Pixel™, Phone by Google - Move Music Files from Device

This helps you move or transfer music between your device and a computer/PC.

caution Only DRM free or unprotected music can be transferred via this method.

Note Notes:


  1. Connect the device to a computer using the supplied USB cable.
    1. If necessary, touch and hold the Status bar (area at the top of the phone screen with the time, signal strength, etc.) then drag to the bottom.
      Note The image below is an example.
      Swipe down status bar
    2. Tap the Android system icon Android system icon then select File transfer.
      Note Selected when an indicator is present.
  2. Open 'File Explorer' or 'Windows Explorer'.
    Note Using the computer keyboard, press Windows+E (windows key logo+E) keys.
    Note Alternatively, right-click Start then click 'Open File Explorer' or 'Open Windows Explorer'.
  3. Using 'File Explorer' or 'Windows Explorer', navigate: Pixel XL > Internal shared storage > Music.
  4. Use the computer to copy music and other audio files from the folder into the desired folder on the computer.
  5. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer.


Related Topic: Video Icon Transfer Content Between Computer and Android™ Smartphone