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How to Use the Nokia 6300 USB Cable

Updated July 20, 2017

The Nokia 6300 is a chocolate bar GSM camera phone that packs a 240x320 screen capable of displaying 16.7 million colours and integrated 2 MP digital camera with 3GPP recording capabilities. On the storage front, it has MicroSD card support, while Bluetooth takes care of connectivity. The 6300 can use Java 2.0 apps and features Macromedia Flash Lite 2.0 for mobile web browsing. The Nokia 6300 has a mini USB port and can be connected to a PC for transferring data to the phone.

Turn on the phone.

Plug the mini USB cable into the mini USB port on the phone.

Plug in the standard USB cable connector into a USB port on your computer or PictBridge compatible printer.

Select the desired USB mode when prompted on the phone: Select "Nokia mode" for use with the Nokia PC Suite. Select "Printing & Media" to connect the phone to a compatible printer or compatible PC. Select "Data Storage" to use the phone as a mass storage device, allowing the phone to appear as a USB drive on your computer.

Access the phone on your computer using either the Nokia PC Suite, a compatible printer or media player, or via Windows Explorer.

Tip

To transfer photos or music to or from your phone, use "Data Storage" mode and simply drag and drop the files.

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About the Author

Samuel Gibbs has been a technology writer since 2008. He has worked for several publications including Pixelated Geek and "Felix." Gibbs has a Bachelor of Science in biology and is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in molecular microbiology at Imperial College London.