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Samsung phone and PC

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AlieOxon Sat 04-Jun-16 10:36:47

Has anyone any experience of trying to get their messages onto the computer?
I know there's a 'New PC Studio' you can download but it sounds very complicated.....

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 11:33:25

You should be able to plug your phone into the PC with USB and transfer them directly. I have a Samsung if I get time later I'll give it a try and let you know.

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 11:34:29

Do you want to transfer FB messages it text?

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 11:34:51

Or text?

AlieOxon Sat 04-Jun-16 11:42:30

Just my text messages Tanith
I don't have a USB connector though.
I do have this 'New PC Studio' disc or can get a newer version online.....

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 12:04:00

my Samsung came with one of those chargers that is also a USB cable I didn't realise till one of the grands pointed it out to me grin

oldkranky Sat 04-Jun-16 12:27:54

Hi - most tablets come with a USB charger/pc connecter cable that you can plug straight into your pc. Then your tablet shows up as an extra drive on your pc that you can transfer files to and fro from. If your tablet does not have a detachable cable a lot of the mobile phones ones will fit and work. You do not normally need a special prog to transfer your files.

AlieOxon Sat 04-Jun-16 13:34:21

oldkranky - do not assume that everyone has a tablet.....
I have desktop and Samsung phone which I have just been told is smarter than I thought.

Tanith, my charger isn't one of those.

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 14:07:52

That's a shame AlieOxon I don't know anything about the PC Studio I'm afraid not much help am I? grin hope you sort it out somehow.. ask a toddler they usually know about 'stuff' wink

AlieOxon Sat 04-Jun-16 14:56:18

Looks like I either get a cable, or try for an updated PC Studio program.
I just want to save some messages I have received, so I can free up my phone memory....

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 15:03:37

You can buy one on Amazon for a couple of quid Alie...

AlieOxon Sat 04-Jun-16 16:48:27

Yes, if I spend another £20 on something! I am considering this....

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 17:22:28

This one is only £1.98 p&p

tanith Sat 04-Jun-16 17:22:58

this might work better.

oldkranky Sat 04-Jun-16 20:55:32

Samsung do a free prog called KIES on their website especially
for data transfer from samsung phone to pc. Just google samsung and kies.

Pittcity Sat 04-Jun-16 21:05:07

I use the app 'mySMS'. You can download it onto your phone, tablet and pc. Set it as your default for SMS and your messages will be mirrored on them all.

AlieOxon Sat 04-Jun-16 21:12:30

Okay, thanks folks - I will work something out.