USB data cable
Learn how to use a USB data cable to copy content to and from your device.
Copy a picture or other content between your device and a computer
You can use a USB data cable to copy pictures and other content between your device and a computer.
To make sure that Media transfer is set as the USB mode, select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > USB > Media transfer .
Use a compatible USB data cable to connect your device to a computer.
The device is displayed as a portable device on your computer. If Media transfer mode does not work on your computer, use Mass storage mode instead.
Use the file manager of the computer to copy the content.
See Change the USB mode .
Change the USB mode
For best results when copying content or synchronising your phone with your computer, activate the appropriate USB mode when using a USB data cable to connect to various devices.
Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > USB and from the following:
Nokia Ovi Suite — Connect your phone to a compatible computer that has Nokia Ovi Suite installed. In this mode, you can synchronise your phone with Ovi Suite and use other Ovi Suite features.
This mode is activated automatically when you open the Ovi Suite application.
Mass storage — Connect your phone to a compatible computer that does not have Ovi Suite installed. Your phone is recognised as a USB flash memory. You can also connect your phone to other devices, such as a home or car stereo, to which you can connect a USB drive.
While connected to a computer in this mode, you may not be able to use some of the phone applications.
The memory card in your phone cannot be accessed by the other device.
Media transfer — Connect your phone to a compatible computer that does not have Ovi Suite installed. Music protected by digital rights management (DRM) must be transferred in this mode. Some home entertainment systems and printers can also be used in this mode.
Conn. PC to net — Connect your phone to a compatible computer, and use the phone as a wireless modem. The computer connects to the internet automatically.
When the USB cable is connected, you can change the USB mode in most views. In the top right corner, select .
Connect a USB mass storage device
You can use a USB On-The-Go (OTG) adapter to connect your device to a compatible USB memory stick or hard drive.
Connect a memory stick
Connect the micro USB end of the USB OTG adapter (sold separately) to the USB port in your device.
Connect a memory stick to the USB OTG adapter.
The File manager application opens, and the memory stick is displayed as a mass memory.
In File mgr., select and hold the file you want to copy or move, and from the pop-up menu, select the desired option and the target folder.
If you connect a hard drive that requires more than 200 mA of power, use an external power source for the hard drive.