Best way to transfer files?General

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  1. LilianTepes

    LilianTepes Well-Known Member

    As a AndroidNewbie, I was wondering; what is the best way to transfer files (music etc) to the Note 3?
    Samsung seems to have its own program, Kies, but when I had my Nokia N8, I never used the Nokia's program as it was TERRIBLE, is this the case with Kies too? :confused:

    I tought I'll ask you this, before I get the phone.

  2. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :) Guide

    Samsung actually has a special version of Kies for use with this phone.

    It seems to work pretty well once you get past the learning curve.

    An app that works over your wife connection is Airdroid, in the play store. Free and paid versions. Learning curve with them as well.
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  3. NeoGrandizer

    NeoGrandizer Well-Known Member

    The best way to transfer files (for me, personally) is a wired connection. Much more faster transfer rates and reliable connection especially if it is USB3.0 and you have a USB3.0 port.

    Heck if Samsung gave me USB to Ethernet connectivity, I'd be jumping all over it. I do not like Wi-Fi and have most of my network hardwired. The only advantage Wi-Fi has is convenience, that's it.

    One would only download and install KIES to get the proper drivers installed on the PC/notebook. Even though it uses MTP, you can still access it as a device/camera and move files simply by drag and drop. You do not need to have KIES running/open to do this.
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  4. toptobottom

    toptobottom Well-Known Member


    Sometimes I wish my wife connection was a bit more reliable. Hmmm, maybe it's time to look around and see if I can get a better wife connection from some other provider. :D
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  5. toptobottom

    toptobottom Well-Known Member


    You could opt to use a micro SD card adapter which you can just put into your computer>locate the drive letter for it and copy/paste back & forth. If you're not too savvy with removing the back cover and micro sd card, have someone show you and it becomes an easy to do task.
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  6. LilianTepes

    LilianTepes Well-Known Member

    :D Remeber to ask them for the NagAFree Anti-Nag package to go with that!
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  7. toptobottom

    toptobottom Well-Known Member

    Love your humor! You must be my equal across the pond!!!

    I would also make sure that the new provider doesn't take longer than 1 minute for a complete file transfer. I don't have the patience for anything longer than that at my age. :smokingsomb:
  8. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :) Guide

    Oops... :)
  9. LilianTepes

    LilianTepes Well-Known Member

    Thank you! I just could not resist.. :D

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