Samsung Galaxy Note8 - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

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

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.
    1. If prompted to allow access to your data, tap Allow.
    2. Touch and hold the Status bar (at the top) then drag to the bottom.
      Note The image below is an example.
      Notifications screen
    3. From the Android system icon 'Android System' section, ensure File Transfer is selected.
      Note If necessary, select the current option (e.g., Charging, Photo Transfer, etc.) then tap Transferring files.
  2. Launch File Explorer or Windows Explorer.
    Note Using the computer keyboard, press Windows+E ( windows key logo+E) keys.
    Note Alternatively, right-click Start then click Open Windows Explorer or File Explorer.
  3. Using File or Windows Explorer, navigate: Samsung Note8 > Phone.
    note Samsung Note8 is listed under the Portable Devices section.
    Note If the files are stored on the memory card, navigate: Samsung Note8 > Card then choose the location of the files.
  4. Utilize the computer to copy video or picture files from the following folders into the desired folder(s) on the computer's hard drive:
    • DCIM\Camera
    • Download
    • Movies
    • Pictures
  5. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer.

 

Related Topic: Video camera icon Transfer Content Between Computer and Android™ Smartphone

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