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What cable to use...

2020-04-06, 14:42 PM

Purchased my new MotoG7 thru Consumer Cellular. Charging the phone works as it should. Finally discovered that I can swipe down to locate changing to File Transfer rather than charging. However is there a different Cable that I should purchase so that I don't have to go thru the swipe down process? Or is this the only way I can connect transferring files to my Windows 10 PC? If I do need to purchase a different cable then what description do I look for that special cable? Or am I missing something by using the standard cable that came with the cell phone? Need some expert advice? Thanks so much.

Loy Banks (80 Years Old and Holding, I hope)
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Re:What cable to use...

2020-04-06, 17:24 PM

If the phone is recognized by the PC then no you don't need another cable as the one you are using is a USB to Micro USB cable.

 

It's best however to use the official Motorola USB Windows Drivers from here for your PC,

 

 

https://support.motorola.com/us/en/drivers

 

 

HTH :)

 

 

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