1. ulnek's Avatar
    does the S3 have the same bug as the galaxy nexus where you can't reliably transfer files from the phone (or to the phone) by connecting it to your computer? the nexus would just hang there sometimes and not finish transferring files. sometimes it won't even register or start the process. that has to be one of the most annoying things i've ever encountered on a phone and i'm not looking to repeat that with another. thanks.
    10-31-2012 12:30 AM
  2. drmaf894c's Avatar
    I haven't noticed that with mine. The most issues I have had have been with keys itself. That program will hang up more often than any I have worked with. But I have been able to transfer both ways without issue once it gets keys to work.

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S III using Android Central Forums
    10-31-2012 12:53 AM
  3. ulnek's Avatar
    keys?
    10-31-2012 02:36 AM
  4. blade22222's Avatar
    Kies, it's a file transfer program from Samsung.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
    10-31-2012 07:06 AM
  5. paintdrinkingpete's Avatar
    Kies, it's a file transfer program from Samsung.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
    It's also completely optional. Kies can be used to transfer/sync files, and also do firmware upgrades for some devices. You don't need to use Kies, however -- you can just hook up to your computer and view your SD Card and Internal storage via MTP using standard Windows File Explorer.

    I've done it a few times and never had any issue (using Windows 7 PC).
    10-31-2012 11:06 AM
  6. GSDer's Avatar
    Or you can use one of the bazillion apps available from the Google Play Store (or the one already on your phone from Samsung called 'Kies Air') to transfer files wirelessly.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 2
    11-02-2012 03:47 AM
  7. ulnek's Avatar
    Or you can use one of the bazillion apps available from the Google Play Store (or the one already on your phone from Samsung called 'Kies Air') to transfer files wirelessly.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 2
    awesome.
    11-02-2012 04:04 AM
  8. Berry me a G's Avatar
    Kies works pretty well although for a quick transfer (photos, music etc.) Ive been doing bluetooth file transfer between S3 and macbook air and its incredibly quick and easy.
    11-03-2012 12:00 AM
  9. firemcd's Avatar
    I have a HUGE lazy streak. File transfer needs to be wireless and stress free. I use "Wifi File Explorer"
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...hwbG9yZXIiXQ..
    Once you open it up, it takes just a second, and tells you the address to input into your browser like "http://192.168.1.17:8000"
    Works so awesome and great when you have friends around with different phones/devices to share your stuff and get theirs.
    ENJOY!
    11-04-2012 01:57 PM
  10. bclinger#IM's Avatar
    I use ES File Explore.

    Sent from my SPH-L900 using Tapatalk 2
    11-04-2012 02:27 PM

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