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Receiving files via bluetooth - where are they stored? [answered]

asked 2018-07-18 15:27:56 +0200

PatsJolla gravatar image

updated 2018-07-18 15:31:04 +0200

Hi folks, I just transferred a file to my phone via bluetooth and somehow can not find it. The gallery sees the file but doesn't tell where is it located. Now my questions:

  • What is the default folder for received files via bluetooth?
  • Can it be somewhere set manually?

It's strange that I never realized I don't know this folder before. Also in the transfer screen you can see the file but nowhere it's location...why?

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answered 2018-07-18 17:14:44 +0200

Edz gravatar image

updated 2018-07-18 17:39:06 +0200

There isn't a default folder for files.

If you bluetooth an image, you should find it in the Pictures folder, if it's a .pdf then it should be found in the Documents folder, just as a music file should be found in the Music folder and so on; to my knowledge, this is always how it has been on Jolla1.

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As far as I remember (the same): Yes.

@PatsJolla, also note, that a short tap on a specific file in the Transfers listing opens it with its default application (determined by the file's MIME type).

olf ( 2018-07-18 21:03:54 +0200 )edit

Thanks for the answer yesterday I saw this behaviour finally myself but strangely one time it didn't work after transferring a little .mp4 file and it ended up lying in Home/nemo main folder...that was confusing.

PatsJolla ( 2018-07-19 11:43:30 +0200 )edit

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