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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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My S4, crashed and burned, cannot access touch screen, I had it set a "camera ptp" for file transfer,?

I would like to be able to transfer the pictures on the S4 to a computer, how do I get it to access the files??

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If you have it set as camera ptp, you can attempt to plug the phone into your computer with a USB cable. Once plugged in and detected by the computer a menu should pop up asking which task to perform with this device, select open folder to view files, then from there navigate through the folder till you find the pictures location. Once you have found the location just copy and paste onto your computer.

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I am putting Kit Kat now on my T-Mobile S-4 US model. I have never been able to successfully transfer video files to my computer that will run properly. Any ideas?

Sorry, I wrote everything in the top line!

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Display completely shut off, import contacts to PC?

My Samsung S4 display is completely shut kind of blind, I have to copy my contacts to my PC. But when I connect with USB to my PC, I couldn't find contacts file in my phone.

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    Connect your phone with the original USB cable.
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    Launch Kies.
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    Click "Contacts" on the left.
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    Click "Save to PC" at the top.
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    Select a path and the file and click "Save".
    The contacts will be backed up. You will be able to restore them later.
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I have a S4 and I want to transfer some picture and videos over but I can't find a simple way to do it?

Not sure what to use to have this done.

I also own a Samsung Galaxy S4 and I have in fact transferred pictures and videos from my device to my computer as well. I will be able to help you with being able to transfer this information simply without having to use any type of software.

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-Plug your device up to your computer

-After this a pop-up will appear on your screen

-Tap on open files and folders

-After this select DCIM to locate pictures and videos on your device

-Click and drag the videos or pictures from your phone to your desktop screen to copy the files

-After copying simply delete the file from in your device

This will allow you to be able to free up space on the device by transferring your information to your computer.

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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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My S4 Active isn't connecting to a PC?

I am trying to figure out where the Qualcomm settings are.

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Couldn't transfer files from PC - would just time out?

Your suggestion that I find a Samsung cable worked. I thought the others were OK, but they were inferior. Working great now. THANKS!

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I can see MP4 on S4 but when I go to import them to my PC they aren't there?

Followed path to files, as well as moved the folder that has the videos in the folder but they are not visible to my PC.

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Can't connect S4 to my laptop, MTP mode is not working?

"device not recognized" message is shown and cannot connect to lap to transfer files

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When my S4 is connected to PC, system is not sensing but only S4 battery is getting charged?

I had connected my S4 to my PC through USB. But PC has not sensed the phone for transferring files such as videos, music etc. to PC

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My Galaxy S4 never presents an option to connect to the computer?

It appears that the Firmware doesn't have the option to act as a flash storage device

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I am not getting an option to download photos from Samsung to PC?

Won't come up with the options to download when you plug USB cord in

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I need to backup photos / files to my Mac.. USB connection is not working?

I believe I have a technical issue with the USB & I want to save photos asap

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I want to copy my contact list from my S4 to the microSD card so I can save it in my PC?

Transfer contact list to microSD and move it to my PC

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Problem transferring photos from S4 to PC?

Have Kies 3 on PC, managed to transfer 1200 photos to PC, then deleted from phone to free up space. Wanted to transfer ALL the photos, still a huge number left (somehow they got transferred to phone from my old PC, unintentionally). Kies 'photos' button says there are no photos on the phone

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I have the cable connected and pics comes up but importing is never an option?

See above that I already wrote

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How do I transfer files (photos and music) from my Samsung S4 to my windows PC?

I don't see to have a driver either on my phone or PC to make the connection and transfer files. I have downloaded the Samsung Smart Switch program on my PC. I tried using this program and connect the phone to the PC using the original Samsung USB charger cord. Smart Switch stays stuck on the start screen asking me to connect my phone to the PC. The cord seems to work as I'm getting a charge but no connection between PC and phone. . I have tried to find where to change the USB settings on my phone but I'm not able to locate that setting. I would like to save files to my PC to make room on my phone. If you have any advice, please let me know.. Thank you. I tried the walkthrough in the article but still am not making the connection. I'm not very computer savvy anymore. I grew up on the Commodore. Thanks

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