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post #1 of 6 Old 02-18-2013, 08:21 PM Thread Starter
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Cannot add files to HDD

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I have added my music to the HDD in the past using the USB from my smartphone. Recently, when I connect my smartphone via USB it does not see it, it can see only CD. Anybody has a clue why that is?

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post #2 of 6 Old 02-19-2013, 09:21 AM
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Memory full? Simple question but often overlooked especially in computers

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post #3 of 6 Old 02-19-2013, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
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No plenty space, checked that. It should still see the USB.
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post #4 of 6 Old 02-19-2013, 12:20 PM
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Some Smartphone's have a setting how they 'appear' on the USB bus. You might check if there is some setting within the phone so that it appears as a mass-storage device. Do you have a thumb drive with music on it that you could try instead, to see if it is recognized?

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post #5 of 6 Old 02-19-2013, 09:29 PM
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From my experience:
Phone must look like a disk drive to the radio. When you connect it, the display will ask about charging, pass through, disk drive or something similar.
When using a thumb drive, it wants to see FAT formatting, not NTFS.
Don't copy when driving. My first attempt resulted in recording a lot of skips and jumping around.
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post #6 of 6 Old 02-21-2013, 09:50 AM
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Just use a thumb drive, as others suggested and plug it into the USB port on the radio face.

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