How to Transfer Pictures from Samsung Phone to Computer in 10 Seconds

Last Updated on December 8, 2020 by Ian McEwan

If you are looking for a way to transfer your pictures from a Samsung phone to the computer, this article will provide you with two ways to do exactly that.

Transfer Pictures from Samsung Phone to Computer

1) Transfer Pictures from Samsung Phone to Computer using a USB cable.

This is among the easiest and simplest ways to make transfers of any type between your laptop or computer and your phone.

i.) Connect your phone to the computer using the USB cable. Make sure your USB is well connected and can enable media transfer. To check this, drag the status bar downwards and then tap the USB icon written “Touch for other USB options”.

Tap and make sure that it says “Connected as a media device”. If your USB does not show this and shows something else like “Connected for charging”, it will not enable transfer efficiently.

ii.) On your PC, go to file explorer or Windows Explorer. There are two ways you can do this. One is by using the shortcut (Windows+E) which simply requires you to press the windows button on your keyboard and then press E consecutively. Another way is by going to Start, right click it and choose “Open Windows Explorer”.

iii) On your file explorer or windows explorer, search for your phone. Open your phone from this point and choose the location of your pictures; whether in the internal storage or SD card. Once you have located your pictures, you can either cut or copy them.

iv) Create a location for your pictures on the pc. You can create a new folder or move them into an already existing one. Once you have chosen an appropriate destination, you can now go ahead and paste them there. And it is that simple to move your pictures from phone to pc using a USB cable!


2) Transfer Photos from Samsung Phone to Computer with Android Transfer

Android Transfer is an easy way of making transfers between your android phone to your computer. If you don’t have it, it is the high time you downloaded it to enjoy fast, efficient and safe transfers.

You can download and install it on your PC. It has the ability to transfer music, picture, playlists, videos, photos, and other media as well.

i.) To transfer all pictures from Samsung Phone to pc:

  • Connect your Smartphone to your computer.
  • To transfer all photos on your device; make sure you have launched Android Transfer and then click “Transfer Device Photos to PC” for windows or “Transfer Device Photos to Mac” for the Mac laptops.
  • Then provide a destination location on the new interface that opens and click ok to initiate the transfer process.

ii.) To transfer only selected Pictures from Samsung Phone to PC:

  • First, ensure you have successfully launched Android Transfer on your system and your phone is connected.
  • Select the pictures you would love to transfer. Select the desired photos or albums to transfer.
  • You can now begin to transfer your pictures. To transfer your selected photos, simply right click and choose “Export to PC”.


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