Sometimes, to save those precious moments and free up space on your Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6/S6 Edge, or even the newest S7/S7 Edge, you will need to transfer your photos from your device to computer. And the Samsung Galaxy enables you to transfer photos to PC in three simple ways: via USB or Samsung Kies, or using Jihosoft Android Transfer.
Way 1: Transfer Pictures from Samsung Galaxy to Computer with USB Cable
1. Connect the Galaxy phone to computer using USB cable.
On the phone’s screen, a message will appear to inform you that you have connected to the computer.
2. Select “MTP” connection mode.
From the Notification panel, tap “USB Connection” alert and select the option “Media device (MTP)” to use Windows Explorer to manually transfer media files between your phone and the computer.
3. Transfer Samsung Galaxy Pictures to PC.
After successfully connected to computer, your Galaxy phone should automatically popup in “Computer” section, browse the “DCIM” folder to drag and drop you camera pictures to a specific folder on your computer.
Way 2: Transfer Photos from Samsung Galaxy to PC with Samsung Kies
1. Enable USB Debugging Mode on Samsung Galaxy.
Enable USB debugging mode on your Samsung Galaxy phone, then connect it to the computer using the included USB cable.
2. Connect Samsung Galaxy Phone to Kies.
Open Kies on your PC, the program will automatically connect your phone with it. After connected, the main information of your phone will appear in the main screen of Kies.
3. Transfer Pictures from Samsung Galaxy to PC.
Click the “Photos” option in the left-hand column, then all the photos on your phone will display in thumbnail in the right-hand column by file name, resolution, date modified and file size. Check the photos you want to transfer to computer, then hit the “Save” icon to transfer photos.
Way 3: Transfer Samsung Photos to PC with Jihosoft Android Transfer
1. Run Jihosoft Android Data Transfer on PC.
From the homepage, click “Backup Your Phone” at the bottom right to enter the backup window.
2. Connect Samsung Galaxy to PC via USB or Wi-Fi.
Now connect your Samsung Galaxy phone to the computer via USB cable or Wi-Fi. The program will automatically detect the device and display it as the “Source”.
3. Transfer Photos from Samsung Galaxy to Computer.
Check “Photos” in the listed file types and tap on “Start Copy”, then choose the backup location, your Samsung galaxy photos will be quickly copied to computer.