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

When your phone is connected to your Windows PC and being explored using Windows Explorer app, you can easily delete videos stored in your phone from this app to remove unwanted videos from your phone or to free up some space in your phone. If needed, you can backup your videos by transferring videos to your PC via Windows Explorer app before permanently deleting them from your phone.

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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.
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How to delete videos stored in Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop from a Windows computer via Windows Explorer app?
As the example, we'll delete all videos stored in the DCIM\Camera folder in the internal storage of Samsung Galaxy S4 from a Windows PC via Windows Explorer app by using the following steps:
Connect your phone to the computer us…

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

Transferring videos stored in your phone to other storage or devices periodically to backup them is a preventive thing that can be done to avoid you lose them since you can use the backup to retrieve videos when you accidentally lose them from your phone for whatever reason. If you have a Windows computer, you can transfer the videos from your phone to your PC by using the Windows Explorer app. You can use this way if you don't like transferring multimedia files from your phone to PC by using Samsung Kies 3 app.

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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.
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How to transfer videos from Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop to a Windows computer via Windows Explorer app?
As the example, we'll copy and move all videos stored in the DCIM\Camera folder in the internal st…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Add Videos from a Windows Computer via Windows Explorer App

If you'd like watching videos or movies stored in your Windows PC directly from your Samsung Galaxy S4, you have to transfer them first into your phone while it's being connected to your PC. You can easily transfer the required videos from your PC to your phone by using Windows Explorer app. This can be an alternative way if you don't like using Samsung Kies 3 app to transfer multimedia files between your phone and PC.

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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.
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How to add videos from a Windows Computer to Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop via Windows Explorer App?
As the example, we'll copy some videos from a Windows PC to a new folder in the SD card in Samsung Galaxy S4 via Windows Explorer app by using the following steps:
Connect your phone to the co…

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.

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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.
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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:
Connect your phone to the computer using the provided USB cable by plug…

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.

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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.
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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 …

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

If you'd like to watch videos or movies stored in your Windows PC directly from your Samsung Galaxy S4, you have to connect your phone with your Windows PC first and then add the required videos into your phone by using Samsung Kies 3 app.

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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.
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How to add videos from a Windows computer to Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop via Samsung Kies 3 app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
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…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Change Recording Mode in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

By default, the stock Camera app uses normal as the recording mode. This recording mode will let you record videos with normal quality. But, if needed you can change the recording mode according to your need. You'll be provided with 5 recording modes. Since each of the recording modes has their own advantage, select the right recording mode will give you a better result.


How to change recording mode in the stock Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the stock Camera app.Tap to open up the detailed settings menu.Tap Recording mode and then select from the following options:Normal: this option is enabled by default. Select this option if you want to record the video with normal quality. Limit for MMS: select this option if you want to decrease the quality of the video to allow you send the video via messaging. This mode limits the video up to 295K.Slow motion: select this option when you record a video of a moving object and want the device plays the video in s…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Take Photos Whilst Recording Video in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Whilst recording a video, there are some scenes that may be good if captured as photos. Luckily, the stock Camera app lets you easily take photos whilst recording the video so that you can still continue recording the video and capture the desired scenes. Since taking photos whilst recording video is a default feature, you can directly use this feature without you have to set anything first.


How to take a photo whilst recording a video in the stock Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the stock Camera app.Aim the camera to the object.Tap to start recording video, or say "Record video" if you have enabled the voice command feature for recording videos, or press the Volume key if you have set the Volume key as the video-recorder key.Whilst recording video, you can take a photo by tapping . FYI, you can tap this icon to take more photos whilst recording video.Tap to end recording, or press the Volume key if you have set this key as the video-recorder key…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Record Video Using the Volume Key in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

By default, the Volume key in the stock Camera app is set as the zoom key that can be used to adjust the zoom level. But, if needed you can assign this key to other functions, one of which is as the video-recorder key. Set the Volume key as the video-recorder key will let you start and end recording videos simply by pressing the Volume Up key or the Volume Down key.


How to set the Volume key as the video-recorder key in the stock Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the stock Camera app.Tap to open up the detailed settings menu.Scroll the settings menu to the very bottom.Tap Volume key and then select Record video.The Volume key has been set as the video-recorder key.
How to use the Volume key to record a video?
When you have set the Volume key as the video-recorder key, now you can use this key to start and end recording a video. See the following steps as the example:
Open the stock Camera app.Aim the camera to the object.To start recording video, press the Vo…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Record Video Using Voice Command in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

For any reason, if you want to be able to start recording videos without you have to tap any on-screen video-recorder icon or press any physical button, you can alternatively do so by using the default voice command for recording video that is available in the stock Camera app. Unfortunately, there's no voice command to pause/resume/end recording videos so that you have to do so manually.


How to enable the voice command feature for recording videos in the stock Camera app?
Since this feature is not enabled by default, you have to enable this feature first before you can use it to record videos by using the following steps:
Open the stock Camera app. You can speed up the way you access the stock Camera app by enabling the camera shortcut in the lock screen.Tap to open the detailed settings menu.Scroll the settings menu to the very bottom.Tap Voice control to enable the voice command feature for recording videos.A window will pop up to show you the voice command that can be used to …

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Enable and Use Cover to Mute/Pause in Android 4.4 Kitkat

Samsung has provided some motion features to their users in order to help them controlling and interacting with their phone easier and faster. One of the motion features available is the turn over to mute/pause that you can use to mute incoming calls, alarms and to pause media playback by turning over the phone so that the screen will face downward.

See also: How to Enable and Use Turn Over to Mute/Pause in the Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4 Kitkat

If you notice, there's also a motion called cover to mute/pause that has the similar function with turn over to mute/pause. You can use both of them to mute incoming calls and alarms as well as to pause the media playback. The difference is turn over to mute/pause works when you turn the device over, while cover to mute/pause works when you cover the screen with your palm. Since this option is not enabled by default, then you have to enable it first if you want to use it on your phone.



How to enable or disable cover to mute/pause fea…