This week's book giveaway is in the Jobs Discussion forum.
We're giving away four copies of Java Interview Guide and have Anthony DePalma on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Java Micro Edition and the fly likes data transfer from pc to mobile Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Java Interview Guide this week in the Jobs Discussion forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Mobile » Java Micro Edition
Bookmark "data transfer from pc to mobile" Watch "data transfer from pc to mobile" New topic

data transfer from pc to mobile

Srividya ramaswamy

Joined: Apr 01, 2008
Posts: 1
Can some one provide details on how to transfer data/files from pc to mobile using usb port using j2me?
Tim Holloway
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17423

I'm afraid it depends on the device. On a really smart device, the unit may actually login as a LAN client, to the target PC would be a network share and you could simply do a file copy.

The next level down would be where the device acquires a TCP/IP socket on the USB interface. In that case, you'd have to have some sort of client program on the mobile and a corresponding server program on the target PC. This is the same basic idea as on smarter devices, except that instead of getting a client program for free, you have to write your own (or find one).

Below that level, you're probably stuck with doing extremely specialized low-level stuff. Fortunately, all the smartphones I've worked with have had at least some basic TCP/IP support.

An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: data transfer from pc to mobile
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition