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  1. Jenndo

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    Hi, wondering if anyone can help - my long list of problems with with my Galaxy S is wearing me down. :(

    Have had one handset replaced by Vodafone after 3 months of problems and within 2 weeks the new one did what I'm told was a "partial brick" which the guys instore couldn't fix. They apparently rebuilt it and I got it back end of last week.

    I had (thankfully!) backed up all my data, apps & photos shortly before it crashed using MyBackup Pro and restored all successfully. But...trying to get my 300 or so photos off my phone onto PC (running Windows Vista) and I can't seem to find them. I can see them all on the phone fine but if I connect via USB mass storage and then look for them the Photos and Images folders are empty and a search of every other folder doesn't find them either. I have also tried taking the micro SD card out and plugging it in directly but same problem. :thinking:

    Can anyone suggest where they may be and how I get them off? I've tried contacting Rerware direct but keep getting a delivery failure message. Have also tried finding them via the useless Kies but it's just doing it's usual crashing!!! My phone is running Gingerbread.

    Many thanks for any help!
     

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    In windows explorer settings, set it to show hidden and system files
    Or try another PC OS
     
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    Thanks, tried both these but still no joy.
     
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    thrs something called bluetooth visibility setting..if u connect your phone to PC via bluetooth,u cant see the pics etc unless bluetooth visibility is switched on! this is a file-specific setting apparently..in froyo atleast!

    look around..maybe thrs a similar setting for USB connection too..

    am a noob too..but jst thought this might help.
     
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    Thanks - have tried changing settings for bluetooth visibility now too but still can't get it working. Have now found where on my phone they are stored and as expected they're in a DCIM folder in mnt/sdcard but although other folders here show up when I connect usb to pc this one doesn't. Driving me mad!
     

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