Transfer Photos & Videos from Samsung S9/S9 Edge to Computer
Samsung Galaxy S9 is regarded as one of the most powerful and fully-featured smartphones in 2018. If you have recently got the brand-new smartphone, you must be concern about the problem about how to transfer your precious media files, such as photos and videos, from your new Samsung S9 to your computer for backup. After all, you don't want to lose them one day without backup. You do not want to use dated Bluetooth method and wish to find a safe and convenient way to transfer media files from S9 to computer.
In this article, we provide three simple methods to teach you how to transfer pictures and videos from Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Edge to computer effortlessly for a secure backup.
Way 1: Transfer Photos/Videos from S9/S9 Edge to PC/Mac with Android Assistant
Way 2: Copy Photos/Videos from Galaxy S9/S9 Edge to PC via File Explorer
Way 3: Transfer Photos from Samsung S9/S9 Edge to Computer via Dropbox
The easiest and most direct way to transfer your photos and videos from your Galaxy S9/S9 Edge to your PC or Mac computer is using third-party software called Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac. It is able to transfer overall file types, including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music, apps and more from your Android device to PC or Mac without any quality loss. It ensures you have complete and safe backup of all the data you want to save on your device for good. This software is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers.
Once you have backed up your S9 to computer by using Android Assistant, later you can restore them to the same S9 or other Android devices with one click. Below is how to use Android Assistant to transfer photos and videos from Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Edge to computer.
Step 1. Install Android Assistant on your system
Choose the right version of Android Assistant to download and install on your computer. Open it and connect your S9 to the computer via a USB cord. Make sure that the USB debugging option is turned on on your S9 and then it will be detected by the Android Assistant.
Step 2: Choose "Super Toolkit" option
On the top of the home screen, select "Super Toolkit" and you can see there are "Backup" and "Restore" options are displayed here. Choose "Backup" option and the software will scan your device and display all files that are available to be transferred.
Step 3: Transfer photos/videos from S9 to computer
Use the checkboxes to choose the "Photos" and "Videos" tabs. Then, click on "Start Copy" button and choose a location on your PC or Mac computer for the exported photos and videos. After that, all your files will be transferred to your computer.
Another way to copy photos and videos from Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Edge to computer is using File Explorer, which is built-in software on your Windows system. In this way, you do not need to install any other applications.
Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S9 to your computer using a USB cable.
Step 2: You will see a list of options appearing on the phone screen, from which you should select how you want to establish the connection. Here, you should choose MTP to transfer all media files.
Step 3: Open the file explorer of your computer and go to click This PC > Your Samsung Galaxy S9 and then choose either the SD card or Phone storage, depending on where you photos and videos are located.
Step 4: Navigate to the DCIM folder and open it. You will see all the photos and videos here.
Step 5: Select the files you need, press CTRL+A to select them all and paste them to your computer. You can create a new folder on your computer beforehand to store your photos and videos.
Finally, you can have Dropbox which is a cloud storage platform, to help you transfer photos and videos from Samsung S9 to computer. This method requires you have Dropbox account.
1. Download and install Dropbox app on your Galaxy S9.
2. Launch the installed Dropbox and sign into your account.
3. Go to your Gallery app and select the photos you want to transfer. Then, choose the Share button and sync your selected photos to your Dropbox account.
4. Visit the Dropbox website on your computer, download the app on your computer and install it.
5. Launch Dropbox on your computer and sign into your account.
6. You can see all the photos you have synced above are displayed here. Choose those you want to restore to your computer and tap on "Download". Then, specify a folder on your computer to save the restored photos.
As you can see, there are lots of different solutions available on the web to help you transfer media files like photos and videos from Samsung Galaxy S9 to computer. Among them, Coolmuster Android Assistant can do the transfer process effortlessly owning to its easy-to-use, trial period and full features. Go ahead and try the free trial version of the program first.