Change Nexus 5X USB Connection from Charging to File Transfer

Users of Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P have problem when they connect their device to PC or Laptop. By default this option is set to charging. We will tell you how can you change Nexus 5X USB connection from Charging to File Transfer.

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were released recently by Google. Well Nexus 5X is successor of Nexus 5, which is loved and adored by not only the Android power users but the regular smartphones users as well. Nexus 5 gave the users pure Android experience, not only Nexus 5 had it all what the top notch and expensive smartphones of that era had to offer. The price of nexus 5x was half as compared to the best smartphones.

Google has now released Nexus 5X. Which is being shipped to the users all around the world these days. On Nexus 5X, a USB connection is treated by the phone as charging by default. You can change it to other modes like file transfer or mass storage.

Many users who don’t have much knowledge about how to operate android phones were complaining that they can’t access files although Nexus 5X is connected to PC. These following steps will fix it as well.

How to Change Nexus 5X USB Connection from Charging to File Transfer:

Following are the few easy steps. Which will help you to change Nexus 5X USB connection from Charging to File Transfer.

  • Connect Nexus 5X to PC or laptop using data cable.
  • Now you will see an option like in the screenshot below, Click on it.

Change Nexus 5X USB Connection from Charging to File Transfer

  • You will see the following options, Select Transfer files (MTP).

Change Nexus 5X USB Connection from Charging to File Transfer

  • You can also change this option by going to Settings -> developer options -> USB connection and then change it to MTP.

Note: If you connect your device to PC via USB connection and it says device is locked go to Developers options and change USB connection to Charging and then back to MTP. it will fix the problem.

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