Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Delete Videos from a Windows Computer via Samsung Kies 3 App

While your Samsung Galaxy S4 is being connected to a Windows PC, you can alternatively delete unwanted videos stored in your phone by using Samsung Kies 3 app. If you'd like to backup your videos first, you can also use Samsung Kies 3 app to transfer your videos to your PC before deleting them.

Disclaimer: this post is written based on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 runs with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop and the computer uses Windows 7 Professional 32-bit as the operating system.

How to delete videos in Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop via Samsung Kies 3 app in a Windows computer?
As the example, we'll delete all videos stored in the DCIM\Camera folder(it's the default folder used to save all videos recorded by the stock Camera app) in the internal storage of Samsung Galaxy S4 via Samsung Kies 3 app by using the following steps:
  1. Connect your phone to the computer using the provided USB cable by plugging the micro USB connector to the micro USB port in your device (it's located under the Home key) and the USB connector to a USB port on your PC. If it's the first time for you to connect your phone with the PC, your PC may need a few minutes to install the driver. By default, your phone will use MTP as the connection mode.
  2. When your phone has been successfully connected to your PC, launch Samsung Kies 3 app in your computer. If you have not installed this app yet, you can download it here and then install it in your computer.
  3. Samsung Kies 3 app will connect to your phone automatically.
  4. In the Kies screen, click Videos located at the left side menu to view all videos stored in your phone. By default, those videos will be grouped by the date.
  5. Click the By folder tab to group your videos by the folder.
  6. Click the box in the left side of the INTERNAL:\DCIM\Camera to select all videos stored in the DCIM\Camera folder in the internal storage of Samsung Galaxy S4, and then click at the top of the Kies screen.
  7. Click the Delete button to confirm deleting the selected videos.
  8. All videos in the DCIM\Camera folder in the internal storage of your phone will be deleted permanently.
  9. Once done, you can disconnect your phone from Samsung Kies 3 app by clicking in the right side of the device name in the Kies screen. Then, you can disconnect your phone from the PC by unplugging the USB cable from your phone and your PC.

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