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Xperia Companion file transferring mode


Xperia Companion file transferring mode



I just got my xperia x and have never had a sony xperia before and have no experience of xperia companion. when i start xperia companion i´m prompted to enable file transfer mode but i can´t find where to do so? i´ve searched the settings over and over again w/o finding where to do this. could anyone please help?




Sony Xperia Support

Re: Xperia Companion file transferring mode

Hi @ulif,


Welcome to the community.


When you connect your phone to your PC, you will need to unlock the screen of your phone. You should see a menu pop up that has 3 options, Charge only, File Transfer (MTP) and MIDI. Choose the File Transfer (MTP) mode.

 - Official Sony Xperia Support Staff

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Re: Xperia Companion file transferring mode

Make sure the phones screen stays on.. Else Droid turns off mtp
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Re: Xperia Companion file transferring mode

Hi Cameron,


Thanks for the help - it worked. I think that maybe the screen (as mentioned) turned off as i did not have that option when i tried connecting it yesterday.