, it will automatically install the drivers for that device. In order to proceed, plug in your USB cable on both your smartphone and PC and select “File Transfer” on USB settings in your phone.

Once you have selected this option, on your PC, it will open up a file explorer window into the files on your smartphone. You can now select any files and folders can copy them into your PC.

Even though it will be much slower, if you prefer to use the wireless method, you can follow the detailed instructions on How to Transfer Files to PC Without Cable? for a quick and easy way to save your data.

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