Transfer Pictures/Videos - Motorola DROID 3 (XT862)
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Transfer Pictures/Videos - Motorola DROID 3 (XT862)

This helps when you want to transfer or move your picture/video files between your device and a computer/PC. Our Troubleshooting Assistant can help you with other device issues if you aren't currently using the tool.

caution Only DRM free / unprotected video can be transferred via this method. DRM protected content do not play on this device.
  1. Connect the device to the computer with the USB cable.
  2. From a home screen on the device, select Menu > Notifications.
  3. Select USB connection.
    USB connection
  4. Select USB Mass Storage then select OK.
    USB Mass Storage 
    From a Computer to the Device
    From the Device to a Computer

 

From the Computer to the Device

  1. From File Explorer / Finder on the computer, create a new video folder in Removable Disk (X:).
    Note Removable Disk (X:) represents the SD Card installed in the device. This name may vary.
  2. Use the computer to copy video files into the newly created folder.
  3. To further organize files, create a subfolder in the newly created video folder and copy desired video files into it.
  4. From a home screen on the device, select Menu > Notifications.
  5. Select USB connection.
    USB connection
  6. Select Charge Only then select OK.
    USB Mass Storage
  7. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer.

 

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From the Device to the Computer

  1. From File Explorer / Finder on the computer, create a new video folder in Libraries / Videos (Movies, My Videos) folder.
  2. Use the computer to copy video files into the newly created folder.
  3. To further organize files, create a subfolder in the newly created video folder and copy desired video files into it.
  4. From a home screen on the device, select Menu > Notifications.
  5. Select USB connection.
    USB connection
  6. Select Charge Only then select OK.
    USB Mass Storage
  7. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer.

 

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Last Modified: January 29, 2014
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