The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a monster smartphone. I will quickly walk you through how to connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 to a PC and transfer data between both devices.Once connectivity is achieved, you can transfer files using the interface of your operating system. In Windows, you can find the device listed as removable disk under Computer, while Mac users can find the device listed on the Finder.
This is a graphical user interface that allows for transfer of music, photos, and videos between your Samsung Galaxy S4 and your PC. To download this App, for Windows or Mac, visit the Samsung website.
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File Format Supported By Samsung Galaxy S4: The Galaxy S4 supports audio files in WAV, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, XMF, EVRC, QCELP, WMA, FLAC, OGG formats and video files in Divx, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8, VC–1 (Format: 3gp, 3g2, mp4, wmv.
1. If you are a Windows user, simply download and install the USB drivers for the Galaxy S4. Mac users do not need to install any software.
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2. Connect the device to an available USB port using any generic USB cable.
3. A prompt will appear on the screen of the phone. Drag the notification area down, and make a selection of your choice. That’s it, if you followed the instructions correctly, it should work like a charm for you.
Note: If you have difficulties initiating a connection between your Samsung Galaxy S4 and your PC, you can use the AirDroid. One of my commenters left a hint about the app so I did some dig-up. Though I haven’t tried it yet but a quick review proves to be best alternative. I will have a tutorial on it once I am not too lazy.
Last Updated: July 7, 2013