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Ice Cream Sandwich explained: MTP - what is it, why use it, and how to set it up

Ice Cream Sandwich explained: MTP - what is it, why use it, and how to set it up

Jerry Hildenbrand 26

MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) first showed up as default on Android devices with Honeycomb.  It's a bit of a change from the normal USB Mass Storage (UMS) file transfer that we're used to, where you plug in your phone, hit "USB mode" and start moving files. And because it's become the standard in Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy Nexus, it's time to have a look at it.  Hit the break...