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Default [Q] How do I transfer files from my pc to my Nexus 5?

MTP is just horrible, it fails with the transfer everytime when I move large files and I also tried leaving the screen on. Is there any other way to transfer files or at least to fix this?
 
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You could try via smb over wifi (a.k.a. windows shared folders) and a file manager on the phone that can connect to it

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No other way to use the usb like other normal phones? :\
 
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No other way to use the usb like other normal phones? :\
No, MTP is the only option in android with a cable

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MTP is just horrible, it fails with the transfer everytime when I move large files and I also tried leaving the screen on. Is there any other way to transfer files or at least to fix this?
Do you have WiFi at home? You could try to use a file manager app such as Es File Explorer to send all your files over wireless.
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Do you have WiFi at home? You could try to use a file manager app such as Es File Explorer to send all your files over wireless.
That's how I do it. Works like a charm.
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I fixed it with an internet enabled file browser. Still... it's pretty stupid.
 
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No, MTP is the only option in android with a cable
Not entirely true. You can push/pull files to/from the device with adb, while connected via USB.

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Not entirely true. You can push/pull files to/from the device with adb, while connected via USB.

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Yes you're right but I guess I see that as a recovery-only solution

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