Samsung Galaxy S® 4 - 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 SD 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 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.
    2. Tap the USB icon USB icon.
      Note The image below is only an example.
      Drag down usb
    3. Select Media device (MTP).
      Note Selected when a check mark is present.
      USB options
  2. 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.
  3. Using Explorer, navigate: SCH-I545 > "Card" or "Phone".
  4. Utilize the computer to copy picture or video files from the following folders into the desired location on the computer's hard drive:
    • DCIM
    • Download
    • Movies
    • Pictures
  5. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer.

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