If you want to transfer your files, like pictures, videos or texts, from your smartphone to the pc (or the other way around), you have some possibilities to achieve this. Besides of the classical way with an USB cable you can also transfer files via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. And here's how.
To connect your device to the pc, you only need the included USB cable. After device is plugged in, the computer usually recognizes the device and installs all neccessary drivers automatically. But Android 6 and higher needs more than this. To access the storage, the transfer mode has to be changed as the device gets charged by default. To connect your device with the PC, follow these steps:
The PC should now recognize your device fully and you are now able to transfer files.
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