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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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How do I transfer files from my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini when using it as a media storage device?

When I try to transfer files from my phone by drag and drop to a folder on my Windows desktop, I get an error saying something like "the specified data is of wrong format" (My Laptop is not in English, hence this is a translation).

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It means that the specific file is not supported by your Laptop. It could also mean that there is no program to open your file with. Make sure that you have the needed software/program to open up the specific file. If not, try using another computer to open the said file.

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How do I transfer music from my Galaxy S4 to my PC?

I'm trying to transfer music from my phone to a computer for a project, but I can't seem to figure out how. I can use a USB cord or wireless, whichever one is easier.

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You can transfer music files from your Samsung Galaxy S4 to your PC in a breeze with the wireless option or over a WiFi network connection.

  • You just have to download and install Samsung Link on your PC. Make an easy one-click registration of your PC at the Samsung Link website.
  • Launch the Samsung Link app on your Samsung Galaxy S4.
  • Click on the upload button or icon (horizontal arrow) to upload music files from your Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC.

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How to transfer files from my S4 to my PC?

I can see my phone in Windows explorer but when I open the card DCIM folder it will load about 20 of the pictures and then stop. when I try to copy to my PC I get an error that says importing 102.png a device attached to the system is not functioning

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You are doing the right thing as far as being able to transfer the files to your PC. However, given what you have just described, it is more likely that the problem has to do with the file type. It may not be compatible with your computer. Also, another possibility here is that the file may have been left hanging by another app, that's why it cannot be copied or moved. Go to your apps and make sure that those files are not left hanging.

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How to transfer pdf/word/excel files from Laptop to Galaxy S4?

I can not transfer any pdf/word/excel file from my Lenovo Laptop to my Samsung Galaxy S4 device. It is very important for my work

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How do I transfer files (Media) from my Samsung to my PC and visa versa?

I have been trying to transfer files using my USB cable but it does not work, is there any other way besides using a USB cable? I have a Samsung S4 and using Windows 7 PC

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How do I get my pictures off my Galaxy S4?

Samsung Kies does not recognize my phone on the computer so that I can get the pictures off via USB cable.

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How do I transfer a song via email, says file to big?

I have a play list of songs on my phone I want to send to a friend via email

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Hello! How can I use my Galaxy S4 mini as a media device. My PC cannot pick it up and find it, neither can I connect it with the USB wire?

Samsung S4 mini is not recognized by my PC. I wish to copy some pictures off the phone to the PC, but the PC is not connected to the phone

  1. 1
    First, ascertain that the cable used came with S4 mini and is functional.
    You can replace it with another cable if needed. Here is the official one: Micro-USB Charging Data Cable.
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    Secondly, if you plugged the phone into an extension USB cord or frontal USB ports, then it is best if you find another USB port on the back of the computer.
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    After the first steps have been performed, download "SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones.zip".
    Install it.
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    Reboot your PC.
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  5. 5
    You can install, besides Kies, Smart Switch, Kies 3, or AirDroid.
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    For CDMA users, dial ##3424#.
    Select "CDMA modem" > "Qualcomm USB settings" > "MTP" > "OK".
    • Other users can dial *#0808# or *#7284# and under "Qualcomm USB" or "USB settings", choose "MTP" or "MTP+ADB".
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    In "Settings", select the "More" tab.
    Tap on "About Device". Tap 7 times on "Build number". Go back. Check "USB debugging" in "Developer Options".
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    When connected to your PC, swipe the screen down from the top to open the notification panel.
    Tap on "Connected as an installer". Tap on "Media device (MTP)" to check it. This can also be in "Settings" > "Storage" > triple-dot menu.
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Trying to transfer files to my laptop with Windows 8.1 using the USB cable provided with the phone?

Transfer of files. Photos on my phone that I wish to transfer to the laptop so I may share them via Skype

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Hi, I want to put photos to my contact numbers, how do I transfer them please?

How do I transfer my photos to my contact numbers

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I can't download files from my laptop to my phone? It keeps saying Samsung is busy, I don't understand why! Help me please

I can't download it bro, need your assistance with my SD card storage and laptop transferring

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Hi, I would like to get a group of phone numbers of my S4 mini?

Possible on an excel sheet? No sure if it can be done.

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Can I use the charger lead or is there a different cable?

I just want to transfer some pictures to a laptop

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Cut and paste within S4's SD card "Waiting :,,,is busy"?

Can't so simple cut & paste on USB attached S4's SD card (using w10). I have tried: Shut down S4 apps No Help. I think it was caused by: Could RAM be too low?

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