I had fantastic support and success in how to transfer photos from my FP4 to my LT (go to the charging icon and select file transfer - thanks for that guidance ).
Now, I took photos for something I want to sell on eBay, but when I looked at the photos, they are pixelated and can see that many other previous photos are pixelated (using only 3kB. This is strange because they are perfect photos when viewed on my phone and transferred via Whatsapp. What’s the problem?
This sounds to me like you only did copy some thumbnails instead of the real pictures.
Just an idea:
Whatever app you are using (picture gallery, messenger, photo app, … ), it could be it will create some small preview pictures for a fast gallery view mode for it’s own use.
So, maybe you picked the wrong folder on your smartphone for the transfer to your laptop?
Here is another idea, which you can try (if your computer has bluetooth):
Find your computers bluetooth settings and activate device search mode.
Open your picture gallery on your smartphone and long press on the picture(s) or open the picture, which you want to transfer, first.
Then click on this symbol or “share” or something similar:
In case bluetooth is not activated yet, you will be asked for it.
Search for your computers name and accept all popup questions on your smartphone and your computer.
But be aware:
This transfer is extremely slow (3-6 minutes per picture maybe) and you need to keep the phone close to your computer.
Goodness me, that’s such a lot of help and I do apologise for using the wrong forum. Perhaps an administrator could transfer this to the correct place for others to benefit?
I am using Windows 10 ver. 22H2. When I transferred the pics from the only folder that was storing my photos.
I’ve installed Nearby share, my LT paired with my phone, my phone paired with my PC but I cannot share files. I’ll try that other app, thanks. When I get back to the folders screen, I’ll share a screenshot (cannot for the life of me find that screen! Sorry for being a luddite).
More to come later…
THANKS for all the help so far.