How Do I Enable USB Storage on My Firefox OS Device

Posted August 7, 2015 by Leomar Umpad in Firefox OS

Enable USB Storage On Firefox OS

Most Firefox OS devices come with a slot for a memory card. You can use this extended memory space for your multimedia files such as music, photos, videos and movies. By using a USB cable, you can connect your Firefox OS device to a computer and share files between the two devices. However, by default, this function is not enabled to protect the files on your phone. If you want to enable the USB storage function on your Firefox OS phone, then this article is for you.

How to Enable USB Storage on a Firefox OS Phone

To access files from your Firefox OS device, you need to enable your phone’s USB storage function. To enable USB storage on your Firefox OS, follow these steps:

1.Go to the Home screen of your Firefox OS device by pressing the Home button of your phone.Firefox OS - Home Screen
2.In the Home screen, tap on Settings, which is the gear icon.Firefox OS - Settings icon
3.In Settings, swipe down to the Storage options.Firefox OS - Settings - Storage
4.Under Storage, tap on USB storage.Firefox OS - Settings - Storage - USB Storage
5.A warning message will appear, asking if you want to enable USB storage on your device to access files on your phone. Tap on OK to proceed. If you choose to not proceed with the process, tap on Cancel.Firefox OS - Settings - Storage - USB Storage - OK
6.USB storage is now enabled on your device. You can start accessing files from your phone using your computer. You can also transfer files from your computer to your phone and vice versa. A USB cord is required to connect your phone to your computer or laptop.Firefox OS - Settings - Storage - USB Storage Enabled

Did you have any issues with enabling the USB storage function on your Firefox OS? Did you have a problem with any of the steps above? Let us know in the comments section.


About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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