Sometimes you may want to view or transfer files on your Windows PC to your smartphone. However, sometimes when you connect your phone to your PC via a USB cable, the computer doesn’t show that your phone has a file. If this has happened to you, there is a possible solution that can fix this common problem. Here’s what you can do to find phone files on PC.

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how to find phone files on pc

  1. After plugging your USB cable from your phone to your PC, you should see a notification for USB on your phone’s display.
  2. Tap on that notification and then you should see an option for the mode for that USB connection, with “Charging only” set as the default.
  3. Change the mode to “Transfer Files (MTP) Selection”. You should now see your phone’s files on your PC.

Hopefully, this simple fix will allow you to view your phone files on your PC. If that doesn’t work, you might want to try finding and installing new device drivers for your specific phone. This may also fix your problem.

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