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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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My S4 shut down by itself and I need to backup my phone on the computer but I can't seem to see any notifications that says my phone is plugged in and neither can I see the icon that shows "S4"?

And it can't turn on, so I am trying to back up my files onto my computer with my S4 plugged into the computer with a USB cable. the S4 can't be turned on, no matter how buttons I have pressed. On the computer itself, there isn't any sign that shows that the phone has been connected, but every time I remove or put in the USB cable, I can here a notification sound. what should I do? I need to access my phone because I need to backup the files inside

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Try removing everything from your device - the battery, SIM card, and SD card (if one is in the device). Replace all of them in your device and attempt to turn your phone back on. If that doesn't work, try again with only the battery and SIM card. See if perhaps the SD card is the culprit.

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Download Samsung Kies and see if your phone appears in the device list of the program. You might be able to update the firmware, or even access some of the files you're looking to save.

If you find you can't access anything and a Factory Reset is out of the question, take your device to your carrier for assistance.

I want to copy all of my pictures and videos from my Galaxy S4 to my PC Windows?

How do I do it? I have a USB cord to attach phone to computer.

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How to read back-up copy (SMS) from PC Windows without the phone?

I have SMS back-up on my PC I don't have the phone is there any solution that allows reading of SMS's on PC?

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My screen has died on my Samsung Galaxy S3 and I need to get my contacts off of the phone?

I have it plugged in via USB and it shows me the data from the phone and card have transferred but I do not see a contacts file....any thoughts on where it might be?

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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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Why does not my Galaxy S4 device show as an available drive in Windows 7?

Phone is on, not locked, USB cable is good, USB port is good. I've got it connected but there is no drive showing in Windows. Have tried changing every possible phone setting. This is the first time I've tried to do this.

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Is it possible to transfer all your data file on phone (Samsung S4) to Laptop through USB cable ? if so, how?

Is it possible to transfer all your data file on phone (Samsung S4) to Laptop through USB cable ? if so, how?

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Why is the PC unable to open recently transferred pics from phone?

Transferred photos with the dialogue box that asks how to transfer - usually choose the camera icon and then go look in 'pictures' folder. this time, the pics don't show in the thumbnails, just a generic flower image - and when trying to open the pic I get 'can't open this file, maybe corrupt or something similar. I haven't done anything different than usual but now this is happening. I can see the file size shows something is there, I just can't open it.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 won't find my pictures?

I have pictures on my cell phone I am trying to get onto my computer and I can't figure out how to find the files once I plug my phone into my laptop

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I have music on my PC that I would like to put on my new Samsung Galaxy S4 phone?

I do not know how to get my music from my PC to my new Samsung Galaxy S4

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I imported video from my Samsung Galaxy Note4 to my computer, but I can not find them. Where would they go to?

I imported video from my Samsung Galaxy Note4 to my computer, but I can not find them. Where would they go to?

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Hi, I have an S4 with cracked screen and trying to copy contacts from old broken phone to the new phone I've just received?

Hi, I have an S4 with cracked screen and trying to copy contacts from old broken phone to the new phone I've just received.. I have tried: Smart Switch. I think it was caused by: Can't see screen on broken phone to do anything

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My Samsung Note2 is shut automatically, I guess screen is not working but have to copy my backup to my other phone, how do I do it?

I have Samsung Note2 and there is a display problem but I changed my display, after 2 weeks again my new display is not working, now I don't want to change display its expensive and want take all my backup to my other new phone, how do I do that?. I have tried: I tried to connect my phone to laptop

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