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Use Phone Screen Sharing in Samsung SideSync

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Is SideSync compatible with the Galaxy S3?

I've tried downloading the app but it keeps telling me it isn't available on my device

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Your S3 should be able to use SideSync. According to Official SideSync site SideSync (FOR MOBILE DEVICES) OS Smartphone : Android Kitkat(4.4) or higher Tablet : Android Lollipop(5.0) or higher

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  • SideSync may not work in some device models.


Your best bet is to download Samsung Kies and update your firmware through that software, and then attempt to use SideSync on your device.

If that doesn't work, you might want to contact your carrier to see if there are any restrictions against using SideSync. There are occasionally blocks put up by carriers to prevent some functions from being used by owners of a given device.

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My Galaxy S3 Neo won't load SideSync3. Operating system is 4.4.2?

How do I get SideSync3 to load on my S3 Neo?

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See if you can upgrade the OS to Lollipop 5.1. These are the newer OS versions that Samsung is using in addition to Marshmallow OS. Technically your OS is two versions behind which in the technology world makes it extinct in terms of apps fixing bugs and more for those versions.

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I can't find the more menu in settings on my Samsung 5.0?

I can't find the more menu in settings on my Samsung 5.0

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Press and hold the multitask key which is in the white portion left bottom corner of the screen. The Settings will pop up and you can navigate from there. It was hidden with the S5 from the drop down style of the other Samsung Galaxy phones.

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Is there a version of SideSync that works with Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S3?

I have a Galaxy S3. I went to Google Play Store, searched for SideSync, and I think I only found SideSync 4. I tapped on it, and I was told that it wasn't compatible with my "device". I don't even know if I have updated my phone lately. I think it does this on its own.. I have tried: I looked again at the Google Play Store, and when I searched for SideSync, the results that came back specifically say Galaxy S4 SideSync.. I think it was caused by: I am thinking more and more that there is no SideSync app for the Samsung Galaxy S3 ... at least not for Verizon's version.

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You can go into Settings and then About Phone to find updates. The phone does not always update the OS on it's own and you would need to OK with permission before it is done. It is likely that your S3 does not have the required OS which is why you are not finding a compatible version.

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The above questions are from the following wiki...
Use Phone Screen Sharing in Samsung SideSync
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SideSync will not stay connected to any device (PC or S2 Tab)?

I installed the latest version of Samsung SideSync on my Windows 10 64-bit machine. When I tried to connect using both WiFi and USB, it would connect and then drop about every 15 seconds in a continuous cycle. When I tried to connect my S5 phone to my S2 Tab, it wouldn't not even connect. Running SideSync v. 4.2. Have had zero success in connecting any Samsung devices together.. I have tried: Uninstall/reinstall on Windows machine.

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First download the Samsung drivers for the PC and Kies. Then install SideSync for Windows 10. As for your phone and tablet, put them in Recovery Mode and Wipe Cache Partition and then Dalvik Cache for both. Try connecting again. You may want to see if there are available updates for SideSync for both devices as there were bugs via WiFi with SideSync that have since been corrected.

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How to use drag and drop to get files off my Android 5.x to my computer- do I have to USB debug?

The connection between PC - an older HP machine and Galaxy S5 works but drag and drop won't work.

Yes, you will have to USB debug within the Developer Options in order to transfer files this way. You should also be using Kies as the most reliable means.

Using WiFi to connect. Connection achieved but the phone's screen is not visible on computer's monitor. It shows a phone-shaped blank space?

I've deleted the software from the phone but it occurred to me that I might be able to upgrade or remove some interfering app to make it work. If so, then I'll reinstall the SideSync app. Sure. I was reading the article when this popup showed up. I didn't ask for it. Goodbye.

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