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Yes you get it. Didn't the s3 ship with jelly bean though?

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Yes you get it. Didn't the s3 ship with jelly bean though?

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No. It shipped with ICS 4.0.x but it always had FUSE and MTP. S2 is a different story though.


S3 could mount external sd as mass storage if rooted but not internal (more info here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2448070 )
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Default question about usb mass storage

Not really a computer guy myself but i take it that a lot of people have said the same thing: the n5 and n4 both did not allow the phones to be used as mass storage devices. This was very annoying to me as I just bought my n5 and wanted to transfer my music onto the phone. I don't see the point in this change nor do I see it as a 'step forward'.

What is interesting is that my friend in Canada who also owns a nexus 5 has no problems using her n5 as a mass storage device. I did not believe her so she sent me a screenshot of her storage options which indeed allows her to use the phone as a mass storage device. Is her n5 manufactured completely differently from mine??
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Not really a computer guy myself but i take it that a lot of people have said the same thing: the n5 and n4 both did not allow the phones to be used as mass storage devices. This was very annoying to me as I just bought my n5 and wanted to transfer my music onto the phone. I don't see the point in this change nor do I see it as a 'step forward'.

What is interesting is that my friend in Canada who also owns a nexus 5 has no problems using her n5 as a mass storage device. I did not believe her so she sent me a screenshot of her storage options which indeed allows her to use the phone as a mass storage device. Is her n5 manufactured completely differently from mine??
you just need to enable MTP on the notification bar and will be able to transfer files like music.
make sure that Nexus 5 shows under "Computer" directory. If it doesn't, need to reinstall the driver
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I did not believe her so she sent me a screenshot of her storage options which indeed allows her to use the phone as a mass storage device.
That menu allows you to switch between Media MTP & Camera PTP and not Mass storage.

In MTP you should see the N5 as a media device and drag and drop to it in explorer.
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As already mentioned, that's not USB mass storage. I think your friend perhaps doesn't know what mass storage is but here is a thread I wrote explaining it all

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2534010

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