How can I easily transfer photos from my Olympus Point & Shoot camera to my Android phone without a computer?

Dan S July 30, 2013
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I am going to a camp/retreat with a group that I am a part of and it is not an appropriate setting to bring my computer. I will be bringing my Pantech Discover and my Olympus digital point & shoot camera. I am not familiar with the Pantech Discover as I am currently an iPhone user and the new Discover hasn’t even come in the mail yet. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can transfer the photos I take on my digital point & shoot camera to my Discover phone so I can send them to friends? Remember, I need to do this without using a computer. Thanks!

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  1. Hovsep A
    July 30, 2013 at 7:33 am

    Eye-Fi Wireless SD Cards
    http://www.eye.fi/

    Transcend Wi-Fi SD cards give cameras a wireless boost
    http://www.gizmag.com/transcend-wifi-sd/24966/

    • Dan S
      July 30, 2013 at 9:40 pm

      Oh, I remember these. Good thought. Thanks!

  2. Alan W
    July 30, 2013 at 6:54 am

    Why not just take the pictures with your phone? The resolution is good and it eliminates the need to transfer them.

    • Dan S
      July 30, 2013 at 9:39 pm

      That's actually what I'll probably end up doing. Thanks! (Way too logical...lol)

  3. Dalsan M
    July 30, 2013 at 6:09 am

    Get an OTG cable like this one: http://www.wirelessground.com/micro-usb-to-usb-otg-adapter-cable.html, then use an USB SD card reader to transfer the files (pictures) from the camera's SD card to your phone. You would need to use a for explorer, but I would recommend either ES File Explorer, Astro File Explorer, or File Expert since these file explorers have more options.

    • Dan S
      July 30, 2013 at 9:39 pm

      Good thought, thank you!

    • Dalsan M
      July 31, 2013 at 9:12 am

      You are welcome. If not for this use, I would definitely get one just because, especially for under $10USD. You could always use it for quick and easy transfers to a flash drive, increase your storage through flash and portable drives, connect keyboards, mice, or wireless dongle for wireless keyboard and mouse, etc. There are many good uses for such a cable.

    • Dalsan M
      July 31, 2013 at 11:31 am
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