Tether a Mesa 3 Android to a Windows PC

23 Nov 2021

To transfer files from the Mesa 3 Android to a PC, or share the internet connection from a PC, tether the unit to a PC. To tether a Mesa 3 Android to a Windows PC:  

  1. Use a USB-C cable to connect the Mesa 3 Android to a PC. 

  1. On the Mesa 3 Android, swipe down from the top of the screen to view the notifications. 

  1. Tap the Android System section twice to open the USB Preferences screen.
    Note: If there is no notification for Android System, follow the instructions to enable the USB-C port.

Android System section in Notifications.

  1. In the USB Preferences screen, select an option: 

USB Preferences screen.

Enable USB-C Port

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Open About tablet.
  3. Tap the build number SEVEN times.
    The message "You are now a developer" appears. 
  4. Tap the back arrow to return to Settings.
  5. Tap System > Advanced > Developer Options.
  6. Tap Default USB configuration. Scroll or search to locate default USB configuration.
  7. Select File transfer.
  8. (optional) Tap the back arrow to exit. 
  9. (optional) Turn off developer options using the toggle switch at the top of the screen.

Resume from step 3 above.