Sync music and videos between your phone and computer
If you have music or videos stored on your computer, but want to access them on your phone,
use a USB cable to sync the media between your phone and computer.
1. Connect your phone to a compatible computer with a USB cable.
2. In your computer's file manager, such as Windows Explorer or Finder, drag and drop your
songs and videos to your phone.
Tip: If your computer's operating system is Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, you
can also use the Windows Phone app. Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 install the app
automatically when you connect your phone to your computer. For more information,
go to support.microsoft.com.
Tip: If your computer’s operating system is Mac, you can use the Lumia Photo Transfer
for Mac app to transfer your photos and videos. For more information, go to
For information on which app works with which computer, see the following table:
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Windows 8 and
Windows 8 RT