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i want to backup everything on the storage of my nexus 5 to my macbook this includes pictures videos music etc... how do i go about doing that because i find android file transfer pretty **** and it doesn't work half the time always cuts out and you can only transfer like a maximum of 4gb and i need to transfer 22 any solutions?
 
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Can you set your mac up as an ftp server or connect to it as a network drive?

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i want to backup everything on the storage of my nexus 5 to my macbook this includes pictures videos music etc... how do i go about doing that because i find android file transfer pretty **** and it doesn't work half the time always cuts out and you can only transfer like a maximum of 4gb and i need to transfer 22 any solutions?
Try adb: in cmd type: adb backup -apk -all -noshared -system or adb pull sdcard /sdcard/
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Can you set your mac up as an ftp server or connect to it as a network drive?

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i wouldn't have a clue how to do that but thanks
 
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Try adb: in cmd type: adb backup -apk -all -noshared -system or adb pull sdcard /sdcard/
used adb like twice in my life and that was on windows i don't know how to access either a terminal or command prompt type thing on mac lool I'm a noob sorry
 
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Mac has an app called "terminal" doesn't it?

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yeah i just noticed i never ever went in to the 'other' folder which is where terminal is located lol don't really know how to use it though but ill figure it out
 
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Try adb: in cmd type: adb backup -apk -all -noshared -system or adb pull sdcard /sdcard/
that didn't work

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