Difference between revisions of "Accessing the AirPad from a PC"

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*Connect the cable to the PC and to the tablet.
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#Connect the cable to the PC and to the tablet.
*Hold the tablet in a horizontal orientation. You should see a USB symbol in the bar at the top of your tablet's screen, on the left side:
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#Hold the tablet in a horizontal orientation. You should see a USB symbol in the bar at the top of your tablet's screen, on the left side:
 
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#Touch the USB symbol and drag it down to bring up the notification menu. Tap '''USB Connected.'''
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#In the window that appears, touch the '''Turn On USB storage''' button.
 
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*Touch the USB symbol and drag it down to bring up the notification menu. Tap '''USB Connected.'''
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#Next, touch '''OK''' in the window that appears.
*In the window that appears, touch the '''Turn On USB storage''' button, then touch OK in the window that appears.
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Your device should now appear as two different Removable Storage Devices in My Computer- one for the main device memory, and one for the MicroSD card.  
 
Your device should now appear as two different Removable Storage Devices in My Computer- one for the main device memory, and one for the MicroSD card.  
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Once you are done transferring files, be sure to follow these steps:
 
Once you are done transferring files, be sure to follow these steps:
  
*Click on the '''Safely Remove Hardware''' icon in the System Tray, next to the clock. Click on Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.  
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#Click on the '''Safely Remove Hardware''' icon in the System Tray, next to the clock. Click on Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.  
*On your tablet, touch '''Turn off USB storage'''.
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#On your tablet, touch '''Turn off USB storage'''.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:41, 23 August 2011

Question

How do I access my tablet from my PC?

Answer

You will need a USB A to Mini-B cable to do this:

Usb-mini-b-cable-black-6ft.jpg

  1. Connect the cable to the PC and to the tablet.
  2. Hold the tablet in a horizontal orientation. You should see a USB symbol in the bar at the top of your tablet's screen, on the left side:
    1245687768855200443Soeb_USB_symbol.svg.med.png
    Connecting via USB 1.JPG
  3. Touch the USB symbol and drag it down to bring up the notification menu. Tap USB Connected.
  4. In the window that appears, touch the Turn On USB storage button.
    Connecting via USB 2.png
  5. Next, touch OK in the window that appears.
    Connecting via USB 3.png

Your device should now appear as two different Removable Storage Devices in My Computer- one for the main device memory, and one for the MicroSD card.

Once you are done transferring files, be sure to follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the System Tray, next to the clock. Click on Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.
  2. On your tablet, touch Turn off USB storage.