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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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How can I view files from Samsung Galaxy S4 on a desktop?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 is full, I want to clear some space.

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An easy way to transfer files from your Samsung Galaxy S4 to your computer is by using Samsung Kies. You can download Kies here. After you've downloaded and installed the software, plug your device into your computer via its original USB cable. Follow the on-screen instructions and then follow the VisiHow guide below to learn how to transfer your files.

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My Samsung S4 won't connect to PC via USB, it does sometimes but mostly not?

I'm trying to upload photos from S4 but my phone doesn't show up on my laptop, I have tried Kies and switch, I have tried 3 different USB cables also. I even turned it on and off

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I cannot connect my S4 to my computer and open it up to view files?

I am trying to view files on my Samsung S4

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There are number of ways to view your files from the PC. One of the best ways is using the AirDroid app. This app lets you to wirelessly manage your files and transfer them between the PC and your Galaxy S4.

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Follow the steps below on your phone to install this great app:

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    On your home screen, tap on the 'Apps' icon.
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    Open the Google Play store.
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    Touch the search icon and search for the AirDroid app.
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    Tap on the app.
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    On the AirDroid page, click on the 'Install' button.
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    Wait for the Google Play to install the app on your phone.
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You can now follow the instructions on our main article to use this great app. That article can be accessed by clicking on the title of this Q&A page, or the link below the article summary. Make sure to reference the 'How to Transfer Data on Samsung S4 using AirDroid' section.

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How to view pictures from S4 to PC?

I'm trying to view pictures from my Galaxy S4 to my PC. It's not as simple as my previous smartphone HTC.

One of the most popular ways to view your photos on PC from your Samsung Galaxy S4 is with the Samsung Kies program. This program also lets you view videos, transfer files, and copy songs from your phone to the PC. Because it is so easy to use, and designed by Samsung, it eliminates much of the confusion transferring files between the PC and phone can usually cause.

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If you haven't used Kies previously, follow these steps to install and use this app to view your photos on your PC:

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    On your computer home screen, open the web browser.
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    Under the 'Downloads' section, click on the 'Kies 3 download' option.
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    When you've downloaded the setup file, open and install it.
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    One the installation process is finished, open Kies.
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    Plug your Samsung GS4 into your PC.
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    Wait for the program to recognize your device.
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    Now you should see your phone information.
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    Click on the 'Photos' option, which will be under your phone's name, on the left panel.
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    Now you can view your photos.
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    In order to save any photos on your PC, select them and click on the 'Save' icon.
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Computer not showing Samsung S4 files?

When I connect my phone to the computer as a MTP and open the GT-I9500 (portable device) it won't show me anything at all

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My Samsung Galaxy Note2 screen is broken and I need to transfer files?

I cannot access my screen and need to find my contacts by USB. What folder are my contacts located in?

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Samsung S5 won't show me files when I connect it to laptop, why?

I had no problem before with seeing the files in my Samsung but today suddenly it stopped working, please help.

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I dropped my Samsung S4 and now when I plug it into my laptop it won't find any files?

Hi, the screen on the phone is cracked but it looks like it's under the glass, not the glass itself. the screen is all green and the audio works when it boots up but I can't see anything on the screen and I can't get the laptop to find any files. Any suggestions? Thanks

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Samsung Galaxy x4 need to get the files off (have a generic cable only)?

I bought the phone and need to give the person their pictures. I'm an iPhone guy so this is new to me... help!.

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I can't read my Samsung Galaxy S4 folders on my Lenovo notebook?

Hi. When I connect my smartphone to the notebook it is detected as camera but the screen reads Connected as a media device. How can I connect my smartphone to view its folders?

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I cannot view videos or music on my Samsung from my PC?

I cannot view videos or music on my Samsung from my PC. I can however view some photos.

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See the files on Windows Explorer after backup?

After transferring the video files from S4, it doesn't show the transferred files on the file Explorer. please advise.. I have tried: Just backup.

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When I connect my Samsung Galaxy to PC its a Portable Media Player & Its Icon is like an MP3 player with Headphone. But why? Its should be like a Removable disk (Pen drive) so that I can copy files (photo, mp3, video) faster. You know now its very slow. I am copying 3 GB data to my PC its saying it will take 3 hour?

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy to PC its a Portable Media Player & Its Icon is like an MP3 player with Headphone. But why? Its should be like a Removable disk (Pen drive) so that I can copy files (photo, mp3, video) faster. You know now its very slow. I am copying 3 GB data to my PC its saying it will take 3 hour!

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My S4 dropped and now my screen is broken, it is black. Phone still boots and LED lights up but I want to backup my contacts on my desktop?

Want to know how to transfer or if it is even possible.. I have tried: Nothing.. I think it was caused by: Dropped my phone.

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PC display problem, wanted to know what to do?

My PC won't display, I wanted to know whether monitor is faulty using my phone

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