I use a 3-years old Nokia X2-01 phone and moved to the Mac recently. I'd like to copy some files to the phone but I do not see it in the Finder.

In Windows, I used to be able to plug the phone in via USB and be able to access the phone's internal memory.

The phone is recognized by the system to that extent: - In System Report > USB: the phone is listed as X2-01. - When I plugged the phone in the first time, Dropbox askd me if I wanted to import the pictures on the phone. Saying yes, the pictures were successfully copied from the phone to my Dropbox folder.

Using diskutil list, the phone is not listed among the drives there. Is this the place to look at for a USB drive?

I only care about copying files to the phone. It's not a big deal if I can't do it from the Finder, being able to do so from the command-line would be enough.

  • Did you try changing the USB mode in Menu > Settings > Connectivity > USB data cable? It's strange that Dropbox is able to recognise the phone, while it doesn't show in Finder. Nov 8, 2014 at 16:54
  • I do have 3 options there (Nokia Ovi suite; Media transfer; Mass storage) but none of them got the phone to show up in Finder. The second one would be the appropriate one (that's the one that got Dropbox to offer me to copy pictures from the phone.) Nov 8, 2014 at 16:59
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    I've a Nokia 6300 and when I use the Media transfer option Image capture shows up (I don't have Dropbox), but I can't find a way to copy file to my phone either. However, the Mass storage option mounts my phone's memory card as a disk on the desktop. I can't copy files to the internal memory through USB. Nov 8, 2014 at 17:06
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    I think you've several options: 1) copy to the memory card, then on the phone move the file to the internal memory; 2) send the file through Bluetooth; 3) See if programs like SyncMate or Android File Manager work for you. Nov 8, 2014 at 17:08
  • Completely forgot about Bluetooth... That did the trick, thank you. I'll keep the question open for the USB side of things. Nov 8, 2014 at 17:39


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