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How Do I Transfer Pictures or Videos Between My SGH-A897 (Mythic) Phone And My Computer?
The SGH-A897 (Mythic) handset features four different methods to transfer pictures from the phone to a PC. Each are explained, in depth, further down the page.
Click on a method listed below to go directly to that Picture transfer method instructions.
SGH-A897 (Mythic) Picture Transfer Methods
Important!: The Bluetooth feature must first be disabled before initiating a USB connection with the handset, click here for instructions. Prior to connecting the USB cable to the handset, install the latest version of the Samsung PC Studio application. This application installs the necessary USB drivers onto your PC. For a free download of PC Studio, go to http://www.samsung.com/us/support.
Note: The SGH-A897 (Mythic) phone includes support for Digital Rights Management (DRM) which allows you to play or view some purchased or subscription content. These copyright protections may prevent some images, videos, music (including ringtones) and other content from being copied, modified, transferred or forwarded.
WARNING: DO NOT DISCONNECT USB CABLE DURING THE FILE TRANSFER
To transfer Picture/Video files, using the New Samsung PC Studio & a USB cable, to or from a PC follow the steps below:
Via Windows Explorer (Mass Storage)
Note: If the Bluetooth feature is currently active on the phone, USB communication between devices will not be available. To transfer files to or from the phone, turn off the Bluetooth functionality or click here for instructions.
WARNING: DO NOT DISCONNECT USB DATA CABLE DURING THE FILE TRANSFER
Important: In order to transfer pictures (via Windows Explorer & a USB cable) to a PC the pictures MUST be located on a formatted microSD Memory Card. The microSD memory card must first be formatted, by the phone, in order for the handset to create the destination folders.
Note: The minimum size limit for the microSD memory card is 32MB. This phone does support the use of a microSDHC 16GB capacity memory card. However, for optimal performance Samsung recommends using a card no larger than 2GB.
To transfer Picture/Video files, using Windows Explorer & a USB cable, between the phone and a PC follow the steps below:
To transfer pictures (via a memory card) to a PC requires a microSD Memory Card, Memory Card Adaptor & Memory Card Reader. The microSD memory card MUST first be formatted, by the phone, in order for the phone to create the destination folders. Please note that the minimum size limit for the microSD memory card is 32MB.
Note: This phone will support the use of a microSDHC 16GB capacity memory card. However, for optimal performance Samsung recommends using a card no larger than 2GB.
To learn how to format the microSD memory card, using the phone, click here.
WARNING: Formatting the microSD Memory Card will permanently erase all data
To transfer pictures (via a memory card), from the SGH-A897 (Mythic) phone, to a PC follow the steps below:
Note: Both Bluetooth devices MUST support Bluetooth FTP (File Transfer Profile)
To transfer (via a Bluetooth adaptor) Photo/Video files, from the Samsung SGH-A897 (Mythic) phone, to a PC follow the steps below:
On the Samsung SGH-A897 (Mythic) phone
On the PC
Note: For information or assistance related to configuration, specifications and instructions of the Non-Samsung device please contact the manufacturer of said device.
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