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Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC and Vice Versa

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S4 recognizes USB connection but the PC doesn't?

In the past I have successfully connected a Galaxy S2x and a Moto G to my PC, but the S4 won't do it. The phone recognizes the USB cable and the phone will charge but no data connection. I installed the drivers from Samsung but it still doesn't work.

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We've updated the early sections of the main guide to include a full set of troubleshooting steps you can follow. In your case, as you've confirmed that the USB cable is working, I'd recommend first making sure that your phone is in MTP mode. If you're updated to the latest Android, things have changed, and the setting no longer properly connects without a little adjustment.

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If that fails to fix it, I'd recommend that you uninstall and then reinstall Samsung Kies (even though you already updated the drivers, sometimes the install doesn't stick). If that does not work, then you should delete your USB drivers, which will force a reinstall. We have a separate article covering an unrelated issue that lists the steps you can follow to uninstall USB drivers. Once uninstalled, when you restart your system it will force driver update. However, Samsung Kies should be taking care of that when you reinstall it.

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Phone can't be seen when connected with data cable?

I need to transfer some music and videos from my PC to the phone (Samsung Trend Lites) but each time it says that my device is not recognized. Please help a brother out

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How can I get my data off my phone to my PC when the screen is cracked and I cannot see anything?

The screen is cracked on my phone and now nothing shows up at all. I am trying to get all my contacts etc off my phone and backed up to my PC so I can add to my new phone. Also once the files are transferred then I need to reset the phone to manufacture settings

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My phone and PC will not sync music?

Windows 7 / Samsung S4 sch1545. Tried syncing music in WMP to phone. It worked for a few songs then quit and will not start again

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I connect my S4 to the PC but it just acts as a charger and the PC does not recognize the phone?

I connect my S4 to the PC but it just acts as a charger and the PC does not recognize the phone

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I have the cable hooked up to PC and camera and I open the camera and push the needed button but nothing happens?

What do I open in the PC computer before I push the needed system to transfer files?

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My Dell laptop won't recognize my device?

How can I get my laptop to recognize my device

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Phone is broken. I can't sign on. Hooked USB to my PC and file is empty?

Phone is broken. I can't sign on. Hooked USB to my PC and file is empty. Galaxy S4. Touch screen is unresponsive. Cannot transfer contact info to new Galaxy S5

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Why won't my G4 download to me PC through a USB port?

I tried to download my pic from my G4 like d-camera, but my Windows XP won't recognized it

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What actual part number Samsung USB cable device do I use to download photos?

All the info is great but it does not answer my question, what is the part number from Samsung to connect to my GS4

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Hi, data transfer problem Via USB cable?

My phone is Samsung S4, USB settings MTP+ADB : trying to connect to PC it gives:' MTP USB Device failed

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PC doesn't see that the cellphone is connected via USB cable?

My Samsung Galaxy 4 phone is now connected to my PC via USB cable. My PC doesn't seem to know that the phone is connected to it. How can I get my computer to recognize my cellphone?

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