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What different ways are there to copy folders between two different nexus 5's??

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By nldxda, Senior Member on 30th April 2014, 10:45 PM
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I want to transfer two folders from my SD card download folder on my n5 to my sister's n5..

I tried turning on NFC and touching the phones, but I didn't see any way to transfer the folders.. Same for Bluetooth..

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30th April 2014, 10:50 PM |#3  
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Upload it to an online storage (Google drive, dropbox, box, etc.) and send her a link.

Or there are probably some apps in the play store that will transfer files over WiFi.

Folders and files can't be sent with NFC. It's mainly for smaller things like photos, links and contact info.
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30th April 2014, 11:08 PM |#4  
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Use Superbeam..

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Upload it to an online storage (Google drive, dropbox, box, etc.) and send her a link.

Or there are probably some apps in the play store that will transfer files over WiFi.

Folders and files can't be sent with NFC. It's mainly for smaller things like photos, links and contact info.

Downloaded superbeam, thnx..

Also, I did show her drive, but was lookin for a way to transfer directly w/o a PC or internet involved..

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Downloaded superbeam, thnx..

Also, I did show her drive, but was lookin for a way to transfer directly w/o a PC or internet involved..

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Well good luck with that. Depending on how big the files are, you will most likely need some kind of internet. Bluetooth will be slow or have errors.
30th April 2014, 11:26 PM |#6  
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Well good luck with that. Depending on how big the files are, you will most likely need some kind of internet. Bluetooth will be slow or have errors.

I just realized WiFi is needed.. Oh well, no big deal..

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I just realized WiFi is needed.. Oh well, no big deal..

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Get an OTG cable and use a USB stick.
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Get an OTG cable and use a USB stick.

Lol yea I've got an otg usb drive, it slipped my mind.. I was sitting there with both phones, trying to figure out what to do

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