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Default [Q] Creating folders/renaming files from pc freezes explorer

Hello, I am having a problem with my note 3 where if I access it from my computer (through usb 3.0), trying to create folders or rename anything causes the explorer window to freeze without accomplishing anything. I've seen posts about this before on here but without any solution. Does anyone have any idea of what I can do to fix this? Clearly most people do not have this problem. I will update if more information is needed.

I'll add that I am not sure if the problem actually lies with the phone or my computer, however I have never experienced this with anything other than my phone, including of course external hard drives.
 
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Hello, I am having a problem with my note 3 where if I access it from my computer (through usb 3.0), trying to create folders or rename anything causes the explorer window to freeze without accomplishing anything. I've seen posts about this before on here but without any solution. Does anyone have any idea of what I can do to fix this? Clearly most people do not have this problem. I will update if more information is needed.

I'll add that I am not sure if the problem actually lies with the phone or my computer, however I have never experienced this with anything other than my phone, including of course external hard drives.
I have been having the exact same problem with my Note 3, as recently as last night. I connect the device, the computer recognizes it, and I can browse the files/folders, move things around. But if I try to rename a folder, it just freezes. Actually, sometimes it freezes when I try to copy files too. I have no idea why.

I found a way to get around it, but it involves using the WiFi File Transfer app from the Play Store. The app is excellent. You install it, and then just type in the URL it gives you in your web browser. You can do everything you would normally do with your device (transfer files, rename folders, delete files, etc). There's both a free and a pro version. I bought the pro because it was such a useful app. Link below:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...iletransferpro

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I have always had this problem.
It's something to do with how the phone is mounted to the pc. They changed it a few yrs back.
So I now just use wifi tranfer app. It's fast and I don't have to plug up the phone every time I need a file.

And I think it's freezing because it's re reading the phone and taking to long and timing out or something.
if im wrong tell me. I'd ratter be correct then live life being mislead.
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I have been having the exact same problem with my Note 3, as recently as last night. I connect the device, the computer recognizes it, and I can browse the files/folders, move things around. But if I try to rename a folder, it just freezes. Actually, sometimes it freezes when I try to copy files too. I have no idea why.

I found a way to get around it, but it involves using the WiFi File Transfer app from the Play Store. The app is excellent. You install it, and then just type in the URL it gives you in your web browser. You can do everything you would normally do with your device (transfer files, rename folders, delete files, etc). There's both a free and a pro version. I bought the pro because it was such a useful app. Link below:

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I have always had this problem.
It's something to do with how the phone is mounted to the pc. They changed it a few yrs back.
So I now just use wifi tranfer app. It's fast and I don't have to plug up the phone every time I need a file.

And I think it's freezing because it's re reading the phone and taking to long and timing out or something.
Hmm, interesting. Have either of you tried AirDroid? I haven't tried the software you guys linked yet but judging purely by the play store page, AirDroid looks like it functions and looks better. Anyway, I was aware of that option and AirDroid is what I'm using right now but I still find it annoying to have to switch from one to the other. I was hoping there would be an easy fix.

Am I allowed to make two questions in one thread or should I make another thread?
 
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just user airdroid drag and drop or just dont rename folders
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Hmm, interesting. Have either of you tried AirDroid? I haven't tried the software you guys linked yet but judging purely by the play store page, AirDroid looks like it functions and looks better. Anyway, I was aware of that option and AirDroid is what I'm using right now but I still find it annoying to have to switch from one to the other. I was hoping there would be an easy fix.

Am I allowed to make two questions in one thread or should I make another thread?
Yes, I have tried Airdroid a couple of times, as recently as last week. WiFi File Transfer is much simpler to use IMO, which is exactly what I was looking for. But i'm sure that either would work for what the OP is looking for.

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mine also does that on PC, have to retry several times till it stops hanging explorer

it's probably this - http://www.gottabemobile.com/2014/02...micro-sd-card/
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