PC Doctor July 22, 2016

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Dear PC Doctor,

I'd like to connect my Nexus 7 tablet to my computers so I can share documents, etc. I'm running Windows 10 on my laptop and XP on my desk top. When I connect the tablet via the USB, neither of my computers "see" it the way they do with my digital camera, etc.

I did a little research that advises I need to download a USB driver for my Android to my computers but I'm not trusting that is what I should do.

Can you advise please?




Dear B:

I’ve done a little reading.  Have you tried this on your tablet?  Go to the tablet’s Settings page.  Where you see Device, click Storage.  On the next screen, you will see three dots.  Click the dots.  Tap USB computer connection.  Check the box for Media Device MTP.  After doing this, when you connect the tablet to either PC via USB, you ought to see a pop-up window offering to let you Open the Device to View Files.

I hope this helps!

Until next time,

Happy computing!

     PC Doctor