Article ID : 00016254 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

How to view and transfer files between an Apple® Macintosh® computer and the tablet.

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

While the operation is not natively supported, if you download and install the Android File Transfer software to your Macintosh computer (running Mac OS X 10.5 or later), that application will allow you to view and transfer files to the tablet.

The Android File Transfer software is available at http://www.android.com/filetransfer/. Follow the instructions included on that website to download, install and use the Android File Transfer software.

IMPORTANT:

  • Information regarding the Android File Transfer software is provided for your convenience and should be used at your own risk. Sony cannot support or guarantee the reliability of the Android File Transfer software.
  • For support assistance with the Android File Transfer software, from within the software, click Help, and then click Android File Transfer Help, or contact the software manufacturer.
  • The Android File Transfer software will require the use of a Micro A/B USB cable (sold separately) in order to connect to the Macintosh computer.
  • The Android File Transfer software will allow you to browse files and folders, add folders, copy files up to 4GB to or from your Mac, delete files, and more.