Connecting an Android mobile device to a PC or network

This tutorial explores how can an Android mobile device (smartphone or tablet) communicate with a PC or network in order to upload and download files, use a physical keyboard,and print.

Uploading and downloading files

Using an external keyboard


Generally the solution to print from a mobile device requires a Wifi connection to the network the printer is located. Of course, it makes more sense to print of your mobile device if you are using a tablet, rather than a smartphone.

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