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hi guys

i am looking for some help please. i have the xperia z ultra and i am about to take a long distance flight,
i want to know can i download films from the net and transfer them to my phone so they can be played?

if this is possible can you tell me how to do it as everytime i have transferred something to my phone before i have never been able to find it after so never sure if it was going to the phone or not in the first place,

thank you for any help
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hi guys

i am looking for some help please. i have the xperia z ultra and i am about to take a long distance flight,
i want to know can i download films from the net and transfer them to my phone so they can be played?

if this is possible can you tell me how to do it as everytime i have transferred something to my phone before i have never been able to find it after so never sure if it was going to the phone or not in the first place,

thank you for any help
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Yes,you can do that. Actually i do that everytime. I can say i use zu1 mainly for wtching movies.

You must have a good movie player installed. The default movieplayer is good but i prefer mxplayer. If you have transfered succesfully the movie in your phone,mxplayer can easily catch it whenever you put it.
 
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can i ask what zu1 is please?
 
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Get a microsd card and create a folder "movies", copy your movie files into there, then install a decent movie player like dice or bsplayer and open the file. The stock movie app only support a few filetypes.

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I feel like OP (Original Poster. That's you Sut1576) is fairly fresh towards stuff like this, so something tells me he'll need an even simpler explanation.

- Yes, you can download movies from the internet, but that's also illigal and not allowed to discuss on XDA, so you'll have to find another place to ask about this.
- You can also rip (copy) your own movies to your computer and transfer them to your Ultra (legal as long as it's for personal use).
- The Ultra will natively play back the most common formats (.mp4, .mkv, .avi), and the stock player is very good, but if a movie won't play, then do as Zaxharu and SpyderTracks have said and install a third party video player from the Play Store (I personally prefer MX Player)

So just plug your Ultra to your computer, make a new folder called "Movies" or something and drag-and-drop the files into the folder, and that's it.
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