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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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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'

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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
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    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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The window does not automatically pop up on my HP computer running windows8?

The window does not automatically pop up on my HP computer running Windows 8

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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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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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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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My phone isn't able to be recognized as a USB Media device when connected to my Mac?

When using the external USB port for Macbook (as mine is the model which doesn't have a USB port built in), I've plugged in my Samsung cable to the USB port, but all it does is charge my phone, and gives no options when plugged in. It does not show up on either of the devices as connected, and only charges my phone through my computer battery, rather than allow me to access files and move files from my phone to my computer. . I'm not sure what to do, as my initial intent was to transfer photo files to my computer, then transfer them to an external USB. I've already updated my external USB port, but nothing is working? My computer does not have a built in USB port, and I am using other external USB/Cable ports. I have tried: I've tried to update my external USB port, I've disconnected and reconnected, restarted both devices, attempted to navigate my way in both system settings to find if there is a way to fix the problem, I've tried using a different Samsung cable. I think it was caused by: I may have possibly changed some settings without realising, or something here is not compatible with the opposing system, (considering it is Android to Apple).

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