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Transfer files from the Galaxy Note 3 to the computer and vice versa

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PC Windows 7 won't recognize Galaxy Note3?

Other computers in house recognize Galaxy Note3, how do I get the PC to recognize it

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The issue you're having can be caused by your Samsung Galaxy Note3, or by the Kies program on your PC not recognizing the device, or a number of other issues. Read on to fix this problem:

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    Unplug your Samsung Smartphone from your PC.
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    Go to your Home screen.
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    Scroll down the notification bar and tap on 'Settings'.
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    Select 'About device'.
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    Tap several times on the build number.
    Until it says 'Developer mode has been enabled'.
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    Go back to your device 'Settings'.
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    Select 'Developer options'.
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    Go to the 'USB debugging', under the Debugging section, and turn it on.
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    On your Windows 7 PC, Reinstall the Kies program.
    You can download Samsung Kies here.
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    Wait for the installation to complete.
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    Open the Kies program.
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    Plug your Android device into your PC, and you should now be able to connect.
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If you're still having this issue, let us know in the Q&A section.

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Error copying files to Note3 with time out?

When copy and paste to Note, file sits and then errors

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Galaxy Note3 transfer to Windows 8 OS Laptop?

Just got both the phone and the computer and still learning both... if there is a way to download a Google play app that would be best. I would imagine since my music on the phone is bought from there.

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I'm retiring my Samsung Galaxy Note: do I need to transfer data with Samsung Kies?

Samsung Kies will be the easiest way to transfer your data to your PC. You can download it from here. Make sure you download the original Kies and not Kies 3.

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Transfer files from the Galaxy Note 3 to the computer and vice versa

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Galaxy Note3 USB connection problem with Windows 8.1 Laptop?

Hello, My Laptop using Windows 8.1 doesn't detect my Note3 as a storage USB to be able to exchange files, however it only shows my phone charging. Could you please help to solve this matter? Thanks

There are a variety of issues that may cause this problem. Because of this, fixing the problem can be very confusing and frustrating. However with a few simple steps you can find out the problem and take steps to fix it:

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    You can start by checking your USB cable.
    If you're using a third party cable, it's unlikely that your PC will recognize your phone.
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    Keep in mind, when plugging your phone into the PC; your Galaxy Note3 should be unlocked.
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    Diagnose your computer USB ports with the Microsoft USB diagnose tool.
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    Make sure your Windows is up to date.
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    Make sure your USB drivers are up to date.
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    Check for the latest updates to the Samsung Kies program.
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In order to learn more about these issues, you can read our other article on how to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy to PC and vice versa. Make sure to reference the second section 'If You're Experiencing Problems Transferring Files'.

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Are the instructions different to transfer contacts to the PC with a Note2?

I'd like to transfer contacts to the PC as before with a Note2

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After I got my Note3 unlocked my PC is not able to recognize the phone. I have downloaded Smart Switch and still have the issue?

I have downloaded Smart Switch and still have the issue. I have also turned on Dev options etc with no luck

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64bit Win7 Toshiba Satellite won't recognize Samsung Note4?

My PC won't recognize my Note4. I'm not getting any dialogue boxes or other screen notifications when I plug the phone / USB cable into the USB port. Just trying to troubleshoot.

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I bought an Android Note4, I have Note3, I'd like to get the data moved over?

Bought an Android Note4, I have Note3, I'd like to get the data moved over to my Windows 8, I don't like the Kies interface.

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Can you help me with transferring music bigger than a single to my SD card on my Note3?

I have bought a Samsung SD card for my Note3 and having problems with transferring music and video. Either it says it's not there or is there but distorted. This is the 3rd microSD card I have bought for my Note3 and have had the same problem with everyone of them. I did have some success with some albums that are singles (on the Samsung SD card) but when it comes to bigger music files the problems start.

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Hi, each time I try to transfer music files using Kies, it starts and then an error message comes up saying transfer has been interrupted?

Transferring files between Samsung Galaxy Note3 and my Mac computer

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Program code pops up on my screen (top right corner) after enabling developer mode?

After turning on the USB debugging, program code keeps popping up on my screen at the top right corner. How to remove it? it's disturbing

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My poc simply does not see my Note3, and I have tried everything, except, that I cannot get my phone to the developer mode, and cannot find the USB debugging?

My Note3 has an Android 5.0 version. I have tried: Uninstall USB unknown device several times, install and reinstall bot KIES3 and Smart Switch, have reinstall the drives from both above mentioned utilities, reboot my PC several times too. I think it was caused by: I do not know

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USB devise not recognized- how to resolve this?

I'm not able to view data from mobile.. USB is not getting connected. I have tried: Different cables. I think it was caused by: Not sure

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How do I go to debugging with my Galaxy Note3?

With my Galaxy Note3, I need to know how to get to debugging so I can connect it to my computer

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