Most of the times are those that you’ll be in a game or even live in front of your computer taking photos of your beloved team, stars or selfies. You know these photos will take up a huge amount of disk space on your device memory.
To save the space, you might be required to occasionally sync your photos with your PC. We’ll explain some ways to help you achieve that, and we’ll take Samsung Galaxy S8 as an example.
How to move videos and photos from your Galaxy S8
This is especially helpful when you wish to transfer photos or video files between your device and your PC. However, it is worth noting that only DRM free or the unprotected videos will be transferred via the above method.
For data transfer from a Macintosh computer to your device, additional software is required to complete the file transfer.
- Using a USB cable, connect your Galaxy S8 to your computer.
- If required, press and hold the Status bar (section on the upper screen with date, time signal strength and so on) and drag it to the bottom.
- Hit the USB icon and make sure Photo Transfer is highlighted
- Start File Explorer or Windows Explorer using the shortcut keys “Windows +E” key combinations. Alternatively, hit Start and click on the File Explorer or Windows Explorer.
- Use File Explorer or Windows Explorer to navigate: SM-G920Vor SM-G925V> Phone
- Manipulate the PC to copy image and video files to the required directory for instance, My Pictures
- Remove the USB cable from your PC. Make sure the multipurpose jack port cover is tightly closed to prevent water and dust from entering your device.
After you follow the steps above, you should know how to transfer photos to PC from Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.