I have connected my phone (Nexus) to my windows 10 computer. I have entered the pin number on the phone and the driver for the phone is installed on the computer. The device shows up on Windows Explorer but the folder is empty so I can not access my photos. Any ideas?
On Android 6.0 and above you have to select USB connection type on your phone after you attached a computer or other device because the default USB connection type is charging.
You can do that when you plugged in your phone to your computer pull the phone's notification bar and tap on the appearing notification, something like this:
USB for charging and select the desired USB connection type - in your case: File transfer (aka
There is a way to set the default USB connection type to MTP. You should enable
Developer options on your device and in it search
Select USB Configuration and set it to