Transferring your photos to your computer can sometimes seem complex. Compatibility issues and various procedures sometimes put you off and prevent you from getting started. For these reasons, we suggest you follow this easy access method with which you will very easily succeed in transferring your media quickly and easily.
Before you start you should know that the procedure remains safe for your media. Take your USB cable, the one that is compatible with, to start the procedure. This remains fast and reliable.
Connect your smartphone to your computer
This is the first step. You must connect your at your using your USB cable. A connection which will have the consequence of connecting the two peripherals to each other. So, and in this way, your will be able to access your smartphone.
Access your smartphone
In the search bar of, simply enter “PC” and click on the icon named ” “. You will be able to access a whole range of files. In the “Devices and drives” tab, you should see your smartphone appear. This will be proof that it has been detected by your computer.
Go to the DCIM tab
Once done, double-click (left click) on the icon representing your. Here you will now need to navigate to a folder named DCIM (Digital Camera Images). This folder will in fact be the one that contains your different media on your smartphone.
Copy your photos
This is one of the last steps. You must copy your photos here to transfer them later toin the folder of your choice. To do this, simply open the DCIM folder (double left click) and then navigate to your photos.
Here, the manipulation will be classic and will be done atRandomly click on a photo (left click) and then press the Ctrl key and the A key on your keyboard at the same time. A method called the “Ctrl + A”. This will allow you to select all of your photos at once, whether you have one or five hundred.
In the continuity of this “Ctrl + A”, press the Ctrl key and the C key on your keyboard at the same time (Ctrl + C). This is called a copy, and if nothing happens, you may have succeeded. Your computer has simply copied all the selected photos.
In the same way, and after the “Ctrl + A”, you can make a “Ctrl + X”, which will have the effect not to copy, but to cut the photos. In other words, to remove them from your smartphone permanently. Rest assured, you can then paste them in the folder of your choice. If the photos disappear from the folder after this manipulation, the procedure was successful.
Copy your photos
Finally, all you have to do isor “paste” your photos. To do this, you can create a “Photos” folder or paste them into an already existing folder. In the first case, go to your desktop, and right click. Then scroll down to “New” and click on “Folder”. Then name the folder whatever name you want.
And paste your photos
Once done, all you have to do is paste your photos. To do this, open the created or chosen folder. Then, simultaneously press the Ctrl key and the V key on your keyboard. The purpose of this will be to paste (“Ctrl + V”) your photos in the new folder. You will therefore have made a copy / paste or a cut / paste of. You will thus have transferred your media quickly and easily to your PC.
Note all the same that it is better to favor a copy / paste than a cut / paste. Indeed, in the latter case, cut / paste will erase your photos from your smartphone. However, if you want to make a transfer rather than a backup on your PC, this remains the best method which is more accessible and fast.