:: Re: [DNG] mounting an android phone…
Top Page
Delete this message
Reply to this message
Author: Nate Bargmann
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] mounting an android phone as usb storage
* On 2016 29 Apr 15:29 -0500, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 11:31:29AM -0400, Steven W. Scott wrote:
> > Alas, some are, some aren't and it seems to depend on manufacturer. Android
> > is a wild-west with tens of thousands of different devices and every
> > manufacturer, ISP, and their cousin puts their own little tweaks and mods
> > on the kernel and drivers. Highly annoying.
> Of course if all else fails, it is possible to access files o the phone
> with the android debugger -- db, which runs on the computer you plug
> the phone into. But you'd have to put the phone into developer mode
> first.

I gave up and installed AirDroid years ago as my phone requires a
Windows app that enables MTP otherwise it presents itself as a read only
USB mas storage device with the installer for the Windows app. :(

- Nate


"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all
possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true."

Ham radio, Linux, bikes, and more: http://www.n0nb.us