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How to Export Files from Android Phones to External Hard Drive

Why to Export Android Files to External Hard Drive?

> With the development of technologies, more and more functions are now integrating in one Android device, which can satisfy the needs of Android users in all respects, such as connecting with friends and families via phone calls and messages, memorizing the special moments via photo taking and video shooting abilities within the device and entertaining oneself through music, videos and movies. While enjoying yourself at ease, you will find the increasing amount of files gradually eat up storage space within your Android phone.

> Almighty as Android device may be, actually Android device is not a safe place to permanently store all the files. Due to various reasons like mistaken deletion and virus infection, all the files saved on your Android phone will be lost all of a sudden.

Judging from the two aspects as mentioned in the above, it is highly suggested to transfer files from Android phone to external hard drive as a backup. Then you can't miss this Coolmuster Android Assistant (Windows), or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac software, which allows you to transfer the maximum amount of files from Android phone to external hard drive with the minimum time. This software is compatible with all types of Android files as well as all brands of Android phones. As to the safety, you can be fully guaranteed. It is able to safely transfer files between Android phones and external hard drive without bringing any potential dangers.

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How to Transfer Files from Android Phone to Computer

Step 1. Get Android Phone Connected to Computer

Open the installed software on the computer, then link your Android phone to the computer via the USB cord. You may then be required to enable USB debugging on your Android device, just follow the below steps:

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

Export Files from Android Phones to External Hard Drive

Step 2. Preview & Transfer Files as Wanted

Now, you will see the below interface where all file folders are arranged on the left panel. Enter the corresponding file folder to choose the files you want to transfer from Android phone to external hard drive.

Export Files from Android Phones to External Hard Drive

After that, trace the external hard drive and set it as the output location. Then click on the Export option to export the wanted files from Android phone to the external hard drive as you wanted and needed.

Export Files from Android Phones to External Hard Drive

Quite easy, right? Want to transfer all the important files from Android phones to the external hard drive now? Just go ahead!

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