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Sharing Media Files Between Your Mobile Device and Computer Using SideSync 4.7

SideSync enables you to quickly share media files like pictures, videos and other files between your computer and mobile device simply with drag and drop.

Samsung SideSync Share Media Files

Send a File from Your Mobile Device to Your Windows PC or Mac®

SideSync lets you drag and drop supported files between your mobile device and computer. Please follow the steps below to learn more about how you can copy pictures from the devices's Gallery to the computer. 

  1. Before you start using SideSync, make sure that SideSync is installed on both the mobile device and computer, and are connected using SideSync.

  2. If Phone screen view is not displayed on the computer, click Phone screen on the SideSync dashboard.

    Samsung SideSync Phone Screen view
  3. Navigate to and click Apps > Gallery from your Phone screen view on the computer.

  4. Swipe through the pictures you want to copy.

  5. Click and hold an image to select it.

    Samsung SideSync Phone Screen Thumbnail View

    Make sure that you choose the picture from the thumbnail view.

  6. Drag the selected file to the desired location on your computer.

Send a File from Your Windows PC or Mac® to Your Mobile Device

  1. Before you start using SideSync, make sure that SideSync is installed on both the mobile device and computer, and are connected using SideSync.

  2. If Phone screen view is not displayed on the computer, click Phone screen on the SideSync dashboard.

    Samsung SideSync Phone Screen View
  3. On your computer, open the location of the file you want to copy to your mobile device.

  4. Click the file you want to send to your mobile device. 

    You can send a folder containing several files as well as an individual file. You can also send several files or folders at the same time.

  5. Click and hold the selected file, and then drag it to Drag and drop file here to share on the SideSync dashboard.

  6. The file will be saved in the SideSync folder on the storage of the mobile device.

  7. After the file is successfully transferred, a notification will appear on the SideSync dashboard of the computer screen.

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