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Created by rangnguyen, 867 days ago, 4793 views

I have Samsung Galaxy S5, USB Cord supplied by Samsung and PC Windows 10. Once I could see content of S5. After a recent system update of Samsung, I find out that I cannot see the content of S5 anymore. My Computer of PC sees S5 but not the content inside S5.

Using another way, I download Smart Switch, a Samsung software helping to transfer Files between PC and S5. This software tries to connect 5, but says that I have to unlock S5. I think the word 'Unlock' here is a kind of unlocking device if I use password,...; however I never lock my S5.

Do you know why I cannot see the content of my S5 anymore ?
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Aravi866 days ago

Hi @rangnguyen
Kindly ensure your setting are correct.

1) You should ensure MTP mode for file transfer.

2) Ensure you have Kies file transfer software in your Samsung device.

Kindly find the setting:-


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pustoi11866 days ago

please watch this video.

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ha14866 days ago


to unlock you must swipe your finger from above edge to down you will see the notification area and there there should be an option regarding your connection

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rangnguyen866 days ago



My Smartphone is Galaxy S5.

However, I follow and look at the step Step 1.1 – just happened to me on stock Android Marshmallow 6.0 :

- Detach USB cable from device
- Enable Developer Mode by going to Settings > About Phone (at the very bottom usually) > press on Build Number repeatedly until the pop-up appears
- Go to Settings > Developer Options
- Enable USB debugging
- Lock device (turn screen off)
- Connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable
- Unlock your Android device
- Swipe down to see notifications and press on “USB for charging”

After this I lock_unlock my Android device and turn off "USB debugging" - restart and I can see my content as before.

It has something to do with Debugging.

Superb !

Thanks a million and have a good day.

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Aravi865 days ago

Hi @rangnguyen

I am glad to know that your able to connect your mobile in PC. Thanks for selecting my answer as the best.


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mik1488846 days ago

go to device manager on your computer>>go to view>>show hidden device>>an also click on device by connections...., plug in your s5, an you should be able to find your device easily. right-click an uninstall.unplug device quickly, an plug back in. go in your device settings an select usb debugging. you will also have a box pop up that you will let your comp. always read your rsa everytime you plug in device, check that box,,,an voila!! hav a nice day

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AnnieChow833 days ago

You may use an android assistant, you can transfer or backup text messages, contacts, photos, and other  media files like videos, music files.
And which allows you to view them on PC, so you can choose selectively and freely.

For example ,

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huiyior763 days ago

Transferring files between Samsung Galaxy S5 and PC is not very difficlut with Samsung phone backup tool. It can easily tansfer all files like contacts, text messages, photos, videos, etc from all klinds of Samsung mobile phones to computer.

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