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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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PTP to MTP with Samsung Galaxy S4 that has a broken, blacked-out screen?

My Galaxy S4 has broken, blacked-out screen. My phone is fine. I can hear message notifications and I can receive a call by voice command but I am not able to transfer my pictures from the phone to my computer since it is in PTP mode. Can you change PTP to MTP with broken, blacked-out screen?

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Unfortunately, there is no way to change your phone to PTP to MTP mode with a broken screen. The only thing you can try at this point is to download Samsung Kies by clicking this link, installing the application, and then plugging your device into your computer. Kies will open and, if your phone isn't locked, allow you to transfer your files. If your phone is locked with a pattern lock, however, you are out of luck; Kies won't allow you to transfer your files without your phone being unlocked.

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Can I transfer file from smashed screen to Mac?

My Note4 has no screen however it does turn on, it is receiving notifications but is not in MTP. I have a Mac and I am trying to transfer files from my phone to computer. Do you know any way to get it to work without my developer options turned on or the phone not being on map?

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How do I transfer information from an Outlook email to my Contacts on my S4?

I have an Outlook email with a list of names, email addresses, and phone numbers. I want to capture all that information on my Galaxy S4 in a separate Contacts group without having to enter it all manually.

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WHY I CAN'T TRANSFER FILE FROM MY S4 TO MY NOTEBOOK?

HOW CAN I TRANSFER FILE FROM NOTEBOOK TO MY S4

Depending on the program you are using to transfer files, there could be a number of reasons why you are unable to transfer files from your Samsung Galaxy S4 to your your notebook. This guide will explain how to do this using the Samsung Kies program.

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Kies is one of the most popular ways to transfer files between a Samsung phone and a PC. If you haven't used this program previously, you can follow the steps below to install and use it:

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    On your computer desktop, launch a web browser.
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    Once you reach the page, scroll down to the 'Download' section.
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    Click on the 'Kies 3' button, to start the download.
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    When the downloading process is finished, open it.
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    Follow the steps provided in the Kies setup to install it on your PC.
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    Wait for the process to complete.
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    The Samsung Kies program should be now installed on your PC.
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    Launch Kies.
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    Plug your Samsung Galaxy S4 into the computer.
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    Wait for Kies to identify your phone.
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    From the left panel you can now choose the type of files that you want to transfer.
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You can learn more about using Kies on your PC, and other methods of transferring data, by reading our main article. You can reach the main guide by clicking on the title of this Q&A page or the link below the article summary.

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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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How can I access pdf and other documents on my PC?

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Why won't my S4 and laptop connect when USB is in both?

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