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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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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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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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 ...