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  1. racerx2222
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    Hello to anyone who reads this. I have a droid x and a mac and, thereby, "mount"ing frustration...hmmm, that wasn't half bad...

    For some reason my droid doesn't appear as a usb drive when I plug it in to my Mac. I'm sure this has been posted, so I'll scour the site. But any answers are welcome. Thanks!

    racerx2222
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    Are you going into USB Mass Storage mode when it's plugged in?

    Oh, and :welcome: to the forum! :)
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    hmm...welcome to the forum

    Aloha from Hawaii ... Droid 2 Global
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    Solved...but

    The problem appears to be that my cable for charging wasn't the right one for usb storage. Now I keep getting messages about my SD card being busy or simply gone, and I have things stored on it.

    Ideas?

    And thanks for the welcome!

    rx2222
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    Yes, you need to use the Motorola or a Blackberry or other high quality USB cable. Try rebooting the phone and the Mac and trying again with a good cable.
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    Yeah, got the right cable so I can see my droid. Still can't figure out my sd card behavior.
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    Have you rebooted both?
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    :welcome: to the forum. Your in good hands with furbearingmammal. Let us know how it goes.