Windows 10: Problem Transferring files from Laptop to Tablet via USB or OneDrive

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  1. moggie Win User

    Problem Transferring files from Laptop to Tablet via USB or OneDrive


    Hello - please bear with me as I am elderly. Can anyone help?
    I have both a laptop and a new Tablet and both have latest version of Windows 10. I have set up my Tablet to look the same as my laptop but unlike in the past with other tablets my new one will not accept file transfers via USB from the laptop. When I connect the usb to both and to rt click on the files in my docs on the laptop and select 'send to' my tablet does not appear in the drop down list!

    I tried another method using One Drive which I never understood. In One Drive on my laptop looking in the vault I could see all my docs which I wanted to transfer - great. So I then downloaded and opened One Drive on the new tablet but all there was in there were the docs/files I had accessed in the last week since I purchased the tablet!

    I assumed that the two would match up? Someone suggested that my accounts did not match on each computer but I was asked to sign in on Microsoft on the tablet when setting up One Drive - is that correct? Don't know what account is on laptop as I always use Google. My email is the same as I only have one.

    Any help you can give me will be appreciated. Thank you all.

    :)
     
    moggie, Feb 13, 2020
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  2. moggie Win User

    Problem Transferring files from Laptop to Tablet via USB or'One Drive

    Hello - please bear with me as I am elderly. Can anyone help?
    I have both a laptop and a new Tablet and both have latest version of Windows 10. I have set up my Tablet to look the same as my laptop but unlike in the past with other tablets my new one will not accept file transfers via USB from the laptop. When I connect the usb to both and to rt click on the files in my docs on the laptop and select 'send to' my tablet does not appear in the drop down list!

    I tried another method using One Drive which I never understood. In One Drive on my laptop looking in the vault I could see all my docs which I wanted to transfer - great. So I then downloaded and opened One Drive on the new tablet but all there was in there were the docs/files I had accessed in the last week since I purchased the tablet!

    I assumed that the two would match up? Someone suggested that my accounts did not match on each computer but I was asked to sign in on Microsoft on the tablet when setting up One Drive - is that correct? Don't know what account is on laptop as I always use Google. My email is the same as I only have one.

    Any help you can give me will be appreciated. Thank you all.
     
    moggie, Feb 13, 2020
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  3. USB Transfer to Laptop

    Hello Judy,

    I suggest you to copy all the files to a flash drive from the laptop.
    You may create a new folder on your desktop and name that folder as per your choice.


    • Perform the steps to transfer the files from laptop to desktop.

    • Plug in the flash drive and wait for it to get detected.

    • Now, open the flash drive and Right Click on the files that you want to transfer and select “Copy”.

    • Now, open the folder on desktop and Right Click on an empty space in the folder and select “Paste”.

    • Similarly, you can transfer all other files.
    As per the file size you can also use an external drive instead of a flash drive and transfer the data.



    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Anju Thekkethil, Feb 13, 2020
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  4. Problem Transferring files from Laptop to Tablet via USB or OneDrive

    Transfer music from laptop to windows 10 tablet.

    No, there's no pop up on the tablet or the laptop. I have tried using the three different USB ports and still nothing but I only have one lead to try. I clicked windows key and E and the tablet isn't listed under my PC, but it is listed in network as a phone,
    don't know if that's relevant
     
    LucasRichardson, Feb 13, 2020
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