Copy content between your phone and computer

Copy photos, videos, music, and other content created by you between your phone and computer.

If your computer is a Mac, install the Windows Phone app from the Mac App Store.

  1. Connect your phone to a compatible computer with a compatible USB cable.

    Your phone is shown as a separate drive on the computer.

  2. On your computer, select the phone.
  3. Drag and drop items from your phone to the computer or from your computer to the phone.

    If your computer's operating system is Windows 7 or Windows 8, you can also use the Windows Phone app. Windows 8 installs the app automatically. With Windows 7, you can download it from