Windows 10: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14977 for Mobile Insider

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  1.    03 Dec 2016 #11

    I checked my phone and the Phone Companion wasn't listed. When I tried to install from the store I had to delete a device to install it. Thank you MS for a 10 device limit. When I run it all I get is a screen telling me what I can do.
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  2.    03 Dec 2016 #12

    OK. Now that I have Phone Companion installed on my phone when I checked my phone in File Explorer on my desktop it shows two folders. It shows Phone and SD card.
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  3.    03 Dec 2016 #13

    Is my desktop supposed to show in File Explorer on my phone? All I see is This Device and SD Card.
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  4.    03 Dec 2016 #14

    - clicking on "Import photos and videos" causes another screen to open briefly and then close..
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    - this is what I get: no SD Storage info is shown..

    - the info showing in Phone Companion relating to Phone Storage is incorrect, also
    - this is what the mobile is showing for Storage, in Settings:
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    - and this is what I get in File Explorer on the mobile..

    PS It's also taking a lot longer to recognise the presence of the USB connection..
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  5.    03 Dec 2016 #15

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    - could this have something to do with it.. (??)
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  6.    05 Dec 2016 #16

    I installed the PCie/USB3 converter on the PC's motherboard, and it works fine..
    transferred 40-odd Gigs of Music to the Samsung SSD in 8 minutes..
    the deletion took just a few seconds - very fast!

    - that was yesterday, today the phone won't even connect to the PC
    - guess I'm going to have to wait for the next update to see if the glitch gets fixed..

    Further update:
    today the USB/Phone Companion connection worked briefly..
    at least it showed correct info for Phone storage, though still no SD details..
    - very odd..
    Last edited by BugMeister; 06 Dec 2016 at 07:25.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16226
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       07 Dec 2016 #17

    #WindowsInsiders: no new mobile build this week, we just shipped one last week
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  8.    11 Jan 2017 #18

    - have update coming in now.. (??)

    - yup, it's got cogs and everything..!!

    it's mobile build 14998*

    - nothing showing on the Feedback Hub yet.. (??)
    Last edited by BugMeister; 12 Jan 2017 at 00:36.
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  9.    12 Jan 2017 #19

    USB connection is recognised instantly

    Phone companion works but still doesn't show SD card storage info
    and it still doesn't auto-connect to Photos and Videos to enable transfer..
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  10.    12 Jan 2017 #20

    Downloading now. Some how my wireless connection was set to metered. Changed it and the download started.
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