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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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I only want to transfer pictures from my S4 to desktop, but when I plug into my desktop it copies everything to computer, including thumbnails etc, how do I just import my pictures?

As above, I am not very computer savvy, so try to keep it simple! PLEASE

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Use the app and program (on both S4 and PC) called Dropbox. Dropbox makes it all easier for you because you can sync all your files on all your devices. If you wish to share a particular picture on your computer, simply enable photo sync on your phone. To get started just go to:

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https://www.dropbox.com/‎

And on your S4, go to your app store and search for Dropbox. Download and install both on your devices and never worry about connecting wires ever again.

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Recently the phone has stopped me from saving files to the external SD card & from editing (but can see in read only mode) documents?

I use to be able to save documents to my external SD card via USB cable between phone & PC but in the last month or so I've only been able to view documents on my phone in read only mode & not able to edit nor able to save new documents to the phone when transferring from my PC to the phone via USB cable.

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This can happen when your S4 has made operating system updates but your computer has not. In other words, the files suddenly became incompatible to your computer. Your computer won't be able to edit files which were created through a higher operating system. If it was the other way around, this would have been more possible.

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What you can do is try to update your computer to a higher version so it can accommodate your files.

I cannot find the videos on my phone when connected to the computer?

They are stored in my gallery but when connected to the computer only photos show up but no videos. I need to download the videos as they are taking up too much memory but I cannot locate them

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Your videos will be located in the DCIM folder in the folder of your device in order for you to be able to find the videos that have been saved onto your device.

Where is the video file??? I can't find it?

Well, could you tell me exactly which folder is the Samsung S4 video saved in? Connected to computer and I can't seem to find the video file.

This also sometimes depend on where you set downloads to go to in your computer. In most cases, it would be under "My Documents" and then there's a folder there named "Downloads". That is usually the default folder for anything that you download online unless you select a different folder. There are times when your computer will automatically select a folder, especially if you are always selecting that for downloads, so you may want to check that one.

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If all else fails and you really can't find it, you can do a search. You just need to type in part of the filename and your computer will look for it. It will also show you the path so you know exactly where it was stored.

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I took photos with my Fuji camera then wanted the transferred them on my Samsung S4 but it cannot play the photos or videos. The icons on the photos are greyed out with an icon of a lighting bolt? and says this video format cannot be played no codec?

How can I convert photos and videos taken from my camera to play as jpeg or wav or avi?

As we are unsure what Fuji camera you are using, we can only assume that the format is RAW.

To convert RAW to JPG, use any tool such as an online conversion service or a PC program (you will have to click the "Download" button and install the utility). After you convert the images, you can transfer them to the camera.

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To convert video files, you may wish to use

See more questions like this: How do I transfer videos to my PC from an S4

I cannot find the song I sync'd from my Laptop to S4?

Help Please, I sync'd from Windows Media Player.

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Where do I go to on my computer to find the data on the Samsung Note4?

I can't get the computer to recognize the Note4 when I plug it in. I've used several USB cables, and yes I am sure they are Samsung, including the one that came with the device. Please help

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Lost pictures on reformatted Android SD card?

Trying to recover pictures lost on Samsung Note3 after reformatting the SD card

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I need to save the game data & my contact info, etc from my S4 to my computer?

I am getting a Note3 today and I have a S4 I don't want to lose my data; game progress & other things that I cannot transfer to my memory card. I want to save it to my computer so I can just put it on my new phone

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I need to delete some files from my memory card as the storage is full?

My laptop is not reading my handset phone

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How do I recover lost files on Samsung S4 running Android 5.0.1?

My entire camera folder disappeared, so I lost 4 months worth of photos. I want to recover the data, but the programs I installed on my computer will not recognize my phone as an external USB storage device. The data is/was on the phone's internal storage, not on the SD card. My phone is not rooted, so the recovery apps I downloaded to the phone will not run. Enabling USB debugging doesn't change how my phone is listed in Windows Explorer, I only have the MTP or PTP protocols to choose from, any suggestions?

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I try to copy pics from S4 to computer. I try to delete from gallery, keep reappearing?

Some pics transfer, some do not, usually the computer freezes up. I have a lot of photos that I'd like to move and then delete off the phone. I've tried copying a bunch, I've tried just a couple...not much luck either way. I've deleted some pics from gallery that I don't want, but they keep reappearing too.

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I did a data recovery scan and although I got a lot of audio files I don't know what program to open them in?

Although I got a lot of audio files I don't know what program to open them in, can you possibly help me

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I downloaded Kies 3 and Smart Switch, my problem is with Kies, I can't seem to find those files, they are lost in the cloud? How do I extract that, also how do I know if contacts were downloaded?

Never mind I think I figured it out! Thanks anyway, basically was having trouble with Kies 3 and finding my information=not user friendly for me..not a computer person...

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