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19098. SGH-A887 - How To Transfer Pictures Using New Samsung PC Studio


STEP 1. Disable Bluetooth

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Important!: The Bluetooth feature must first be disabled before initiating a USB connection with the handset.

To disable Bluetooth, follow the steps below:

  • From the standby screen, press Menu
  • Press Settings
  • Press Connectivity
  • Press Bluetooth
  • Press the Bluetooth icon below to enable or disable Bluetooth

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

Note: The SGH-A887 (Solstice) 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. 

STEP 2. Check USB Settings

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To transfer Picture/Video files, using the New Samsung PC Studio & a USB cable, to or from a PC follow the steps below:

  1. From the standby screen, insure that the USB mode setting is set to either PC Studio or Ask on Connection

To configure the handset's USB setting follow the steps below:

  1. From the standby screen, press Menu
  2. Press Settings
  3. Press Connectivity
  4. Press Select USB Mode
  5. Press the desired USB Setting from the following:
    • Ask on Connection
    • Samsung PC Studio
    • Media Player
    • Mass Storage
  6. Press Save to keep the USB Mode setting

STEP 3. Connect

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  1. Connect the USB cable to both the phone's Power/Accessory Interface connector & the PC's USB slot
  • When successfully connected, the phone will show the connected icon  on the top of the display

  1. If prompted, Select the PC Studio USB setting
  2. The New Samsung PC Studio program will automatically appear on the PC

STEP 4. Transfer Media

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  1. Click on the SGH-A887 icon, located in the top right corner, to open a box showing the handset's internal memory
  2. Double click on the Pictures or Videos folder (Internal Memory)
  3. Click on the My Computer icon, located in the upper left corner, to open a box showing the PC's  internal memory
  4. Navigate to the PC's picture or video location or destination
  5. Drag and Drop or Copy (or Cut) and Paste the pictures or videos between the My Computer box and the SGH-A887 box or vice versa