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Question [Q] Large File Transfers - Phone freezes

Apparently if I transfer a large amount of files or say a single large file >4GB from my phone to the computer - the phone will freeze up.

Some times it will become responsive later but is pretty unstable since going to Chrome will usually cause it to freeze and I will have to reboot.

I have tried transferring a large amount of anime/tv shows and it will consistently freeze/lock up.

Has anyone else experienced this?
 
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Apparently if I transfer a large amount of files or say a single large file >4GB from my phone to the computer - the phone will freeze up.

Some times it will become responsive later but is pretty unstable since going to Chrome will usually cause it to freeze and I will have to reboot.

I have tried transferring a large amount of anime/tv shows and it will consistently freeze/lock up.

Has anyone else experienced this?
first try another device to transferring from that usb port u used for phone
this problem is similar to unstable connection
and unstable connection can have different cause
ROM, micro-port, pc-port, cable, storage of phone or pc & etc
if problem solved after rebooting so it was maybe because of cache or an error in device storage
 
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first try another device to transferring from that usb port u used for phone
this problem is similar to unstable connection
and unstable connection can have different cause
ROM, micro-port, pc-port, cable, storage of phone or pc & etc
if problem solved after rebooting so it was maybe because of cache or an error in device storage
it will happen when i try to transfer over WiFI to a network share using ES File Explorer (no cables) or even when i transfer to a meenova sd card reader via StickMount/USB OTG.

The problem is not often solved with rebooting..

sometimes not letting the phone sleep will allow it to continue the transfer successfully.
 
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Apparently if I transfer a large amount of files or say a single large file >4GB from my phone to the computer - the phone will freeze up.

Some times it will become responsive later but is pretty unstable since going to Chrome will usually cause it to freeze and I will have to reboot.

I have tried transferring a large amount of anime/tv shows and it will consistently freeze/lock up.

Has anyone else experienced this?
I have the same issue. It took forever transferring photos from my PC to the N5 when i first got the phone due to constant crash and it's the same deal when I made a nandroid backup and trying to transfer to my Win8.1 PC.

I read of the same issue for some people and I wonder if there's a fix? This happens as OP said when you're trying to transfer rather large files using USB. I'm using Airdroid as an alternative, but it's VERY slow.
 
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Anandtech review noted that at around maximum transfer speeds the phone would become unresponsive temporarily.
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Anandtech review noted that at around maximum transfer speeds the phone would become unresponsive temporarily.
so if my phone freeze, what will help?
 
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Anandtech review noted that at around maximum transfer speeds the phone would become unresponsive temporarily.
This is not temporary. I don't think there is a fix. I may just end up returning the phone because of this and the static on video recording.
 
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it will happen when i try to transfer over WiFI to a network share using ES File Explorer (no cables) or even when i transfer to a meenova sd card reader via StickMount/USB OTG.

The problem is not often solved with rebooting..

sometimes not letting the phone sleep will allow it to continue the transfer successfully.
i didn't use for 4GB over wifi! (it will get lots of time!)
but ~2GB i did
there might be bug in ROM for it
anyone check this on custom rom of N5?
 
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Same problem here, when transferring many files to my Nexus 5, after a few moment the file transfer freezes... Wonder if there is any fix for it
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