Move Pictures / Videos to Device - Samsung Galaxy S® 4

This helps when you want to transfer or move your picture/video files between your device and a computer/PC.

Caution Only DRM free or unprotected video can be transferred via this method.

Note Notes:


  1. Connect the device to a computer using the supplied USB cable.
  2. If necessary, touch and hold the Status bar (area at the top of the phone screen with the time, signal strength, etc.) then drag to the bottom.
  3. Tap the USB icon USB icon.
    Note The image below is only an example.
    Drag down usb
  4. Select Media device (MTP).
    Note Selected when a check mark is present.
    USB options
  5. Launch File Explorer or Windows Explorer on the computer.
    Note Using the computer keyboard, press Windows+E (windows key logo+E) keys.
    Note Alternatively, right-click Start then click Open File Explorer or Windows Explorer.
  6. Using Explorer, navigate to then copy the desired picture or video files.
    Note The default location for pictures or videos can be accessed by navigating: Libraries > "Pictures" or 'Videos".
  7. Using Explorer, access the device folders by navigating: SCH-I545 > "Card" or "Phone" then select one of the following folders:
    Note SCH-I545 is listed under the Portable Devices or This PC section.
    • DCIM
    • Pictures
    • Movies
  8. Use the computer to move the files into the preferred device folder.
  9. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer.


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