How to Transfer Files from Galaxy S23 to Computer

Samsung is one of the most well-known smartphone brands using Android. There are many people who do not know how to transfer photos or files from their Galaxy S23 to a computer. We solve the matter in this article. Below, you will get the complete guide to transfer files from Galaxy S23 to computer.

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Steps to transfer files from Galaxy S23 to Computer using USB Cable

One of the easiest ways to transfer files from a Samsung Galaxy S23 to a PC is by using a USB cable. You can use the USB cable to transfer files between the phone and the computer.

If your internet connection is unstable, or poor, then use the right USB cable to move the existing files on your device to your computer.

  • Connect your device to the computer by using a USB cable. If the computer does not recognize your device, you will need to install the Samsung Android USB Driver. Read the guide for this process here. After that, tap on “Allow” when you get the text “Allow access to phone data” on your device.

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  • Once connected, you can pull down the notification panel on your device. After that, tap on the “USB for file transfer”.
  • Go to the USB settings page. Choose the “Transferring files/Android Auto” option. Alternatively, tap on the “Transferring images” option.

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  • Open “This PC” on the computer. Go to the Drives section and find your device’s name, double click.

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  • Open the folder location for the files. Select and then copy the entire file folders that you want to transfer. Paste them into a saved folder on the computer.

If you are a Mac user, here are the mentioned steps on how to transfer files from Galaxy S23 to computer by using a USB cable:

  • Connect your Samsung device to the Mac via a USB cable with your Samsung. After that, tap on “Allow” when the text reads “Allow access to phone data?” shown on your device.

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  • Tap on “USB for file transfer”, and make sure that the USB settings are ready for “Transferring files or Android Auto or Transferring images”.
  • Launch Android File Transfer and then find the folder where you save your files, double click on it.

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  • Choose the files you want and then drag them to your Mac’s desktop.

Steps to transfer files using Smart Switch

Another method how to transfer files from Galaxy S23 to computer is by using Samsung Smart Switch. You can transfer different types of files easily such as contacts, pictures, photos, texts, and others from Samsung devices to your computer.

  • Download Samsung Smart Switch and install it on your Windows computer/Mac and on your Samsung device. After that, open the program and connect your device to your computer through a USB cable.
  • To transfer files from your Samsung device to your computer, select “Backup” and you will see the available items you can back up to your computer. Choose the images item and choose “Select all” and click “OK”.

  • The program will start backing up the files on your Samsung device. Wait for the process and when it is done, click “OK”.
  • To View Smart Switch backup files on your computer, click the 3-horizontal dots of the Smart Switch menu. Choose “Preferences”.
  • Head to the backup file location. Alternatively, click Details and then choose View backup folder. Choose the right folder to view the files transferred from your device to the computer.

Those are all the tutorials on how to transfer files from Galaxy S23 to a computer. You can try one of the methods above.

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