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

The combination between 13MP rear camera, 2MP front camera and set of useful features inside the stock Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S4 will let you to easily capture your precious moment into a good quality video. However, in order to prevent you from losing those videos(e.g: when you have accidentally deleted a video in your phone), periodically backup your videos to other storage or devices is something important to do. If you have a Windows PC, you can easily making backup for your videos by transferring them to your PC via Samsung Kies 3 app.

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 transfer videos from Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop to a Windows computer via Samsung Kies 3 app?
As the example, we'll copy all videos stored in DCIM\Camera folder in the internal storage of Samsung Galaxy S4 to a Windows PC 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, your videos will be grouped by the date.
  5. In the right frame of the Kies screen, click 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 your phone and then click at the top of the Kies screen.
  7. Select a folder in your PC and then click the Select Folder button to save the selected videos to the selected folder. FYI, the more videos you transfer to your PC, the longer the time it takes to complete the transfer process.
  8. When the transfer process is completed, 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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