Using File Drag and Drop

Last Update date : Oct 14. 2020

Learn how to seamlessly transfer files saved on your PC to your Galaxy device and vice versa using Link to Windows. Simply start using Phone screen, locate the files you would like to transfer to your phone or PC and drag and drop. Follow the below guide for step by step inctructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. 

Drag files from your phone to your PC

To transfer files from your phone to PC you wll need to open  My Files on your Galaxy device, locate and highlight the files you would like to transfer. Once selected press and hold them to enter drag mode, then release once dragged to your desktop. If you would like to transfer photos to your PC head into theGallery app > albums > choose an album, then highlight the photos you would like to transfer. Once selected simply drag and drop the photos to  your desktop.

1 Launch Your Phone on your compatible PC then click on Phone Screen
2 Head into My Files app My Files and locate all types of files (documents, music / audio files, videos or downloads) you would like to transfer to your PC.
3 Select the files you would like to copy to your desktop. Press and hold the files to enter Drag Mode then drag and drop the files across to your desktop.
4 Once the transfer is complete, you will be able to open the files saved on your PC desktop.

Drag files from your PC to your Phone

1 Launch Your Phone on your compatible PC then click on Phone Screen
2 Select the files you would like to transfer to your Galaxy phone then drag over to your phone screen. When copy icon appears on your phone screen release the files to start transferring
3 Once the transfer is complete, you will be able to view the transferred files by swiping down on your Galaxy phone screen and tapping on Open downloads. Alternatively, you can find all copied files within the Download folder within my files app My Files app

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