It is important to be able to transfer the pretty photos you have taken with your Sony Xperia XA2, to your computer or your Mac. Whether it’s just to conserve the photos or to retouch them, you’ll want to transfer them to the computer or the Mac. To copy photos from your Sony Xperia XA2, there are different alternatives that we will see in this tuto. We will first of all see tips on how to transfer the photos of the Sony Xperia XA2 in a common way, that is to say with the USB cable. In the secondary step, we will see methods to transfer the photos with the Sony Xperia XA2 SD memory card, if you possess one. At last, we will see tips on how to transfer the photos to your computer via applications that use the internet.
Transfer photos from Sony Xperia XA2 to PC or Mac with USB cable
Transfer pictures to a PC
To copy pictures from your Sony Xperia XA2 to a computer, you can use the USB cable. Certainly, the cable you use to charge your mobile phone will allow you to transfer your photos. To accomplish this, nothing is simpler. First, join your Sony Xperia XA2 to your computer by plugging in the USB cable. You must then activate the Multimedia Device or USB storage option in the notification bar of your Sony Xperia XA2. When finished, your computer will identify the mobile phone and you will then be able to access the mobile phone files by going to My Computer. You should see your mobile phone listed as a removable drive. All you have to do is open it and find the file named DCIM. It is in this directory that the photos of your Sony Xperia XA2 are stored. You can then copy the images you wish to your computer.
Transfer photos to a MAC
In the same way as for the COMPUTER, the first step is to connect the Sony Xperia XA2 to the Mac via the USB cable. Then choose Multimedia Device or USB Storage in the notification bar of your Sony Xperia XA2. When done, you can open the Finder on your Mac and you should discover the Sony Xperia XA2 appear in the list of devices on the left. All you have to do is locate the DCIM directory and transfer the photos to your Mac. Well, that’s all !
Transfer photos from Sony Xperia XA2 to PC or Mac with the SD memory card
Transferring photos from the Sony Xperia XA2 to the memory card is a fairly useful procedure, but the latter necessitates 2 conditions. In order to apply this procedure, you must first of all have a SD memory card on your Sony Xperia XA2. The second condition is that: your photos must be saved on it. So if your photos do not register by default on the mobile phone’s SD memory card, this process is not the ideal for you. In the event that you meet these 2 conditions, the transfer will be very simple. In reality, you will 1st have to take the SD memory card out of your Sony Xperia XA2 and slip it into your mac or your computer. The SD memory card will appear in removable disks on PC and mobile devices on Mac. All you have to do is open the DCIM file on the memory card and copy the pictures you wish on the Mac or the PC.
Transfer photos with Dropbox or Google Drive
There are many applications that transfer photos from your Sony Xperia XA2 right to your computer through the internet. Among these applications, we find the most interesting and free are Dropbox and Google Drive. With these applications, you can synchronizing your photos and instantly find them on your COMPUTER or Mac. To accomplish this, you must download and install the app on your Sony Xperia XA2 through the PlayStore. Now that you have installed the app, you must make or sign in with your account. You may then choose the timings of the photos and screenshots of Sony Xperia XA2 by going to the settings. Once the synchronization is turned on, you will have to download and install the same software on your PC or Mac. When this step is accomplished, you will have a folder on your COMPUTER or Mac where you can find all the images that have been synchronized automatically. This is a solution that is really easy as the transfer of photos is done as you take them.