A protocol used by computers and intelligent storage devices, such as media players or smartphones, to communicate with each other. Most questions are expected from users of newer Android devices that use MTP instead of mounting as USB storage when connected to a computer.

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File transfer freezes upon various type of files via MTP transfer

There is a problem when I try to transfer various type of files to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (latest firmware, os ver. 4.4.4). For now problem occur with .flac and .ogg files, but I'm sure issue isn't ...
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Configure “Send to” to copy files through MTP to specific location on smartphone?

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone uses MTP to talk to Windows, so it's not possible to assign a drive letter to the phone. I often have to copy files to a sub-directory on the phone, but Windows' ...
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How to configure action on plugging in an usb MTP device on windows 8.1

There is one thing that bugs me. I have an Nexus 4 (Kitkat) and an Windows 8.1 device. Every time I connect the phone via usb (MTP) the windows explorer opens. This me be fine for others but in most ...
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Android MTP Unrecognized

Ive come here as I dont know what else to do. Some time ago I installed cyanogenmod in my Samsung S3 and everything worked just fine while accessing it from windows. All drivers were installed and ...
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CL upload M3U and WMA to MTP device

I need to upload a folder of M3U (with appropriate processing) and WMA (unchanged) files to an MTP device from a command in a CMD batch file. I have software that will do it through the UI (e.g. ...
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Save original date when copying files in MTP mode?

I bought a second-hand Canon PowerShot SX240HS camera the other day which AFAIK uses MTP to work with Windows. When copying files from the camera to Windows over USB, I noticed that Windows saves ...
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MTP Issues with Galaxy S4 on openSUSE

I am using the arch method of accessing MTP devices outlined here. This was a recommended method of getting MTP to work on openSUSE. I installed everything without problems, but got an error message ...
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Cannot Stat Error When Copying From Android Phone to Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to move a video file from my phone to my harddrive via a script and am running into trouble with permissions. I am using the following command: sudo cp ...
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MTP extremely and prohibitively slow, appears hung

I am connecting my Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE to my computer. I have not had this problem before, although MTP is generally slower compared to mass storage, it was still usable. Today I find MTP to be ...
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MTP Integration for Nautilus

How do I setup MTP integration with Nautilus, so when I connect an MTP device I can see it in nautilus and treat it like a regular USB storage device? I am running ArchLinux / GNOME.
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Sharing MTP media on Windows LAN?

I've read a few articles and gather that Android MTP devices (Kitkat tablet without separate SD card) technically is incapable of working in USB Mass Storage Mode at a firmware/OS level (wrong ...
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Force load an external Hard disk as an Media device(MTP) in Widows 7

My office laptop has Symantec endpoint installed and it has blocked the USB point which practically makes the computer useless.. But it does load my Nexus and a friend's iPhone as a MTP device. So i ...
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MTP move within same partition takes a long time

I have an Android 4.3 device (Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE running stock ROM) that connects to the computer using MTP (Media Transfer Protocol). I wanted to organize some files and I was creating ...
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How to change default folder template for MTP Device?

When connecting an Android Phone to Windows 7 by USB, it connects as an MTP device. The "media" folder template selected by Windows is incorrect for 95% of the folders on the phone. I want to cause ...
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Configure default folder view for storage connected via MTP

I'm connecting a Samsung GS4 phone to Windows 7 using USB. By default the SGS4 uses MTP for the USB connection. Windows apparently thinks any device using MTP is a media player and only contains media ...
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How to delete multiple files from an MTP device?

How may I delete multiple selected files from an MTP device in a single operation? Though Delete on a single file succeeds, on multiple files it fails, saying No such interface is supported, as here: ...
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Linux doesn't show plugged in devices

my Linux doesn't show plugged usb devices... i can manually mount them but i don't want to do it every time i plug in a usb stick. I am using KDE and few days ago there was a notification if i ...
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Are there software that is capable of reading and writing devices that use the MTP (Media Transfer Protocol)? [closed]

I know that the default windows explorer allow end-user to access the devices using the MTP. However, I would like to know if there are open source and portable file managers that allows end-user to ...
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Lubuntu 13.04: Copying from MTP device (Nexus 4) gives file names with numbers

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 and the MTP device in question is a Google/LG Nexus 4. My computer is finding the phone with no problem and asks me what to do when I plug it in. I can browse the phone's ...
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Nexus 4 MTP not showing on Device Manager

When I disable USB Debugging on the Nexus 4 and connect it to my Windows 7 x64 Ultimate, a "Nexus 4" shows up in "My Computer" and the device is also listed on "Device Manager", under "Portable ...
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A service installation section in this inf is invalid

When I connect a Samsung phone to my Windows XP SP3, it gives the error A service installation section in this inf is invalid I browsed lot of blogs, every post says to try the ...
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Nexus 7 Doesn't Show Up As Media Device (MTP)

When connecting my Nexus 7 to my Windows 7 computer, it doesn't show up in neither Windows Explorer > My Computer nor Device Manager > Portable Devices. I did, however, install the Google USB ...
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How can I disable MTP/PTP over USB in Windows 7?

I'm trying to lock down and secure some of my computers, and I've been able to disable USB Mass Storage. However, I can connect my phone and it still acts like a mass storage, but it uses the MTP ...
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MTP USB Device installed successfully: is this a virus?

I had my flash drive in, so it is believable that some driver was installed automatically, but I have plugged it in previously and never had this happen. I just got this laptop a few weeks ago; it's ...
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How do I access MTP devices on the command line in Windows?

Most MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) devices in show up in Windows Explorer under their device name or a GUID, but don't have a drive letter assigned. How can I access the files on such devices from ...
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Alternative to WMP for mp3 player sync

I've been using WMP to sync to my Creative Zen since I bought it a year ago. It worked fine when my collection was still smaller than its capacity, but that's no longer the case, and I can't find any ...
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MTP File Browser For Windows XP

I have a samsung T10 (4 GB) mp3 player that is recognized by windows XP as an MTP device, and then I can sync it using both WMP and winamp. However, it does not appear under the file explorer as a ...
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Windows 7/WMP 12 is unable to sync with MTP device - Toshiba Gigabeat S30 (MES30V)

I have a Toshiba Gigabeat S30 (MES30V, same as MES60V) which operates as an MTP device. I can plug the MP3 player in, and it appears to be detected correctly by Windows as an MTP player; however it ...