1. hylen's Avatar
    Moto g complaints. I have several. I'll start with this one. I open Downloads and see three files in there. I connect my phone to my desktop via USB. I open the Downloads folder and I see about a dozen files in there (various file types). Why can they not be seen using just the phone? Would that not be an easy way to transfer files? Is it true that they must be uploaded to Google Drive and then downloaded to the phone? If so, why?

    I'd include a screenshot but—next complaint—it is, at least for me, almost impossible to take a screenshot without including the blue line that shows the volume level. Is there some secret that I'm missing? Does this call for a separate post?

    Any and all replies appreciated.
    07-30-2015 01:54 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    Try using your file manager to look in your Downloads folder.

    No idea about the screenshot problem.
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    07-30-2015 02:47 PM
  3. hylen's Avatar
    Okay, good idea. Thank you. I installed X-plore (file manager), as recommended by PC Magazine. It does show all the files in Downloads that appear when connected to a computer via USB. So I guess I'm good there. I still find it a bit puzzling that you have to do it that way.

    I was going to link to X-plore in the Play Store but . . . I guess I need a few more posts first. How many does this one make?

    Screenshot: I don't want to take over the entire Moto g forum, but I am going to start a new post on that topic.
    07-31-2015 05:37 PM
  4. hylen's Avatar
    This is my tenth post - now I can use links.
    07-31-2015 05:41 PM
  5. Javier P's Avatar
    The screenshot problem it's about timing It happens to me sometimes, if you tap the volume key a tiny fraction before the power button the slide will show up. Then you have to wait for it to disappear and then try again. I find that using both index fingers works much better that any other option. But I know what you mean, it can get annoying when you miss the simultaneous tap
    08-01-2015 11:10 AM

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