How to copy files to the ZTE phone

Olga Weis

A modern multifunctional smartphone is used not only for calls, SMS, Internet access or work with applications but also it becomes a kind of "flash drive" for data storage. It became possible duу to a large amount of internal memory and the connection of the SD-card. Therefore, if the files are stored on the device, they need sometimes to be transferred.

Let’s imagine that you have bought the latest ZTE Android phone Nubia V18 running Android Nougat that packs 64GB of internal storage and can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card and you want to make ZTE file transfer to Mac. However, by connecting your ZTE Android smartphone to the Mac computer, you will not find it as if you had a computer running Windows. So all that you will have is that your ZTE smartphone will simply be charged via USB. All this happens due to the fact that in the official firmware of ZTE phone transmission occurs via the MTP protocol, which is not supported in Mac OS. Then how to transfer files from Android to Mac no matter if it is music, video, photos, or other data from?

Here are file transfer tools for ZTE mobile phone


In order to make Android data transfer for Mac users, Google has developed the Android File Transfer app. Simply use the USB cable that comes in the box with your ZTE phone to connect it to Mac. Double-click on the Android File Transfer icon from the computer to open it for the first time. Note that in the future when connecting the phone to Mac, the program will be used automatically and that’s all. Browse files and folders on your ZTE Android phone, add folders, copy files, delete files and much more.


Commander One is another ZTE phone file transfer solution. The software works the way that your ZTE smartphone will be displayed as the local drive when you connect it via the USB to the Mac.


The app offers a bit more functionality then Android File Transfer, allowing you to watch videos or photos, etc. without copying the files to Mac. All you need is your phone, the USB cable, and Mac computer. Connect your phone to Mac, make sure it is in MTP mode and that’s all. Commander One will detect the device after that you will be able to copy, delete, transfer files. However, the app has a lot of other features that you would find rather handy and that could appeal to you.

Try Commander One and let it surprise you.

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Commander One

Requirements: OS X 10.10+ , 13.1Mb free space
Version 1.7.4(2445) (21st Sep, 2017) Release notes
Category: System Utilities