Need to connect your Samsung phone to your PC? There are plenty of ways to do this process without getting complicated with weird tricks. In addition, Samsung has some extra options that make it easy for users.
So you can choose from a range of options, both for WiFi and wired connection. If you don't know where to start, don't worry, we'll help you with some suggestions.
Use Samsung Flow
This option allows you to connect your Samsung mobile to your PC using Wifi, Bluetooth or cable, so you can use whatever is most convenient for you.
To try it out, just follow these steps:
Install Samsung Flow on both your PC and your mobile device.
Start the Flow setup on your PC making sure both devices are connected to the same network.
You will see that the Flow app on Windows automatically detects your mobile device, so just select your Samsung device.
All that remains is to confirm the password that will appear on both devices.
And the same dynamic will apply if you use a USB cable. Depending on how you want to use it, you will have to enable a series of permissions... access to your contacts, record audio, manage your calls, access to your multimedia content, etc.
What can you do with Samsung Flow? Pass files, documents, videos, images and almost any content between the two devices. On the other hand, you can also view your notifications, reply to messages, etc. And if you activate Smart View, you can duplicate the screen of your mobile on your PC with all the extra options that this dynamic offers.
The Simplest Way: Windows File Manager
Yes, the simplest way to connect your phone to your PC and transfer content is to rely on the traditional method of using the cable to use the File Manager.
The dynamic is simple. Just connect your device to the PC using the mobile cable. The only requirement is to have the "Transfer files" option enabled. Once you perform these steps, you will see your mobile within the devices detected by the File Manager.
You just need to ensure that you download Samsung USB drivers and install them on your computer. This way, you will be able to see both the files on the internal storage of your Samsung mobile and those stored on the SD card.
Use The Google Tool To Connect Your Phone To Your Mac
You know that the Apple world is very particular, and not everything is as simple as Windows. And the process of connecting a mobile phone to a Mac for file transfer is no exception.
In this case, the best option is to use Google's Android File Transfer tool. Just download it to your Mac and connect your phone via USB cable. After a few clicks, you'll be able to see your files and folders. And of course, transfer your files back and forth with drag and drop. It's simple and convenient.
Airdroid, Transferring Files Remotely
If you don't want to rely on a USB cable or use the options offered by Samsung and Microsoft, you can opt for third-party tools.
One of the best options is AirDroid. While it has a premium subscription, you can opt for its free version. In that case, the only requirement for its dynamics to work is that both your mobile device and Windows computer are on the same network.
All you need to do is download the AirDroid app on your Android phone and decide how to use it on your PC. You can download the desktop app or use it from its web version. You will see that this tool can be as simple or as complex as you wish, opening up a world of possibilities.
What can you do with AirDroid? Transfer files between devices, manage contacts and notifications, make calls or send messages, control some mobile settings, among many other functions.
Vysor, Connect Your Devices Using The Web Browser
If you don't want to install anything on your Windows computer or are looking for a simple solution for occasional use, you can consider Vysor. The idea is to use your web browser to view files and apps on your mobile.
Just install the Vysor app on your mobile device and then follow the link that sends you to its web version. There you will find all the available options, including the possibility to use the web browser by following these steps:
Once you choose this option it will ask you to connect your mobile with the USB cable to link it.
Then you just need to give the necessary permissions on your mobile phone.
Once you finish this process you will be able to duplicate the screen of your mobile in your web browser.
If you don't want to use a cable, then you will have to opt for the desktop version, which also adds the possibility of using WiFi.