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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


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?


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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Synchronizing Samsung Galaxy S5 active with the Samsung 10.1 tablet?

Hi, I had an 8" Samsung tablet and now I have a 10.1 tablet. I'm assuming that when I activated the 10.1 all of the apps would load on it from my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone as it did with the 8" tablet. This is not the case. I know I can use SideSync mirroring, but once I do that, will the phone and 10.1 tablet automatically sync when I update either of them or do I have to manually synchronize them periodically? Sorry, I hope this made sense. Thank you.

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Syncing can take a few hours up to a few days. If you want things on the tablet immediately, then it is best to use Kies to transfer to the PC and then the tablet. Even when I switched from one phone to another using my Google backup, I did not see contacts for 24 hours. Also, apps like ES File Manager make transferring easier. Keep in mind that your 8-inch tablet may have had more room or capability than the 10-inch tablet. All tablets even Samsung models are not created equal.

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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

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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Use Phone Screen Sharing in Samsung SideSync
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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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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.

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