The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a monster smartphone. I will quickly walk you through how to connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 to a PC and transfer data between both devices.
Once connectivity is achieved, you can transfer files using the interface of your operating system. In Windows, you can find the device listed as removable disk under Computer, while Mac users can find the device listed on the Finder. You can also learn how to connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 to TV. This tutorial also work for other android smartphones such as Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S3 etc.
This is a graphical user interface that allows for transfer of music, photos, and videos between your Samsung Galaxy S4 and your PC. To download this App, for Windows or Mac, visit the Samsung website. (This will work for all Galaxy S4 devices)
File Format Supported By Samsung Galaxy S4:
The Galaxy S4 supports audio files in WAV, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, XMF, EVRC, QCELP, WMA, FLAC, OGG formats and video files in Divx, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8, VC–1 (Format: 3gp, 3g2, mp4, wmv(asf), avi, mkv, flv) format.
2. Connect the device to an available USB port using the included USB cable.
3. A prompt will appear on the screen of the phone. Drag the notification area down, then make a selection based on what you wish to do with the device.
- Media Device (MTP) - Connect the phone to your computer to transfer files using the interface of your operating system. Windows users can look under Computer and find the device listed under Portable Devices. Mac users will find it listed on the Finder.
- Camera – Use the device as a connected camera with PC camera software and this also works as if you have connected any digital camera.
That’s it, if you follow the instructions correctly, it should work like a charm for you.
Moreover if you think all this is not good for you, check the best app in file transfers in market called AirDroid. Its rated one of the best apps around.
If you still face any problem, kindly comment below and someone will get back to you!
Galaxy S4 and other new android smartphones save lot of big files like pictures are of high megapixels and videos recorded are 1080p, while Galaxy S4 inbuilt initial storage is just around 8GB available we recommend you getting best high capacity micro-sd card for your phone and with new firmware Galaxy S4 has option to transfer apps to sd-card storage.
Getting the alternative charger and micro-usb cable for your android smartphone which will work for other smartphones too is recommended!
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