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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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My mac does not recognize Galaxy S4 as a device?

I want to transfer music from my Mac to my phone.

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If your Mac is running OSx 10.5 or higher, you can install Samsung's Kies sync software to make the music transfer. You can download and install the Mac version of Kies at Samsung's website here:

http://www.samsung.com/ca/support/usefulsoftware/KIES/JSP

See more questions like this: Mac not detecting my mobile / Samsung S4 Mini?

S4 not detected via USB when plugged into computer?

When I plug my S4 via USB the computer does not recognize as a removable device - only charging

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You will need to install Samsung's USB drivers for mobile phones in order for your computer to recognize the S4. You can download it from here:

http://samsung-usb-driver-for-mobile-phones.en.lo4d.com/

You can also install Samsung's Kies sync software, that will automatically install the USB drivers onto your computer. The download can be found here:

http://www.samsung.com/ca/support/usefulsoftware/KIES/JSP

Windows doesn't detect Samsung device via USB?

I'm trying to transfer video from my S4 mini to my PC. Have connected USB cable but Windows box doesn't appear

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This issue is very common, and sometimes it can be difficult to fix. The problem is caused by variety of reasons. Some of these reasons include:

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    Your phone is locked, when the device is plugged into the PC.
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    You're using a third party USB cable.
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    Your Windows drives are not updated.
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    The Samsung USB drivers are not working properly.
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    You have PC hardware issues.
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To read more and learn how to fix this problem, you'll need to read the 'If You're Experiencing Problems Transferring Files' section on the main article. You can access the main article by clicking on the title of this Q&A page or the link below the article summary.

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Connected S4 to computer using USB cable. Does not display any files on computer to backup?

'Connected S4 to computer using USB cable. Does not display any files on computer to backup'

This issue happens when your phone is locked and you plug it into a PC. To fix this problem and can access the contents of your the Galaxy S4, follow the steps listed below:

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    Unlock your phone by entering your password or pattern.
    If you don't have a lock on your GS4, just make sure your home screen is on and active (don't close the phone screen).
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    Now plug your phone into the PC.
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    Open the USB drive.
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    Now you should have access to your files.
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If you have more questions on how to browse your phone data from a PC, let us know in the Q&A section below.

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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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Desktop is not detecting S4 connection after I attached the USB cable?

I restarted the desktop and the phone but no use. It's just that my phone is charging and not getting connected

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S4 cannot be accessed by PC. After connecting with USB, no device shows up on PC. Thanks?

After connecting with USB, no device shows up on PC. Thanks.

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Actually I have a Note4 and my computer is recognizing it as a camera device?

I'm trying to transfer files to my phone using the USB cord that came with the phone but the computer recognizes it as a camera devices. I've tried MTP and PTP and it's still the same thing.

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Macbook Air does not recognize Samsung Galaxy S4?

I uninstalled Kies and installed the Android file transfer app. After connecting the USB cable, I do get the MTP and PTP options. Upon choosing the MTP option on the S4, I get a pop-up 'Try reconnecting or restarting your device'. I have restarted both the Macbook and the Samsung Galaxy S4 but no change. Please help.

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Its not showing on my computer screen?

I had connected, but it is not showing Samsung Galaxy S4 anywhere in the screen to operate and transfer my files

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How to transfer pictures from my broken screen Galaxy S4 to my Mac Book Pro?

My screen is completely black on my Galaxy S4, I already have a new phone but don't have my pictures off of my Galaxy S4. How do I get these pictures off of my old phone and onto my Mac Book Pro

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When I plug my S5 in, it doesn't pop up on my Mac?

When I plug my S5 in, it doesn't pop up on my Mac

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HOW CAN I MOVE MY PICS FROM MY NOTE4 TO MY MAC MINI?

HOW CAN I MOVE MY PICS FROM MY NOTE4 TO MY MAC MINI

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