(Archived) Downloading Photos To My Computer From Moto G1


  • Can't email photos from phone to computer
  • I Don't Have Enough Storage For Phone Updates


  • Moto G1
  • Windows 7


  1. Connect the phone to a computer via USB cable
  2. If necessary, touch and hold the status bar (area at the top of the phone screen with the time, signal strength, etc.) then drag to the bottom
  3. Tap the USB icon then select Media device (MTP)
  4. Launch File/Windows Explorer.
    • Hold the Windows key+E, or right click on start in the bottom left-hand corner of your computer and click on Open Windows Explorer
  5. In File/Windows Explorer, navigate to XT1028 > Internal Storage listed under the "Portable Devices" section
  6. Copy and paste the pictures into your computer
    • Pictures can be located within the following folders: DCIM/Camera, Download, and Pictures
  7. Disconnect the phone from the computer after copying desired pictures

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