File Transfer on Mac works, but only one-way, not the other

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  1. bongo777

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    Hello!

    My tablet: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with Android 4.0
    My computer: MacBook Air (2012) with OSX 10.8

    I want to transfer a bunch of images to my tablet.

    Connecting my tablet with USB to the Mac, and using the "Android File Transfer" app, I can browse all the folders on the tablet.
    I can download any file off my tablet.
    HOWEVER, I cannot upload any files to my tablet!!!

    Why?

    Can I only transfer files to a specific folder on my tablet?

    Is there an option in my tablet settings that I have to toggle, with regard to security, files, network usb or other settings?

    During file downloads, or trying to upload, the tablet screen momentarily changes to a screen titled "MTP application" or something. Does that mean my connectivity is using "MTP" ? Is that good or bad?
     
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    FYI I ended up booting my Mac into Windows 7 and the tablet is instantly recognized and useable like a USB key.

    I guess bottomline the Android folks need to address their Mac software for file transfers.
     
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    Apple corporate mentality attempts to design so that no other manufacturer's product will function well with theirs unless that company has paid them a huge licensing fee. I'm sure if you took this question to Apple support the only answer would be to buy an iPad.
     

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